Job Title: Development Associate

Position: Full-Time

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Reports To: Deputy Development Director

Start date: January 2023

Work Location: Flexible


Position Summary:


The National Domestic Workers Alliance is a 501c3 nonprofit that organizes domestic workers in the United States  to advance respect, recognition, and labor standards. We work to guarantee labor protections for domestic workers by winning legislation at the state level, pushing for regulatory changes at the national level, through the International Labor Organization at the global level, and elevating domestic workers as key leaders in building a powerful movement for social and global justice. The Alliance formed in 2007 at the US Social Forum and currently represents 70+ affiliates and chapters in 20 states, as well as a growing digital network of 400,000+ workers nationally.


Care in Action is a 501c4 nonprofit group dedicated to fighting for dignity and fairness for the millions of domestic workers in the United States, most of whom are women of color. Founded in 2016, Care in Action provides the tools, training, and community that working families need to make their voices heard, and organize and advocate for respect, recognition, and inclusion in labor protections.


NDWA seeks a highly detail-oriented, self-driven Development Associate to support a growing institutional and individual fundraising program for NDWA (501(c)(3), Care in Action (501(c)(4)), and NDWA Labs. The person in this role will serve a foundational administrative function and have an opportunity to learn about all aspects of our fundraising, while helping to adapt and build systems to meet evolving needs, and working in an exceptionally mission-driven environment. The Development Associate’s key responsibilities will include overall coordination of the grants calendar and supporter records, sustaining our fundraising data integrity, as well as prospect research, support for donor cultivation and stewardship. The right individual for this position will have meticulous attention to detail, have strong communication skills, and CRM experience.




Data Entry & Reporting

Maintain impeccable individual and institutional donor records for NDWA and our sister entities in Salesforce CRM by entering gift data, grant requirements, donor/funder interactions, and copies of correspondence
Work with Database Manager to create templates for and generate regular revenue and deadline reports for members of the Development and Finance teams
Assist Database Manager in troubleshooting Salesforce issues, customizing and testing new database features, and ensuring data is clean and de-duped
Partner with Finance on monthly reconciliation of income for all entities
Donor Stewardship

Prepare and mail donor acknowledgements, liaising with Individual Giving team to customize and ensure appropriate tax language is included
Assist with donor stewardship (phone banking, thank you notes, etc.)
Assist with general communications and updates including direct mail campaigns and e-updates
Monitor general donation inquiry inbox, respond to or delegate donor inquiries as appropriate
Grant Reporting and Proposal Preparation

Coordinate and track all stages of institutional grants, including submission dates, grant agreements, payments, and reporting requirements
Coordinate appropriate program and finance staff to ensure timely content collection and submission of reports and proposals
Ensure standard set of attachments required for funder proposals and reporting are up-to-date
As needed, contribute to the content generation for grant proposals
Meeting & Admin Support

Schedule and support Development Team meetings with agenda dissemination and note-taking
As needed, assist Development Directors with scheduling and calendar support, coordinating closely with executive assistants for NDWA, Care in Action, and NDWA Labs
Organize receipts and prepare expense reports for Development team credit card
Other projects as assigned
Core Competencies

Minimum 1-2 years previous employment experience in nonprofit development, including foundation philanthropy
Knowledge of nonprofit organizations and development systems
Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills
Acute attention to detail
Ability to work independently and as part of a high-performing team, in a fast-paced, experimental organization
Proficiency in Microsoft Word (including mail merge), Excel, and Google Docs platform
Knowledge of CRM operations and Salesforce experience a major plus
Familiarity with the domestic worker sector and issues facing domestic workers and other low-wage workers a plus
Agreement and alignment with NDWA’s vision and values
Women, people of color, people with disabilities and LGBTQ people strongly urged to apply. Applications will only be accepted electronically.  Please submit a cover letter and resume by January 6, 2022. This position will remain open until filled.


NOTE: This position is included in a collective bargaining unit represented by a labor union, and specific employment terms and conditions may be subject to a Collective Bargaining Agreement.




To apply for this job email your details to kmason@domesticworkers.org