Find meaning and purpose in your career. CAC supports over 1,000 children who have been impacted by abuse annually. We focus on keeping kids in the north & northwest suburbs of Chicago safe and healthy with our free, life-changing services.

Open Positions

Development Coordinator
(Hoffman Estates)

Reports To: Director of Development

Position Summary: This position works very closely with the Director of Development to achieve annual fundraising goals. Primary responsibilities include managing CAC events, overseeing donor database, gift entries, donor acknowledgments, portfolio management and general stewardship. Supports the development team with solicitations, grants, and community engagement.


  • Manage CAC events including:

    • Committee management and support

    • Budget and financial tracking

    • Vendor management

    • Volunteer management

    • Day-of support

  • Oversee day-to-day database operations

  • Oversee gift entry, tracking, and reporting

  • Execute stewardship plan, including donor receipts, acknowledgments, and stewardship touchpoints

  • Under the guidance of the Director of Development, manage portfolio of active and prospective donors

  • Assist the Director of Development with grant prospecting and application submission with the possibility of maintaining a portfolio of grants

  • Relaunch CAC’s Emerging Leaders young professionals’ group and serve as staff liaison:

    • Provide direction to align groups’ activities with needs of the CAC

    • Attend necessary meetings and maintain regular communication

    • Provide event support, including tracking financials and logistics

    • Provide additional support as needed

  • Maintain community relationships including Rotary Clubs, Hoffman Estates Chamber, SBA

  • Oversee volunteer program, including recruiting/application process, available opportunities, assigning day-of point person, and tracking hours

  • Implement third-party events program and provide limited logistical event support when necessary

  • Vet potential new partnerships, including corporate and in-kind

  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; with at least two years of related experience

  • Experience in fundraising, logistical coordination and project management for high-visibility activities is preferred

  • Must be well organized, detail-oriented, able to prioritize, take initiative and possess strong analytical skills.

  • Database management experience preferred (Donor Perfect or Raiser’s Edge)

  • Ability to gather data, analyze information and prepare reports

  • Ability to foster effective working relationships within a team environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills, as well as demonstrated proficiency in writing and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work with little supervision.

To apply, submit cover letter and resume to Taylor Kanara at