Development Director (PT contractor)

Job Type

Part Time Contract




Details: competitive




United States


Reports To:                       Executive Director

Location:                          SF Bay Area; flexible

Compensation:                 Competitive

Hours:                               25 hours/week

Hiring Date:                      Immediately


The Organization           

The Hospital de la Familia Foundation (HDLFF) is a 501(c)3 organization founded in 1976 in San Francisco, California. HDLFF financially supports the Hospital de la Familia located in the rural town of Nuevo Progreso, San Marcos, Guatemala, as well as coordinates 5-6 yearly missions of volunteer medical teams specializing in general surgery, OB/GYN, ear, nose, and throat, ophthalmology, optometry, dentistry, pediatrics, and audiology. In addition, HDLFF supports a nutrition center for malnourished infants and toddlers, a grade-school for girls and boys, a nursing assistant program and a sewing school for women and girls.


Position Summary

The Development Director will be responsible for planning, organizing and directing all of HDLFF’s fundraising, including individual giving, grant management, research & writing, major gifts, planned giving, special events and capital campaigns. The Development Director works closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors in all development and fundraising endeavors. 


Primary Responsibilities

·         Collaborate with the Foundation’s Development Committee and Executive Director to create a fund development plan which increases revenues to support the Hospital and its programs.

·         Conduct prospect research, develop and write grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations, persuasively communicating the organization’s mission and programs to potential funders.

·         Assemble and submit grant requests, including letters, proposals, budgets, and presentations

·         Establish and maintain contact and relationships with individual donors, foundation contacts and program officers

·         Ensure prompt acknowledgement of foundation gifts.

·         Create and initiate cultivation and solicitation activities, including the use of direct mail and social media, primarily for individuals, to raise new and increased contributions.

·         Maintaining a calendar to ensure timely submission of letters of inquiry, proposal deadlines, and reports

·         Produce a written monthly report on activities for the Executive Director and the Development Committee.


·         4-year degree

·         Minimum two years of successful non-profit fundraising experience

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office and fundraising software

·         Strong writing ability

·         High standards, a drive to succeed and desire to make a difference


Work Environment/Conditions

·         Part-time position (25 hours per week)

·         Can work remotely and must be comfortable traveling to meet with Executive Director, Development Committee and donors.


Please send cover letter, resume with three references and writing sample to

Hospital de la Familia Foundation

Level of Language Proficiency


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please send cover letter, resume with three references and writing sample