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Openings at the California School-Based Health Alliance

Associate Director/Development Director

The California School-Based Health Alliance (CSHA) is seeking an Associate Director for our statewide work increasing the delivery of health services in schools to enable all children to be healthy and successful in school. A large component of this position is fundraising and development, and we are also open to hiring a Development Director.

As the Associate Director, you will have the opportunity to work with the Executive Director and the leadership team to shape the direction and strategy for our organization with a focus on development, operations, and communications. The responsibilities listed below illustrate the overall possible scope of this position. We will tailor the job duties to fit the strengths of the right candidate.


1) Development (70% or 100% if hired solely as a Development Director)

  • Research funder/donor prospects, track grants pipeline, participate in project scoping, coordinate submission of grant proposals and reports, develop grant budgets, assist with grant writing.
  • Staff the resource development committee of the Board and manage board members’ participation in fundraising.
  • Develop corporate partnerships and our cause marketing campaign, including overseeing implementation of CSHA commitments to corporate partners.
  • Solicit sponsors and exhibitors for annual conference.
  • Oversee development and implementation of a membership and individual donor program including solicitation, recognition, and member communications.
  • Manage the development program and maximize the ED’s role in proposal writing and donor cultivation.

2) Operations (20%)

  • Support ED in overseeing internal operations, coordinating staff functions, and ensuring successful completion of all grant and project deliverables.
  • Work with Director of Operations to ensure that all financial processes are implemented in accordance with CSHA policies and procedures.
  • Review budgets and financial reports.
  • Work with Director of Operations and other staff to ensure that all funder reports are submitted in a timely manner.
  • Supervise Office Manager to ensure that office space, equipment, communications and technology are meeting the needs of the organization and staff.
  • Manage SalesForce contact database and supervise use by other staff.

3) Communications and Outreach (10%)

  • Oversee communications strategy to support our policy, membership, and fundraising goals, including website, printed materials, enews/listserv, media outreach, conference exhibits and presentations.
  • Manage outreach to school districts to reach strategic goal of engaging 650 districts.
  • Reach out to other organizations to form partnerships.
  • Play leadership role in annual conference coordination.

Desired Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Minimum seven years’ experience in non-profit fundraising, enthusiasm for development, and willingness to make “the ask.”
  • Experience with resource development strategies including corporate partnerships, cause marketing, individual donors, and membership.
  • Strong writing skills and experience writing grant proposals and reports.
  • Experience in management, communications, and operations.
  • Strong verbal communication skills, social skills, and ability to actively reach out to new contacts.
  • Experience with planning, management, and supervision.
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills.
  • Ability to travel regularly within California, including overnight, to work occasional weekend or evening hours, and take an average of one out-of-state trip each year.

Salary is dependent on experience. We offer a competitive benefit package. This is a full-time position based in Oakland, but we would also consider an 80% FTE under the right circumstances.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to Please use subject line: Associate Director 2015. We are currently reviewing applications, and the position will be open until filled.

Volunteer Openings at the California School-Based Health Alliance

Help Us Create a Bigger Picture of California’s SBHCs

Do you have a talent with photography, digital video editing, and graphic design? Can you commit at least 5 hours per month and be available for occasional all-day events? We are seeking a volunteer to:

  • Photograph participants and video record testimonies at youth leadership events, school-based health center openings, and the statewide annual conference.
  • Edit video testimonies and recordings of events to upload to our YouTube page.
  • Assist with graphic design and production of our collateral, including fact sheets, conference materials, and other promotional handouts.

To apply, please send statement of interest and portfolio of visual work to

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Director I, Health Services

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(Posted 5/11/15)

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