Posted 2 months ago

Position Overview:

The Development Assistant provides support to the Development Department in pursuit of fundraising goals by maintaining donor data, researching grant opportunities, assisting with grant reports, and supporting donor stewardship. This role requires organization, collaboration with internal and external partners, good communication skills, and a desire to learn and grow.

Primary Job Functions

  • Entering data in deposit spreadsheet & donor database.
  • Running regular donation reports
  • Assisting with stewardship and donor communications through the process of thank you emails/letters/receipts
  • Updating, correcting, and organizing data in donor database.
  • Assisting with event execution
  • Coordinating Grant record keeping in donor database.
  • Coordinating volunteers for envelope-stuffing events
  • Researching grant opportunities
  • Assisting with gathering data for grants from programs
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Ability to prioritize.
  • Creativity
  • Active listening skills.
  • Strong writing ability.
  • Communicates with others effectively, in person and in writing.
  • Ability to relate to people of different age, cultures, and traditions.
  • Teamwork with the Development team as well as other HCC departments
  • Accountability skills: asking for opinions, using feedback to improve, offering feedback to others, taking risks, and fulfilling promises.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge – word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Patience, resourceful, compassion, flexibility.
  • Good decision-making skills.
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish or English and Portuguese) preferred.


  • Passion for social, racial, gender, worker justice and HCC’s mission and vision.
  • Make everyone feel welcomed that come through the doors of Hope CommUnity Center.
  • Credibility, ethical conduct and a capacity for discretion.
  • Personal alignment with the values and mission of Hope CommUnity Center, including a commitment to social justice, belief in education, love of people, and vision for equality.
  • Sense of responsibility and commitment to punctual, consistent attendance.
  • Strong work ethics to handle confidential and sensitive documents, materials and situations. Contributes to office operations and organization success by welcoming related, different, and new requests; helping others accomplish job results.
  • Problem solving attitude.
  • Timely/consistency (in regard to meetings)
  • Attention to details (to maintain a clear and steady workflow for the organization)


Please email resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Job Features

Job Category

Development Department Assistant


20-25 hours hours a week with some evening and weekend work required occasionally.

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