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Nazareth Housing is Hiring a Development Assistant (Part-time)


Position Description:
This position is part time with flexible hours totaling twenty (20) hours per week, Monday through Friday. The role will provide overall Development support in the following specific areas: Raiser’s Edge Support (data entry); Annual Development Campaigns (mailings and letter generation); Special Event Support; and other general administrative support as identified by Director of Development.

1. Raiser’s Edge (RE) Support
Data Entry:

  • Enter and code new Individual, foundation, corporate, and Gift-in-Kind donations
  • Process credit card donations
  • Create new records for donors
  • Add tribute information
  • Add and track RE action reminders (grant applications/reports)


  • Pull reports for donations (including credit cards), tribute gifts, and other reports/queries as needed


  • Maintain RE lists and relationships (Board, Junior Board, corporate and foundation contacts, etc.)
  • Constituent address maintenance
  • Develop, maintain, and implement a RE Style Guide

2. Annual Development Campaigns
Mailings and Acknowledgments through Raiser’s Edge

  • Pull, prepare, and send mailings and acknowledgments from RE
  • Proof and print letters for signature
  • Pull and print labels
  • Maintain accurate electronic and paper files

3. Special Events Support
Annual Benefit:

  • Assist with sponsorship, ticket, and donation processing
  • Pull mailing list for invitations
  • Telephone follow up as necessary
  • Coordinate with staff volunteers
  • Maintain current and accurate electronic and paper files

4. Departmental Administrative Support:

  • Maintain development calendar and project timelines on Google and in drive
  • Assist with quarterly reconciliations
  • Other projects as needed


  • BA or BS degree in management, business, liberal arts, social services. Associates degree considered.
  • Some experience in nonprofit development or in organizational support and data entry.
  • Willingness to engage in ongoing professional development
  • Passion for not-for–profit mission to prevent and end homelessness
  • Detail oriented and deadline focused
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish is preferred

Skills required:

  • Self-Starter with initiative
  • Collaborative and team supporter
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and general computer knowledge
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge preferred

Reports to: Director of Development

To Apply:
NH is looking for high achieving team members that are a good fit for their organization. The process below is designed to help NH, and each candidate, assess the potential value of working with NH in this position.

  • Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample and references with email addresses to jobs@nazarethhousingnyc.org
  • Place “DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT” in the subject line
  • All applicants will be asked to complete a Big Five Indicator online and forward results via email:http://www.outofservice.com/bigfive/
  • Candidates will receive an initial phone interview
  • Finalists will interview with Director of Development
  • Writing sample should be limited to no more than 2 pages
  • Applications submitted without cover letter, resume, writing sample & references cannot be considered
  • No phone calls please.

Nazareth Housing is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all candidates without regard to race, ethnicity, gender, language or nation of origin, sexual orientation, age or carrier status.


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