JOB OPENING: Resource Development Assistant

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Full Time/Non-Exempt; Pay Range $15 - $18 per hour

JOB TITLE:  Resource Development Assistant

SUMMARY: The Resource Development Assistant assists the Director of Development and Executive Director in achieving the resource development goals of SHC and provides front-end administrative support as needed


  • Embody SHC values of home, integrity, impact, empowerment, and belonging
  • Provide administrative support to the Director of Development and Executive Director
  • Update and maintain SHC’s fundraising database; ensure accurate data entry and timely acknowledgement of gifts; create reports as required
  • Assist with the planning and execution of fundraising events including but not limited to soliciting sponsors, creating materials, coordinating the venue, managing ticket sales, soliciting raffle/silent auction items, creating guest lists, managing check-in/registration, and follow up with sponsors and donors
  • Assist with managing SHC volunteers for fundraising and other events
  • Communicate with donors in person, on the phone, and by email
  • Assist with grant writing efforts
  • Assist with the writing and editing of appeals, acknowledgements, brochures, and other written and digital materials as needed including story, photo, and video content
  • Assist with creating and updating website content
  • Create and manage social media content on multiple platforms; develop and implement social media goals and plans, analyze the efficacy of our social media presence, and prepare reports
  • Assist with creation, printing, and distribution of bi-monthly newsletter and digital e-mail communications
  • Assist with distribution of board materials
  • Provide front desk coverage as needed; welcome visitors and callers in a friendly, warm manner
  • Answer phone and respond to messages. Transfer calls/messages to appropriate staff
  • Answer general inquiries, provide information about SHC services, and refer to partner agencies as appropriate
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Commitment to SHC’s mission, vision, and values
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize duties, handle a high volume of work, and to meet weekly and monthly goals/expectations
  • Ability to work independently, within a team environment, and exercise mature judgment
  • Excellent organizational skills with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Pro, and Database management
  • Proficiency in working with a variety of social media platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn
  • Ability to create visually appealing graphic design content abiding by SHC design guidelines
  • Ability to drive - valid driver’s license and insurance required
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends
  • Bilingual preferred


  • BA/BS in communications or related field OR comparable professional/educational experience
  • Minimum of two years’ demonstrated experience performing related duties in nonprofit/social service setting
  • People with lived experience of homelessness and/or mental health recovery are encouraged to apply


  • Individual may be required to complete medical examination and background check
  • Employee must comply with all operational policies, especially those involving the safety of fellow workers, volunteers, and clients/customers
  • Employee must maintain a current and valid driver’s license to perform work duties if position requires activities that require travel by motor vehicle, whether personal or a company car


  • Most essential duties are performed in an office environment with exposure to a variety of business equipment and other pertinent materials normally found in this type of work setting; need to have effective manual dexterity to operate various business equipment;
  • Ability to stand, walk, or sit for extended periods of time
  • May occasionally require lifting of various materials and equipment to a maximum of 40 pounds
  • Work is normally performed in an area permitting partial-to-total privacy.
  • The work may require travel to other locations throughout the city

Please submit cover letter, resume, and complete  SHC Employment Application to