American Lung Association - Program and Development Coordinator
Job Postings
Thursday, February 13, 2014 11:30 AM

The American Lung Association of the Southeast, Inc. seeks a development coordinator to assist with fund raising initiatives in Ft. Lauderdale area in Florida.  This position is responsible for obtaining local development goals through collaboration with local volunteers and community and corporate leaders.  The development coordinator will assist in recruiting and supporting volunteers for area specific fundraising/subcommittee assignments, assist  in promoting the American Lung Association to local community and training volunteers in fundraising techniques.

A bachelor degree with a minimum of one year experience is required in non-profit special event fundraising, community outreach, and committee development. Experience in corporate development and third party fundraising is a plus.  Must be a self-starter with excellent verbal, writing and computer skills. Extensive local and occasional overnight travel required and must have reliable transportation.  Non smoker.  Salary range low $30K

Interested candidates should send cover letter with salary requirements, resume and references to  Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. 




PRIMARY FUNCTION:  The Program or Development Coordinator is a non-exempt position responsible for assisting the Program Director, Development Director or Area Director in implementing area program goals and raising funds through grants, underwriting and other sources to fund services.


  • Assist with planning and implementing area educational program activities.  
  • Assist with planning and implementing area fund raising plan including special events and other sources of income.
  • Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers who serve on area program or development committees and task forces. 
  • Recruit, train and supervise volunteers to implement program services and raise funds to support program activities
  • Prepare income/expense reports for all assigned activities. 
  • Develop and submit timely program reports as required by the association or funding sources.
  • Represent the association as a member of community, civic, and/or health care coalitions and organizations related to the lung association’s mission.
  • Develop relationships with major media outlets in the area and serve as a resource for information related to program or development activities.
  • Select and participate in local, state and national seminars and courses designed to increase skills and knowledge related to job requirements.
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:  Provide personal transportation to attend meetings and functions. Possess a valid driver license and proof of personal auto insurance. Possess computer skills including Microsoft Office, data and constituent management systems. Possess ability to handle stressful situations including achieving goals set by the association, unplanned calls for action related to advocacy, and other situations requiring a quick solution.  Must not use tobacco products.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Four-year college degree or equivalent.  Minimum one year successful experience in fundraising, sales or public health activities.

Regular full-time and/or part-time employees are classified in these position descriptions as either exempt or non-exempt.  Any staff member who disagrees with the classification of his/her position should notify his/her immediate supervisor or the Director of Human Resources.  Also, if any staff member feels that the Fair Labor Standards Act is not being followed by the association, violations should be reported immediately to his/her immediate supervisor or the Director of Human Resources.