Job Openings

We are a growing team of professionals serving victims of abuse and underserved Utahns.

Development Director

Pay: $35-40/hr, DOE
15 hours/week
Remote, but must reside in Utah

Who We Are

Timpanogos Legal Center empowers self-represented Utahns to realize safety and stability by providing legal support in family law, abuse, and housing matters.

Timpanogos Legal Center provides free legal services to underserved Utahns in family law, protective order, and housing cases, thus fulfilling our motto, Lifting Lives through the Law. We are seeking a part-time Development Director to help establish and run the development arm of our organization. We believe in building a better Utah by increasing access to justice for everyone, every day. We invite you to familiarize yourself with our services and our mission on our website,

Job Description

Join a team that’s finding new ways to get legal services to Utahns who need them most. Timpanogos Legal Center has been providing legal services to Utahns since 2011. Over the past several years, we have experienced a large increase in the number of requests for services. We are primarily funded by grants, and are now looking to establish our development arm to diversify and further stabilize our funding and organization. We need someone with experience in fundraising and donor relations, who is able to collaborate with our team to assess our organization and recommend and build out sustainable development programs that work for our organization. At this time, we are not intending to host events, so no event planning experience is required.

We encourage you to apply if you have experience, are interested in a flexible, remote opportunity, and want to work with a team of professionals dedicated to serving the underserved in our communities.

While TLC is 100% remote, we are only able to consider applicants who live in Utah. This job will require occasional in-person meetings with donors and Board members, and will require you to network with Utah-based organizations and individuals.


  • Commitment to TLC’s mission to lift and improve lives through the law by serving victims of abuse & stalking and low-income Utahns as they represent themselves in Court.
  • 5 years of experience in development or fundraising. Applicants with only grant writing experience will not be considered.
  • Experience soliciting large gifts.
  • Experience building and maintaining long-term relationships with current and potential donors.
  • Experience in managing multiple prospects and donors.
  • Ability to synthesize potentially complex information into simple, compelling calls to action.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, time management, technical, and organizational skills.
  • Motivated to work independently and actively collaborate with others.
  • Experience working directly with nonprofit Boards of Directors regarding development and fundraising.
  • Ideal candidates will have experience in establishing new or building out existing development programs.
  • Ideal candidates will have a 4-year degree in a related field, such as nonprofit management, business, or public administration.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check.

Job Responsibilities

  • Development Planning
    • Evaluate our current funding strategy, our organization, and the landscape of legal services and develop a five-year plan for our development arm, including strategies for attracting new donors, maintaining relationships, building donor loyalty, creating major gifts campaigns and annual giving program, messaging our organization, and related activities.
    • Research and evaluate new opportunities for TLC to increase funding and improve donor relations.
    • Help set expectations and build enthusiasm for development within the organization.
  • Donor Relations
    • Recruit individual donors and build donor relationships through face-to-face meetings, solicitation activities, and written communication.
    • Create communication and retention plans that are personalized and comply with current best practices.
  • Major Gifts & Individual Giving
    • Increase annual revenue from individual donors through planning and supervising relationship-based fundraising activities, with an emphasis on ongoing engagement and donor loyalty.
    • Maintain a donor database and create individualized engagement plans.
    • Send out donor acknowledgements in a timely manner.
  • Communications
    • Work with Grants Director and other staff to manage TLC’s online presence, branding, messaging, and campaigns.
  • Ambassador
    • Represent TLC at appropriate events throughout the state and be a public face to our mission.
  • Funding Team
    • Conduct meetings for the Funding Team every month, which includes the Executive Director, Development Director, Grants Director, and members of the Board of Directors.
    • Work with the Funding Team to determine target fundraising goals. Create and oversee a development plan, including timing and strategy, to meet fundraising goals.
    • Provide regular updates on projects, funding, and donors to the Funding Team.
    • Work with the Funding Team to communicate mission impact to donors.
    • Create reports as appropriate for the organization.
  • Miscellaneous
    • Compile TLC’s end of year annual report.
    • Involve partners, including partner organizations and volunteers, in different aspects of development, as appropriate.
    • Stay up to date with best practices for working with and advocating for victims of abuse and stalking and underserved communities.
    • Attend monthly UDVC Development Directors meeting.
    • Other duties as assigned.


  • Flexible hours
  • Remote work
  • Paid time off
  • TLC does not provide health insurance or retirement benefits.

What to Expect

If we are interested in your application, we will contact you to set up an initial phone interview with our Grants Director to discuss your qualifications and interest in the position. Eligible applicants will be invited to complete an interview with members of our staff leadership team. If you move on to the anticipated final round of interviews, you will be sent a short project that you should plan to spend 60-90 minutes on, which you will present at your final interview with our leadership team and Board of Directors. We will also request a list of three to four references.

How to Apply

Please send a resume and 1-2 page cover letter to our hiring team. In your cover letter, please describe your experience with fundraising and development, along with any experience working with victims of crime, underserved communities, and/or legal services.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and the job will remain open until filled.

Applications should be sent as a PDF attachment to Hayley Cousin, Grants Director, The subject line should read, “Development Director Application for [Your Full Name].” Applications not sent in this way will not be accepted or considered.

All applicants, employees, and program participants shall be treated equally regardless of race, color, sex, pregnancy or pregnancy-related conditions, age (40 and over), religion, national origin, or disability.

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This project was supported in part by the Utah Office for Victims of Crime, awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication are those of Timpanogos Legal Center and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of Justice or the Utah Office for Victims of Crime.

This project was supported in part by the Utah Office for Victims of Crime, awarded by the State of Utah. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication are those of Timpanogos Legal Center and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Utah Office for Victims of Crime or the Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice.