Development Associate (Part-Time)
The Reproductive Health Access Project (RHAP) trains, supports and mobilizes primary care clinicians to ensure equitable access to sexual and reproductive health care, including abortion. RHAP fills critical gaps in clinical education and care delivery by centering communities most impacted by barriers to care. We connect, develop, and support clinicians to become effective leaders in promoting reproductive freedom. RHAP practical, evidence-based, patient-centered clinical tools and resources that set a clinical standard in the U.S. and are used worldwide. Our clinical training programs develop primary care clinicians who provide, advocate for and teach comprehensive sexual and reproductive health care. Our technical assistance programs creatively address barriers to providing high-quality abortion, contraception, and management of early pregnancy loss care in primary care settings. Through our national organizing and mobilizing, we are building a movement to change the way reproductive health care is provided.
About the Role
The Development Associate will play a supporting role in ensuring that the Reproductive Health Access Project meets its short and long-term fundraising goals. This is an exciting opportunity for someone interested in fundraising, event planning, and working in a non-profit environment to support a variety of local and national initiatives. This is a part-time (20–30 hours a week) position reporting to the Manager of Development. The ideal candidate will have a deep commitment to RHAP’s mission and an interest in developing skills in non-profit fundraising.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Supports the Manager of Development in maintaining the operation, maintenance, data input, data integrity, and accuracy of EveryAction (EA). Conduct EA development-related activities, including daily processing of gifts, running reports and queries, gift coding, exporting and importing data, and mail merges.
- Troubleshoot issues with EveryAction administrators as needed.
- Import/enter new prospect and donor information received from events, contact referrals, meeting and other sources.
- Maintain coding of appeals, solicitations and constituents.
- Pull accurate and timely data from the database for mail appeals, event invitations and reports when needed.
Gift Processing and Acknowledgement
- Timely processing of all gifts and pledges into EveryAction and ensure gift acknowledgment letters are accurate and timely.
- Work with the Manager of Development to maintain gift processing procedures and update them as needed.
- Support the Manager of Development and the Operations Coordinator with the reconciliation of gift data monthly.
- Support the Manager of Development with the preparation and execution of virtual and/or in-personl events, including creating invitation lists, managing RSVPs, and generating name tags for attendees.
- Support the RHAP team at events, including setting up and staffing registration tables, securing food/beverages, and assist with set-up, AV and technical teams and breakdown when appropriate.
- Assist the manager of Development in preparing briefings on attendees for Executive Director, board, and staff.
- Assist the Manager of Development with processing invoices, purchase orders, and expense tracking.
- Regularly update the Development Office budget tracker.
- Take notes during development meetings.
Knowledge: Comfortable using spreadsheets (Excel), WordPress, Microsoft Office Suite, GSuite, and CRMs. Experience with EveryAction, Canva, Photoshop, and Dreamweaver is a plus.
Community Familiarity: Experience or interest in working and/or learning to work with primary care, reproductive health, rights, and justice communities, as well as an understanding of the dynamics between these communities.
Project Management: Experience in working cooperatively and collaboratively with others to plan and execute projects, research, events, or initiatives. Ability to meet deadlines and project objectives and to problem-solve challenges.
Self-direction: Takes initiative and is motivated to explore solutions instead of waiting for directions. Detail-oriented, patient, highly organized, follows through on all responsibilities, and communicates concerns and challenges if they arise. Is responsive and works quickly and collaboratively.
Communications: Strong overall written skills and the ability to communicate with people of various backgrounds and experiences.
Resilience: Able to withstand working in an organization exposed to biased, anti-abortion/reproductive rights beliefs and incidents from external sources.
Collaborative Spirit: Ability to work as an integral part of a team of hard-working, energetic professionals, taking feedback and working with a variety of colleagues with unique backgrounds, experiences, and working styles.
Prioritization and Detail Orientation: Ability to set and meet goals, prioritize, plan, manage, and complete work on deadline and in optimum quality, and communicates clearly should issues arise. Responds to constantly shifting daily events and priorities with strategic thinking, energy, and an open mind.
Commitment to Reproductive Justice: An understanding of and commitment to issues affecting the reproductive health/rights/justice community, as well as an understanding of racism, classism, and other systems of interconnected oppressions is critical.
Language Ability: Ability to communicate effectively in English is required.
Work hours & Compensation
This is a part-time (20 – 30 hours a week) position that will pay $25 an hour, depending on experience. Work benefits for part-time RHAP employees include:
- A working computer.
- A work-from-home stipend of $20 per pay period.
- 8 hours of personal development time..
- Pro-rated vacation and sick leave and holidays when applicable.
- Opportunities for advancement and training.
- Flexible schedule.
- Overtime pay (if applicable).
This is a fully remote position. The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
- The employee is required to sit and use a computer for a large majority of working hours.
- Occasional in and out-of-state travel to conferences and meetings may be required.
- The employee may be required to work outside for programmatic duties such as tabling and coordinating events.
- This position is part-time, with the employee’s regular time schedule to be approved by the supervisor.
- The employee may occasionally be asked to work evening and weekend hours for special program events or as necessary.\
- Some work at off-site locations may be required; RHAP aims for accessibility in any off-site location that we control, but some of them may not be fully accessible.
- This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and scanners. The employee is regularly required to communicate effectively via computer, via phone, and in person.
How to Apply
Send your cover letter, resume, three references, and a short writing sample to email@example.com. Indicate “Development Associate” in the subject line. No phone or email inquiries, please.
Please submit your application by March 23rd.
The Reproductive Health Access Project (RHAP) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any individual based on any non-merit factor and is committed to an equitable workplace where everyone is treated as a respected and valued member of the team. In fact, RHAP actively seeks to build and maintain a diverse staff with regard to race, sex, gender identity, age, ability, religion, national origin, or sexual orientation. In addition to Federal law requirements, RHAP complies with applicable New York State and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
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