Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts
  • 09-Jan-2020 to 09-Feb-2020 (EST)
  • Sales
  • Harrisburg, PA, USA
  • Full Time

Volunteer and Development Coordinator

Located on Market Street in downtown Harrisburg, Whitaker Center is Central PA's premier destination for entertainment and education. From hands-on science in our Harsco Science Center, to a premium large format movie experience in Select Medical Digital Cinema, to live performances inside Sunoco Performance Theater there's always something exciting going on at Whitaker Center! Join our team and help us further our mission of serving our community through education, entertainment and art.  

If you have a passion for delivering excellent service and love the idea of working to fulfill a mission with a dedicated group of individuals, then we encourage you to apply. Whitaker Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Our Volunteer and Development Coordinator is responsible for managing and coordinating all of Whitaker Center's volunteer needs in conjunction with department managers.  Other responsibilities include all donation data entry and gift processing, implementing aspects of donor recognition, day to day volunteer duties, and supporting administrative functions of the Development Department.  This position will work actively with the Vice President of Development and Development Manager to achieve the department's fundraising goals and volunteer needs.  

If you are interested in working directly with the public and our guests and have the following,  have , we are interested in hearing from you! 

  • Experience working in development and/or organizing volunteers and are passionate about our mission. 
  • Bachelors degree in related field preferred or minimum of two (2) years hands-on experience in a fundraising environment.
  • Strong computer skills, including, the ability to learn and use donor software.
  • Ability to successfully complete a Pennsylvania State Police Clearance, a Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance obtained through the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services and a Federal Bureau of Investigation Criminal History Record.

Our employees enjoy these perks:

  • A complimentary Family membership to Whitaker Center
  • 15% discount at the Wonders Store, digital cinema concessions and Whitaker Center sponsored events
  • Banking partnership with Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union and Members First Credit Union
  • Downtown parking options


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