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Development Manager, Grief Support Services

OUR HOUSE Grief Support Center
New York, United States
$100,000.00 - $125,000.00
Posted Date
May 29, 2024

OUR HOUSE Grief Support Center is the premier provider of grief support services in Southern California. For three decades, OUR HOUSE has helped thousands of children, teens, and adults in Los Angeles County find healing after the death of someone close. Our vision is to create a world in which grief is embraced, understood, and respected. Currently, OUR HOUSE is exploring the opportunity to bring its unique model of grief support from Los Angeles to New York. To support fundraising efforts, we are seeking a talented, motivated, and proven Development Manager/Consultant to join the OH New York team and play a key leadership role in achieving OUR HOUSE New York fundraising goals through donor engagement, grants management, and events.  


Donor Engagement

  • Support Advisory Board Chair in all coordination, implementation, and follow-up pertaining to donor meetings and gatherings.
  • Manage all donor activity tracking and acknowledgement through DonorPerfect and QGiv fundraising database solutions.
  • Create donor communications and other collateral as required.

Grants Management

  • Lead grant proposal development and submission—preparing and organizing materials for proposals and submitting and monitoring grant applications.
  • Execute grant agreements and acknowledgement letters for corporate and foundation supporters.
  • Maintain grant compliance and reporting, including outcome measurement and grant budgets.
  • Research statistics, trends, and data for grant proposals and community advocacy.

 Event Planning

  • Design and implement events following a development plan that includes budgets, timelines, retention strategies, fundraising initiatives (including corporate sponsorships), volunteer committee development and engagement, marketing/PR, logistics and operations. 
  • Achieve event revenue targets and expense budgets with accountability for budgeted goals. 
  • Develop community contacts to recruit high level volunteer leadership on event planning committees and in garnering community support. 
  • Collaborate with OH staff and volunteer leadership to solicit donations from their networks.


  • Bachelor’s or equivalent experience required. 
  • Demonstrated analytical and persuasive writing experience as well as superior editing skills.
  • Experience in developing, managing, and producing nonprofit fundraising events.
  • Proven hands-on experience working in collaboration with staff and volunteers to achieve event revenue goals, while developing and managing ongoing annual partnerships with community volunteers and leaders. 
  • Demonstrated interest in grief support and the mission, vision, and values of OUR HOUSE, and comfort with grief narratives and conversations.
  • Commitment to Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, including use of empowering, person-centered language that honors the dignity of our clients.


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans
  • 403B Retirement Plan
  • Eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness for Federal Student Loans

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