Positions Available

FTCTC Seeks Part-Time Development Director

In order to meet the needs of this growing organization, Five Town Communities That Care will employ a part-time Development Director to assist the Executive Director and the Board of Directors in achieving its fundraising goals.

The Development Director will report to the Executive Director and will be expected to work from the organization’s offices in Rockport, Maine.

The chosen candidate must enjoy and excel at cultivating relationships with individuals in our community. He or she will:

1.)    Assist the Board, the Executive Director, and the Board’s Funding Workgroup* in developing and implementing a plan for reaching budgeted yearly fundraising goals;

2.)    Work with the Funding Workgroup to identify potential sources of grants that align with the organization’s mission and goals, and prepare selected grant applications;

3.)    Work with the Funding Workgroup to draft annual fundraising plans and design and implement fundraising appeals;

4.)    Lead work (in conjunction with Community Coordinator) with ad hoc committees dedicated to fundraising/awareness-raising events; duties include soliciting business sponsorships and publicizing events;

5.)    Assist in the placement/training of volunteers involved with the Board’s fund-raising events.


At least three years experience in non-profit development or leadership—with proven success in writing successful federal grant applications, and in the design and management of effective annual sustaining campaigns. Demonstrated ability to speak effectively and professionally in public to a variety of audiences. Must possess professional demeanor. Must be able to write clear, concise and grammatically correct letters, reports, and other forms of communication. Demonstrated ability to form relationships with strategic partners, schools, businesses, volunteers, donors, board members, staff, students and families. Working knowledge of Word, Excel, and email programs; prior experience with Mac software a plus.


This is a half-time (20 hours per week), position. Some evenings and weekends required.


The position does not offer health insurance. Paid vacation and sick days determined by sliding scale.

*Funding Workgroup

The Funding Workgroup manages the acquisition and use of public and private funds for Five Town Communities That Care. The funds are used for planning and for implementation and evaluation of the selected programs, policies, and practices. Members of this workgroup evaluate the funding needs of the Community Coalition, seek grants to provide funding, suggest fund-raising events, and solicit donations.

Applicants may submit their cover letter, resume and three references to mariah@fivetownctc.org, or mail to Five Town Communities That Care, PO Box 1135, Rockport, ME 04856.

STAR Support Staff

Five Town CTC is seeking a few energetic and responsible adults to work with middle school students in an after-school program. Staff members will meet students at area schools at the end of the school day and accompany them to programs. Applicants should enjoy working with youth and have reliable transportation. Position is seasonal, approximately 20 hrs per week, weekdays, between 2:30 and 6:30PM starting the week of September 24th. Background check required. Call Mariah Smith for more information at 975-6722 or email star@fivetownctc.org.

STAR Instructors

We are always seeking individuals willing to share their expert knowledge with middle school students. If you have an idea for a class that could be taught in ten, one-hour sessions, give us a call.

see STAR program info for an overview of the program

Math and Literacy Mentors

We are seeking caring, responsible adults to help 7th, 8th and 9th graders strengthen their math and literacy skills during one-hour afterschool tutoring sessions at the local public schools. Tutors work with students two days per week; training and curriculum materials are provided. The position requires current drivers license and reliable transportation, and completion of criminal background screening.

Visit the Math Mentors program page for an overview.

For more information, or to apply for a position, download our application and send it in along with your resume and a cover letter to Five Town Communities That Care, PO Box 1135, Rockport, ME 04856

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