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Fundraising Assistant

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Covenant House International


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Published 17 days ago

OVERVIEW

For almost 50 years, Covenant House has served and advocated for youth and young families experiencing homelessness, human trafficking, and exploitation. Our overarching goal is to end homelessness among youth and young families by helping them achieve housing stability, heal from trauma, tap into their innate resilience, and hone their interests and skills to forge new pathways to independence. This work is carried out across Covenant House sites in 31 cities in the US, Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. 


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Fundraising Assistant provides support to Development leadership to facilitate the execution of their duties. 

  • Assist in preparing and managing presentations and decks
  • Organize complex calendars and schedules; resolve any scheduling issues
  • Conserve the time of Development leadership by reading, researching, collecting and analyzing information as needed
  • Support the Chief Development Officer’s management of the President’s donor portfolio
  • Manage online platforms for virtual meetings, presentations and webinars with sites
  • Draft and prepare, as needed, correspondence for internal announcements and meetings
  • Take and distribute notes and meeting minutes 
  • Create, organize and maintain centralized cloud-based files for the development department
  • Provide translation services for correspondence, announcements and meetings to/with our Spanish-speaking colleagues at CHI and in Latin America
  • Represent Covenant House and our development team in a positive light through great follow-through skills and sound judgment
  • Provide additional support as requested by Development leadership

 

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • You are exceptionally detail oriented.
  • You are able to write and speak Spanish fluently and can translate between the two languages verbally and in writing.
  • You have knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint plus related Google Office Suite apps.
  • You are a team player, able to work with multiple deadlines and all levels of management.
  • You have a working knowledge of principles and practices of project management and process improvement.
  • Your competence with computer technology aids in the use of software tools, such as fundraising databases.
  • You have excellent writing and interpersonal skills.
  • You are passionate about and dedicated to the mission of Covenant House.

  

OUR COMMUNITY

Our critical mission demands that we have all voices at the table. A team of diverse people, perspectives, and experiences is smarter, stronger, and more effective for our young people. At Covenant House, every team member is valued, respected, heard, and supported, and we welcome honest and courageous self-reflection on any aspects of our work that are based on biased or outdated viewpoints. We deliberately create opportunities for our staff to grow and thrive. 


Our offices are located in Manhattan, however, this position will be remote for the foreseeable future.

OVERVIEW

For almost 50 years, Covenant House has served and advocated for youth and young families experiencing homelessness, human trafficking, and exploitation. Our overarching goal is to end homelessness among youth and young…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance

Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance

Level of Language Proficiency

Must able to write and speak Spanish fluently and can translate between the two languages verbally and in writing.

Must able to write and speak Spanish fluently and can translate between the two languages verbally and in writing.

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
5 Penn Plaza, New York, NY 10001-1810

How to Apply

Please complete an online application here.

Please complete an online application here.

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