Fundraising Development Professional
The Cohousing Association of the United States
The Cohousing Association of the United States (CohoUS) is a national nonprofit supporting cohousing communities in changing our world. Spreading the word about cohousing shifts the culture toward a new American dream where people are surrounded by caring, collaborative neighbors who use less of the earth’s resources while living an abundant life. We choose cohousing because of what it can do for our families, our cities, our nation and our world.
CohoUS is a primarily volunteer-run organization, comprised of a working board supported by a small, professional staff which administers day-to-day business.
Mission: CohoUS assists forming and existing communities and educates the public about the benefits of cohousing, from resource conservation to healthy families.
The Fundraising Development Professional will provide leadership and management of CohoUS’s growing fundraising development program. The Professional reports directly to the Executive Director. We are seeking someone skilled at working with volunteers who has the ability to move between the big picture and day-to-day details. The Professional is responsible for creating the annual outreach and fundraising plan. Using the development plan as a guide, and understanding this is not a full time position, they will oversee the planning and implementation of campaigns to:
The Fundraising Development Professional will be a key member of CohoUS’ team, providing critically important guidance to the Fundraising Committee of the Board of Directors.
The ideal candidate is an experienced, creative and resourceful professional who is well-organized, highly motivated, people-oriented and excited about working in an expanding housing focused nonprofit. Expertise in individual donor development and legacy programs is preferred. Qualifications include:
Compensation and benefits
Position is part-time (approximately half time) as independent contractor.
Pay negotiable (range $30-$50 hour).
Opportunities to increase hours and grow the position exist.
Work from home.
Please send a resume, cover letter, writing sample, two references about your fundraising development skills, and pay requirements either by e-mail or U.S. mail to firstname.lastname@example.org CohoUS 4710 16th St Boulder, CO 80304
CohoUS is an equal opportunity employer; people of color and women and those on the gender spectrum are encouraged to apply. Those familiar with cohousing preferred.