Community Engagement Officer

WestCare- The Village South
Florida, United States
$60,000.00 - $80,000.00
Closing date
Dec 8, 2022

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Position Type
Executive, Fundraising, Alumni Affairs, Annual Fund, Capital Campaigns, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Direct Marketing, Donor Relations, Fundraising Administration, Grant Seeking, Major Gifts, Membership, Planned Giving, Prospect Research, Other Fundraising, Special Events, Programs, Community Outreach, Grant Administration, Administrative, Public Relations and Communications, Sales and Marketing
Community Development, Health, Other Fields, Social Services
Employment Type
Full Time

Salary: $60,000- $80,000 / ANNUAL


  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401k Matching
  • Health Savings Account


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree from four-year College in Business / Marketing / Communication or related field is preferred.
  • Three to Five years’ experience in community relations, communication, marketing or development is preferred
  • Experience working with non-profit organizations is required
  • A membership in the Association of Fundraising Professionals is preferred.
  • A knowledge of and adherence to the fundraising code of conduct and ethics guidelines of the Association of Fundraising Professionals is required.
  • Adherence to the Donor Bill of Rights of the Association of Fundraising Professionals is required.


  • Work with the Chief Development Officer to effectively implement a comprehensive plan of campaign to fully fund the “South Florida Center for Women & Children” as well as future fundraising efforts / projects as they are developed.
  • Work with the Chief Development Officer to effectively promote the agency mission, vision, values, and program sustainability for current and future fundraising projects
  • Annually develop and implement (2) quarterly appeals
  • Annually develop and implement (1) seasonal special fundraising event
  • Report weekly to the Chief Development Officer
  • Develop and / or review print and media materials used for fundraising campaigns and appeals (i.e., website, press releases, appeals, PSA’s, etc.). Some items such as press releases will be coordinated with the national marketing team
  • Work with the Chief Development Officer to identify annual engagement and fundraising goals
  • Work with the Chief Development Officer to craft and implement annual engagement and fundraising strategies / initiatives
  • In person direct solicitations of donations and gifts from prospective and existing donors
  • Identify, research, and cultivate influencers, prospective donors, donations, and gifts
  • Develop and implement appropriate communication and stewardship strategies for donors
  • Develop and maintain portfolio of donors and prospective donors
  • Serve as the primary gift processor for all gift types for the region
  • Maintain and update accurate donation and donor records in RENXT CRM for the region

Position Summary:

The Community Engagement Officer will be responsible for all community engagement and fundraising activities in support of the sustainability and growth of WestCare Village South. The Community Engagement Officer will be the primary point of contact for all local community relations and fundraising activities.

What is WestCare?

WestCare, a family of tax-exempt nonprofit organizations, provides a wide spectrum of health and human services in both residential and outpatient environments. Our services include substance abuse and addiction treatment, homeless and runaway shelters, domestic violence treatment and prevention, and mental health programs.


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