Newtown Youth and Family Services

Full-Time Director of Development

The Director of Development would build NYFS’s capacity to support the agency by securing generous support from individuals, foundations, government entities and corporations. 
The Director would shape and implement a development strategy that aims to enlarge the agency’s assets through the creation of new charitable funds, the expansion of existing funds and the development of future gifts through donors.
Manage portfolio of foundation, corporate and government grants including: researching funding opportunities, creating letters of interest, proposals, and reporting requirements.

The position is Full-time (35 hour work week), some evenings, early mornings and weekend work.

Salary $65,000-$75,000

Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 7 years of demonstratively successful experience in fundraising/development.

Email cover letter and resume to Sheila Russo- Matyjasik:


Newtown Youth & Family Services is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.