Work for Kara! – Job Openings

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Work for Kara! – Job Openings


Development Manager (Full Time Position)

Kara is seeking an individual who desires to be an integral team member of a unique organization that has delivered healing to the community for over 40 years. As Kara’s Development Manager, you will work directly with the Executive Director and play an essential role in the management and oversight of key fundraising activities and the successful implementation of the annual development plan to support Kara’s grief support services. This includes individual, event-related, and institutional fundraising to generate revenue in support of an agency budget of $1.2M, of which 80% is derived from contributed income. A passion for our mission of serving the bereaved combined with proven skills in development and fundraising are keys for success.

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2017 Walk’n’Run Coordinator (Temporary Position)

Do you have a passion for our mission of serving the bereaved and skills in coordinating and conducting special events?  Kara’s Annual Walk’n’Run to Remember is a special opportunity for individuals, families, and community organizations and businesses to honor and remember someone who has died, to support grieving friends or family members, and to help Kara sustain its services. Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Walk’n’Run to Remember Coordinator is responsible for the planning, communication, marketing and execution of the 2017 WalknRun to Remember (October 14, 2017).

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Serving the San Francisco Bay Area since 1976, Kara provides comprehensive grief support, crisis response and education to individuals and communities facing the difficult realities of death and dying. Serving more than 5,000 individuals in 2016, Kara provides a wide breadth of grief support and education services to the community including: individual and group peer support; in-house psychotherapy; on-site crisis intervention; bereavement education and training services; Camp Erin, a bereavement camp for children 6-17 years old; and community events.

Read more about our agency in our 2016 Annual Report

Kara is committed to the principle of diversity and maintains no affiliations with any religious or government-based organizations.