Christopher House is searching for an Associate Director of Development looking to grow professionally in the field of fundraising. Candidates must possess an interest for non-profit fundraising, including day-to-day operations, database management, event planning, stewardship activities, and individual giving.
With a mission to develop independent, creative, lifelong learners, our infant, preschool, elementary and family schools build a community of students, teachers, and parents committed to excellence, achievement and perseverance, respect and compassion, and equality of opportunity.
Christopher House partners with parents to provide a continuum of education for students from birth through high school, as well as immersive family supports that help parents create stable, self-sufficient families. We operate accredited early learning, elementary, and out of school time programs grounded in research-based curricula and high-quality instruction.
Children and families thrive when:
- Education begins at birth and continues throughout life, with parents as a child’s first teacher;
- Home environments nurture literacy, achievement, and children’s success;
- Parents have high standards and set high expectations for themselves, their children, and children’s schools;
- Professionally trained teachers know their students as individuals;
- Evaluations and program improvements are data driven;
- Parents and staff work together to continuously evaluate and improve programming;
- Education includes the development of creativity and perseverance and is multi-disciplinary in order to foster each child’s unique strengths and interests;
- Developing independent, creative, life-long researchers, education must include curriculum designed to help scholars develop socially and emotionally as well as cognitively;
- Diversity is celebrated and explored so that learners develop broad perspectives on life and learning;
- and Parents and caregivers support their children financially and emotionally.
The Associate Director of Development is responsible for ensuring efficient implementation of the fundraising plan to meet the Fiscal Year 2021 annual revenue goal of $2.1 million and reach higher revenue goals each year.
The Associate Director of Development is responsible for the day-to-day implementation of the fundraising plan, which includes the stewardship of annual fund donors, planning cultivation events, managing volunteers, conducting prospect research, managing the fundraising database, creating monthly financial reports, and supporting the work of the External Affairs Team.
The Associate Director of Development reports to the Director of External Affairs and manages the External Affairs Assistant.
Supervises: External Affairs Assistant