Senior Project Manager Ministry Development
at Volunteers of America

Date Posted: 11/18/2019

Job Description


Come make a difference! Volunteers of America is one the nation's largest and most comprehensive human services organizations. Since 1896, our ministry of service has supported and empowered America's most vulnerable groups, including at-risk youth, the frail elderly, men and women returning from prison, homeless individuals and families, people with disabilities, and those recovering from addictions. We are one of the nation’s largest nonprofit providers of quality, affordable housing for low and moderate-income households and persons with special needs.

Summary of Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities:

The Senior Manager of Ministry Development is critical in the identification, development, and implementation of the national ministry’s strategic goals.  This position will advise and provide continuous feedback to senior management and church leadership with regard to department priorities and operations. 

Core Responsibilities:

  • Staff the Church Governing Board
  • Manage the Key Operations of the National Ministry
  • Advise Affiliate Ministries
  • Lead additional projects and initiatives as assigned


Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Formal theological degree preferred
  • A bachelor’s degree is required
  • Must demonstrate the ability to work independently, possess strong analytical problem-solving abilities, and exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Must be proactive, resourceful and able to anticipate actions to be taken
  • Must have the ability to assign structure, goals and objectives to short-term and long-term projects
  • Must possess the intellectual versatility to successfully manage a large volume of varied assignments
  • Must understand organizational culture and work to build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders
  • Strong computer skills, including an excellent understanding of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work flexible hours and to travel is required

EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled

Job Snapshot

About Us

Volunteers of America

At Volunteers of America, we are more than a nonprofit organization. We are a ministry of service that includes nearly 16,000 employees and more than 55,000 volunteers with a shared vision of a world where all people live in safety with social, emotional and physical well-being, spiritual fulfillment, justice and hope.

The national office is located in Alexandria, Va., part of the greater Washington, DC area. The headquarters includes executive staff and major office departments that have national responsibilities and provide support to local offices and Volunteers of America housing and senior living and care communities: communications, fundraising; public policy, finance, chartering, housing, volunteer services, program services and other operations.

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