Employment & Internships

Development Coordinator

Colectiva is searching for a multifaceted person committed to social justice and advancting immigration reform by growing the collective to provide services and support. We are searching for an experienced individual to lead Colectiva’s  strategic fundraising efforts, and to execute Colectiva’s fundraising plan in collaboration with Colectiva’s finance team.


Grassroots Fundraising & Coordinating Events 

  • Develop, maintain and cultivate relationships with current, past and potential donors, increasing the number and amount of donors;
  • Monitor day-to-day giving, ensuring accurate processing and stewardship of gifts via mail, emails and phone calls;
  • Supervise the accurate processing of checks, credit cards, and electronic funds transfers for unrestricted and restricted gifts and monies;
  • Coordinate direct mail and end of year giving plan, including developing and distributing Annual Reports, coordinating annual e-appeals, stewardship of donors, and sending tax letters to all donors; 
  • Spearhead events, including the annual gala, Give-Big, Giving-Tuesday, and other fundraising events;
  • Support social media engagement related to fundraising activities.

Working with Supporters

  • Identify and cultivate funder, ally, and philanthropic partners;
  • Research, develop, write, and submit grant proposals to obtain, increase, and diversify funding that aligns with Colectiva’s mission;
  • Coordinate site visits and work with staff to manage funder reports, accomplish objectives in accordance with funding timelines, and oversee project budgets;
  • Write and submit interim, final narratives and financial reports for current funders with the support of staff members;
  • Create materials, talking points for proposals to recruit and communicate with funders;
  • Input and track all foundation monies in Colectiva’s donor management database.

Support Colectiva’s Budget and Finance Team

  • Cultivate an understanding of fundraising activities and participation in fundraising activities;
  • Collaborate on CLP’s Finance and Budget Team through regular meetings to monitor fundraising efforts and organizational expenses;
  • Co-lead Colectiva’s budgeting process alongside Operations Manager and Budget maintain updated financial information;
  • Participate in collective self-management of the organization.


  • 3 years or more of successful development experience that include the proven ability to set and meet fundraising goals;
  • Demonstrated commitment to immigrant rights, social justice issue, and is in alignment with Colectiva’s mission and organizational values;
  • Posses the natural ability to build relationships, lead and train others with exceptional writing, speaking and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Experience tracking revenues and expenses, working with and mataining CRM donor databases, knowledge of Little Green Light and Quickbooks is a plus;
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends, when necessary;
  • Experience Proficiency in Spanish preferred.

SALARY & BENEFITS: This position starts at $53,000 and includes an annual cost of living adjustment, and benefits package includes paid health and vision insurance, and generous paid time off, vacation and sick leave. Please inquire at the interview about any other benefits we may be offering. 

TO APPLY  Please send resume, cover letter,  and contact information for three references to jobs@colectivalegal.org with “Development Coordinator Application” in the subject heading. No phone calls please. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until position is filled. 


CLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees/applicants in all of our employment practices without regard to race, religion, color, sex or gender (including gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation), sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental ability, or any other basis protected by law. We encourage applications from people of color, immigrants, women, people with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ community and other traditionally underrepresented groups.