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Development Associate

Waynesboro VA

The Wildlife Center of Virginia, a non-profit wildlife hospital, is hiring a full-time Development Associate to be part of a four-person fundraising/donor communication team. The Development Associate will communicate with donors, process contributions, and manage specific donor programs. Occasional weekend work [for special events] required.


Duties and Responsibilities

The Development Associate has a wide range of responsibilities, including but not limited to:

- Processing mailed donations

- Generating and printing acknowledgements for donations

- Fulfilling merchandise and Caring for Critters sponsorship orders, as well as keeping up the Caring for Critters program materials and records

- Keeping track of inventory

- Working with Center staff on publication of the Annual Report, Caring for Critters brochure, and other materials

- Corresponding with donors, answering their questions, and conveying information about the Wildlife Center and our donor programs

- Managing the Sustaining Donor and Critter Cam Sponsorship programs

- Managing reservations for open houses and other special events

- Assisting other staff members with Center special events

- Other duties/responsibilities as required



- Commitment to wildlife, conservation, and the environment

- Undergraduate degree required

- Strong communication and inter-personal skills required

- Strong computer proficiency required

- Customer service, fundraising, communication experience preferred



The Wildlife Center of Virginia offers:

- Health insurance

- Paid sick leave and vacation time

- Pension plan to qualifying employees



Interested applicants should send their résumé, cover letter, and salary expectations to Lacy Kegley at lkegley@wildlifecenter.org or mail to:

Wildlife Center of Virginia

c/o Lacy Kegley

P.O. Box 1557

Waynesboro, VA 22980

No phone calls please. Center phone lines are best kept open for wildlife emergencies. Questions may be emailed to lkegley@wildlifecenter.org.

Posted May 9, 2018

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