Development Coordinator

3-7 hrs/week



Development Team

Published Date

About the Position

Please Note: This position remains open until Pawsible's Development team is fully built out

Pawsible Inc. is expanding and is in need of an individual who can help manage fundraising and donor relations. We are looking for someone that has experience in fundraising and working knowledge of peer-to-peer fundraising, and/or local or national fundraising initiatives. Please read to the end for an outline of our structure and we encourage you to visit our website for more information

The position of Development Coordinator is a remote, part-time, and unpaid position within a growing 501(c)(3) nonprofit. The individuals holding these positions are expected to not only fulfill all outlined duties but also take initiative in growing the position and setting positive precedents. You will be able to collaborate and learn with our Director of Development. No specific work experience is required, but fundraising experience is a plus. You must be able to perform the tasks assigned to you, even if that means learning on the job.

As a Development Coordinator you will:

Assist with Fundraisers, Grants, & Donor Relations

  • Help run national-level and peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns

  • Pitch ideas for fundraisers and fundraising campaigns

  • Work with the Director of Development to promote campaigns through newsletters, social media, and our Chapter Representatives

  • Help manage all online fundraising platforms, assist with the management of online branded apparel and product store in coordination with the Director of Development

  • Help manage grant applications in conjunction with the Director of Development and Director of Finance

  • Ensure that all donors receive physical thank you cards and work with the Director of Development to standardize methods of donor appreciation

Grow Pawsible

  • Identify grant opportunities, build a functional understanding of grant management, and assist in grant funding applications

  • Research and identify company sponsorship, fundraising, promotional partnership opportunities

  • Grow all of Pawsible’s fundraising efforts and form a robust fundraising structure

Please note that this position is entirely remote. Zoom will be used for video conferencing and the Google Suite is used for all the organization’s activities and functions. Fluency in Google Drive products is required.

If you are interested in this position, please complete our application here. If you have any questions about our application, please send us an email at

All applicants will be notified if they have been selected to interview within one week of their application and interviews will be scheduled for a week or two after application submission.

Current college students or recent graduates are highly encouraged to apply. Hours are flexible and will easily fit around other commitments like classes and/or job(s).

Must be at least 18 yrs old and reside in the United States to apply.

See our other open positions here


To fill the Development Coordinator positions, we are seeking individuals that:

  • Can work remotely for 3 - 7 hours a week (hours are flexible) and video conference for regular meetings

  • Takes initiative, is hardworking, creative, resilient, and works well in a group

  • Has at minimum, basic knowledge about fundraising and nonprofit revenue streams

  • Has experience with the puppy raising community

  • Is willing to learn on the fly

  • Can balance and prioritize various tasks and goals while meeting deadlines

  • Is excited to work in the nonprofit industry and has an appreciation for assistance dogs and volunteers who raise and train them through their puppy years

  • Is willing to volunteer their time and effort to this position. Pawsible is young and currently unable to pay no executive or leader within the organization.

  • A love for dogs is always a plus!

If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply!

Development Coordinators will be focused on curating new fundraising ideas and campaigns to bring in the most funding possible for Pawsible. Development Coordinators will work closely with the Development Team including the Director of Development and Director of Finance.


  • Regular Professional Development

  • Startup & Nonprofit Experience


  • Focus on Personal & Team Growth


  • Endless dog puns & pictures

About Pawsible

Pawsible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that was co-founded by Vanessa Barker (CEO) and Cate Law (Senior Director of New Initiatives) in March 2019 to financially assist volunteer raisers of future assistance dogs who are required to pay for at least part of the basic needs of the puppy. These needs include dog food, vet bills, and other mandatory puppy raising supplies. To assist puppy raisers, Pawsible operates a Financial Assistance Fund funded with financial gifts and a Puppy Pantry stocked with donated items. All operations are supported solely through donations and financial gifts. We are working on expanding our number of chapters and forming partnerships with other assistance dog organizations, while also focusing on internal growth and missioned-aligned practices. You can learn more about our current chapters here

Pawsible's executive management is responsible for growing and maintaining the operations of Pawsible and reports to the Board of Directors who ensure that Pawsible is effective in the pursuit of our mission. As an organization, we seek to change the fractured volunteering model that is standard in the nonprofit industry where volunteers are expected to contribute financially on top of time and effort contributions. Puppy raisers of assistance dogs, especially those in college or who are young adults, often struggle with the associated expenses. Pawsible’s mission is to not just assist those individuals and groups who are struggling, but also to advocate for a change to the system to financially support volunteers. 

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