Job ID: 18661

Location: San Jose California

Development Coordinator


Are you passionate about helping foster children and families? Now is an excellent opportunity to join an ethnically and culturally diverse team of multidisciplinary professionals. Unity Care Group (UCG) has many rewarding positions serving underserved foster youth and families in Santa Clara, San Mateo, and Placer Counties. 


UCG is a community-based, non-profit youth and family development agency. Founded to develop educational and social programs to enrich the lives of at-risk youth, our mission is to provide quality youth and family programs to create healthier communities through lifelong partnerships.


We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by a competitive compensation of $25.00-$30.00 hourly, depending on experience, and an extensive benefits package including:

  • Comprehensive health coverage: Medical, dental, and vision insurance provided
  • Robust retirement planning: 401(k) plan available with employer matching
  • Financial security: Life and disability insurance for added protection
  • Flexible financial options: Health savings and flexible spending accounts offered
  • Well-being and work-life balance: Paid time off and holidays and a flexible schedule


Plus, we work to maintain the best environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where everyone feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning, and culture.


As the Development Coordinator, you will be an integral member of Unity Care’s Development team and collaborate with the Director of Development to support behind-the-scenes processes, including donation entry, grant writing, financial reconciliation, and database management. This is not a marketing position.   


To be successful, you should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred with 1-3 years of relevant experience in office administrative support, project management, event coordination, or related fields; prior nonprofit experience is advantageous.
  • Exceptional organizational and time-management skills, proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, experience with databases and internet research, and familiarity with Boomerang and Wealth Engine are a plus.
  • Solid customer service abilities with excellent verbal and written communication skills, including grammar and reading; effective in team collaboration.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritize, problem-solve, and work independently; flexible schedule; basic telephone and electronic mail protocol knowledge.


Your responsibilities as the Development Coordinator will include the following:

  • Manage the entire donor gift entry and acknowledgment process, including drafting, proofreading, and mailing donor acknowledgment letters.
  • Research potential grant opportunities, maintain a grants calendar, and prepare grant proposals for leadership approval.
  • Support donor campaigns by managing the CRM, updating contact information, and coordinating with vendors.
  • Collaborate with the Finance department on gift processing and assist with social media and website content.
  • Coordinate special events, including recruiting volunteers, organizing board meetings, and preparing meeting minutes.


Ready to transform lives and shape a brighter future for our youth! Apply today! 

If you are a dedicated and compassionate individual passionate about helping young people succeed, we want to hear from you! 


Unity Care Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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