Development Associate


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


2 Jean Walling Civic CenterEast Brunswick, NJ 08816


Development Associate Job Description

Position Summary:

The Disability Allies (DA) is dedicated to providing social opportunities to connect young adults and children with and without disabilities. The Development Associate is a part time position. You must be willing to join us at our monthly committee meetings at the Milltown Public Library at 10am on the Second Saturday of the month. The Development Associate reports to the Fundraising Manager and is responsible for DA donations and fundraising. The title of the position is subject to change before being hired.


  • Lead prospect research for major donors
  • Handle relationship management and reporting for a portfolio of major and individual donors
  • Help craft donor cultivation, stewardship and recognition processes and programs
  • Assist with special events
  • Ensure that board members are engaged and updated on an ongoing basis
  • Assist board members with donor solicitations

Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong time management, project management and organizational skills
  • Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial and deadline-sensitive environment
  • Flexibility, grace under pressure, ability to make strong rational decisions and a sense of humor

About the Disability Allies:

The purpose of the Disability Allies is to plan team building activities that connect young adults and children with and without disabilities. At our events we pair each individual up with a mentor. The job of the mentor is to help the participants with their social skills and insure that everyone interacts with each other. Our events are open to any young adult that has a disability, knows someone with a disability or is supportive of people with disabilities. Please visit to learn more.

Disability Allies Anti-Discrimination statement:

Disability Allies shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, gender identification or expression, or military status in any of its activities of operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers, and selection of vendors and provision of services.


  • Resource Development / Management
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Fundraising
  • Donor Management

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