Need knows no boundaries of ethnicity, age, faith or gender. Neither do we.
Need knows no boundaries of ethnicity, age, faith or gender. Neither do we.


~ Current Openings ~

OPEN POSITION: Director of Development

Title:  Director of Development

Supervisor:  Executive Director of CCWTN

Direct Reports: None

Position Statement:  The Director of Development is a part of the leadership team at CCWTN. This individual is charged with meeting fundraising goals as established annually and building upon the infrastructure necessary to succeed for the long term. The fostering of relationships in the areas of Major Gifts, Foundations, Planned Giving and Corporations / Matching Gifts are considered critical.


Job Standards:

1.      Identifies, builds, and strengthens relationships with key individuals in the areas of major gifts, foundations (private and corporate), planned giving and corporations/matching gifts whose interest align with Catholic Charities programs.

a.      Coordinates efforts with the Executive Director, Grant Writer, board members, volunteers and others to research, identify, cultivate and solicit major individual donors.

b.      Oversees the relationship, management and submission of foundation grants.

c.       Builds and executes a robust lead-generation plan for high wealth donors and foundations focused on reaching prospects targeted through criteria that measure both potential and engagement.

d.      Develops targeted marketing materials online and in print to support major gifts, foundations, planned giving and corporations/matching gifts, lead-generation, qualification and cultivation.

2.      Meets mutually agreed upon annual goals for donations.

3.      Provides oversight and direction to development and implementation of department budget.

4.      Leads the effort to install, launch and utilize Raisers Edge© software to add professionalism to our Development efforts.

5.      Assuring compliance in the use of and reporting on donated funds in accord with the donor’s guidance.

6.      Leads the annual Providing Help….Bringing Hope campaign.

7.      Supports the efforts of periodic fund raisers throughout the year.

8.      Generally speaking, this role does not solicit grants from governmental agencies. 

The above list reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the primary functions of the job identified, and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all of the work requirements that may be inherent in the job, or assigned by supervisory personnel.


1.      5 – 7 years of demonstrated success in the Development field (ideally) in Memphis and West Tennessee

2.      Diverse fundraising background with targeted donors: small sum donors (sponsors), major donors, corporations, family and private foundations

3.      A self-starter with a proven success in generating revenue

4.      Demonstrated ability to build, develop and foster relationships internally and externally

5.      Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines and maintain disciplined adherence to program goals

6.       Demonstrated diplomacy in working with diverse cultures and audiences and sensitive situations and subject matter

7.      Personal accountability toward achieving goals

8.      Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills

9.      Ability to travel and meet with constituents in their place of business or at home.

10.  A practicing Catholic.

11.  Own and drive an automobile with current liability insurance.

Materials and Equipment:   Basic personal computer skills (Microsoft Office), and – ideally – familiarity with Raisers Edge© software.

Position Level: SM (Senior Management)

Send a letter of interest and resume to:

Rachel D'Addabbo

Executive Assistant, Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Catholic Charities of West Tennessee
1325 Jefferson Ave.
Memphis, TN 38104

E-mail: rachel.daddabbo [at] acc.cdom [dot] org

Phone: 901-722-4750

Updated: 7/14/17

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OPEN POSITION: Receptionist/Intake Coordinator

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Title:                           Receptionist/Intake Coordinator

Supervisor:                 Coordinator of Supportive Services

Direct Reports:           None


Position Statement:   Bilingual (English and Spanish) part-time receptionist to manage front desk responsibilities on a daily basis, and to perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks.


Position responsibilities:

  • Welcome visitors by greeting them in a friendly and professional manner, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries
  • Provides accurate information to walk-ins and callers and direct phone calls and walk-ins to the proper person/department.
  • Accurately takes and records messages.
  • Distributes and collects non-staff badges.
  • Accepts walk-in donations, issues donation receipts and directs donations to the appropriate departments.
  • Accepts and records MIFA food vouchers and directs clients to Fig Tree Food Pantry.
  • Alerts appropriate supervisor when 911 calls are placed.
  • Unlocks the main entrance doors at the beginning of the business day and locks the main entrance doors at the close of the business day.
  • Notifies appropriate supervisor regarding leave and does so in a timely manner.
  • Assists in off-site events as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Answer the switchboard, screening and forwarding incoming phone calls to the proper person/department
  • Receives and sorts daily mail/deliveries/couriers. Notifies appropriate personnel of package arrival.
  • Perform other clerical receptionist duties such as filing, photocopying, preparing mailings, and faxing.



Qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Fluent in Spanish (verbal and written skills).
  • Proficient in MS Office: Word, Excel, at a minimum.
  • Ability to remain calm in an emergency situation and to deal with emergencies in a timely and direct manner. 
  • Ability to manage stressful situations and deal with clients/people who are hostile, demanding or in a crisis situation.
  • Customer Service attitude.
  • Excellent Organizational Skills.
  • Sensitive to diverse cultures.
  • This position normally requires the physical demands of standing, walking, bending, stair-climbing, sitting, talking, seeing, hearing and lifting or performing other work requiring light physical exertion (up to 20 lbs.).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Hands-on experience with office equipment (e.g. fax machines and printers).
  • Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Proven work experience as a Receptionist, Front Office Representative or similar role helpful, but not required.


Materials/Equipment:           Phone system, fax, copier and PC.

Position Level:                        Part-time, 20-25 hours per week; paid time off.

Closing Date:                          08/07/17   Resume and Letter of Interest deadline.

Contact:                                  Lucie Johnson, Coordinator of Supportive Services.

                                                Catholic Charities of West Tennessee

                                                1325 Jefferson, Memphis TN 38104

                                                Lucie.Johnson [at] acc.cdom [dot] org


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OPEN POSITION: Immigration Services Intern

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Catholic Charities of West Tennessee is developing a growing immigration services program to meet the legal needs of low-income immigrants and refugees. Our program provides individual client services and also does outreach within the community to inform immigrants within Memphis of their rights and immigration options. CCWTN’s office is located in mid-town Memphis.

In general, an internship may include:

  • Interview immigration clients telephonically and in-person to collect factual information related to their cases
  • Input case-related information into client database and prepare case summaries and legal immigration documents and materials
  • Conduct follow-up interviews with clients throughout the case preparation process
  • Assist CCWTN staff in preparing for interviews before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • Tasks will evolve depending on the needs of the CCWTN staff and clients.


We are looking for interns who demonstrate an interest in immigration law and advocacy. Interns must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. A willingness to learn and participate in program events is also desired. Individuals with Spanish proficiency are preferred but no language skill is required.

This internship is unpaid and interns must provide their own transportation to and from the office. Public transit is limited but parking is free. Intern must be able to work part-time or 15-20 hours a week. We would like the intern to start by the beginning of June 2017 but can be flexible.

To apply:

Please email a resume, cover letter, a brief writing sample (3-5 pages) and contact information to Christine Butson.  

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, although we do encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible.

Send applications and questions to:

Christine Butson

Program Director
Immigration Services

Catholic Charities of West Tennessee
1325 Jefferson Ave.
Memphis, TN 38104

E-mail: Chris.butson [at] acc.cdom [dot] org

Phone: 901-722-4730

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