Development Associate

Website JSSA

General Overview:

JSSA has an immediate opening for a full-time Development Associate to join our Development team, which heads all aspects of JSSA’s vital fundraising initiatives. This position is responsible for providing support to our grants program and fundraising events, working with our fundraising database, and assisting with donor relations efforts.

Position Responsibilities:

-Create and maintain the grants tracking and report management system.
-Perform research to identify prospects of foundations, corporate foundations and government programs to evaluate opportunities for new funding sources.
-Work with Development staff and event committee members in support of our annual spring benefit.
-Enter data, produce reports, and oversee quality control of the fundraising database to ensuring the overall integrity of donor info.
-Help strategize more efficient utilization of the donor database for record keeping, donor communications, and other projects.
-Manage and draft letters, stewardship reports, documents, and briefs as needed.


-Bachelor’s degree required with 2-4 years of relevant experience
-Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Desktop Publishing required; experience using Salesforce or similar programs
-Excellent written and relationship-building skills
-Strong communication, multitasking, and organizational skills required
-Qualified candidate will have ability to be creative and be detail oriented


The Ina Kay Building
200 Wood Hill Road
Rockville, MD 20850

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Please submit the following application materials to

-Cover letter with salary requirements
-Contact information for 3 supervisory references

About JSSA:

JSSA, a community-based nonprofit, has been helping individuals and families across the Greater Washington metropolitan area meet emotional, social, and physical challenges for more than 120 years. We provide services and support to nearly 31,000 individuals a year through our wide range of counseling, educational, specialized employment, in-home support, hospice and nursing care, and social services. JSSA is a nonsectarian provider, serving people of all religious backgrounds, races, and ethnicities — from the youngest child to the most fragile senior.

JSSA is a growing agency and strives to be an employer of choice. As such, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, a healthy work-life balance, a collaborative team environment, and many opportunities for personal growth and professional development. We pride ourselves on our mission of empowering individuals and families to achieve well-being across their lifespan. Learn more about us at


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