Job Postings

Development Coordinator


California Wolf Center

Closing Date
February 21, 2023

California Wolf Center is looking for a junior professional with a passion for wildlife conservation and possessing experience in areas of fundraising, event planning and public relations.

The primary function of the Development Coordinator is to support the Executive Director’s efforts to increase the organization’s revenue through membership and donor development, grant research and writing, event planning and public relations. The successful candidate will have experience in:
Membership: Execute membership acquisition drives and member appeals. Management of database and membership processing.
Donor Development: Help cultivate, maintain and manage the major donor development process. Develop creative events to increase large donors. Create and manage two fundraising donor appeals each year. Database management.
Event planning: Assist and manage the planning process for all events, primarily annual fundraising event planning, sponsorship solicitation and volunteer management.
Grants: Researching new grant opportunities to support programs, services and capital needs as well as write grant applications and follow up reports.
Marketing: Assist with developing marketing strategies, website updating and public relations work. May include social media management.

Our Center has high standards and is focused on responsible animal welfare and holistic conservation practices.

Note: The location of the Center is in Julian, California, about 55 miles from the center of San Diego. Primary day to day work will take place at the Center which is located in San Diego’s mountains. The office and the environment are rural. However, the work of the California Wolf Center is national in scope. Some telecommuting will be permitted after the Development Coordinator has established a good working relationship with Center staff.

Education and Pre-requisites

– Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
-Two years of relevant professional work experience
-Strong writing and interpersonal skills
-Experience with donor database management software – Donorperfect preferred.
-Demonstrated organizational skills and proficiency in MS Office Suite, Google Workspace, Squarespace or other website management software.

Compensation and benefits

Full Time, Non-Exempt
Hourly Rate: $21 – $25/hour, plus benefits.

Application instructions

Please send your resume to:

About California Wolf Center (CWC): The California Wolf Center is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization founded in 1977 whose mission is dedicated to the return of wild wolves to their natural habitat and to the people who share the landscape with them. We foster communities coming together to ensure wolves; livestock and people thrive in today’s world.

EMPLOYMENT AT THE California Wolf Center
It is the policy of CWC to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, physical or mental disabilities, marital status, veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected under federal, state, or local law. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires CWC to hire only individuals who are eligible to work in the United States. Upon the employee’s reporting for the first day of work, an individual will be expected to provide documentation of employability.