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National Health Care for the Homeless Council

Advancement Coordinator

National Health Care for the Homeless Council


Job Summary

Organizational Description

The National Health Care for the Homeless Council (the Council) is the premier national organization working at the nexus of homelessness and health care. Since 1986, we have brought together thousands of health care professionals, medical respite care providers, people with lived experience of homelessness, and advocates. Our 200+ Organizational Members include Health Care for the Homeless health centers, respite programs, and housing and social service organizations across the country.


Grounded in human rights and social justice the Council’s mission is to build an equitable, high-quality health care system through training, research and advocacy in the movement to end homelessness. As an organization, we believe an inclusive and open environment fosters creativity, contributes to the quality of our work, and provides growth opportunities for our employees. Additional information is available at

The Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Senior Director of Advancement, this Advancement team member maintains the donor and membership database, manages fundraising lists of individuals, organizations and foundations, and provides a range of administrative services in the areas of philanthropy and member relations.  This individual deals with confidential information, runs a variety of reports, creates queries, maintains lists, tracks charitable gifts and private grants, assists with special projects as needed, and provides general administrative support. This position is engaged with all areas of Advancement including fundraising, membership and communications.

Job Responsibilities

Donor and Member Services

  • Coordinates database records for fundraising and membership with Administration Coordinator
  • Provides special content as needed for donor acknowledgements
  • Coordinates communication between Advancement, prospects and donors
  • Coordinates with Administration on database queries
  • Prepares corporate and foundation support applications and communications
  • Prepares and distributes packages for membership marketing and new and renewing membership packets
  • Coordinates Annual Renewal Notices regarding Membership Dues and Tracks membership dues  
  • Maintains donor calendar
  • Coordinates media calendars

Administrative Support

  • Coordinates the calendar for media appointments and speaking events, arranges off-site meetings and coordinates travel schedules for philanthropic activities
  • Responds to queries related to Advancement
  • Provides fundraising assistance for NHCHC (National Health Care for the Homeless Council) and NIMRC (National Institute of Medical Respite Care)
  • Assists with Corporate Affiliate outreach and correspondence
  • Coordinates fundraising-related materials for securing special event exhibitors and sponsors
  • Maintain prospect list of Exhibitors and Sponsors for National Conference; send Prospectus to prospects; communicate with Admin to initiate invoice
  • Basic website updating assistance (training provided)
  • Provides other Advancement duties as requested


Education, Experience, and Skills

  • College degree or commensurate experience
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong written, oral and proofreading skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to operate office equipment (including photocopier, fax, telephone, and personal computer)
  • Knowledge of FileMaker (or willingness to be trained)
  • Ability to maintain confidential information concerning financial commitments of individual donors, corporations, and foundations
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to work well with multiple teams and projects inside and outside the Council

Personal Requirements

  • Be personally supportive of the stated mission and values of the Council
  • High degree of personal organization
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Exceptional human relations skills with individuals, corporate givers and foundation representatives
  • Commitment to a collaborative team approach to tasks
  • Ability to adapt adhere to deadlines
  • Strong interest in developing new skills and capabilities

Physical Requirements

Lifting up to 20 pounds

Additional Information




Paid Time Off

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter detailing your interest, qualifications, and salary requirements along with your resume to the following e-mail address: Subject line: Advancement Coordinator Position.

Resumes without cover letters will not be considered. Interviews will be granted according to the qualifications of the applicant.


  • Date Posted: June 15, 2020
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Government