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Division: Administration


Benefits: Yes


FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


Salary: $25.25 Hourly Rate


Type: At Will, Full Time


Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Under the general direction of the Chief Financial Officer, the Accountant performs complex professional level accounting duties requiring the preparation, interpretation, and maintenance of the Agency’s financial statements and reports; establishes new accounting procedures and controls; analyzes and advises management on a variety of fiscal matters. This position is characterized by the responsibility to independently provide professional analysis and fiscal interpretation requiring substantial understanding and application of the principles of accounting.


  1. Designs and implements a private-sector resource development plan to include major donor “asks”, focused fundraising committees, special events, direct mail appeals, planned to give, and corporate solicitations.
    2. Works with CEO, staff and program participants “To tell the story of CAPSBC”; assume responsibility for donor
    outreach, communication, appreciation, and cultivation.
    3. Assumes responsibility for donor outreach, communication, appreciation, and cultivation; assume responsibility for
    managing and expanding the donor database.
    4. Maintains-up-to-date contact, donor, and potential donor information and data.
    5. Provides staff support to CEO for fundraising and public relations materials; arrange and facilitate periodic site visits
    by community leaders and/or donors.
    6. Provides assistance in the planning, writing, program design, budget development, and evaluation of grant-funded
    7. Identifies and analyzes new fundraising opportunities, works with others to solicit funds and in-kind gifts, and identify
    and designs special events to support fundraising efforts.
    8. Recruits and supervises volunteers/interns to help with fundraising and public relations activities.
    9. Creates, designs and implements processes and procedures related to grant management and proposal development.
    10. Ensures that grant expenditures are reasonable, allocable and allowable according to agency guidelines.
    11. Conducts and coordinate research related to needs assessment and background information for proposal development
    12. Uses appropriate technology and data systems to manage and monitor grants, gifting, donor databases, and donations
    for planning and recognition purposes.
    13. Grant writing
    14. Assures that CAPSBC follows all pertinent Federal and State laws and regulations regarding fundraising activities.



1. Principals of grant writing, grant management, and partnership development.
2. Principals of grant administration, including funding sources, administrative requirements, cost principles, and state
    and federal regulations.
3. Budget planning and development, proposal development, assembly and submission of grants.
4. Principles, methods, procedures and strategies of community relations, marketing promotion, and fundraising.
5. Principles of public and non-profit administration.
6. Federal, state and private funding sources.
7. Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations relating to grant writing administration and   management.


1. Work independently to obtain a specified objective(s) within a fast-paced environment with short deadlines.
2. Speak, read, and write English at a level appropriate for the position.
3. Negotiate results-oriented solutions to problems.
4. Speak effectively before large groups of people and on a one-on-one basis.
5. Prepare, analyze, and interpret complex reports, budgets, statement, and other written material.
6. Write clearly and accurately to identify and describe technical procedures.
7. Read, understand, interpret, and apply provisions of federal, state, and local legislation and regulations pertinent to
    contractual agreements for services.
8. Proficiently operate a variety of software applications to include Microsoft Word, Excel, Windows, PowerPoint,
    Access, Outlook Exchange and E-mail and be able to conduct research on the Internet.Fund Development Specialist
9. Understand, model and articulate CAPSBC’s commitment to diversity, excellence and professionalism in all facets of the work.
10. Travel throughout San Bernardino County and out-of-county (including overnight) and work overtime as required.


1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in public administration or a closely related
field. (Additional qualifying experience may substitute for up to two years of the required education on the basis of
one year of full-time experience equaling 30 semester or 45-quarter units.)
2. Minimum of three (3) years’ experience of recent grand development, monitoring experience, and fundraising. 


Must be able to sit at a desk, often for most of the day. Must be able to do phone or computer work for blocks of time.
Must be able to communicate verbally. Must be able to lift and move paperwork and files up to 20 pounds. While
performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and hear clearly, and to use hands to handle objects/operate a keyboard. Must be able to make presentations and appeals throughout the community in locations of unknown accessibility. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.


1.  Medical –Subject to required employee monthly contribution. 
2.  Dental- 100% employer paid for employees.
3.  Vision and contact lens benefits every two (2) years subject to required employee co-pays and plan option. 

4.  Employer paid Group Life insurance coverage benefit of two (2) times the annual salary up to $200,000 plus AD & D coverage.
5.  Voluntary supplemental life insurance coverage.
6.  Fourteen (14) Paid Holidays.
7.  Vacation benefits do not accrue during the first six (6) months of employment. An employee must successfully complete their six-month evaluative period and then vacation benefits will start accruing and are available for use. Vacation benefits are accrued on a bi-weekly basis as follows:

  • 1-5 years (3.08 hours per pay period = 10 days)

  • 6-14 years (4.62 hours per pay period = 15 days)

  • 15-over (6.15 hours per pay period = 20 days)

8.  Sick leave is earned at a rate of 3.69 hours per pay period for full-time employees.
9.  403b retirement program which CAPSBC contributes 6% of employee’s gross salary once the employee meets the program requirements and employees may voluntarily contribute up to the specified Internal Revenue Service Requirements.
10. Social Security paid by employee is matched by CAPSBC, as well as Medicare.
11. Merit advancements.


Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver License, be insurable and have/maintain a good driving record throughout the course of employment. In addition, applicant must have access to a dependable vehicle and maintain state mandated personal automobile insurance coverage throughout the course of employment. Employees receive reimbursement per mile for use of his/her personal vehicle for business purposes (excluding driving from home and to work) based on the approved IRS mileage rate.


Applicants considered for an interview must submit a Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) Driving Report (dated within previous 90 calendar days) upon request from the CAPSBC Operations/Human Resources Division. An unacceptable DMV Driving Report will result in no further consideration for the position applied for.


Following an administrative review of each application, only the most qualified applicants will be invited to an oral interview. After the hiring interviews have been completed, a background check (including verification of criminal records, education, employment and social security) will be conducted on the candidate (s) being considered for employment. Once the background checks (s) have been completed and reviewed, a conditional offer of employment will be made to the recommended applicant for hire. The conditional offer is contingent on the applicant passing a pre-employment physical examination only to include urine drug testing and TB screening. An offer of conditional employment will be withdrawn upon failure to pass the physical examination. The recommended applicant shall submit original documentation to establish both work authorization and identity (per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986). The recommended applicant is encouraged to participate in the agency’s payroll direct deposit program. In those instances where the recommended applicant cannot participate in the direct deposit program, the recommended applicant will have the opportunity to participate in a pay card program.


Submit a completed CAPSBC Application form to the Operations/Human Resources Division, 696 S. Tippecanoe Avenue, San Bernardino, CA 92408-2607. Applications must be typed and not handwritten. Handwritten applications will not be accepted for employment opportunities. Applicants can go to the CAPSBC website to complete an application online, print it and submit the completed application to the Operations/Human Resources Division. If you change your address or phone number after filing an application, please notify CAPSBC Operations/Human Resources Division immediately. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute for completion of the work history portion of the application. The information you provide will be used to verify and evaluate your qualifications. Failure to fully complete the application and/or provide information on it that clearly demonstrates possession of the position requirements will result in no further consideration.​

Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / ADA COMPLIANT EMPLOYER. For further information regarding this position, contact the Operations/Human Resources Division at (909) 723-1532. 696 South Tippecanoe, San Bernardino, CA 92408-2607

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