Fundraising Specialist

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Veterans Accession House is on the search for someone to take the lead in developing our fundraising department. This would be an opportunity to build a system from the ground up. We are a small and relatively new non-profit, so you would be given a lot of room on how you would like to develop the program. VAH is a non-profit headquartered in Concord and operating in Contra Costa County. Hours and Scheduling

  • 16 Hours weekly, more may be requested
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
  • Open and flexible schedule
Responsibilities Include
  • The developing fundraising strategies
  • Documentation of fundraising policies
  • Community outreach
  • Coordination of fundraising events
  • Canvassing the local community
  • Creating relationships with local businesses and private donors
  • Whatever else you suggest!
Preferred Qualities
  • Initiative
  • Self-Motivated
  • Personable
  • Sociable
  • Team Player
  • Veteran
Educational Requirements
  • No rigid requirements - you can still be in your program and still apply
  • Having a Certification in a Non-Profit field is a huge plus - especially fundraising
  • Bachelors Degree in Non-Profit, Marketing, or Community Organization preferred
Helpful Work Experience
  • Canvassing
  • Fundraising
  • Event Organizing
Technical Experience
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Email and Texting
  • Bonus points if you are familiar with Slack and Nuclino
Don't meet all of the requirements? - Apply anyways! Feel free to check us out at

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Mission Statement

The purpose of the Veterans Accession House is to "Help Those Who Served First." As a public benefit corporation, non-profit 501 (c) (3), we offer housing for Veterans experiencing homeless or at risk of homelessness. As a service provider, we have learned that there are many organizations aiding veterans experiencing health, dependency, disabilities and even homelessness. However, there is a gap in services to help Homeless Student and Working Veterans; a segment of the Veteran population who are under-represented. Statistically, local colleges, State, and private universities report homelessness in their student population; within this number exists an unacceptable percentage who are veterans. This is where Veterans Accession House makes a difference. We provide housing to our Veterans so they can focus on what important to them, maintain employment and remaining in school.


VAH offers two separate programs which are aimed at reducing veteran homelessness. Service Intensive Transitional Housing (SITH) aims to find Veterans permanent housing while concurrently working with the Veterans to improve or stabilize other areas of their life. VAH also offers Bridge Housing for HUD-VASH grantees while they seek and secure permanent housing. VAH offers short-term transitional housing for Veterans who have been offered and accepted a permanent housing voucher but are currently in transition to a permanent living situation.

Homeless & Housing
Veterans & Military Families


We'll work with your schedule.


1812 Galindo StreetConcord, CA 94520



  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach




  • Must be at least 18
  • Flexible hours and requirements - we're happy to work something out with you

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