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DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

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Welcoming the Stranger
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Langhorne, PA
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Published 17 days ago

Welcoming the Stranger (WTS) is a small educational non-profit based in Bucks County, PA that offers free classes in English as a Second Language (ESL), computer skills, and United States citizenship exam preparation to adult immigrants and refugees in the Philadelphia metro region. 

We seek a skilled communicator with 1-5 years of development experience to help us generate financial resources.  The Development Associate reports to the Acting Director and has a primary relationship with the Marketing/Development Committee.  This is a new, part-time position of up to 10 hours per week. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the AD and reporting to the Development Committee, the Development Associate will:

·      Take charge of WTS’ grant-making calendar and process; research opportunities; apply for and write grants; create internal and external reports; 

·      Cultivate relationships with funders;

·      Engage with peers in other organizations to discuss best practices and new opportunities;

·      Serve on the Development Committee and assist with its other work;

·      Coordinate, cultivate and plan fundraising events;

·      Serve as a Securing the Roots fellow if WTS is granted this fellowship*;

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

 The Development Associate must have a passionate belief in the importance of immigrant education and social, racial, gender, and economic justice. Our ideal hire is energetic, creative, personable, and detail-oriented: an individual with strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong organizational and information-management skills who can responsibly handle sensitive information. The Development Associate should be self-motivated, relatively flexible as to scheduling needs, and live in commuting proximity to our Langhorne, PA office.

*Note: WTS has applied for a very exciting six-month fellowship dedicated to increasing the fundraising capacity of the fellows chosen and their organizations. Should we be fortunate enough to receive this fellowship, the Development Associate will serve as our fellow. Associate must be available (remotely or on-site) from May 21 to October 29, 2021, on the fourth Friday of each month from 10 am-2 pm ET.  

Welcoming the Stranger is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Welcoming the Stranger (WTS) is a small educational non-profit based in Bucks County, PA that offers free classes in English as a Second Language (ESL), computer skills, and United States citizenship exam preparation to adult immigrants and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    May 3, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    April 15, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$20/hour for a maximum of ten (10) hours per week

Benefits

This is a part-time contract position.

This is a part-time contract position.

Level of Language Proficiency

Excellent command of the English language, both spoken and written

Excellent command of the English language, both spoken and written

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Langhorne, PA
Associated Location
Langhorne, PA

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