• Director of Development

    Job Locations US-WA-Vashon
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/30/2018 8:00 AM)
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    Vashon Community Care
  • Overview

    Check out this exciting opportunity to join a care team with a vision to transform the perception of age.


    Located on beautiful Vashon Island in the heart of the Puget Sound, Vashon Community Care (VCC) has been providing quality, meaningful care to seniors since 1928. The VCC team is excited to share we are looking for an experienced full-time Director of Development to join our team!


    Vashon Community Care, a Transforming Age community, is part of a network of services, products and partnerships dedicated to transforming the perception of age and enhancing the lives of older adults. We are a team of dedicated and caring people who have a strong desire to enrich the lives of older adults and our team members. Our workplace emphasizes serving others, teamwork, our dedication to hospitality and customer service, vigorous innovation and integrity in everything we do.


    To learn more about Vashon Community Care and see where you could be working, visit our website here.

    Positions Details

    Our Director of Development will be key in keeping our beautiful community thriving by being responsible for:


    • Developing and implementing an annual foundation fundraising plan, including strategy and budgets
    • Cultivate a large sustainable base of annual donors by reaching out and securing financial support from various individuals, foundations, and corporations
    • Develop, reviewing and track proposals for foundation funding
    • Oversee all special events related to the foundation
    • Organize annual appeal email letter and direct mailing
    • Manage all records of foundation gifts, donations, and expenses
    • Administer direct mailing of acknowledgment letter for all gifts received
    • Coordinate with corporate foundation team to promote the Mission, Vision and Values of Transforming Age in all areas of responsibility                                  


    Our ideal candidate will have the following:


    • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Business Development or a related field
    • Three (3) to five (5) years’ of progressively responsible, non-profit Foundation or fundraising experience
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends as needed
    • Understanding of estate planning, probate, trusts, tax planning for gifts
    • Self-motivated, innovative, works independently, multi-tasks, with ability to prioritize work
    • Be flexible where there are high expectations for meeting tight deadlines  


    Vashon Community Care provides an excellent benefits package for our team members including comprehensive medical, dental, vision, FSA, generous paid time off, opportunities for career growth and development and other outstanding programs. For team members who commute from off-island, Vashon Community Care covers the cost of ferry passage both to and from the island!


    We have fun at work. We laugh a lot! We work hard. We care deeply about our mission, community and each other. That's why we are also a drug and alcohol-free employer. Criminal background and drug test will be required upon a contingent offer of employment.


    We're excited to hear from you! Come join us and help us fulfill our vision to Transform the Perception of Age.



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