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Development Director

The Village School Foundation

Job Title: Development Director for Village School Foundation
FTE: .6

The Development Director devises and manages fundraising programs to attract the maximum gift support possible for the VS Foundation. This program will include annual fund solicitation; planned giving programs; development-focused events; corporate and foundation proposals; and planning for major capital gifts.

 Development and management of giving and capital campaigns
 Identifying and preparing funding proposals for projects, programs and operational needs
 Prepare funding proposals to support school operations
 Develop projects, access funding for those projects, and implement, and report on projects for which funding has been sourced
 Assist with project budget development
 Act as the funder's primary contact for grant applications and project management
 Research grant opportunities, maintain calendars of grant proposal and grant report due dates
 Coordination of all outreach and promotional activities, including web site management, print materials production, press releases and media relations, and community presentations
 Develop and maintain community partnerships
 Assist class teachers and class parents with developing class fund-raising concepts.
 To serve as staff support for the Building Development and Fundraising Committees
 Liaise with The Village School and Foundation boards on projects and program priorities

 Bachelor's degree
 A minimum of three years experience in non-profit development and grant writing
 Excellent writing skills
 Ability to work independently with little supervision
 Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop
 Exposure to Waldorf Education is desirable but not required

Compensation and Benefits:
This is a part-time (.6 FTE) salaried position with occasional evening and weekend hours. Annual salary is $22,600-$25,000 commensurate with experience. The position offers employer paid health and disability insurance, and defined contribution retirement benefits.

Job applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and application with min. of 3 references to:

Mail to: Email to
Village School Foundation or
3411 Willamette St
Eugene OR 97405

Application can be found at