Grand Rapids Community Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status.

Working at the Community Foundation

Grand Rapids Community Foundation is committed to creating a safe process for hiring. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be taking necessary precautions during interviews. These precautions might include virtual interviews and will be determined based on the Community Foundation's protocols and the candidate's preferences and comfort level.

The Community Foundation is currently in a hybrid work operation. Staff have the option to work remotely through a secure network or from the office at their discretion, subject to any requirements of their role and department to meet the ongoing needs of the Community Foundation.

Development Assistant

Are you a customer service enthusiast who deeply values diversity, equity and inclusion? Are you a strong communicator who can quickly build relationships and trust with others? Does working as part of a collaborative team with a track record of excellence excite you? Do you have a “how can I help you” approach?

The development assistant will work under the supervision of the major and planned gifts director to support the daily operations of the development department team members. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding and commitment to the Community Foundation’s North Star, which is to create an inclusive economy and thriving community in West Michigan.

Click here for a position description. Complete the application and attach a cover letter and resume. The application deadline is 11:59 p.m. on Friday, May 20, 2022. Please direct questions to