CASA is committed to assuring every abused or neglected child can be safe, establish permanence, and have the opportunity to thrive. Want to help? Explore our job openings below. The CASA of Berks County is committed to being an inclusive and welcoming workplace.
Part-time Development Officer
Part time Development Officer position approximately 25 hours per week with the responsibility for fund raising and donor management, visiting and cultivating donors. This position is a diverse role that includes a mix of administrative and fundraising while working closely with the ED.
A shared belief in our Mission: To provide a competent, responsible, and compassionate court-appointed community volunteer to advocate for each child who faces abuse, neglect, and/or abandonment; our goal, to restore their well-being and ensure the eminent right to a safe, nurturing, and permanent home.
Bachelor’s degree preferred with 2 to 3 years of experience in Fund Raising or Business Development. Must have own transportation. Occasional evening and week-end work.
Please contact Lisa AM Unrath, Executive Director with your Letter of Interest, Resume, and salary requirement:
Or email Lisa@CASABerks.org
The Development Officer is an experienced professional responsible for increasing community awareness, engaging new donors, and cultivating existing donor relationships and strategic partnerships that will lead to an increase in supporters through community outreach activities.
This includes assisting with grant writing as needed and assisting the development/fundraising committee. In addition, the Development Officer will work closely with the Executive Director to build relationships yielding an increase in potential advocates through working on the public image and reach of the program through an appropriate online presence and regular communication with media.
Individual Donor Cultivation
Meet with and engage both individual and corporate donors
Work with Executive Director and Board of Directors to reach out to and engage new donors
Build regular communication framework that includes, empowers, and engages donors
Plan and facilitate annual Community Awareness Breakfast
Create and implement a planned giving strategy
Corporate Donor Cultivation
Identify corporate mission partners
Create cultivation plans specific to each corporation
Work with Executive Director to engage and build investment based relationships with corporations
Work with Executive Director and committees to successfully implement and grow current special events
Analyze successes and shortcomings of events to continually work to improve event
Work with Executive Director to increase grants’ revenue and manage grant reporting
Assist with volunteer advocate recruitment as necessary
Assist with program events and training as needed
The candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree; three years of development and marketing experience highly desirable with documented successful partnership cultivation experience.
Has excellent interpersonal skills
Establishes clear expectations and continuously measures performance
Self-started with the ability to manage time effectively
The ability to meet and engage new individuals in a variety of settings and building relationships with a wide range of personalities
Demonstrates excellence in both oral and written communications
A high degree of integrity in dealing with confidential donor financial information