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Part-Time Development and Operations Assistant

Franciscan Mission Service (FMS) seeks a highly organized and detail oriented self-starter to ensure that development efforts and operational activities efficiently and effectively advance the organization’s mission. Reporting directly to the Associate Director, the Development and Operations Assistant works approximately 7-10 hours per week.  Occasional remote work is a possibility, though the Development and Operations Associate is expected to be available for work from the FMS office, located in the metro-accessible Brookland neighborhood of Washington, DC.

Position Responsibilities

  • Support streamlined donor engagement and donor cultivation through the management of eTapestry, FMS’ donor database; process incoming donations and thank-you letters
  • Co-coordinate all aspects of the mission appeals lifecycle from the point of application to the scheduling of appeals and the processing of donations; represent the spirit and values of FMS in all interactions with host churches and mission appeal volunteers
  • Support FMS’ annual World Care Benefit and Celebration through communication with prospective sponsors and guests; manage table assignments and registration; collaborate with Associate Director on event-related data tracking
  • Assist the Communications and Programs teams through the provision of data and documents that support their work 
  • Assist with general bookkeeping and maintain a working knowledge of file location
  • Provide general administrative office support to the Executive Director and Associate Director 

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree; 2+ years of work experience in an office environment
  • Highly detail-oriented and organized
  • Experience with database management and excellent computer skills
  • Interest in implementing best practices in the areas of project and data management,
  • Ability to adjust to fast-changing priorities in a dynamic and collaborative environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to service and social justice
  • Willingness to honor the core Franciscan values of peace, fraternity, hospitality and care for creation in daily interactions with FMS staff, volunteers, and diverse constituencies                                                            

Compensation, Benefits, and Additional Information

  • $15/hour, paid bi-weekly without benefits
  • Flexible scheduling; hours to be determine through conversation at time of job offer
  • Position open until filled.
    • Desired start date: November 5, 2018
    • Position end date: August 15, 2019.
  • For additional information: contact

To apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to Associate Director Meghan Meros at