Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf

Donor Relations Director

The Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf has a new opportunity for the right individual!

As the largest direct service emergency food provider in Vermont, the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf serves over 12,000 people each year. The Donor Relations Director is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gift donors. This can include the constituents of individuals, organizations, private foundations, businesses and corporations. The Donor Relations Director works collaboratively with development staff in initiating and growing philanthropy and key fundraising events.

We’re looking for a highly motivated individual with a passion for mobilizing support for hunger relief. Successful candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in fundraising, preferably with a non-profit, Master’s degree preferred; the ability to convey a high degree of commitment and passion for the mission of the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf; excellent verbal and written communication skills required - bilingual abilities are a plus; and the ability to interact pleasantly and effectively with the public, staff, and volunteers.

We offer competitive pay and a great benefit package!  Please send a cover letter and resume by email to: To learn more about this position, please view our job description:  Donor Relations Director  



CVOEO addresses fundamental issues of economic, social, and racial justice and works with people to achieve economic independence.


Serving more than 10,000 households annually,
impacting the lives of over 23,000 individuals