Development Coordinator

Catholic Charities | Rochester, NY

Posted Date 4/01/2024

Catholic Charities Family and Community Services is growing and seeking a Development Coordinator to join our dynamic Development and Marketing Team!

We are looking for a detail-oriented and personable professional with a passion for making our community a better place. 

As a regional agency of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Rochester, Catholic Charities Family and Community Services (CCFCS), walks with people when they are at their most vulnerable as they journey toward independence to reach their full human potential, advocates for those in need throughout all stages of life; and works in partnership with faith communities of all denominations and those who are committed to addressing local needs.

If you're looking for an opportunity to express and explore your passion for helping others, then join a team that truly makes a difference DAILY, in people's lives. We are looking for empathetic, thoughtful candidates who have enthusiasm for helping people. Come use your human services experience to support the great mission of Catholic Charities and have an impact that lasts. We have supportive leadership who invest in our people and provide opportunities for employees to thrive, grow and learn. Don't miss out on being a part of something special!


Position Title: Development Coordinator

What you get:

  • Pay range: $20.50 - $22.50/hour depening on experience
  • Comprehensive benefits for all full time workforce members who work 30+ hours per week, including:
    • Generious time off package including PTO, NY State Paid Sick Leave, Health Reserve, and 11 paid holidays
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, and many other supplemental insurnace offerings
    • Tuition Assistance
    • Loan Forgiveness through PSLF program
    • 403(b) Retirment Plan
    • Family-first culture with focus on work/life balance
    • Discount programs


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Event Coordination (60%)

  • Support the planning and execution of fundraising and donor recognition events throughout the year.  Events may include: major events (two for 2024), donor events ranging from intimate to larger scale, ceramic bowl painting parties and silent auctions. 
  • Under the direction of the Associate Director of Development, the Coordinator will assist with event logistics, committee facilitation, location booking, decorations, day-of-event logistics, guest relations, and other duties as needed.

Fundraising Coordination (20%)

  • Assist with donor communication and stewardship efforts, including but not limited to donor anniversary cards, Holiday cards, direct mail appeal letters, donor emails and thank you letters.
  • Assist with the creation, editing, and printing of collateral such as event materials, donor correspondence, sponsorship packets, etc.
  • With direction from the Associate Director of Development, coordinate meetings including constituent outreach and scheduling, tracking, and follow-up, ensuring all touch points are recorded in the database.

Other (20%)

  • Support Associate Director of Development in preparation and distribution of Development Committee Agendas and meeting minutes.
  • Assist with department run agency wide programs such as Share the Joy (Christmas giving program), Thanksgiving distribution, open houses, and ribbon cuttings.
  • Assist in administrative duties including but not limited to invoicing, filing, ordering office supplies, expense tracking, etc. as needed.
  • Participate in trainings and committees as directed.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable local, State and Federal regulations and agency policies.
  • Participates in relevant Agency meetings and/or trainings.
  • Actively pursues development of professional competencies related to job role performance through reading, supervision, in-service training and attendance at conferences and workshops.
  • Awareness and active support of the Agency's Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan. Including, but not limited to, supporting the Agency's Core Competency initiatives of being Collaborative and Community Focused, Innovative and Entrepreneurial, and Culturally Competent and Diverse.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Note:     The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive.  Employees are required to follow appropriate supervisory direction and perform other related duties as required.


Education:              Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Experience:             At least 3 years minimum experience in non-profit fund development or related field. Experience in marketing, fundraising and/or customer service is a plus. Experience with Raiser’s Edge database or Greater Giving a plus.
A combination of experience and education may be substituted at the discretion of the Associate Director of Development.


***Catholic Charities is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our agencies and our people. EOE/AA Disability/Vet

Salary20.50 - 22.50 Hour
Employment Type
Full Time

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