Development director position available

We're Hiring

We're looking for a caring leader that is equipped to spearhead the planning and execution of events, grants and campaigns for individual and large donations. If this is you, we're so excited you found us! 

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This position works under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer, and is responsible for the overall Fundraising and Communication program for Youth Home, Inc. and Behavioral Health Services of Arkansas. We're a 501(3) (c) nonprofit organization accredited by the Joint Commission.

  • Plans, implements, and produces all fundraising events including vendor relationships, budgets, and event logistics.
  • Supervises the development of materials related to events including external communications, printed event materials, and event scripts.
  • Attends conferences, meetings, and conventions as needed to increase agency referrals and development.
  • Finds and works with Contract grant writer
  • Manages the grant proposal submission process
  • Focuses on Individual and Major Gifts
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor


  • Strong written and verbal skills; ability to read, analyze and interpret professional journals, technical procedures and government regulations
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, patients, licensed associates and the general public
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Basic understanding of calculation of figures

Bachelors degree required, Masters degree preferred. Experience with both Individual and Major Giving. Experience working in a medical setting and knowledge of state, federal and Joint Commission regulations desired. Skilled in Sales Force platform. Strong multitasking skills required. Experience supervising others.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Team members are required to sit, stand, talk, see, walk and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to personally restrain patients. Must maintain a current tuberculosis skin test. While performing the duties of this job, the team member is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

Compassion | Dedication | Professionalism | Teamwork | Trust

Exceptional Benefits! May include but are not limited to:

12 paid holidays

Paid time off (PTO)

Health insurance

Dental insurance

Flexible spending account deduction for medical/dependent care expenses

Life and long-term disability insurance

Short-term disability insurance

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Retirement plan and planning (403(b)

Cancer and accident insurance

Free, convenient parking

Free and/or discounted meals on campus

College Savings Section 529 option

Free CEUs and other training offered


The Mission of Youth Home, Inc. is to equip and empower youth, adults, and families to become healthier and contributing members of the community by providing compassionate emotional and behavioral health care.


Founded in 1966, Youth Home, Inc., located in Little Rock, Arkansas, is a private non-profit mental health provider. In the mid-1980's, Youth Home's program developed into a medical model directed by child and adolescent psychiatrists. Our continuum of care includes adolescent intensive residential and qualified residential treatment, specialty tracks, and school-based services, as well as outpatient services for individuals of all ages. Youth Home, Inc. is accredited by The Joint Commission, the nation's oldest and largest accrediting body for healthcare providers. Youth Home addresses a need in the State of Arkansas for quality healthcare for individuals and families.


Compassion Care and concern at the heart of all we do.

Trust - Relationships mean everything.

Dedication - Committed with our whole heart.

Professionalism - Everything with excellence and integrity.

Teamwork - One team, one heart, one mission.

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While Medicaid covers a portion of the daily expenses for our residential patients, there is still an annual deficit.

Your gift allows Youth Home to help those who need help the most and ensures that our programs are exceptional. Join our effort to change lives and save families.

Youth Home, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization. Eligible contributions are tax deductible.

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Contact Youth Home

20400 Colonel Glenn Road
Little Rock, Arkansas 72210 

PHONE: 501-821-5500

EMAIL: info@youthhome.org

Monday-Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Saturday-Sunday: Closed