The National Runaway Safeline (NRS) is a 501(c)(3) organization committed to ensuring that America’s runaway, homeless and at-risk youth are safe and off the streets. NRS provides critical crisis intervention and resources for youth and families 24 hours a day, 365 days a year via a hotline, text, chat, emails, and an online forum. The organization is based in Chicago and serves youth in crisis and their families from across the U.S. and the U.S. Territories.
The Development Coordinator is a key member of NRS’ Engagement team. They contribute strongly to organizational fundraising activities (including donor acknowledgement, cultivation and management and special events), grant management (including research, writing and reporting) and provide administrative support for the NRS Board Development Committee and the Associate Board.
The ideal candidate brings a high level of energy and innovation and thrives in a fast-paced environment. Flexibility, strong organizational skills, effective written and oral communication skills, and a nuanced understanding of NRS’ diverse and broad audiences will be key for success in this role. This position reports to the Chief Engagement Officer, works with NRS senior leadership and the Board of Directors, and will be instrumental in assisting the organization with meeting its annual fundraising goals.
The Development Coordinator position is based in Chicago and will be temporarily remote during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Some evening and weekend hours will be required.
NRS is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or disability.