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Working at Collington can be fun as well as rewarding. Collington is committed to the idea that making our retirement community a good place to work will also make it a better place to live. As a leader in the field of continuing care, Collington offers a quality work experience with opportunities for professional development and an excellent wage/benefit package.

 We offer careers in a variety of different areas: 

  • Nursing
  • Housekeeping
  • Maintenance
  • Dining
  • Administrative

 The Kendal Corporation and Kendal affiliates operate on the principle of equal opportunity for all qualified persons regardless of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law in evaluating any person for employment, training, compensation, promotion, or termination. We operate in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act.



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Director of Philanthropy   (Part Time)
Location: Mitchellville, MD



Collington, A Kendal Affiliate ( is a premier full-service not-for-profit continuing care retirement community (CCRC) located in Mitchellville Maryland.  Collington offers superior care and service to its residents in 361 independent living homes and apartments, 65 assisted living apartments, and a 44-skilled nursing bed health center.   Located on a beautiful 125-acre campus, Collington is known for its peaceful campus featuring native trees, rolling lawns, a six-acre lake, walking trails and exquisite gardens.


Collington is currently in search of candidates for the position of Director of Philanthropy. This position leads all aspects for developing, implementing, and advancing an effective philanthropy program to include annual fund, major gifts, capital campaign, planned giving and grant procurement.  Coordinates and leads external relations efforts for Collington to include community relationship building and serving as an advocate and ally on Collington’s behalf internally and externally.  Works collaboratively with all stakeholders including Foundation Board of Directors, Leadership Team Members, Collington Residents, Kendal Director for Philanthropy and Community Leaders and Organizations of the Greater Washington DC Metro Area and beyond.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS                                                                                  


Develop and advance deep and meaningful relationships with all donors and prospects, inclusive of all Collington residents and Board Members (Foundation and Corporate), and external stakeholders utilizing all available means of communication including face to face meetings, print materials, web presence, special events, media, etc. that enable annual philanthropic goals to be met.



Lead all aspects for developing, implementing and advancing an effective philanthropy program including ongoing annual and planned giving programs, capital campaign activities and grant procurement inclusive of setting and achieving agreed upon goals in each area determined in collaboration with the CEO and Foundation Board of Directors.


Support the Foundation Board, its Committees and President in executing all functions of the Foundation.


Organize and supervise the record keeping, gift income reporting, solicitations and timetable, gift acknowledging and receipting maximizing utilization of resources including DonorPerfect software.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEBachelor's degree required with a minimum of five years business or not-for-profit fund-raising experience working in a similar capacity within a not-for-profit environment; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.  Direct experience with leading successful capital campaigns a plus.  A working knowledge of all applicable federal, state, and local laws affecting the fund-raising function. Proficient with fund-raising software. In addition, must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Databases).


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