Job Title: Development Coordinator   

Can Do! Education Foundation is currently seeking a part time Development Coordinator for average of 25 hours per week. Reporting to the Executive Director the Development Coordinator leads the outreach, solicitation, management and execution of all individual and partner development efforts for Can Do! Education Foundation. The Development Coordinator works collaboratively with the Director, staff, volunteers and board leadership to identify, secure and develop partnerships and funding from various sources as well as assist with planning, production and execution of fundraising events.


Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

Fundraising Services

  • Assist and support execution of annual Family Giving Campaign, Business Partner Campaign and three events including 5k Run, Online Auction and Golf Tournament

  • Lead the effective stewardship of existing partners and event sponsors as well as identify and secure new donors.

  • Renew past event sponsors and secure new event sponsors including on site sponsors, in kind sponsors and monetary sponsorships. 

  • Assist staff and board members strengthen existing internal and external partnerships.

  • Facilitate and lead auction item procurement and collection for online auction.

  • Secure in-kind donations for 5k Run and Golf Tournament.

  • Manage on site production for all events including Bidding for Good auction site.

  • Assist with various event aspects including: mailings, drafting of letters, payment processing/registration of payments, sponsor outreach and cultivation.

  • Produce monthly e-newsletters for constituents and partners.

  • Coordinate post event follow up and sponsor recognition.

  • Participate in event committee meetings and weekly follow up action items.


Administrative Services

  • Provide administrative support including, but not limited to, processing donations, matching gifts and tracking donor information, metrics.

  • Answer telephones and respond promptly to volunteer and donor inquiries.

  • Database entry utilizing Raiser’s Edge database system.

  • Provide community outreach and education regarding Can Do! Ed Foundation.

  • Assist in completing thank you letters and tax receipts.

  • Manage vendor relations as needed.

  • Other administrative tasks as needed.



  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office and Gmail.

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills as well as strong customer service and communication skills.

  • Be detail oriented, well organized and work in fast paced event environment.

  • Familiarity with data entry and database management (Raiser's Edge or other CRM and Quickbooks).  

  • Reliable and strong initiative; excellent organization and time management skills.

  • Ability to complete projects in a timely manner.

  • Welcoming personality in-person and on telephone.


Work Schedule & Location:

  • Flexible schedule within office hours (Monday – Friday, 9am – 3pm) in addition to occasional weeknights and weekdays as needed for events.

  • Position works on site at our office at Miller Creek Middle School.

  • Starting hourly wage range is $23- $26/ hour up to average of 25 hours per week for 45 weeks based on Miller Creek School District calendar. 

If interested, please send letter of intent and resume to

Call us:


Mailing Address: 

P.O. Box 6182, San Rafael, CA  94903

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