Current Opening: Advancement Specialist

Status:   Full-Time Exempt
Reports to: Chief Advancement Officer

Mission: Established in 1992, ChildSafe is a nonprofit organization created to combat child sexual abuse in our community. Serving as Bexar County’s only Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC), we provide a continuum of care – including crisis management, case management, counseling and victim services – to child abuse survivors and their non-offending family members.  In 2012, ChildSafe expanded its services to reach all child victims of abuse and neglect.

The goals of the agency and its multidisciplinary partners include the following: a recorded forensic interview; ensure the coordination of appropriate and thorough investigation and prosecution of sexual and physical abuse and neglect cases with public and private agencies; provide crisis intervention and on-going counseling; provide public education and professional training; and advocate for the child and family during the investigative process.


Database activities

  • Timely mail acknowledgement letters to donors as per department policies and procedures
  • Serve as the primary administrative of fundraising database, NEON
  • Become proficient in NEON usage and reporting for analysis
  • Code and enter all donations as per department policies and procedures
  • Build and composes reports in NEON
  • Monitor database for quality control
  • Perform monthly reconciliation with finance for all donations
  • Prepare documentation and support for annual audit
  • Update government, city officials, and public officials in database
  • Create and maintains mailing lists

Other Activities

  • Create images and assists with message creation for social media postings
  • Pull weekly social media reports
  • Assist with third-party fundraising events
  • Handle all back-end logistics for fundraising or business partner events hosted in-house
  • Develop and handle mailing lists for agency newsletter, invitations, and other marketing materials
  • Carry out other administrative duties such as organizing files, submitting check requests, and the compilation of information as it relates to donor/donation information
  • Conduct other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree -preferably in communications or marketing
  • Skilled proofreader
  • Strong time management skills
  • Donor database management proficiency
  • Associate degree or two-year degree required
  • Computer literate with good knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Extensive knowledge in social media platforms and engagement
  • Previous non-profit work experience (desired)

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

  • General and open office environment
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time
  • Needs to move about the office to access cabinets, files, office machinery including computers, copiers and printers
  • Operates a computer and other office productivity machinery (e.g.,: copiers and printers)
  • Will seldom ascend/descend ladder to retrieve client files
  • May occasionally lift supplies and support materials weighing up to 30 pounds
  • Job requires a minimum of 40 hours weekly; some evening and weekend hours required based on the fundraising needs and events of the organization

Current Work Schedule: Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and Friday 8am-4pm; some irregular hours and weekends will be required.

ChildSafe is an Equal Opportunity employer. Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation in accordance with federal and state law.

To Apply

Qualified candidates will email a resume to Amber L. Cottrell, Chief Human Resources Officer at .


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