Development/Finance Coordinator

Website The Children's Literacy Foundation (CLiF)

32-40 hours per week; some work performed in the CLiF office in Waterbury Center, some done remotely.

The Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF) seeks an enthusiastic professional with development, bookkeeping and database experience to assist with fundraising efforts, manage our donor database, prepare finances for off-site processing, and other related tasks.

Duties include: Processing donations using Neon donor database; generating thank-you letters to donors; donor outreach; grant-writing; assisting Executive Director in expanding CLiF’s fundraising capabilities; preparing reports and weekly bank deposits; some accounting (primarily preparing accounts payable for off-site processing); assisting with office management; giving presentations and representing CLiF at public events.


At least four years of development and donor database experience. Experience with QuickBooks, or willingness to learn. Passion for literacy. Excellent project management, organizational, and people skills, with exceptional attention to detail. Proven ability to work in teams and independently. Strong computer proficiency required; Apple preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Comfortable speaking with groups.

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