Development AssociateAt Moshava Alevy

Posted Feb 15, 2022 Job Length Year Round


Working with the Executive Director, the Development Associate is responsible for overseeing the planning and implementation of all of BALA’s fundraising activities. He/She will serve as staff to the board’s engagement committee. He/She will develop relationships within the community and alumni to support the organization’s operating budget and year-round activities. The Development Associate will work with the Executive Director and Board of Directors to set an annual fundraising goal.


Development Planning

– In coordination with the Executive Director, design an overall development plan which includes a timeline and the resources needed for alumni outreach, major donor relationships, annual fundraising, and the capital campaign.

– Plan, organize, and help to implement all fundraising activities which may include special events, house parties, direct mail, cultivation visits, solicitation visits, and phone-a-thons.

Major Donor Relations

– Work with lay leaders and Executive Director to identify and rate potential donors.

– In coordination with the Executive Director, develop strategies for cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship for each individual major donor.

Public Relations and Communications

– In coordination with the Executive Director, write and prepare all materials needed for fundraising including newsletter, email, brochures, annual appeals, capital campaign materials, etc.

– Work with outside vendors for design, printing and mailing of development materials.

– Organize and lead on-site tours for major donors, prospects and others to camp.

– Represent camp on community boards and at meetings where the camp needs to be in attendance.

Alumni Relations

– Create and implement an annual plan for outreach and alumni activities.

– Coordinate and facilitate alumni annual events (target of 2 events, one for older alumni and one for younger)

Running Springs Community Engagement

– Work with BALA’s Retreat Center Director to maintain relationships with Running Springs Fire, Police, and neighbors.

– Draft and send quarterly communications to the Running Springs community about our program and site.

Board of Director Meetings

– Attend all Board meetings.

– Prepare fundraising reports for Board meetings.

– Provide direct staff assistance to appropriate Board committees

Administrative Duties

– Responsible for maintaining donor database and accurate donor records.

– Responsible for all activities related to donor communication, which includes thank you notes, gift acknowledgements and donor recognition programs.

– Work with the bookkeeper to assure timely generation of pledge reminders.

– Provide regular reports to the Executive Director and Board on fundraising activities.


– Serve as a member of the staff leadership team and help assure that all programs succeed when needed.

– Provide assistance and support to the Executive Director on strategic thinking, community relations and Board development.

– Coordinate administrative and public relations work with other camp staff.


Comm w/exp



- Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and at least three years’ experience in increasingly responsible development roles.

- Strong written and oral communication skills.

- Leadership skills along with a collaborative and collegial work style.

- Understanding and experience in working with volunteers.

- Knowledge of the Jewish Community.

- Experience and skills in developing and managing budgets.

- Proven record in creating and managing events.

- Ability to multitask, juggle competing priorities and delegate to others.

- Experience in identifying gift opportunities.

How to Apply

To apply, please email CV and Cover Letter to Avi Matanky at

Contact Information

Camp Name

Moshava Alevy

Job Title

Development Associate

Camp Address

1101 S Robertson Blvd. #105, Los Angeles, California, 90035, United States