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Development Associate

Verbum Dei High School (Los Angeles)






Founded in 1962, Verbum Dei High School is a Jesuit, Catholic high school located in Watts with an enrollment of approximately 320 students. Part of the Cristo Rey Network, Verbum Dei offers young men from supportive families of limited resources a college prep curriculum, corporate work experience, and faith formation that prepare them to graduate from college as men-with-and-for-others who serve their communities and pursue a more just and humane world for all.

Summary of Job Responsibilities: The Development Associate is responsible for supporting the Mission Advancement Department in all general office duties which include other organizational needs.

Essential Functions
General Office Duties includes, but not limited to the following:
• Administrative Support
o Provide administrative support for the Mission Advancement Team
o Continuous inventory of office supplies
• Donor/Database management
• Financial Reports
• Assist Special Events
o President’s Gala, Salons, etc.
• Mailings
• Acknowledgement letters
• All donor communications
• Marketing
o Produce monthly e-newsletter
o Produce Monthly Mailer
o Manage and update content on VDHS website
o Update Facebook, Instagram as needed
• Board Liaison
o Attend board meetings 4 per year and produce meeting minutes
o Assist Board Chair and President with all communications to Board
• President Assistance
o General Office Duties
o Managing Calendar
o Travel arrangements as needed
• Cristo Rey Network Annual Report
o Point of contact for Cristo Rey Network
o Manage and submit all data to Cristo Rey Network

• Other tasks as needed


Qualifications & Skills
• 2-5 years’ experience in a nonprofit fundraising
• A track record of delivering superior results
• Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently in a fast-paced environment, excellent organizational and administrative skills
• Demonstrate ability to work on a team that requires humility, integrity, a desire for continuous improvement and openness to feedback
• Excellent communication skills both written and oral
• Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
• InDesign a plus but not required
• Online marketing tools and other databases

To apply, submit the following items to Stephanie Andrade at
Please include the position in the subject line. No phone calls, please.
• Resume
• Cover letter
• Contact information for 3-5 professional references (direct phone, email, relationship to applicant)

Verbum Dei High School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law in the administration of any of its educational programs and activities or with respect to employment

Information/Application Contact

Verbum Dei High School (Los Angeles)

11100 S. Central Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90059