Development Officer


Empowering individuals with IDD

At Alpha, we believe everyone has a contribution to make.  We empower individuals with intellectual and similar developmental disabilities to make their mark on the world.  Our programs bring ability to the fore and highlight potential as we support families, create opportunities, and foster belonging.

We invite qualified applicants to consider the chance to help us make a difference in the lives of these individuals and their families here on the Central Coast.  We seek an experienced development professional. The Development Officer is responsible for assisting in fundraising initiatives and activities to meet the revenue goals of the organization, e.g. fundraising events, planned and annual giving campaigns, individual donor identification and cultivation, grant writing, foundation and corporate development, and marketing under the direction of our Director of Development.  Please see our website careers page for a full job description and online application.

Requirements: Combination of education and experience demonstrating the ability to perform the essential functions of the job.  3+ years’ experience in position of responsibility in full-service fund raising, grant writing, development and marketing.  Familiarity with the Benevon model of fundraising a plus.  Ability to develop and maintain relationships with supporters and the broader community in line with the mission and vision of Alpha Resource Center in order to enhance the visibility of the organization and further our strategic goals.

Core Competencies: Organizational skills for event and campaign planning and keeping fundraising calendar.  Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.  Ability to work independently with careful attention to detail.  Competency with computers and upkeep of donor database.  Ability to coordinate and utilize volunteers within the organization.

Rewards: Medical, dental, vision, voluntary life insurance (with employee participation).  Employer paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability.  401K retirement plan, paid holidays, paid vacation and paid sick leave.

All applicants will receive consideration regardless of their race, color, creed, sex, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, age, veteran status, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, size, disability, socioeconomic status or status with regard to public assistance.  We encourage diverse candidates to apply for this position.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we appreciate your interest in the Alpha Resource Center.

Salary commensurate with experience.




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