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TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineJuly 31, 2019
College Degree Required?Yes
Salary Range$50-70,000


Central Virginia Legal Aid Society (CVLAS), a nonprofit law firm providing free legal representation and education to low income people in civil cases from offices in Charlottesville, Richmond, and Petersburg, Virginia, seeks a full-time development director to lead our fundraising efforts from our Richmond office.  This is a new position in an established nonprofit with an annual budget of 3 million dollars and 39 employees.  Salary range at $50,000-$70,000, (dependent on experience) and excellent benefits, including health, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, contribution to 401k and generous leave, among others.  Applications will be accepted through July 30, 2019 and early submissions are encouraged. CVLAS is an equal opportunity employer.  Please send application materials (resume, cover letter, writing sample, and references) to Michelle King,

Job Duties

Developing goals and strategies for our fundraising campaigns, organizing large-scale fundraising initiatives, communicating to foster CVLAS’s brand, building relationships with donors, board members, staff and volunteers, coordinating fundraising events, and grant research, writing, and tracking.  The position reports to the Executive Director and will sit on the organizations leadership team.

Skills Required

Our ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of fund development experience, preferably with nonprofits. They should also be familiar with nonprofit CRM software and other fundraising technology to use in their daily job duties.  CVLAS seeks a candidate that wants to build a strong development program from the ground up.