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Role Title: Donor Relations Specialist

Location: Chicago area ideal, remote considered




At OneWay, our vision is to see multitudes come to a saving faith in Christ as God's people joyfully engage in reaching them. We are on a mission to activate people to exalt Jesus Christ and advance His gospel to the multitudes. OneWay exists as a vehicle to help all of us work together to fulfill that mission. If being a part of what we call "the greatest cause in the world" resonates with you, then we invite you to join us. 




We are looking for a part-time Donor Relations Specialist to focus on expressing appreciation to OneWay’s donors. The Donor Relations Specialist will also ensure that donor contacts are recorded and that ongoing communication channels are in place. This person is a donor advocate.




  • Become familiar with non-profit donor appreciation best practices 

  • Work with advancement, finance, and communications team to design a written donor appreciation plan

  • Process weekly donor reports by tagging gifts to be acknowledged and assigning them to the appropriate channels

  • Carry out appropriate gift acknowledgements

  • Keep records of all donor appreciation activity in the appropriate database or software

  • Obtain needed print materials from communications (stationery, thank you cards, etc.)

  • Act as an advocate and liaison between donors and OneWay leadership; contribute ideas

  • Ensures that donors are put on appropriate communications lists




  • Committed to the overall mission and vision of OneWay

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Pays close attention to detail

  • Able to stay organized and meet deadlines

  • Comfortable working in multiple online software platforms 

  • Good handwriting is a plus 



  • Passionate to see ministry growth and can participate independently and/or as part of a team toward annual goals.

  • Self-starter with creative ability to problem-solve as work and solutions evolve.

  • Values quality, accuracy, and collaboration; committed to excellence and follow through.

  • Operates with a servant’s heart and a strong work ethic.

  • Disciplined, accountable, and a life-long learner.


Spiritual Life:


Must have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and agree with the OneWay Statement of Faith. 


Compensation Statement:


OneWay has various compensation models, including individual support-raising, stipends and salaried positions. Compensation is dependent on the individual and the position. Preference will be given to candidates who are willing to raise support, but others will be considered. This is a part-time position of 15 to 25 hours per week.

To apply:


Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to Cinthia Yee, Human Resources Manager. 

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