Development Assistant - 2021-402

Job Description

Are you ready to join an energetic passionate team as we partner with our donors to provide healing & hope to Idaho’s most vulnerable kids? As a Development Assistant you are a crucial member of our development and marketing team. Are you detailed oriented leader with exceptional communication skills? Do you love to work with others to make a difference in the world around you? Do you have a natural curiosity and commitment to make a difference? Then we need to talk!
The Idaho Youth Ranch Development & Marketing team is seeking an amazing new teammate to join us. We are looking for someone with a passion for kids, an eye for detail, a commitment to relationship building, and a willingness to jump in and get the job done.
As our Development Assistant some of the many things you will do include (see the job description for more):
o Be the hub for our team, keeping us organized, working together and on track.
o Create a best-in-class donor experience through donation follow-up including prompt thank you letters & receipts, thank you notes and new donor welcome packets.
o Build strong relationships with existing donors & prospective donors, responding to their requests efficiently and updating them about how their support is making a huge impact on kids’ lives.
o Be the face and voice of the Development Dept; greeting guests, routing calls and maintaining crucial and confidential donor data(using Salesforce)

So, who are we? Idaho Youth Ranch is one of the oldest non-profit agencies in the state of Idaho. Our mission:
We unite for Idaho’s youth by providing accessible programs and services that nurture hope, healing, and resilience.
Why unite with us? Because we are better together! Our team members enjoy a workplace where Relationships are the foundation, where we are all Committed to the same mission, where Growth is always possible, where we are treated with and show Compassion, where trust guides us to Transparency, and above all, where Joy sustains us.
What do we offer? In addition to contributing to our awesome mission, working at IYR has many advantages! Affordable medical and dental care, other voluntary benefits offerings, a 401(k) match, paid time off, an employee discount on purchases at our thrift stores, and working in a caring and compassionate environment just to name a few.

Must Haves:
o High School Diploma or equivalent
o Strong verbal and written communication skills
o Heightened proficiency in spelling and grammar.
o Excellent record keeping and associated software skills (i.e. Excel, Access, Word, Outlook and database programs
o Must respect confidentiality of donors and other sensitive information relevant to the Department of Development
o Comply with fundraising ethical standards
o 3 to 5 years experience in providing administrative support, preferably in support of fund-raising activities
o Associates or Bachelor degree.

As a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit, the Idaho Youth Ranch is a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PLSF) program. The PLSF offers student loan forgiveness on qualifying loans under specific conditions. Speak with your loan provider for more information.

The Idaho Youth Ranch is an equal opportunity employer. For more information regarding this position and our benefits, and to submit your application, visit our website

Type: Full-time

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Idaho Youth Ranch

Idaho Youth Ranch is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping vulnerable, at-risk kids transform the pain and despair of childhood trauma into hope for a promising future.

Our Mission:
We unite for Idaho's youth by providing accessible programs and services that nurture hope, healing, and resilience.

Our Values:
RELATIONSHIPS are the foundation.
COMMITMENT to our mission unites us.
GROWTH is always possible.
TRANSPARENCY makes us stronger.
COMPASSION is our lens.
JOY sustains us.

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