Development Specialist

Since 1968, Integrity House has provided comprehensive and compassionate addiction treatment services for individuals with substance use disorders. In addition to being accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services, at its highest level for more than 23 years, Integrity House is recognized statewide as a treatment leader. Integrity House is committed to best practice and has expanded its program and services throughout the years to remain an effective resource for those who need help. We currently offer inpatient, outpatient and halfway house levels of addiction treatment, including medication-assisted treatment; treatment for co-occurring disorders; outpatient mental health services; recovery programs; education and workforce readiness opportunities; and supportive housing.

The Development Specialist will primarily be responsible for maintaining Integrity House’s current government contract and grant portfolio, funder/ reporting, exploring new funding opportunities, and supporting donor acquisition, stewardship, and cultivation activities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Research city, county, state, federal, and private funding opportunities that align with Integrity’s mission, vision, service needs, and strategic goals.
  • Prepare and submit letters of inquiry, proposals, and applications.
  • Work with program and finance staff to prepare and submit funder and stakeholder reports by deadline.
  • Maintain relationships with program officers and contract liaisons.
  • Sustain an understanding of Integrity’s programs and services, and the behavioral services industry.
  • Record donations and acknowledge donors through timely donor communications.
  • Manage donor database, displaying a commitment to accuracy in entering and retrieving data, including identifying and merging duplicate files.
  • Assist with donor identification, cultivation and stewardship activities.
  • Conduct research at the request of the senior leadership team.
  • Attend relevant community meetings.
  • Support other development activities as needed.

Job qualifications include:

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree required.
  • 2+ years of experience in grant and proposal writing, preferably in the behavioral health field. Experience gained through internships is acceptable.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Understanding of human services/behavioral health organizations, substance use disorder treatment, mental health, and/or non-profit organizations.
  • Familiarity with donor-centric communications.
  • Commitment to accuracy in entering and retrieving data from donor management database.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with attention to detail and accuracy while adhering to deadlines.
  • Capacity to pivot to other priorities when needed.
  • Advanced computer skills and ability to learn new technologies as needed.

Physical/Medical Requirements: Prior to hire, candidates shall be required to show documentation of COVID-19 vaccination or eligibility for an exemption, and have a negative TB skin test and positive titers for the MMR.

Interested candidates must submit a thoughtfully written cover letter, resume, and two (2) writing samples to with ‘Development Specialist’ in the email subject line.

Salary range is $52,000-$55,000. Full-time employees receive an excellent benefits package that includes paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal days; medical, dental and vision benefits; short and long-term disability, life insurance; 403b retirement and profit sharing plan with a dollar-for-dollar match up to 3% maximum compensation.