Development Associate

Bebashi – Transition to Hope is seeking an experienced, self-motivated, energetic, deadline-oriented Development Associate to support the grant writing efforts of the agency and help take our organization to the next level.


The Development Associate will work alongside the development team and take an active role to support and communicate the mission of Bebashi. Responsible for coordinating the full range of activities required to prepare, submit and manage grant proposals. Under the direction of the Development Director, the Development Associate will assistance with researching, contacting and maintaining funding sources that support the mission of the organization.


Education: A Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) in Communications, Business, Organizational Development or a relevant field.

Experience: A minimum of 3 – 5 years of experience working for a nonprofit organization or in public relations, marketing, sales, communication or project management. Corporate fundraising or workplace giving experience preferred. Experience working with community foundations.

Skills and Abilities: Microsoft Office, Donor Management System (like Raiser’s Edge or Team Approach) is highly preferred.

Other: Excellent written and oral communication skills, including strong presentation skills. Excellent planning and organizational skills, including attention to detail and data management. Strong customer service orientation required. Demonstrated ability to work well within a team. Demonstrated initiative and ability to handle deadlines, pressure and changing priorities with good judgment. Operational flexibility to meet unpredictable business needs. Candidate should have a proven record of accomplishment in producing successful grant proposals for public and/or private funding. The ability to work in an innovative, collaborative, fast-paced work environment.

Employment Type: Full-Time

Compensation: Commensurate with Education and Experience

Benefits Offered: Medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, 403b with discretionary match

Bebashi Transition to Hope is a healthcare agency and all employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

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Bebashi is an essential health agency permitted to remain open during this public health crisis. Bebashi has implemented a Vaccine Mandate in accord with the Philadelphia COVID-19 Vaccination Mandates.

COVID-19 considerations:
All staff is provided with appropriate PPE. Staff and Clients receive temperature checks upon entering the building. There are sanitizing stations throughout the building.

Bebashi is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other status protected under federal, state or local law. We are committed to inclusion, equity and diversity.

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