San Mateo County Parks Foundation is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual for a rewarding position in fundraising and administration that is based in San Mateo at Coyote Point Recreation Area.
The Membership and Development Assistant supports all administrative aspects of the Parks Foundation’s fundraising programs and donor relations, with particular attention to maintaining our database. The position calls for comfort and skill using new technologies (software and hardware), excellent time management skills, and an ability to work independently to ensure that all duties are completed accurately, efficiently, and with high quality.
Is a park ever permanently protected? Will tomorrow’s leaders appreciate our parks? Will they work hard to steward them?
One thing I know for certain is that the leaders of tomorrow are children today. And one of the best investments we can make in our parks is to nurture a new generation of young people to grow up and fight for them. But first, we must make sure our youth are getting to the parks because people protect what they love, and to know the parks is to love them.