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Advancement & Project Manager

Company: Friendship Center
Date Posted: October 13, 2017

Friendship Center is looking for an Advancement and Project Manager
Full Time – 35 hours/wk.

In this exciting role as Advancement and Project Manager you will be working with a great team, including Board Members, that support aging adults and their caregivers. You will be encouraged to be innovative and creative to accomplish your objectives in order to advance the program’s mission.


The Advancement and Project Manager (APM) is responsible for coordinating project management activities as outlined by the Board of Directors and various committees, such as supporting expansion of programs and other activities. In addition, the APM will be responsible for securing new funding which will include grants through corporations, service organizations and other funding sources, and securing funds towards a capital campaign. We are looking for a team player with supervisory experience and excellent organizational and time management skills.


Oversees the completion of grants and reports; adheres to all compliance and procedures. Raises money from private, government granting sources; assists with fundraising events, and donor appreciation gatherings; prepares budgets by researching and compiling information in relation to the Center’s mission.


Coordinates project management activities, resources, equipment and information; participates in committee meetings and assists with setting agenda, and identifies and defines requirements, scope and objectives; breaks project into doable actions and set timeframes; assign tasks to internal teams and assists with schedule managements; analyze risks and opportunities; oversees project procurement and management of assignments.


1. Master’s degree in business or related field


2.  Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Communication or a related field from four-year college or university; a minimum of two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; experience with writing grant proposals. Strong computer skills required. Project management experience is desirable. Valid California Driver’s License.

3. Must have grant writing experience. Non-profit and committee work desirable.

4. Experience in gerontology desirable.

5. Supervisory experience desirable.

6. Computer literacy and familiar with Word, Excel, e-mail- Outlook, and power point programs.

7. Excellent writing and communication skills and good with numbers and budgets.

8. Proven work experience as a Project/Planning Coordinator or similar role.

9. Able to use diplomacy, discretion, and strong client-facing and team work skills.

Prefer experience working with older adults and or caregivers, or experience with those with differing abilities; strong management/supervision experience preferred. Fingerprint clearance, CPR/First Aid required; proof of California automobile insurance.

Compensation: $45,500 - $51,000 DOE, plus comprehensive benefit package: health insurance, dental, PTO, Sick, 403(b), 12 Holidays
Non-profit organization

Please e-mail cover letter and resume with three professional references to

Only applicants meeting the criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the interviewing process.