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Crisis Center
Development Coordinator Job Description
Northern Douglas County (confidential location)

The Crisis Center offers a hybrid-style working environment with employees working at least three days a week in the office. However, due to the nature of job responsibilities, this position will spend significant time in the community building relationships and attending fundraising events. Occasional evenings and weekends are required.

Position Summary: The Development Coordinator is responsible for raising a minimum of $125,000 annually through corporate and collaborative partnerships, focused primarily in Arapahoe County, Colorado. This position is supervised by the Director of Development.

Duties and Responsibilities: Although all areas are addressed, duties may be adjusted, added or deleted as deemed necessary and in the best interest of the Crisis Center as determined by the Director of Development and Executive Director.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Focused primarily in Arapahoe County, develop relationships with businesses and organizations who can support the Crisis Center financially through corporate partnerships and/or collaborative fundraising events benefiting the Crisis Center.
  2. Oversee and manage all aspects of collaborative fundraising events, with a strategic focus on those with the ability to raise at least $500.
  3. Work closely in collaboration with the Director of Development on building relationships with new corporate partners, with a focus on year-round annual partnerships and annual Gala sponsors at a level of $2,000 or more.
  4. Participate in community outreach efforts as needed, including Chamber events, to build relationships with potential corporate and collaborative partners.
  5. Work collaboratively with other team members (Executive Director, Administrative Assistant).
  6. Attend monthly All-Staff meetings and regular check-in meetings with the Director of Development.
  7. Complete monthly and statistical reports as needed.
  8. Ensure that proper safety precautions and security procedures are followed.
  9. Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualification:
• Bachelor’s Degree and proven fundraising experience.
• Knowledge of domestic violence and ability to “tell a story” with compelling results.
• Outgoing personality with the ability to make a concrete ask and build long-term relationships.
• Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.
• Basic computer skills, with working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.
• Ability to complete tasks with minimal supervision and to carry out assignments with limited direction.
• Ability to work independently and as part of team to deliver results.
• Excellent written, verbal and organization skills.

Hiring Requirements:
• Must pass background check, including Colorado Bureau of Investigation (fingerprint) and Colorado TRAILS.
• Most hold a valid Colorado State Driver’s License and provide proof of insurance. Must be considered an approved driver by Crisis Center, and as directed by agency insurance provider.

• Required to be full vaccinated against COVID-19, unless qualified for exemption for medical or religious reasons.

Salary: $48,000 – $52,000 depending on experience. This is a full-time, exempt position.

Benefits: Medical/vision/dental benefits; paid time off (4 weeks accrued in first year); paid holidays; Employee Assistance Program; employer-paid life insurance; and retirement plan (employee contribution only).

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Amy McCandless, Director of Development, at Please detail relevant work history and proven fundraising successes. No phone calls, please.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to encompass all functions and qualifications of this position; rather, it is intended to provide a general framework for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by a person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements to the work of the Crisis Center and are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. The Crisis Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

ABOUT THE CRISIS CENTER: Established in 1985, the Crisis Center serves adults and children impacted by domestic violence. We provide a 24-hour crisis line, emergency shelter, therapy and advocacy programs, as well as outreach and education to the community. All direct services for clients are free and confidential.

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