Development Assistant

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Rainbows is a leading not-for-profit organization providing vital services to children with special needs and their families. We are driven by strong guiding principles and supported by a highly talented and committed work force. Rainbows is seeking passionate and energetic candidates to consider for the position of Development Assistant.


A Development Assistant assists in research on prospective corporate foundation and individual donors for Rainbows. This individual must have a passion for our mission.  The Development Assistant reports to the Vice President of Development.


  • Conducts preliminary research on prospective corporate foundation and individual donors.
  • Maintains Raiser’s Edge Database and assist with maintaining donor files.
  • Regularly runs pledge reports, creates invoices and prepares acknowledge letters.
  • Assists with direct mailings.
  • Reviews bank statements and reconcile deposits with the finance staff.
  • Assembles media and donor kits for events and meetings.
  • Maintains guest lists; prepare registration materials and other duties associated with fundraising events.
  • Assists with grant writing and reporting as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Associates Degree.
  • Rasier’s Edge Software knowledge is preferred.


  • Prefer 1 year working with Non-Profit.
  • Ability to read and write the English language.
  • Must have the ability to make decisions quickly and accurately in an oftentimes fast-paced, work area.
  • Ability to perform work tasks within the physical demand requirements as outlined below.

WORK PACE: Self-paced, requiring the ability to make decisions quickly and accurately.

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