Development Specialist

Father Joe's Villages
July 27, 2021
3350 E Street, San Diego, CA
Job Type
$20.11 to $24.64
Type of Pay
Contact Name
Wendy Endsley
Contact Email


Job Details Job Title Development Specialist Reports To Associate Director of Development FLSA Status Non –Exempt Effective July 28, 2021 Salary Salary Range: $20.11 to $24.64 hourly Apply


Summary At Father Joe’s Villages, we’re looking for compassionate, mission-driven individuals to join our team and help us end homelessness one life at a time.  Our work is driven by our C.R.E.E.D which is the foundation for our interactions with clients, volunteers, other staff members and the community at large:

Our Values

·   Compassion-Concern for others and the desire to assist.

·   Respect-An act of giving particular or special regard.

·   Empathy- Understanding and being aware of and sensitive to the feelings, thoughts, and the experience of others without judgment.

·   Empowerment- Helping others to help themselves.

·   Dignity-All people are considered worthy of our esteem.

This position plays a significant role in supporting the Major Gifts Team in stewarding major donors by assisting with multiple forms of outreach, preparing and distributing multi-platform materials, and maintaining Donor updates and Moves Management data in the RE/NXT database.


Essential Functions Support Major Gift Officers and Sr. Director of Development with regard to Fundraising and Donor Relations:

·    Design & Prepare Custom Donor Reports, invitations and other collateral, with Development Officer content, print & distribute.

·    Participate in Donor Outreach as needed: calls, emails, visits and major donor events.

·    Interacts with and provides stewardship support for the agency’s most generous Donors.

·    Coordinate vendor print orders in collaboration with Annual Fund Manager.

·    Update Raiser’s Edge Donor Record.

·    Prepare Donor Letters, incorporate Development Officer edits, print & distribute in a timely manner.

·    Prepare Donor Thank You Call Lists & complete subsequent RE updates.

·    Design & Prepare Custom Donor Reports, invitations and other collateral, with Development Officer content, print & distribute.

·    Oversee office supply orders per agency protocols.

·    Coordinate Major Donor Tour logistics in collaboration with the Events Team.

·    Prepare Major Gift Team Meeting Minutes and prompt carryover action items.

·    Prepare Board Development Committee Meeting Minutes in support of Sr. Director of Development.


Job Requirements ·   Bachelors’ Degree required.

·   Highly Proficient writing and communications skills

·   Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge/NXT Database or equivalent donor database management system.

·   Knowledge and use of InDesign and Canva Software, or equivalent

·   Basic collateral design experience

·   Professional demeanor and comfort interacting with major donors and cross-department team members, including the Executive Assistant for the President & CEO, Communications Team, Facilities Team and others during the course of duties.

·   Assist Development Officers with Major Donor phone calls, emails and personal delivery of gifts and materials.

·        At least 2 years of administrative assistant experience.

·         Proficient user of MS Office

·        Be at least 21 years of age with a minimum of 3 years of driving experience; possesses a valid California driver's license; and has no Class 1 or more than two Class 2 violations within the past 36 months.

·        Participate in an annual Tuberculosis screening and/or other screenings when necessary. Reasonable accommodations may be granted where appropriate.


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