Job Board

Volunteer Coordinator, Make-A-Wish Connecticut

Date Posted: 04/05/2019

Title: Volunteer Coordinator
Department: Program
Reports to: Chief Operating Officer
Job Type: Full Time exempt
Salary Range: $48,000

Required Qualifications: Energetic and outgoing individual with excellent communication skills. Bilingual in Spanish a plus.

Instructions: Submit a resume and cover letter to Cathy LaPorta, Chief Operating Officer, via email:

Summary Job Description: This position, is responsible for providing professional staff support to the 400 Make-A-Wish Connecticut volunteers, including wish granters, event volunteers, and wish families. The Coordinator will also understand the significance and need for volunteers within the foundation and the various capacities in which they support our mission. This position will coordinate, manage, and recruit volunteers while working to actively engage and maintain current volunteers and former wish families involved with the foundation. She/he will make sure that background checks and personal information remain current and organized in Raiser’s Edge and manage the communication channels. The Coordinator will also manage and update the WishNet.

Job Responsibilities:
• Actively recruits new volunteers as needed and ensure that the chapter has adequate diversity, quantity and quality of volunteers statewide to meet chapter’s
• Manage intake of new volunteer applications, contacting them, and adding them to the database when applicable. Process application, background check and
   enrollment in Make-A-Wish University for all volunteers.
• Act as a single point of contact for communications with volunteers including weekly and monthly newsletters for wish granting and event volunteers
   respectively, to keep volunteers informed and engaged.
• Responsible for assigning wish granters to wish kids once eligible referral is received.
• Work to maintain positive relationships with current volunteers and wish families
• Recruit and identify wish families for speaking engagements and events throughout the year
• Collaborate with the wish team, plan and conduct wish granter training to educate Make-A-Wish Volunteers about the mission and objectives
• Collaborate with wish team to develop and facilitate continuing education program for wish granting volunteers, as well as, plan and organize the annual
   workshop for outstanding wishes conference.
• Provide excellent customer service and communication to wish families, wish granters, and staff.
• Responsible for representing Make-A-Wish at the required internal events (gala, wish night and walk), as well as, the larger external events (Miles for Smiles,
   Sunflowers for Wishes and Wishes on Wheels).
• Recruits and manages volunteers at internal and larger external events mentioned above.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:
• A Bachelor’s Degree in a social or related field
• The ability to communicate, supervise and empower volunteers to be effective in their roles
• Experience working with and managing volunteers
• Ability to work cooperatively with different types of personalities
• Comfortable speaking and engaging people in conversation

Abilities and Skills:
• Energetic, outgoing personality with a sense of humor.
• Enormous passion for and commitment to the mission of Make-A-Wish and its importance to the community.
• Excellent written, verbal, and communication skills.
• Proficient in basic computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets, SiteCore and Luminate. Knowledge of Raisers Edge preferred.
• Creative thinker, familiar with online tools and various communication methods.
• Well organized and self-motivated.
• Ability to inspire trust and confidence by others.
• High personal and professional integrity.
• Spanish speaking a plus

If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to

DIRECTOR OF MISSION ADVANCEMENT, Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception

Date Posted: 03/23/2019

Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception
(Stockbridge, MA)

The Director of Mission Advancement is responsible for fulfilling the vision and mission of the Marian Fathers by working to drive efforts to engage constituents, broaden and deepen the relationship within relevant communities, and advance the work of the Marian’s through the meaningful contribution of gifts and talents.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Mission Advancement works with Marian leadership to plan, structure, and implement a comprehensive mission advancement program. These elements include major gifts cultivation and solicitation, direct mail appeals, grant research and writing, special events, print and electronic communications, planned giving and overall administration of development-related activities.

Essential Job Functions
  •  Provide leadership in conceiving and implementing a comprehensive development program including a timeline and measurable outcomes.
  •  Leadership and management of all Office of Mission Advancement activities.
  •  Supervises creative cost-effective efforts to identify, solicit, maintain and upgrade annual appeal donors.
  •  Work with leadership to identify major gift prospects for cultivation and solicitation.
  •  Cultivate and maintain effective relationships with donor and leadership prospects.
  •  Manage staff or volunteers for activities including gift processing, prospect research, grant writing, and drafting of print communications, etc.
  •  Oversee all fundraising activities within the organization.
  •     Bachelor’s Degree (required)
  •  Minimum of five years demonstrated successful fundraising experience.
  •  Measurable fundraising progress year over year.
  •  Excellent organizational, managerial, along with written and oral communication skills.
  •  Knowledge of fundraising database platforms.
  •  Evidence of interest and/or ability to successfully grow a development program.
  •  Evening/weekend work occasionally required as well as travel to cultivate donors.
  •  Understanding of the practices, principles, and policies of the Roman Catholic Church.

Please send cover letter, with salary history and resume, to:

Philanthropy Officer, Planned Parenthood of Southern New England

Date Posted: 03/06/2019

Planned Parenthood of Southern New England

Care. No Matter What.

We are Planned Parenthood of Southern New England, one of the region’s largest and most trusted providers of reproductive health care. We are recognized for the wide array of services we provide, the outstanding sexual health education we deliver, and our strong commitment to social justice. Working for Planned Parenthood is more than a job; it’s being a part of a powerful movement. Together, we’ll take pride in shaping the future of sexual health and reproductive rights for all people.

Position Summary: Planned Parenthood of Southern New England has an opening for a full time (37.5) Philanthropy Officer – Public Policy & Advocacy to work out of our New Haven, CT administrative office. The Philanthropy Officer – Public Policy & Advocacy (PO-PP&A) is responsible for the fundraising, communications, development writing, events, and other tasks related to Planned Parenthood Votes! Connecticut (PPV!CT)/ Planned Parenthood Votes! Rhode Island (PPV!RI) – two 501c4 organizations affiliated with Planned Parenthood of Southern New England, as well as their state political action committees (PACs). The PO – PP&A also manages and solicits a portfolio of 30-50 donors and prospects with a special interest in the political and advocacy work of PPVotes!CT and RI. This position coordinates with the VP of Public Policy and Advocacy to plan for and monitor annual revenue for both PPVotes! organizations and spends at least 25% of time interacting and meeting “face-to-face” with donors and prospects across Connecticut and Rhode Island. The PO – PP&A works closely with Planned Parenthood of Southern New England’s Public Policy & Advocacy staff and often attends political events and trainings to cultivate relationships with donors and prospective donors.

Essential Functions:
• Partners with members of the PP&A team to understand annual plan and budgetary needs for PPVotes! activities in Connecticut and Rhode Island, including 
   regular team and one-on-one meetings, and attending State House, political, and advocacy events
• Develops and implements the PPVotes! fundraising plan, strategy, and budget
• Works with PPVotes! boards to set board fundraising strategy and participation in fundraising and donor stewardship, including regularly attending board
   meetings, convening and recruiting for volunteer phone banks, etc
• In partnership with Director of Donor engagement, plans and implements a variety of fundraising and cultivation events from 250+ guest events to small
   house parties
• Oversees the PPVotes! “100 Voices for Planned Parenthood” giving society
• Keeps Development department abreast of latest news impacting the work of PPVotes! and acts as expert to the team to support their ability to raise
   PPVotes! revenue based on annual plan and the solicitation of Major Gifts portfolios
• Coordinate and strategize fundraising emails focusing on thematic campaigns such as, sustaining donors, one-time donors, and year-end gifts
• Manages a portfolio of 30-50 major donors and prospects with a special interest in the work of PPVotes! entities. Sets goals, on an annual basis and in
   consultation with the Director of Development Operations and the Pubic Policy and Advocacy team
• Develops systemic strategies and tactics to increase financial contributions over time
• Seeks and builds relationships with potential major political donors who support Planned Parenthood’s mission, in order to grow the program and replace
   those lost through normal attrition
• Partners with PP&A staff to prepare and edit PPVotes! communications, emails, and solicitations in alignment with the annual plan and in response to breaking
• Coordinates with Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) and Planned Parenthood Action Fund (PPAF) to retrieve and share updates with donors on
   breaking reproductive health care and related social justice news
• Ensure all interactions incorporate PPVotes! and PPSNE values
• Supports the organization’s mission and all of the reproductive health services offered including family planning services, women's health screenings, testing
   and treatment of STI's, birth control methods, and abortion services
• Supports efforts of the organization's diversity and inclusion program to provide services and materials that are culturally and linguistically competent; takes
   initiative to develop own awareness and knowledge of diversity matters
• Some night and weekend work is necessary

• Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communication, liberal arts or related field; comparable experience may be considered
• 2+ years’ experience in campaign and/or major gift fundraising, or high-level customer service. At least 2 years of experience working with volunteers
   responsible for gift solicitation or high-end customers
• 1+ years’ experience fundraising for 501c4 and/or PAC organizations and/or political campaign fundraising experience
• Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, fundraising systems, direct fundraising, or event sponsorship procurement
• Ability to “close the deal” on major gift solicitations using superb relationship-building and negotiation skills
• Ability to create a strategic fundraising plan and regularly analyze and adjust
• Knowledge of legislative and electoral processes and happenings with ability to clearly translate into commonplace terms
• Meaningful experience in public policy, government affairs, and community organizing
• Aptitude for computer-based project management software programs. Previous experience with fundraising or project management software programs
   preferred, especially Raiser’s Edge
• Position may require long periods of sitting
• Must have reliable transportation and willingness to travel within Connecticut and Rhode Island

Total Compensation:
• $61,000-$70,925 and is based on full years of experience
• PPSNE offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes; Health, dental and vision insurance, retirement savings, tuition reimbursement, generous paid
   time off, a flexible spending account, wellness program and more

PPSNE is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We are committed to building an inclusive workplace that values diversity and inclusion and reflects the diversity of our communities and patients. We strongly encourage people of color and members of the LGBTQ community to apply.

Preference will be given to resumes received by March 25, 2019

Please send a cover letter and a resume to: Email: Apply online:

Pathlight Fundraising Manager, Pathlight

Date Posted: 03/02/2019

Job Posting: Pathlight Fundraising Manager

Pathlight, a nonprofit organization that with partners people with intellectual disabilities to create opportunities and build relationships throughout their lives, seeks a Development Manager to help change the world for people with disabilities.

The successful candidate will be mission-oriented, collaborative, and able to manage many different priorities, including oversight of development and marketing projects as well as more detailed work.

Duties include:
  •  Implementation of comprehensive fundraising plan (annual appeals, individual gifts, corporate and foundation support, grants and special events)
  •  In collaboration with development team, writing and copy editing marketing and fundraising materials,
  •  Working closely with donors and staff and managing organizational and logistical tasks including annual development,
  •  Events calendar, fundraising publications and donor information/database management, and
  •  The candidate must be able to research and analyze data, potential donors and make recommendations on strategic initiatives.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, 1-3 years+ of experience in development, marketing and/or communications, knowledge of social media and grant-writing, experience with project management and positive, collaborative attitude.

For immediate consideration please send resume and cover letter to by March 15, 2019.

Chief External Relations Officer, Girl Scouts of CT

Date Posted: 03/02/2019

Girl Scouts of CT CERO 

Girl Scouts of CT, the organization which works with girls to build courage, confidence, and character in order to make the world a better place, seeks a creative, visionary Chief External Relations Officer (CERO). As a member of the senior leadership team, the CERO will leverage extensive skills in marketing, resource development, public relations and advocacy to expand the reach and impact of the organization. Duties include: building, planning, implementing and analyzing all branding, marketing, fund development and advocacy activities; directing a team of marketing, development and advocacy staff to create and build public and media relations, social media, an alumni association and coordinated state and local advocacy initiatives.

Other responsibilities include: management of staff professional development and creation and execution of comprehensive resource development strategies, encompassing major gifts, special events, annual campaigns, corporation/foundation relations, grant writing, endowment and capital campaigns and planned giving. The successful candidate will be energetic and mission- oriented with outstanding communication, community relations and leadership abilities and the aptitude to develop and implement long-range plans. Other preferred skills and experience include: 7-10 years+ of related experience including major gifts; Bachelor’s degree (required), Master’s degree and CFRE preferred; knowledge of fundraising software and databases,; commitment to diversity and the Girl Scouts’ mission.

For immediate consideration, please send cover letter and resume to search firm United Personnel at by April 1, 2019.

Leadership Gifts Officer, Western Connecticut Health Network

Date Posted: 03/02/2019

Leadership Gifts Officer
Western Connecticut Health Network

Position Summary:
The Leadership Gifts Officer is responsible for building an important base of donors for Western Connecticut Health Network (WCHN) and its affiliated hospitals. He/she will carry a portfolio of 100+ prospects with giving capacity between ($2k- $25k) and be responsible for identifying, cultivating and closing leadership level gifts. He/she will have an active role in promoting employee/physician leadership giving programs and internal campaigns. Additionally, the role will support WCHN’s patient Navigator program which provides concierge level care to the organization’s leading donors.


Required Skills
  •  Bachelor’s degree and minimum of two years job-related experience.
  •  Computer proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  •  Ability to manage time effectively and multi-task.
  •  Relevant nonprofit fundraising with experience in healthcare development environment
  •  Strong interpersonal skills to interact courteously and effectively with co-workers, volunteers, donors, and key hospital physicians and leaders.
  •  Work collegially as part of a large and very collaborative team.
  •  Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as organizational skills.
Qualified applicants, please submit resume to

Principals only - no agencies please.

Director of Planned Giving, Western Connecticut Health Network

Date Posted: 03/02/2019

Job Title: Director of Planned Giving
Department: Foundation
Company: Western Connecticut Health Network

Position Summary:
The Director for Planned Giving is responsible for building, leading and managing a robust planned giving program at Western Connecticut Health Network and its affiliated hospitals. Will be responsible for all facets of the program including work with prospective donors and advisors to encourage, plan and close gifts, devising marketing, communication and recognition programs to support growth of PG revenue, work with front-line staff and their prospects.
Additionally, this role will serve as liaison between the Foundation Office and Legal Departments.

Required: Bachelor's Degree and minimum of five years job-related experience. Five years of demonstrated success in planned gift acquisitions in a health care or higher education setting, with a track record of closing five and six figure gifts. Demonstrated track record of success in building philanthropic capacity and managing planned giving programs.

Preferred: Juris Doctor.
Qualified applicants, please submit resume to

Principals only - no agencies please.

Chief External Affairs Officer, Planned Parenthood of Southern New England

Date Posted: 03/02/2019

Position Title: Chief External Affairs Officer

Description: Planned Parenthood of Southern New England

Care. No Matter What.

We are Planned Parenthood of Southern New England, one of the region’s largest and most trusted providers of reproductive health care. We are recognized for the wide array of services we provide, the outstanding sexual health education we deliver, and our strong commitment to social justice. Working for Planned Parenthood is more than a job; it’s being a part of a powerful movement. Together, we’ll take pride in shaping the future of sexual health and reproductive rights for all people.

Position Summary: In support of Planned Parenthood of Southern New England’s mission, the Chief External Affairs Officer (CEAO) is responsible for the development of a collaborative, impact-oriented, and integrated approach to external affairs, identifying and leveraging synergies among advocacy, government affairs, fundraising, externally-focused education and training, community relations, community leadership , communications, and marketing strategies to position our organization as a trusted leader and provider of healthcare, advocacy, and education. The goal of this new position is to build deep and cohesive relationships with our supporters and constituents by ensuring that the activities of each external affairs function reinforce those of the others. The CEAO will be empowered to develop a unifying vision for External Affairs for Planned Parenthood of Southern New England, driving towards deeper engagement with our patients, communities, donors, and supporters, and to design and execute the operational plan to realize that vision. The Chief External Affairs Officer is a member of the executive leadership team and reports directly to the President and Chief Executive Officer.

Essential Functions:
  • Oversees all external affairs activities including advocacy, government affairs, fundraising, externally-focused education and training, community relations, community leadership , communications, and marketing; this includes responsibility for all external affairs policies, systems, and procedures and oversight integration of all external affairs staff including the Development, Education and Training, Public Policy and Advocacy, and Public Relations and Marketing teams, building a “team of teams”.
  • Serves as the primary spokesperson for the organization and/or directs local or agency spokespersons for the media.
  • Oversees and directs the organization’s efforts to achieve policy change that protects reproductive health and rights and is responsible for the associated strategic planning and operations as well as the coordination of advocacy activities to support these endeavors.
  • Oversees staff supervision of public policy, advocacy, government relations, lobbying, and organizing/outreach plans, including oversight of annual work plan, on-going priorities, and community-specific initiatives including advocacy or public policy internship programs.
  • Provides leadership in the interaction, growth and development of the Boards of Planned Parenthood Votes! Connecticut and Planned Parenthood Votes! Rhode Island, our two C4 advocacy and electoral ancillary organizations, as well as the Political Action Committee we operate in each state.
  • Provides oversight over tracking of activities of the Connecticut and Rhode Island legislatures and administrations, and Congressional, local, state, and national governmental entities on issues of importance to Planned Parenthood including our public funding priorities.
  • Leads the development of an agency-wide strategic vision for fundraising (both annual and special campaigns, as warranted), including assuming an active role in developing and cultivating funding sources, cultivating and maintaining donor relations, to further the philanthropic goals of PPSNE and the Planned Parenthood Votes! organizations.
  • Works in close collaboration with the President and CEO to ensure successful delivery on fundraising goals and objectives. Supports the relationship between the Vice President of Development and the CEO, as they partner to maximize major gift opportunities.
  • Provides leadership and partnership for both the C3 and C4 boards of directors in advancing their responsibilities for enhancing fundraising to support the mission.
  • Develops and oversees building a culture of philanthropy throughout PPSNE, including partnering with all PPSNE departments to maximize opportunities for fund development and philanthropic engagement at all levels of the organization.
  • Directs and oversees external communications, with a focus on developing the “voice of the agency”, to enhance and promote the work of the organization, including digital media / new media, supporter communications, newsletters, donor-facing materials, media, and external marketing materials.
  • Oversees constituent-focused external communications, ensuring the CEO, donors, volunteers, clients, community partners and staff are informed on timely topics to assure a consistent and engaging message to the public on behalf of Planned Parenthood.
  • Oversees annual client marketing campaign with monthly and quarterly measurements to ensure success of advertising campaigns and revises them as needed. Tracks annual marketing outcomes on a quarterly basis. Oversees marketing materials and (print and digital advertisements, radio scripts, and other materials). Works closely with Health Services executive leadership to coordinate annual goals.
  • Oversees the development, strategies, and communication for external-facing sexual and health education programming including local, state, and federal partnerships, community collaborations, communications, public relations and support for successful programming.
  • Ensures the success of new and existing external education programs, including a new effort focused on Maternal Health disparities and our ongoing youth-focused educational programming;
  • Identifies and pursues new opportunities for expanding educational programming and the funding to support program expansion.
  • As a member of the executive leadership team, provides leadership and consultation across the organization to identify and implement policies, procedures, actions, interventions, and tactics that advance our work and meet our strategic and operational goals.
  • The role is responsible for the full geography of PPSNE. The CEAO will divide their time as needed between CT and RI.
  • Produces timely and accurate reports to Planned Parenthood Federation of America and regulatory agencies.
  • Represents the organization at meetings, PPFA conferences, community events, conferences, and fundraising, as appropriate.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
  • Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.

Key Requirements:
  • Passionate commitment to the mission, vision and values of PPSNE
  • Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion and the intersection with health and social justice.
  • Meaningful experience in public policy, government affairs, organizing, and/or fundraising
  • Excellent cross-cultural communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong understanding of how to effectively support both internal and external customers
  • Experience implementing transformative initiatives within a complex organization
  • Demonstrated success in building cross-functional team partnerships
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Master’s degree or legal degree or equivalent work experience required in one or more of the following areas: development, government relations, public policy, business administration, health care administration, organizational development

Personal Attributes:
  • Collaborative, values-driven leader
  • Strategic thinker with an analytic bent
  • Orientation toward outcomes and impact
  • Strong team-building skills
  • Entrepreneurial nature
  • Problem-solver
  • Life-long learner
  • Relationship focused connector
  • Culturally responsive

The Payoff:
Deepen mission execution and vision realization within a leading Planned Parenthood affiliate
Work in a fast-paced, high energy, dynamic environment with a team that is dedicated to the mission

PPSNE is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We are committed to building an inclusive workplace that values diversity and inclusion and reflects the diversity of our communities and patients. We strongly encourage people of color and members of the LGBTQ community to apply.

PPSNE offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes; Health, dental and vision insurance, retirement savings, tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off, a flexible spending account, wellness program and more.

Salary: $158,583-$198,229

Deadlines: None at this time

Instructions for Applying:
Please send a cover letter and a resume to:
Apply online:

Director of Community Relations, Jewish Association for Community Living

Date Posted: 02/21/2019

Director of Community Relations – Jewish Association for Community Living

You can lead fundraising and communications efforts for a small organization with a big heart.
Would you like to create and implement fundraising and communications strategies in a flexible and caring environment? Would you like to do important work on a part-time basis?
Jewish Association for Community Living (JCL) is looking for the right person to join our team.

Does this sound like you? 
  • You have experience with in-person, print and digital fundraising. 
  • You have good communications skills – in person, print and digital media. 
  • You are able to maintain a donor database. 
  • You are able to plan and implement fundraising campaigns. 
  • You can work collaboratively with board members and other volunteers 
  • You are organized, positive and eager to further the cause
Jewish Association for Community Living helps people with developmental disabilities participate in community life as independently and safely as possible. The men and women we support will need assistance for the rest of their lives — not just a few years, but for decades to come.

The individuals we serve, their families and friends tell us our work is phenomenal, outstanding, dependable and awesome. You will join a work environment where you feel valued and respected.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field 
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a managerial position, preferable in a nonprofit organization 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite (or similar), social media, Wix, email (Constant Contact) and donor management software 
  • Experience working with volunteers, nonprofit boards and staff 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work and work independently toward organizational goals 
  • Ability to work with and communicate effectively with people with developmental disabilities (including people with communications challenges) and their families 
  • Familiarity with the Jewish community and Jewish community organizations a plus
Physical demands:
  • Work is sedentary, usually performed inside, with periods of physical activity 
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds 
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment 
  • Ability to complete significant amounts of work using a computer 
Hours: 18-25 per week. Flexible schedule, with ability to work from home Salary range: $28 - $32 per hour

JCL is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, political beliefs, marital or civil union status or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Interested? Send resume to Denis Geary at or JCL, 900 Asylum Avenue, Hartford, CT 06105

Senior Development Director, All Our Kin

Date Posted: 02/21/2019

Position Title: Senior Development Director
Reports to: Co-founder and CEO
Position Status: Full-Time
Location: At any one of All Our Kin’s four offices in the NYC-CT region(Offices are located in New York City; Stamford, CT; Bridgeport, CT; and New Haven, CT)
Target Start Date: February/March 2019

About All Our Kin
All Our Kin is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization that trains, supports, and sustains family child care providers to ensure that children and families have the foundations they need to succeed in school and in life. At All Our Kin, we support family child care providers at every stage of their development – from parents and caregivers to professional educators and business owners – using a strength-based, high-touch approach. Through our programs, family child care providers succeed as early childhood educators and small business owners; parents have access to high-quality, affordable child care, making it possible for them to enter into and remain within the workforce; and infants and toddlers gain the enriching experiences that prepare them to succeed in school and in life. All Our Kin is recognized as a national model, and has been proven through quasi-experimental studies to raise the quality, availability, and sustainability of family child care.

All Our Kin first opened its doors in a housing development in New Haven, Connecticut in 1999. Today, we serve over 600 family child care providers, who have the capacity to educate and care for more than 3,600 children, in five Connecticut cities and New York City. Our ambitious strategic growth plan for the period 2019 - 2023 calls for us to add one new site per year and launch a new train-the-trainer service line. This means our 2019 budget will be approximately $7.2 million and will grow 15% - 20% per year.

What You Will Do
All Our Kin is seeking a highly organized, driven, and skilled leader to join the organization as the Senior Development Director. The Senior Development Director will play a critical role in securing the funding necessary to meet our goals and will involve two main areas of work: (1) strategy and systems building and then (2) implementing and executing on that strategy. In particular, you will:

Strategy & Systems Building
• Work closely with the Co-Founders and Chief Operating Officer to set and implement an organizational fundraising strategy that aligns with All Our Kin’s                      strategic growth plan.
• Create and implement a development plan that will ensure the organization’s sustainability and enable us to meet the objectives of our strategic growth plan.
• Build strong relationships and partnerships with (and support the development activities of) select board members.
• Help build out and then manage the development team
• Manage, strengthen, and expand All Our Kin’s development systems and processes. You will:
      o Oversee the operation and maintenance of All Our Kin’s donor database in Salesforce
      o Regularly monitor, evaluate, and prepare reports on progress towards our goals
      o Support greater interdepartmental coordination and communication, particularly between the Development and Finance teams
• Communicate development-related updates to All Our Kin staff, board members, and partners

Institutional & Individual Giving
• Ensure All Our Kin meets its development plan goals for all types of funders: foundations, individuals, corporations, and government.
• Manage the development team, ensuring successful preparation of proposals and reports.
• Oversee stewardship efforts to ensure that donors are well-informed, acknowledged and appreciated in meaningful and timely ways.
• Work with the CEO and development team to implement and expand strategies for donor identification, engagement, and retention.
• Manage relationships with a portfolio of government, foundation, and individual donors.

Who You Are
• Hold deep beliefs in and commitments to
      o Making high-quality early care and education available to all children
      o Combatting systemic racism and injustice
      o All Our Kin’s ethic and model
• Experienced and able to
      o Build relationships with diverse stakeholders
      o Communicate well in writing and speaking
      o Set priorities and manage multiple, multifaceted projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
      o Inhabit an entrepreneurial approach, flexibility, and drive
      o Solve tricky problems and make decisions well
      o Offer, receive, and respond to regular feedback
      o Operate various computer systems and willing to use new technology
      o Speak Spanish (not required, but nice to have)
• Eager to build on
      o 5+ years of management experience
      o Considerable experience with strategic planning, systems development, and implementation
      o A history of demonstrating discretion with confidential information

What You Can Expect
All Our Kin is an innovative, high-impact organization that empowers a growing number of family child care providers, children, and families to succeed. As we scale All Our Kin’s reach, we strive to maintain the collaborative, values-centered environment that is our hallmark and to continually invest in the backbone of our organization: our talented, mission-driven team. All Our Kin is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes that diversity and opportunity are fundamental to children’s lives and to our work.

Some of the benefits we offer to our staff members include, but are not limited to:
Competitive salary commensurate with experience
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Vacation time – Three weeks paid annual vacation as well as federal holidays and a December holiday (typically December 24 – January 1)
Retirement Plan – All Our Kin offers a 403(b) plan

How to Apply
Please apply to this job posting through the following web link:


Date Posted: 02/13/2019

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region's largest grantmaker and permanent charitable endowment, is seeking a qualified candidate for Development Manager. The Community Foundation’s mission is to create positive and sustainable change in Greater New Haven by increasing the amount of and enhancing the impact of community philanthropy.

Title: Development Manager
Department: Development & Donor Services
Reports to: Director of Donor Services & Development Operations
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

This position provides management and a strategic approach to a more efficient development moves management, prospect research function and data segmentation program as well as other responsibilities as assigned.

• Manages the prospect research and analysis to inform portfolio assignment and management, as well as outreach strategies
• Manages the gift entry and acknowledgement processes to ensure accurate allocation and timely acknowledgement of donor gifts
• Works cross-functionally to monitor and complete the new funds set up process
• Provides consistent, high-quality customer service to donors, professional advisors and other constituent groups
• Manages the coding and accurate lists for constituent audiences
• Responsible for a portfolio of donors
• Is a Raiser’s Edge resource for Development & Donor Services
• Provides support to managing and training volunteers, supports donor & advisor events as needed
• Participates in cross-departmental teams

• Bachelor’s degree required
• Demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced environment, with positive customer service expectations and with diverse populations
• Self-direction and ability to direct and participate in teams
• Excellent written, analytical and verbal communication skills
• Demonstrated administrative and data entry skills and highly skilled in technology and office software including Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and                    Excel
• Working knowledge and experience with Raiser’s Edge preferred
• A commitment to an inclusive environment
• Superior organizational skills and eagerness to multitask
• Strong project management skills

Applicants should submit letters of interest and other related support material to with the words “Development Manager application CFGNH-AFPCT” in the subject line. The deadline for applications is March 8, 2019. No phone calls please.

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is an equal opportunity employer.