Promise Community Homes welcomes exceptional talent that will increase our impact in the community. Bring your expertise, creativity, and your desire to grow, and Promise Community Homes will give you teamwork, the guidance to be successful, and a platform to showcase your talent. We offer career development as you join our organization that is driven by Trust, Transparency, Collaboration, Communication, and Appreciation. 

Please see below for open positions or fill out the form to learn more about career opportunities.


JOB TITLE: Director of Advancement and Advocacy

REPORTS TO: Executive Director


PURPOSE OF POSITION: This position implements, manages, and expands the resource development, advocacy, fundraising and communication activities of Promise Community Homes; and works to develop and cultivate a strong donor base that will guarantee the organizations financial independence, stability, and future growth.  Performs all duties in a manner, which reflects the mission, philosophy, and policies of Promise Community Homes.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (include the following but are not limited to the job specifications contained herein)

  • Initiate, launch, and manage a fundraising program that raises the visibility of Promise Community Homes with all constituencies and promotes a positive image of the organization and the services it provides
  • Continually develop and grow all revenue streams of responsibility, including, but not limited to, individual donors, corporations, foundations, special events and planned giving
  • Retain existing donors through thoughtful and intentional stewardship activities
  • Create new donor relationships by identifying new possibilities, community research and elevating our presence in the community
  • Provide strategic direction and oversight for all of the organizations marketing, communications and advocacy efforts
  • Engage and communicate with all applicable elected officials at a local, state and federal level to advocate for the needs of the organization
  • Identify, cultivate, and solicit corporations and foundations where there is mission alignment
  • Execute an Individual Giving and Major Gift program working with the Executive Director, other key development staff and the Board of Directors
  • Oversee Donor Database Administration and maintenance of accurate donor records and acknowledgement
  • Develop and monitor an annual budget for the Advancement Department.
  • Plan and implement donor recognition and stewardship events
  • Manage and oversee Special Events and ensure that they are consistent with our mission and goals
  • Develop and administer Policies and Procedures related to Development and Fund Raising.
  • Represent the organization to both internal and external audiences through a variety of activities such as campus tours, attending conferences and community events, and speaking with the media
  • Initiate, launch and manage a Planned Giving program
  • Assist the Executive Director in creating and maintaining a positive public image and providing support to the Board of Directors, Board Committees and Board Members as assigned and needed
  • Provide oversight for the Volunteer and In-kind Giving programs and staffing within
  • Report timely and accurately on Advancement Department activities, results and performance to goals
  • Perform other major donor activities as may be required
  • All other duties as assigned


This position supervises all personnel and activities of the Advancement Department (currently 2 team members)


  • Frequent and regular internal contact with all Promise Community Homes staff, outside contacts with vendors and suppliers, outside agencies, the public and the community
  • Interact daily with advancement team members
  • Frequent and regular contact with outside donors in all categories



Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required. 


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in a Non-Profit agency.
  • Minimum 3 years’ Management and supervisory skills.
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in Fund Development, Advancement, Advocacy and/or Public Relations

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities                                        

  • Ability to create reasonable financial goals for each fundraising campaign
  • Ability to create a personal contact and “ask” plan that considers the individual donor’s interest, motivations, giving patterns and ask preferences, for each donor on the caseload, in a timely and cost-effective manner, and retains and upgrades donors
  • Ability to secure project and organization information and create and write effective offers, proposals and asks
  • Ability to design information that can be shared with donors to demonstrate their impact on the organization
  • Ability to manage people, process, deadlines, and budget while adhering to the policies and procedures of Promise Community Homes
  • Ability to get along with peers, subordinates and management and maintain a positive and constructive attitude while solving problems
  • Ability to protect the mission, goals, and values of the organization

Qualified candidates should forward resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: with Director of Advancement and Advocacy in the subject line.  Or mail to: Promise Community Homes / Rainbow Village, Attn: Human Resources, 1240 Dautel Lane, St. Louis, MO 63146.

Promise Community Homes is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


Our expert Operations team is looking for a staffer to conduct general maintenance and repair work on homes, buildings, and equipment and perform related work as required.


Responsible for the ongoing maintenance and repair of homes in assigned work zone

  • Survey building and repair mechanical systems to ensure they are consistent with health and safety standards.
  • Assist in the setup of ventilation, refrigeration and other systems and conduct repairs when necessary.
  • Maintain heating and plumbing systems to ensure functionality
  • Service and maintain swimming pool and equipment
  • Conduct general upkeep procedures (e.g. landscaping) and other tasks as assigned (painting, carpentry, etc.)
  • Perform maintenance of electrical systems (replace light bulbs and sockets, clean and repair circuit breaker panels, etc.)
  • Make inspections and recommendations to determine need for repairs
  • Keep time and materials records and prepare reports

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • High School diploma (Technical/Vocational)
  • Attended and completed various courses including HVAC, electrical and plumbing, drywall and painting skills.
  • Two years experience in a wide variety of building and residential maintenance
  • Ability to make repairs on various types of equipment and building facilities requiring some knowledge of a variety of trades.
  • Able to work in a cooperative manner with peers, as well as the population served by the Agency.
  • Able to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
  • Some supervisory experience preferred.
  • Ability to lift 50-75 pounds unaided
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving

To learn more, fill out the form above or send a resume and cover letter to