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Careers at Heart & Hand

Our values

Heart & Hand is proud to offer generous time-off, weekly self-care opportunities, and a friendly work environment. Join a team of passionate and hardworking professionals who value family, community, connection, respect, and opportunity.

Development Coordinator

May 26, 2021

Heart & Hand is looking for a detail oriented, dynamic, and motivated Development Coordinator who is dedicated to ensuring that all children have the opportunity to succeed. 

Heart & Hand Center is a nonprofit organization which disrupts the cycle of poverty for children and families in northeast Denver through community-based programming. Through long term relationships, out-of-school programming, and support for children and families, Heart & Hand Center empowers all young people to realize their potential. For more information, visit  www.heartandhandcenter.org. Join a team of passionate and hardworking professionals who value family, community, connection, respect, and opportunity.

Reports to: Development Director

Areas of Responsibility


  • Update annual development strategy in collaboration with Executive Director, Development Director and COO. 
  • Oversee research of potential donors to Heart & Hand Center, including individuals, corporations, organizations and foundations.
  • Coordinate ongoing stewardship activities to engage and retain current individual donors and corporate partners.
  • Maintain systems and processes to streamline, track and measure ongoing development activities. 
  • Manage and maintain the daily operation of a customer relations management (CRM) database to ensure the processing, tracking, reporting and acknowledgement of donations are performed in an accurate and timely fashion.
  • Manage the planning, logistics, and execution of fundraising events. 
  • Oversee and expand the Corporate Engagement and Volunteer Program.


  • Manage all social media accounts and web presence, develop content, engage with the audience, and track metrics.
  • Collaborate on donor communications in, including creating graphic design elements, and identify segmentations.  

Additional Support: 

  • Provide volunteer matching and management for the Career & College Readiness program.
  • Support internal administrative duties assigned by the Development Director.
  • Collaborate on special projects as they arise. 
  • other tasks as requested.


  • Commitment to Heart & Hand’s mission to empower all children to realize their full potential
  • Dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Minimum of two years of experience working in a non-profit environment
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Graphic Design
  • Expertise using MailChimp, Microsoft, and Google
  • Website Building and Management
  • Organizational and management skills, detail oriented
  • Highly coachable

Work Schedule and Compensation

This is a full-time position, Monday-Friday.

Salary range is $40,000-$45,000. Health and dental benefits are available. Generous time off policy including 2 week office closure at the end of the calendar year, weekly staff yoga classes (when there isn’t a pandemic!), and a friendly work environment.

Send resume and cover letter to gwenfarnsworth@heartandhandcenter.org with Development Coordinator application as the subject line.