Employment Opportunities

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Open Communities Alliance, a private non-profit organization applying innovative strategies to address residential segregation and civil rights issues in Connecticut, seeks a creative and socially-committed Development Consultant to assist with a variety of fundraising activities. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Consultant will be responsible for:

• Fine tuning a fundraising strategy;

• Developing letters of intent and grant applications;

• Developing and carrying out an individual donor strategy, and

• Assisting with strategy and execution of development events.

Successful applicants will have the following:

• At least 5 years of development experience;

• Residence in Connecticut;

Background in civil and human rights, housing, education or anti-poverty fields helpful but not required.

This position includes the possibility of developing into full-time employment.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume for consideration by Friday, September 8, 2017 to info@ctoca.org. Please include in the subject line, “Development Consultant position.” OCA will invite finalists to submit a detailed proposal.


If you are interested in volunteering, please explore our volunteer page.

Open Communities Alliance also hosts volunteer interns from undergraduate and graduate institutions and law schools.  If you are interested, please visit our internship page.

Open Communities Alliance does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or any other basis protected from discrimination under applicable law.  Open Communities Alliance is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action.

  • Open Communities Alliance
  • 75 Charter Oak Avenue
  • Suite 1-210
  • Hartford, CT 06106
  • Phone: 860-610-6040