Career Opportunities

Job Title:  Development Coordinator
Department: Administrative
Supervisor: Director of Development

Location:  Hybrid

Travel:  Local travel



Organizational Description:

The Friends of Barnabas Foundation (FOB) seeks an experienced and capable nonprofit professional responsible for advancing the organization’s mission through events, partnerships, and fundraising.

The Friends of Barnabas Foundation is an international, non-governmental organization with a Central Office in Midlothian, Virginia and program facilities in Peña Blanca, Honduras.  Friends of Barnabas exists to improve Honduran healthcare outcomes through system wide care and education. 


Friends of Barnabas key programs include Community Health Development, Extended Care, and Early Childhood Development.  These programs provide direct medical services to children and families, individualized care for children with special needs, parental workshops, comprehensive community health training and education, and continuing education opportunities for medical providers.  FOB has an annual organizational budget of approximately $1 million US. 

Position Description:

As an international nongovernmental organization in its 22nd year, FOB is excited to add a new Development Coordinator to our growing Development Team. 

The Development Coordinator will work with the Development Director, President, and staff to execute a comprehensive development plan, focusing on donor stewardship and development, FOB’s annual Barnabas Benefit event, and building partnerships through sponsorships and specific campaigns.  

The incumbent will be willing to work flexible hours as required to attend events and meetings, including local travel within Virginia.

A successful applicant will have a bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of similar experience in a non- profit setting. Experience with event planning preferred; experience with international organizations a plus.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Demonstrated success and 3+ years of non-profit fundraising experience

  • Excellent donor relations skills and understanding of the funding community

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with staff

  • Previous success in establishing relationships with individuals and organizations of influence including funders, partner agencies, and volunteers

  • Proven success in the development and management of events, both in person and virtual

  • Flexible, energetic, organized with attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently and take initiative

  • Excellent communication skills, including verbal, written, phone, and social media

  • High level computer skills in MS Office, social media platforms

  • Fundraising database experience required

  • Material development and/or design experience a plus.

Job Benefits: Medical benefits, retirement match, generous leave plan and paid holidays

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

How to Apply: Email resume and cover letter to Erin H. Caldwell at by August 5, 2022.