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Director of Development
Full Time (80,000-120,000 - Salary)
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States - 84101

First Step House is hiring a full time Director of Development located in Salt Lake City, Utah!!

At First Step House, "We help people build lives of meaning, purpose, and recovery," and we are dedicated to this mission. Are you passionate about recovery and helping those suffering from Substance Use Disorders or Mental Health Disorders? Apply with us today to help make a difference in the community.

The Development Director is responsible for identifying, analyzing, and developing sources of financial support from cash and in-kind contributions at a level sufficient to ensure the financial stability of First Step House FSH. The position will assist to maximize revenue by broadening FSH's base of financial support from contributed income, grants, and sponsorships from foundations, corporations, individuals and tax-based public agencies. The Development Director is responsible for organizing and executing all fundraising and communication initiatives including, grant research, grant writing, grant reporting, donor cultivation and management, event planning and execution, and generating content for publications, our website, and social media sites.


  • $ 80K-$120K BOE
  • Full time

Duties to include but not limited to:

  • Establish annual fundraising goals and budget targets and specific strategies to meet goal and targets.
  • Update and execute the Development Department's strategic plan.
  • Independently, and with Executive Team, write and develop grant proposals, materials, solicitation letters, invitations, and other fundraising related materials.
  • Conduct grant research to identify prospective corporate, foundation, and government funders for current and new programs.
  • Write and prepare grant applications, proposals, budgets, and reports.
  • Create and assist with all digital and written communications, such as our annual report, social media posts, website newsfeed posts, program videos, and other marketing materials.
  • Create and deliver presentations to donors, partners, and stakeholders.

Our amazing full-time benefits include:

  • Opportunity for COVID vaccination
  • Generous paid time off allowance 18 days starting in year one
  • Generous holiday policy 15 observed holidays a year including your birthday
  • 401k employer matching up to 5%
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
  • Opportunity for annual merit increase and annual bonus

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran

Welcome to Your Next Adventure

Do you love helping others? Are you excited to work for an organization that is continuously voted as a Top Work Place by the staff? First Step House is looking to hire individuals who are driven to provide the best client experience possible. If you are a results-driven, passionate person, who enjoys challenges and the rewards that come from them, we’d love to hear from you.


Making a Difference

Underlying all that we do at First Step House is a deep regard for the person. Many of our clients arrive at our doorstep with very little resources, lack of family support, and numerous barriers to overcome. They are individuals who have been stigmatized and marginalized by our society. Our task is to afford our clients respect, opportunity, and hope. It is our belief that the roles of our employees and the organization are to exercise every resource possible to empower those we serve to build healthy and resilient lives. To that end, we will make every effort to provide you with the tools and the training that you need to meet the diverse needs of our clients. 


Competitive Benefits

  • Competitive non-profit pay
  • 15 paid holidays per year
  • 18 days of paid time off during the first year
  • 401(k) and vested matching (put in 10%, we will match 5%)
  • 70% coverage for health benefits for full-time positions (Select Health)
  • 80% coverage for dental and vision benefits for full-time positions
  • Employee assistance program
  • Annual training allowance
  • Annual merit increases
  • Annual performance bonuses
  • Challenging and supportive work environment
  • Room to grow
Take The First Step

Help is Waiting for You at First Step House

Contact an admissions specialist today to learn more about our treatment and housing programs. We provide comprehensive and client-centered services to help people build productive, meaningful, and healthy lives.