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Fund Development Coordinator

Open Door seeks a creative thinker to seamlessly merge fund development strategies to meet organizational goals. The Coordinator is responsible for the management and implementation of individual and event fundraising, and stewardship. Public relations is also an important part of this position.

Support Open Door’s mission, vision, and values; adhere to its policies and procedures in carrying out the responsibilities of this position.

Essential Functions:

  • Works with the team to develop three event fundraisers per year.
  • Assist in the development of individual donors.
  • Assists in stewarding existing donors by writing thank you letters, development of impact report, donor newsletters and other communications to grow individual giving.
  • Manages a donor and volunteer database. Maintains the organization’s mailing list.
  • Manage organizational calendar to generate appropriate marketing, awareness and fund development activities
  • Maintain databases and tracking tools; monitor and analyze effectiveness of programs and of individual volunteers; maintain relationships with appropriate vendors
  • Develops external relationships to promote the services of Open Door
  • Develop outreach opportunities
  • Generate new ideas or avenues for awareness

Position requirements

Education: Minimum of Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school in a related field.


  • Minimum of 1-3 years of professional development experience with a proven track-record of achieving goals in a nonprofit.
  • Some experience in a medical office setting preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Persuasive, creative and credible verbal, written and visual communication skills. Talent for building and maintaining warm, inviting and sincere relationships.
  1. Must have strong computer skills and proficiency with technology, social media, Microsoft office programs.
  1. Uses independent judgment and complex analysis to gather facts and determine appropriate solutions generally based on past experience and the organization’s policies, procedures and practices.
  1. Must be able to multitask while remaining flexible, with attention to detail and have the ability to meet deadlines with minimal supervision and manage multiple deadlines.
  1. Must be proficient in written communications including clear and concise writing, editing for spelling and grammar, and an ability to interpret information.
  1. Must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of volunteer, staff and management while maintaining a high level of confidentiality.
  1. Must be dependable, independent, and able to play a leadership role in a cohesive team while maintaining a positive attitude.
  1. Must be able to respond to different situations with tact and diplomacy and deal with stressful, hostile, or irrational persons.
  1. Must be able to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  1. Must have excellent English verbal communication skills. Spanish a plus.
  1. Must be able to understand budgeting requirements and budgetary implications for programs.
  1. Must demonstrate the ability to organize time and prioritize workload to complete assigned work on time.
  1. Must demonstrate the ability to multitask and manage multiple priorities along with the ability to easily and readily adapt to the changing needs of Open Door.
  1. Readily available. Able and willing to work occasional evenings and weekends. Access to one’s own transportation and willing to travel.

Environmental/Working Conditions:

Work in a general medical office environment.

Physical/Mental Demands:

Requires concentrated, complex and variable mental effort with emphasis on written/verbal communication skills and processing pertinent information. Requires sitting and standing associated with normal office environmental setting. Requires occasional lifting up to forty pounds and movement of office equipment and supplies. Must have sensitivity to people living with HIV/AIDS and the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender communities.

Position reports directly to the Director of Community Engagement. Please send cover letter and resume to


Bilingual Case Manager

Job Description: Full time Case Manager position to work as part of a team to provide comprehensive care for people with living with HIV/AIDS in the counties of Northern Cook, Kane, DuPage, DeKalb, and McHenry . Office is located in Elgin, IL.

Position includes working with a diverse population including racial and ethnic minorities, LGBT community and age diversity; must be able to work without discrimination or bias. Experience working with: dysfunctional family systems, substance abuse and mental health as well as a working knowledge of community resources and networking. Position requires good organizational and communication skills. Experience with mental health and substance abuse a plus. Additional training specific to Ryan White case management and DRS Home Service case management will be provided.

  • Bi-lingual/English-Spanish is required

Job Duties: Engage HIV+ clients into medical care and other support services in order to help improve or maintain a quality of life; to assess ongoing needs at least every six months and make appropriate referrals, to provide medication and appointment adherence support and transmission prevention counseling, data entry of client sensitive information.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required experience:

  • Case Management: 2 years

Required language:

  • Spanish

If you believe you meet the requirements of this position and have interest in working in an expanding not-for-profit organization, please submit your cover letter and resume to

If you are interested in being part of the Open Door team, please consider our volunteer opportunities or making a donation.

Thank you for your interest in supporting Open Door.




Upcoming Events

  1. National HIV Testing Day

    June 24 - June 30
  2. Join Us For Dinner

    July 20 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Painting with a Purpose

    July 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Annual Client Picnic

    August 12 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  5. AIDS Run/Walk with Team Open Door

    October 1 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 am
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