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Vice President for Advancement

  • DuPage Foundation is searching for an experienced professional with a head for strategy and logistics and a passion for community engagement and stewardship to join its senior management team as its next Vice President for Advancement.

    The successful candidate will possess a minimum of 7 – 10 years’ experience in not-for-profit management, fund development and charitable gift planning, trust or financial services, or a related field.

    The individual must also demonstrate a proven track record of leadership, consensus-building, making persuasive presentations, project management, and working effectively in teams and with volunteer leaders.

    Additionally, the individual must possess a high degree of initiative, curiosity, and empathy, along with a genuine desire to help others and raise the quality of life throughout DuPage County.

    The Vice President for Advancement will oversee a team of two, report directly to the President & CEO, and work with three other senior staff members on a management team that has a combined 40+ years of experience running the organization.

    The position comes with a competitive salary, bonus plan, and flexible work schedule. A generous benefit package includes health insurance; life insurance; short- and long-term disability; up to a 5% 403(b) match; vacation, holiday and sick PTO; and a budget for professional development opportunities.

    DuPage Foundation is highly regarded throughout the community and by its donors, grantees, and partners. The successful candidate will join the ranks of a leading and fast-growing not-for-profit organization that is backed by a strong financial position, an outstanding group of dedicated, professional peers, and engaged and committed volunteer leaders, including a 24-member Board of Trustees and more than 100 committee members.

Advancement Intern

  • DuPage Foundation is seeking a part-time intern interested in gaining valuable not-for-profit event planning and fundraising experience. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and have event planning experience.

    The Advancement Intern will report to the Assistant Director of Donor Services. This person will gain practical experience in the not-for-profit sector and support the Foundation's event planning and fundraising activities by securing in-kind donations, conducting research, preparing fundraising communications, recording and maintaining donation records, and more.

    This position is part-time (20-25 hours/week); College credit and/or stipend or hourly pay is negotiable. This position lasts from summer to fall 2023 with flexible start and end dates and the 2023 Holiday season potentially available.

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