As a non-profit advocacy organization, we are firmly committed to serving our members, donors, and the homeschool community. To better serve our donors, we are looking for an on-site, part-time Administrative Assistant to help our development staff.

What’s in It for You

  • A homeschool- and family-friendly work environment that values encouraging the best in every family.
  • The privilege of stewarding and cultivating relationships with our donors—individuals, families, foundations, and organizations—who generously give to support the work of HSLDA.
  • The opportunity to further HSLDA's mission and vision by advancing our fundraising efforts.
  • A chance to learn more about Resource Development.
  • Being part of a hard-working and fun development team!

What You Will Be Doing

  • Helping process check donations
  • Processing donor receipt letters
  • Engaging in donor data record clean-up and de-duping of accounts
  • Writing thank you correspondence to new, mid-level, and recurring donors
  • Calling new, mid-level, and recurring donors as part of donor cultivation
  • Performing additional administrative tasks as needed to assist Development staff (stuff envelopes, address seasonal cards, enter data in to the database, etc.)

What You Need for This Position

  • Customer-centered focus with a cheerful and enthusiastic disposition.
  • A general knowledge of HSLDA's freedom work and HSLDA Compassion (grants program) will help you as you cultivate donor relationships.
  • Confident yet humble attitude—demonstrating competence in your duties with humility.
  • A strong work ethic expressed by being reliable, professional, efficient, and responsible.
  • Ability to function well on a team—you will be expected to communicate about what you're doing and what challenges you're experiencing and listen to input form other team members and leaders.
  • Desire to learn—an openness to new skills and real business application as the work of development grows.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with good penmanship.
  • Professional and easy phone manner with excellent customer service abilities.
  • An associate degree or at least two years of administrative experience is required
  • The ability to work on-site in our office in Purcellville, VA
  • Must be a committed Christian and supportive of HSLDA’s mission to make homeschooling possible.

Does this describe you? If so, please reach out to us! You can apply by sending your resume, with a cover letter explaining why you feel you’re a good professional and cultural fit, to Please make sure to type “Development Part-Time Administrative Assistant” in the subject line.