Y&G Looking to Fill Fund Development Coordinator Position

The Development Coordinator will organize and mobilize development efforts for California YMCA Youth & Government. A new position in the organization, the Development Coordinator will be a critical member of the Y&G team. This position will support the execution of our resource development plans, fundraising, and promotional events.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Support the execution of California YMCA Youth & Government’s development strategy.
  • Explore new funding opportunities.
  • Conduct research on prospective donors.
  • Manage the Customer Relations Management (CRM)/fundraising software and complete data entry and processing for organization’s annual campaign.
  • Oversee and maintain grant management system, ensuring that all deadlines and requirements are met.
  • Coordinate grant applications and reports, write and edit drafts, prepare budgets, and other materials as necessary.
  • Develop and track proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising.
  • Complete necessary correspondence and reporting to funders.
  • Update and maintain fundraising and marketing materials.


  • Bachelors Degree required
  • Need to be a self-reliant and results-driven person.
  • Have excellent learning agility and can rapidly understand and analyze new situations.
  • An exceptionally strong communicator who can create high-quality materials and deliver compelling messages.
  • Be highly organized, thorough, and detail-oriented
  • Multitasking skills are a must, as there are always several projects happening at one time
  • Ability to work efficiently, empathetically, and respectfully with others.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, being flexible when it is necessary.
  • Willing to travel when needed.
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is a must and hands on experience with one or more donor databases/software is preferred, but not required.
  • Preference for 2-5 years of work experience and knowledge of nonprofit organizations.

How to Apply:

Send an email to info@calymca.org with the subject line “Development Coordinator – [YOUR NAME].” In the email, as a single PDF attachment, please include:

  • Your resume
  • 1-page cover letter
  • At least one letter of recommendation
  • 3-references

As attention to detail is critical for success in this role, only applicants who follow these specific application guidelines will be considered. No phone calls please.

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(916) 287-9622

1792 Tribute Road, Suite 480
Sacramento CA 95815 (map)

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