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Director of Development

St. Joseph Community Services

SJCS Meals on Wheels was founded by nuns at St. Joseph’s Hospital, but since 1977 operates as a non-religious, nonprofit 501(c) (3) organization providing an average of 1,450 nutritious meals to the elderly and homebound disabled throughout Hillsborough County. Our mission is to foster independence and life enrichment for seniors and other qualified adults through nutrition, social engagement, community services, and education. SJCS is committed to promoting self-reliance and independence through dependable, well-managed, and compassionate services. We strive to meet the diverse needs of our clients through volunteerism and extensive collaboration with other community services.

SJCS Meals on Wheels offers a competitive salary and a generous benefit package including retirement, vacation and sick time benefits and options for health, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work expected for this position.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  

SJCS Meals on Wheels is proud to maintain employment practices based upon individual qualification, merit, and achievement.  All decisions to recruit, hire, promote, and release from employment are made without discriminating according to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, political beliefs, or disability. EOE

Reporting to the Vice President, the Director of Development is responsible for all aspects of fundraising to include donor development, retention and stewardship, grant writing and grant management, as well as directing fundraising events for the organization.


The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of progressively-responsible fundraising experience and should demonstrate competence in the following areas:

  • An extremely high comfort level asking for contributions and gifts from donors
  • Knowledge of development best practices and the ability to apply them in innovative ways
  • Proven track record with donors
  • Experience managing a development team (or supervisory experience)
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
How to Apply:

Please send resume and cover letter to Fax: 603-424-1472, or email no later than Friday July 26th, 2019. EOE

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Date Added: July 12, 2019

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