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Pasadena Village's open positions are listed here. For volunteer opportunities, please visit Volunteer Opportunities.

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Development Associate

Part-time, Non-exempt

Pasadena Village is an equal opportunity employer and encourages People of Color, people with disabilities, older adults, and LGBTQ+ individuals to apply.

About Pasadena Village

Pasadena Village is an intentional community of older adults who are aging-in-place in their own homes. In addition to coordinating over 60 small group gatherings every month, 170+ Villagers support each other and share resource connections. Pasadena Village is the only nonprofit organization in the area dedicated to helping older adults age-in-place. We are part of the national village movement seeking to redefine aging. Learn more about Pasadena Village, and view our Mission, Vision, Values, and Strategic Plan at 

Our organization is growing and supporting more older adults, and we invite you to join our team of 3 staff and over 100 volunteers. If you are organized and an excellent communicator looking for a flexible position, this may be a great fit for you.


● 18 hours/week

● Partial Remote: Onsite work 4-8 hours/week at the Pasadena Village Office, 236 W. Mountain St, #104, Pasadena, CA 91103; Remote work 10-14 hours/week in CA

About this Position & Salary:

This part-time, non-exempt position reports to the Executive Director. $23-27/hourly DOE

Essential Responsibilites

You will work with Pasadena Village and the Executive Director to:

● Raise funds to support aging-in-place older adults

● Articulate the critical needs of the aging population

● Garner support for programs which allow older adults to support each other, fully engage in the community, and maintain their inter-dependence

● Support the mission of Pasadena Village to foster vital independent living

Foundations & Other Grant Funding

● Track relationships, deadlines, and deliverables for 20+ private, community, and government funders

● Research potential funding opportunities

● Craft articulate proposal narratives

● Manage proposal process; input accurate and succinct information

Business Partnerships

● Track relationships and payment schedules with 20+ local businesses

● Review Business Partner benefits annually

● Work with Executive Director and Communication & Admin Coordinator to fulfill benefits and add value

Individual Donors

● Draft Spring and Winter appeal letters

● Coordinate with Communication & Admin Coordinator to thank donors promptly

● With Communication & Admin Coordinator, track accurate donor records

Events & Other Corporate Sponsorships

● Work onsite during annual fundraising event each Fall

● Create sponsorship materials with the Executive Director and track sponsors for annual fundraising event

● Attract, track, and retain corporate sponsors for 2 annual resource fairs with the Executive Director

● Plan for upcoming events with fellow staff


● Create accurate and clear funding reports for Development Committee and Board of Directors

● Track monthly statistical information with fellow staff

● Provide accurate data for Annual Report and work with Communication & Admin Coordinator to produce report

● Draft program reports for funders; track reporting deadlines


● Precise and articulate written and verbal communication

● Well-organized and detail-oriented

● Excellent time-management skills

● Empathy and ability to engage well with donors, volunteers, and fellow staff

● 2+ years working with a nonprofit organization

● Experience writing proposals

● Willingness to learn new skills

● Computer Skills: fluency in Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drive), Microsoft (Excel and Word), and Zoom

● Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

● Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19

● Must pass background check


● Help older adults thrive and build a community of support

● Support from fellow staff, village leaders, and volunteers

● Opportunity to grow, hone your writing skills, and contribute to your community

● Flexible, partially remote schedule

● Opportunity to engage with peers and learn through development/fundraising workshops (Pasadena Village will cover the cost of trainings, and allot time in your schedule to attend)

● We believe that having a small but mighty team of diverse backgrounds working together will enable us to fulfill our mission


Email Executive Director Katie Brandon at your resume and a cover letter detailing why you are interested in this position. As this position requires excellent writing skills, a detailed cover letter specific to this position will strengthen your application. No phone calls, please.

Pasadena Village, 236 W. Mountain Street, #104, Pasadena, California 91103
626-765-6037 •