Job Opportunities

Thrive DC is currently seeking to fill the following positions:

Job Title:                              Development Associate

Hours:                                     40 hrs/weeks
Reports to:                              Development Director
Status:                                     Full-time employee

Job Title:                               Donations Rescue

Position type:                         Contractual
Salary:                                     $11.00-$12.00/hr.
Hours:                                     Evening hours  (approximately 7 pm – 11 pm), Sat-Tues

See below for descriptions of each position.

DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

Qualifications (required): Bachelor’s degree; 1 or more years of related development or nonprofit experience. Positive interpersonal skills; strong work ethic, independent motivation, and ability to work as part of a team; enthusiasm, sense of humor, creativity, flexibility, and patience.  Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced, sometimes-chaotic setting; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and adapt to changing environment.   Strong communication and writing skills; detail-oriented with good organizational skills a must.  Ability to set priorities, exercise good judgment, meet tight deadlines and provide timely and concise information to coworkers.  Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).

Additional skills and experience (highly desirable): Demonstrated interest in the not-for-profit sector and strong interest in development, social justice, and Thrive DC’s mission.  Familiarity with database management; grant processing, event planning, and/or graphic design a plus.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Under direction of Development Director, draft and ensure timely submission of grant and other funding proposals and reports.
  • Maintain grants tracking schedule, foundation activity logs and grants files.
  • Research prospective donors (individual, institutional and governmental), maintain prospect database and assist in prioritizing donors for follow up.
  • Run and prepare statistical reports and export mailing lists from database.
  • Support production and mailing of direct mail appeals, newsletters, event invitations and other mailings as needed.
  • Handle correspondence and maintain files for individual donors, foundations, corporate partners and other donors.
  • Assist the Development Director and others in representing THRIVE DC to current and prospective supporters, donors, and the general public.
  • Provide administrative support of special fundraising events and other fundraising activities
  • Update acknowledgement letters
  • Handle data entry, credit card processing, and donation acknowledgement processing.
  • Help maintain Thrive DC’s web pages, blog and social networking sites.
  • Other duties as assigned

Send resume and cover letter to:

Alicia Horton, Executive Director
Alicia@thrivedc.org

No phone calls please.

Thrive DC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, political belief, age, gender, sexual orientation or class.

DONATIONS RESCUE

Purpose of Delivery Driver is to pick up and deliver items to and from specified locations.  The driver is responsible for preparing, loading, unloading, operating, and cleaning their vehicle and maintaining all necessary records.

This is a contractual position.  For purposes of this contractual arrangement the independent contractor will be subject to the tenets of the independent contract agreement must have the following:

Qualifications:

A delivery driver must be 21 years or older can be a high school graduate or equivalent.  Must have a valid driving license.  Delivery drivers should have good interpersonal skills, good knowledge of the city and an excellent driving record and sound work ethic.

(Required): 1 or more years of related experience as a driver, or related job.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Pick up donated items and deliver to primary office location or other designated site.
  • Delivery drivers must be prepared to work in any traffic, weather and timing according to his employer’s business needs.
  • Must be punctual and stringent about timings and make no delay in pick –ups and deliveries.
  • Driver also has to do the entire down load of items generally food items) from the vehicle.
  • Counts and writes down in to a log sheet the amount of items that have been picked up and delivered.
  • Driver also has to do the entire up load to the van. Counts and writes down in to a log sheet the amount of items receiving.
  • Maintains files, records and routines needed to insure the efficient operation of the mobile service, such as delivery and pick- ups logs forms
  • Receive deliveries in a timely and professional manner.
  • He must be friendly and courteous towards his customers.
  • He must take care of goods during transit and ensure zero damage.
  • Must be an adept driver and should always abide by all traffic rules.
  • Should have good team spirit and work in perfect coordination with his colleagues
  • Keep in close contact with the Volunteer and Community Relation Coordinator , assuring that the all sites have been serviced
  • Follow all safety regulations and precautions.
  • Invoice the organization every two weeks for services rendered.
  • Take initiative and work independently with little supervision.
  • Have the ability and willingness to do regular physical labor including lifting, carrying, cleaning, etc.

Send resume and cover letter to:

Alicia Horton, Executive Director
Alicia@thrivedc.org

No phone calls please.

Thrive DC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, political belief, age, gender, sexual orientation or class.