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Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center

Director of Development

Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center


Job Summary

Special Kids is seeking an experienced development professional who is responsible for oversight, initiative-taking planning, and successful execution of a comprehensive fundraising and development plan. The Director of Development will be motivated and inspired to engage donors and raise funds in support of the mission of Special Kids. The Director of Development will be a member of the Executive Leadership Team.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Grow awareness of the impact of Special Kids in the community.
  • Excellent written and communication skills, attention to detail and documentation.
  • Works well independently as well as under direct supervision.
  • Knowledge of new and traditional fundraising approaches and trends. Creative approach to identifying and implementing development opportunities.
  • Collaborate with marketing for the content and distribution of all organization’s social posts, emails, and publications.
  • Must attend meetings and conferences and participate in other activities as assigned.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities
  • There are supervisory opportunities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Education and/or Experience                         

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in Business, Marketing, Mass Communication, or other related field, 3-5 years of development experience, donor management, and/or training in not-for-profit fundraising.

Computer Skills                                                                                                     

  • To be successful in this job, an individual should have basic computer skills, including strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word, with the ability to learn new software and web-based applications.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations                         

  • Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) preferred. CPR certification is recommended.

Additional Qualifications

  • Compassion
  • Willingness                                           
  • Courage                            
  • Faith

Additional Information


Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, FSA, Flex Dollars, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Uniform Account. 

How to Apply




  • Date Posted: April 25, 2024
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Fundraising / Revenue Development
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Start Date: 06/24/2024
  • Salary Range: TBD
  • Working Hours: TBD