Job Title – Advancement Assistant
Reports to – Chief Advancement Officer/ Vice President, Advancement
United Friends of the Children empowers current and former foster youth on their journey to self-sufficiency through service-enriched education and housing programs, advocacy, and consistent relationships with a community of people who care.
UFC has been an integral part of the Los Angeles foster care community since our founding by Nancy M. Daly in 1979. Our early advocacy efforts helped establish the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services and pass the Foster Care Independence Act. Innovations in direct services span from co-founding the first transitional housing program in the nation for former foster youth to the creation of an 11-year education support continuum that follows foster youth from the seventh grade through the completion of a bachelor’s degree.
Reporting to the Chief Advancement Officer, the Advancement Assistant will provide support to the Chief Advancement Officer on all ongoing projects in the Advancement Department. Projects will include, but are not limited to, supporting the Advancement team’s manager-level staff, assisting with UFC events, working in collaboration with the Advancement Team to maximize UFC’s exposure in Los Angeles, and managing donor connections. The individual in this position will be responsible for ensuring that UFC’s front office delivers a professional and welcoming first impression at all times.
From Monday – Friday, the Development Assistant will work from UFC’s downtown office. Some weekend and evening work is required throughout the year as needed and at major events.
Duties and responsibilities
Stewardship, Donor Management & Fundraising
Special Events & Community Outreach
To apply, submit resume and cover letter, including three to five tweet-length bullet points highlighting your most relevant accomplishments or experience, to job [email protected]. Please note position title in the subject line.