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Green Worker Cooperatives Seeks Development Coordinator

Green Worker Cooperatives is a Bronx-based organization dedicated to incubating worker-owned green businesses in order to build a strong local economy rooted in democracy and environmental justice. We train and develop worker cooperatives that have a positive environmental impact and enable the transformation of their members and community.

The Development Coordinator will be responsible for managing all fundraising initiatives for the organization with an emphasis on private foundations. The Coordinator will research & identify prospective funders, arrange meetings with potential funders, and write proposals & grant reports. The Coordinator is also expected to grow a base of individual donors over time.

Additional goals for this position are to strategize ways to monetize existing activities to grow earned-income activities of the organization.


  • research & identify potential grant funders

  • write and edit grant proposals

  • complete grant reports

  • schedule meetings with foundation representatives and manage all related communications

  • plan events in collaboration with staff geared towards potential donors

  • represent GWC at relevant meetings, events, conferences, etc.


  • Fundraising and raising capital

  • Excellent writing skills

  • Excellent listening skills

  • Excellent research skills

  • comfortable reviewing financial statements


  • 2 years experience writing grant proposals

  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Knowledge of worker cooperatives

  • Bronx residents preferred

Salary: P/T, 20 hours per week at $20 an hour.

Start Date: Position begins April 2015.

To Apply: email cover letter, resume, and three references to

with “DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR” in the subject line.

Flexible schedule and can work from home. Bronx residents and people of color strongly encouraged to apply.


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