Young Adult Speaker

Are you a college student or young professional who is interested in meaningful advocacy in the mental health field? Minding Your Mind is actively seeking to add to our group of speakers in Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, with a special interest in individuals who are bilingual. If you are a young adult who has come through a mental health crisis, are in a productive recovery process, and are interested in sharing your story to inspire others, please contact us.

Potential Speaker Submission


Major Gifts Officer

Full time/part time/ or telecommute considered
Reports to the Executive Director

Minding Your Mind is seeking a Major Gifts Officer. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of experience preferably in the field of mental health. The selected individual will be responsible for planning, coordinating, and implementing a major gift donor program to meet the organization’s major gifts fundraising goal and build the large gift donor base. Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Major Gifts Officer is responsible for prospecting, cultivation, and direct solicitation of all major gifts.

1. Research possible major donors to create a prospect list
2.Solicit large gifts on behalf of the organization
3.Manage relationships with major donors and prospects
4. Provide Weekly progress reports to Executive Director and Board Chair

Manage Major Giving Campaign
•Develop the plan and budget for major donor program
•Develop portfolios of prospects for personal solicitation
Identify, research and qualify major donors
•Assist in the development of goals and strategies for the development department
•Track and report on progress of the major gifts program throughout the year
•Manage SalesForce systems for tracking and cultivating donors, and prospects through the database
•Provide ongoing support and appropriate accountability, and strategic counsel to the Executive Director to support successful growth and solicitation
•Schedule and plan meetings with potential donors

•Manage a portfolio of prospects
•In collaboration with the Executive Director meet with new potential donors
•Develop cultivation strategies for prospects, engage staff when appropriate
Provide direct solicitation and move potential donors toward closure
•Lead recruitment of hosts for special events such as house parties and other benefit events


Identify opportunities to network with donors and prospects and engage members of the staff and board as appropriate to make the most of those opportunities
•Maintain consistent quality communications with donors in coordination with MYM Communications Director and Executive Director
•Ensure quality communications follow all gifts to provide thanks and documentation to donors
•Identify and implement opportunities for donor recognition, stewardship, and appreciation

Founded in 2007, Minding Your Mind is a dynamic Main Line Philadelphia based not for profit with a mission of reducing the stigma and destructive behaviors associated with mental health issues and to promote help seeking behavior in youth through education. To that end, Minding Your Mind provides free in school and community wide mental health education programs to middle school, high school and college age students, their parents teachers and caregivers.

Please send inquiry and resume to trish@mindingyourmind.org