Part-time Development Assistant

Location Oakland, CA 94607
Date Posted January 19, 2021
Job ID 7173
Employment Type Contract
Pay rate $24/hour

Scion Nonprofit Staffing ( is conducting a search for a contract Part-time Development Assistant for our client, a well-known environmental nonprofit organization in Oakland, CA.

Under the direction of the Development and Communications Director, the Development Assistant is responsible for supporting the organization's fundraising efforts. This includes the following: maintaining the donor database; compiling reports; processing acknowledgement letters; coordinating the giving programs; researching donors and maintaining on-line fundraising campaigns.


  • Develop and maintain donor database and all giving programs
  • Process incoming donations: open, copy, calculate, batch gifts, data entry, batch reports, acknowledge gifts  
  • Process online donations 
  • Respond to donor inquiries via email/phone 
  • Maintain letterhead/envelope inventory  
  • Reconcile with Accounting and provide reports  
  • Pull lists and maintain online database for e-marketing communications  


  •  Minimum 1 year of experience with databases, with competence in data entry, query pulling, mail merge 
  •  Superb attention to detail
  •  Excellent writing skills
  •  Proficient with Microsoft Office 
  • Proficient with QuickBooks 
  • Proficient with Salesforce
  •  Strong work ethic
  •  Excellent organization skills
  •  Light accounting knowledge preferred
  •  Knowledge of donor terminology preferred         
  •  Bachelor’s degree


This opportunity offers a pay rate of $24 hourly, depending on experience. This is great opportunity to work with an organization that makes a difference!


For immediate consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter here: We look forward to contacting potential-match applicants.


Scion Staffing is a national award-winning staffing firm. Over the past few years, our firm has had the pleasure of successfully assisting hundreds of local employers. No matter the requisition or size, our track record and recruitment process has made us one of the top recruitment firms in California. Additional information about our firm and success can also be found online at or in the 2010-2019 Business Times list of top staffing firms.

Scion Staffing is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and for the candidates we represent.

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