PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY: The Development Coordinator assists in several key areas of development activities related to volunteer efforts, in-kind gift management, and data entry. The Coordinator is part of a strong Development Team and will collaborate and participate in various elements of fundraising activities.


REPORTS TO: Senior Manager, Individual Giving




Volunteer Management (70%)

  • Collaborate with program staff and Development Team to maintain a comprehensive list of group and individual volunteer engagement opportunities throughout the organization. Performs audit as needed on offerings.
  • Respond promptly to all volunteer inquiries.
  • Conduct all tours and engagement efforts for corporate and community volunteers to create a pipeline of financial and in-kind contributions.
  • Manage the recruiting, screening, interviewing, and training of new volunteers.
  • Track and segment volunteers for communication and appeal purposes, maintaining metrics in the database for use with institutional and individual (employee) giving effort.
  • Maintain pipeline strategy and systems for integrating volunteerism with donor cultivation and stewardship, including links with event management and integration with major donor prospects.
  • Work closely with Senior Manager, Individual Giving to proactively solicit engagement support from prospects.

In-Kind Gifts (20%)

  • Collaborate with program staff and Development Team to maintain a comprehensive list of in-kind needs throughout the organization. Performs audit as needed on offerings.
  • Oversee the collection, processing, storage, inventorying, and distribution of in-kind donations.

Data Entry (10%)

  • Provide seasonal donor database data entry support to Development Specialist.
  • Help maintain Development Department electronic and paper filing systems.


  • Collaborating with the Senior Manager, Individual Giving, develop procedures and reports for evaluating progress and results.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Ability to write clearly, speak persuasively, and listen attentively.
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively, including the ability to initiate and set priorities.
  • Excellent time-management and problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently and with multiple constituencies.
  • Strong team collaborative and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong computer skills, including donor databases, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Flexibility to work some nights and weekends.
  • Passion for Larkin Street’s mission and programs.


  • Undergraduate Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent experience in lieu of the educational qualification.


  • Proven superior research, writing, editing, and communications skills required.
  • Success managing and implementing volunteer or donor programs.
  • The ability to communicate, supervise and empower volunteers to be effective in their roles—experience with volunteers preferred
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of work experience in a similar position for a nonprofit preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) SharePoint preferred.
  • Experience in Salesforce or other donor databases highly preferred.
  • Ability to speak and present 1:1 and with groups.
  • Ability to work independently and to complete tasks on time; solid project planning and time management skills.
  • Ability to work with program, research and evaluation, and finance staff, and other development staff to represent Larkin Street’s programs effectively to the public.
  • Team Player who can thrive in a fast-paced environment while maintaining grace.
  • Flexibility to work extended hours as required.


  • Starting at DOE
  • Choice of Kaiser medical plans, plus dental and vision- (with coverage at no cost for one of the Kaiser and Dental plans as well as Vision for Employees only)
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible spending accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Vacation (starting at three weeks, increasing to 5 weeks by year five)
  • Sick time
  • 11 Paid Holidays + Floating Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health Advocate Service
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Paid Sabbatical following five years of employment
  • 403(b) retirement plan

Larkin Street reserves the right to revise job descriptions or work hours as required.

Larkin Street is an Equal Opportunity Employer