Part-Time Advancement Services Assistant

Employer: Doors to Hope

Job Description


POSITION TITLE: Part-Time Advancement Services Assistant

REPORTS TO: Director



Responsible for assisting the Director and the Doors to Hope Advancement Committee in implementing creative and innovative opportunities for fundraising activities and grant writing to meet the needs of Doors to Hope in keeping with the mission.


·       Assists in recruiting sponsors, participants, or volunteers for fundraising events

·       Writes reports and prepares presentations to communicate fundraising program data

·       Assists in researching, obtaining and completing grant applications suitable for Doors to Hope, in collaboration with the Director

·       Responsible for donor database and maintaining accurate and current data

·       Maintains contact and communication through written and electronic correspondence with donors and potential donors

·       Assists the Director in relationship building with potential donors

·       Sends thank you letters to donors

·       Upon invitation by the Director, attends community events, meetings, or conferences with the Director to promote organizational goals or solicit donations or sponsorships

·       Contacts corporate representatives, government officials, community leaders and

churches to schedule awareness activities

·       Assists Director in preparing press releases, or other promotional materials to increase awareness of the ministry of Doors to Hope

·       Ensures that all communications are cleared with the Director

·       With the Director and the Doors to Hope Advancement Committee, implements

plans/communication for special events

·       Assists the Director in creating/writing/publishing the DTH newsletter

·       Maintains a professional appearance and manner

·       Completes any other duties deemed necessary by the Director

Salary Range: Hourly

Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Experience in database management
  • Intercultural sensitivity
  • Experience in fundraising, event planning and implementation, and in grant writing
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software including Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Word
  • Experience working as part of a team: recognizes the personal role and individual responsibility in the team’s overall success
  • A strong work ethic: a commitment to task and willingness to “do what it takes” to get the job done and contribute to Doors to Hope goals and objectives
  • Maintains a sense of pride and high level of quality with all projects
  • Ability to organize multiple projects simultaneously and to be flexible, adapting to changing requirements and deadlines
  • A confident and professional demeanor
  • Well organized, self-motivated, ability to take initiative
  • Must be punctual and reliable
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with ability to maintain positive relationships
  • Strong commitment to the mission of Doors to Hope

    How to Apply:

    Submit cover letter and resume to:

    Jennifer Osbourne, HR Director, PO Box 21, Nazareth, KY 40048 or