Volunteers of America SW
  • 15-Jun-2017 to 15-Aug-2017 (PST)
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • $18 - $20
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, 403b, vacation and holidays

Meaningful Work Sharing the Vision

Imagine being part of a team that is inspired to move mountains. Imagine working for an organization that has a 121-year history of transforming vulnerable lives into vibrant lives; walking side by side, step by step with people of all ages to help them overcome trauma and adversity. How does it feel to know these warriors, celebrate them and share their successes to inspire others to join the mission?    

Volunteers of America is seeking a Development and Communications Associate (DCA)!

As an integral part of this transformational organization, the DCA will record, process, and acknowledge donor gifts to Volunteers of America Southwest through its donor database. This person will help build new relationships through prospect research and analysis, maintaining and managing confidential donor information, and assisting with the creation and delivery of compelling content to build and strengthen current and potential donor relationships.

The DCA maintains the agency's donor database and works to proactively manage and improve all aspects of the donor experience for our constituents. This includes gift data entry, processing and receipting; ensuring accurate database content; running queries, exports, and reports; proposing and creating systems that improve the donor experience; as well as being a communicator; a story-teller who makes significant contribution to the team effort of promoting and sharing the success and vision of Volunteers of America Southwest.



        Bachelor's degree in Communications, English, Marketing, Business, Journalism or similar.

        1-3 years' experience working for a nonprofit agency in a similar capacity.

        Proficiency with Raiser's Edge, Research Point, Donor Perfect, Blackbaud, Clearview software or  similar platforms, including experience performing queries and analytical reports preferred.

        Commitment and demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and a high degree of accuracy.

        Excellent data entry, organizational, written and verbal communication skills.

        Analytical, creative problem-solving skills and the ability to multi-task and be detail-oriented.

        Creative, innovative, enthusiastic, flexible, high-energy and positive attitude.

Send a compelling resume and cover letter highlighting your skills, talents and passion for making a difference in Development and Communications.

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA SOUTHWEST: Volunteers of America Southwest assists homeless veterans with disabilities achieve self-reliance, allows men and women to return to their families clean and sober, cares for elders and those struggling with mental health challenges, and supports the futures of our community's children through education and overall family well-being. - See more at: https://www.voasw.org

DETAILS: Business casual office in Mission Valley, Monday - Friday, flexible, generally 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. Occasional evening or weekend work required leading up to large events.


We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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