Career Opportunities


Director of Development

Purpose of Job:

  • Develop, promote, and manage sound fundraising practices and plans that ensure appropriate funding to sustain day-to-day operations and future capital campaigns

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Prepare, organize, direct, and coordinate grant research, writing, and reporting
  • Develop and implement an annual development plan to meet the financial needs of the organization, with appropriate goals and performance metrics for all areas of the organization.
  • Responsible for identifying, cultivating soliciting, and stewarding donors, including individuals, corporations, and foundations.
  • Identify potential contributors through examination of past records, individual, and corporate contacts, and knowledge of community
  • Plan and coordinate appeals for restricted and unrestricted funds, capital campaign, and planned gifts
  • Manage donor base
  • Organize campaigns to reach potential contributors through various digital channels
  • Train, supervise, and evaluate development staff to ensure successful productivity and achievement of established goals and objectives
  • Plan and coordinate internal special events
  • Oversee and coordinate external special events
  • Serve as liaison to Board of Directors; Prepares monthly reports
  • Design and write content for the Annual “Friends of TKT” newsletter and content for the annual yearbook
  • Serve as the staff liaison for the Fundraising Committee



  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Excellent communication skills-both written and spoken
  • Organization and attention to detail is mandatory
  • Experience supervising and leading a team
  • Proficiency in donor base management systems
  • Ability to treat people of all abilities with respect and integrity
  • Experience in fundraising, development, and marketing
  • CFRE certified preferred


Work Schedule:

  • Ability to work week nights and weekends required


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to perform all required job tasks in a climate controlled office and outdoors exposed to changing weather conditions

Please send resume and cover letter by October 12th to

Internship Opportunities

An internship with Camp Ta-Kum-Ta allows you to learn new skills while making a positive difference in the lives of children who have or have had cancer!  We offer non-paid internships to motivated students who need community service for their high school or students who can receive academic credit from their college.

For more information contact:
Hattie Johnson at 802-372-5863,