The Center for Family Support (CFS) mission is to provide support and assistance to individuals with developmental and related disabilities. We are the first agency in New York to achieve the Council on Quality and Leadership Certification (CQL).  By achieving this certification, it shows our commitment and dedication to creating services that enhance and improve the quality of life for individuals with disabilities.

Job Summary

The Director of Development is responsible for our vital revenue streams which include planning, organizing, and directing The Center for Family Support’s fundraising special events and capital campaigns, while managing the development budget. The Director reports to the Chief Executive Officer and works closely with the Board of Directors in all development and fundraising endeavors. Work schedule is two-days a week.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and organize all aspects of the company’s fundraising programs.
  • Research and identify potential donors and sponsors and implement strategies to foster positive relationships.
  • Establish and maintain friendly business communications with individual and business donors or sponsors.
  • Report on program progress to senior management and the board.
  • Oversee the development budget and monitor expenses.
  • Knowledge and experience in fund raising techniques.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Knowledge and experience in fund raising techniques.
  • 5-7 years of experience in professional fundraising.
  • 5 years in a non-profit development.
  • 3-5 years of management experience required.


We offer a competitive suite of benefits including comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401K, tuition reimbursement program and much more.

To Apply for This Position

Please submit your Resume and cover letter for consideration to:

CFS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital satus, age, physical or mental disability, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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