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Employment Opportunities

Christian Appalachian Project (CAP) is an equal opportunity employer. The mission of CAP is building hope, transforming lives, and sharing Christ's love through service in Appalachia.

Current openings:

Position: Volunteer Coordinator III
Program: Volunteer Groups/WorkFest
Reference Number: 2933

Work Hours and Location: Monday-Friday; 8 am-4:30 pm (frequent evenings/weekends); Mt. Vernon, KY (Rockcastle and Surrounding Counties)

Position Summary: Responsible for coordinating all aspects of hosting mission groups coming to serve in the Cumberland Valley Region of CAP.

Education Requirements: Associates Degree in related field.

Experience Requirements: 5 or more years of successful experience in related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

If interested and qualified, please respond with completed application to:
Christian Appalachian Project
Human Resources #2933
PO Box 1768
Paintsville, KY 41240
wduncan@chrisapp.org
No phone calls accepted


Position: Specialist III (Direct Response)
Program: Philanthropy
Reference Number: 2937

Work Hours and Location: Monday-Friday; 8 am-4:30 pm  Lexington, KY

Position Summary: Administers Nonprofit Fundraising Registration and Compliance with state authorities to ensure transparency and fiscal accountability; performs a variety of administrative duties for the Direct Response program.

Education Requirements: Associates Degree in related field.

Experience Requirements: 4 or more years of successful experience in related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

If interested and qualified, please respond with completed application to:
Christian Appalachian Project
Human Resources #2937
PO Box 1768
Paintsville, KY 41240
wduncan@chrisapp.org
No phone calls accepted


Position: Coordinator II (Admin)
Program: Facility Maintenance/Risk Management
Reference Number: 2938

Work Hours and Location: Monday-Friday; 8 am-4:30 pm; Mt. Vernon, KY 

Position Summary: Provides administrative support to Facility Maintenance and Risk Management programs.

Education Requirements: High School Diploma or GED required. Associates Degree in related field preferred.

Experience Requirements: 4 or more years of successful experience in related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

If interested and qualified, please respond with completed application to:

Christian Appalachian Project
Human Resources #2938
PO Box 1768
Paintsville, KY 41240
wduncan@chrisapp.org
No phone calls accepted


Position: Philanthropy Director III (Major Gifts)
Program: Philanthropy
Reference Number: 2939

Work Hours and Location: Monday-Friday; 8 am-4:30 pm (some nights/weekends) Lexington, KY

Position Summary: Fosters the total advancement of CAP; directs and provides leadership to the Major Gifts program and staff.Christian Appalachian Project (CAP) seeks a dynamic and result-oriented individual as Director of Philanthropy to lead the Major Gifts team to help accomplish bold goals for the leading human services organization helping people in need in Appalachia. CAP, the 33rd largest human services organization and the 336th largest charity in America, is headquartered in Paintsville, KY, in Johnson County. This position is located in Lexington, KY.

The Director of Philanthropy for Major Gifts reports to the Vice President of Philanthropy, serves as a member of the Philanthropy leadership team, directs and leads the Major Gifts team, working closely with other members of the Philanthropy Division, including Direct Response, Communications, and Customer Service, to ensure CAP has resources sufficient to carry out its mission and achieve its vision. She/he will have seven or more years of progressive fundraising experience, including major gift work in cultivating, soliciting, closing, and stewarding major gifts ($5,000 and above). Experience with a faith-based and/or human service organization is preferred. Desirable assets include: personal integrity, a desire to fully support CAP’s mission and core values (lives Christian principles, has a servant’s heart, and is compassionate). A demonstrated knowledge of key development areas, especially major and planned gifts, competent oral and written communication skills, and working collaboratively with others is expected. Regional and national travel, some evenings and weekends, and occasional special events are expected. A bachelor’s degree is required.

The Director of Philanthropy position responsibilities include:

  • Working with Philanthropy Division leaders and team members to create a three-year plan and to implement an annual plan for the Major Gifts Program to achieve the charitable giving objectives and strategic plan goals of the organization
  • Working with Philanthropy Division leaders and team members to grow an ongoing major and planned giving program, and personally securing major gifts from a portfolio of current and probable donors (up to 100)
  • Authentically reflecting and portraying the mission of Christian Appalachian Project

Education Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in related field.

Experience Requirements: 7 or more years of successful experience in related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Send send a cover letter, current resume, and three references to: 

If interested and qualified, please respond with completed application to:

Christian Appalachian Project
Human Resources #2939
PO Box 1768
Paintsville, KY 41240
wduncan@chrisapp.org
No phone calls accepted


Position: Customer Service Technician II 
Program: Philanthropy
Reference Number: 2940

Work Hours and Location: Monday-Friday; 8 am-4:30 pm  Lexington, KY

Position Summary: Performs a variety of customer service duties in providing support to the Philanthropy team.

Education Requirements: Associates Degree in related field. Bachelor's Degree preferred

Experience Requirements: 3 or more years of successful experience in related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

If interested and qualified, please respond with completed application to:

Christian Appalachian Project
Human Resources #2940
PO Box 1768
Paintsville, KY 41240
wduncan@chrisapp.org
No phone calls accepted


Position: Technician I 
Program: Operation Sharing GIK Distribution 119
Reference Number: 2941

Work Hours and Location: Monday-Thursday; 7 am-5:30 pm  Corbin, KY

Position Summary: Maintains database and perform a variety of additional administrative and computer related duties for Operation Sharing.

Education Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent plus up to 18 months additional training.

Experience Requirements: 3 or more years of successful experience in related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

If interested and qualified, please respond with completed application to:

Christian Appalachian Project
Human Resources #2941
PO Box 1768
Paintsville, KY 41240
wduncan@chrisapp.org
No phone calls accepted


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