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Job • Fundraiser!  Job •  

Job Title: Fundraiser

Organization: Parent Connection

Location: Newtown, CT

Position Type: Part-time, 20 hours per week, office of Parent Connection

About Parent Connection: Parent Connection is a small, community-focused organization dedicated to addressing the problem of substance abuse directly and is dedicated to helping increase awareness through education. As a non-profit, we rely on the support of our community to sustain and expand our programs.

Job Overview: We are seeking a dynamic and passionate individual to join our team as a Fundraiser. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in developing and executing fundraising strategies to secure financial support for Parent Connection. The Fundraiser will work closely with the Executive Director & Board of Directors to cultivate relationships, identify funding opportunities, and implement campaigns to achieve fundraising goals.


1. Develop and Implement Fundraising Strategies:

 Collaborate with the Executive Director to create and execute comprehensive

fundraising plans.

 Identify potential funding sources, including grants, individual donors, corporate

sponsors, and community partnerships.

2. Donor Cultivation:

 Build and maintain relationships with current and potential donors.

 Create compelling materials and presentations to effectively communicate the

organization's mission and impact.

3. Grant Writing:

 Research and identify grant opportunities that align with the organization & it's goals.

 Prepare grant proposals, reports, and other necessary documentation for submission to

foundations and grant-making organizations.

4. Event Planning and Execution:

 Organize and execute fundraising events, both virtual and in-person.

 Coordinate logistics, recruit volunteers, and engage with supporters to ensure successful


5. Donor Acknowledgment and Stewardship:

 Ensure timely and meaningful acknowledgment of donations.

 Implement stewardship strategies to retain and deepen donor relationships.


 Bachelor degree in a related field or equivalent work experience.

 Proven experience in fundraising, grant writing, or related roles.

 Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

 Detail-oriented with excellent organizational and time-management abilities.

 Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a small team setting.

 Passion for the mission of Parent Connection.


How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and a sample fundraising proposal (if available) to

Please include in Fundraiser Application - [Your Name in the subject line.

Parent Connection is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply! Thank you!

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