Job Openings

To apply for any of the jobs listed below, please send a cover letter and resume to HR, Families First, 100 Campus Drive, Suite 12, Portsmouth, NH 03801, fax to HR at 603-422-8219, or e-mail Dates listed in parenthesis are the date the job was posted; all are still open.

Development Director (4/9/14).
The Development Director oversees all fund development activities at Families First Health and Support Center and has primary responsibility for the major gifts and planned giving. Directs the work of a large group of Board and community volunteer fundraisers. Supervises two staff members and works closely with the Executive Director and the Communications Director.

We are seeking a highly motivated, seasoned professional to continue to grow a well-developed fundraising program. The Director will identify, cultivate and solicit major donor and planned giving prospects to meet our fundraising and endowment goals.

The candidate must be a self-starter and an experienced fundraiser and major gift solicitor who understands the importance of and is adept at building relationships with donors. She/he must understand and communicate the mission of Families First, be skilled in public speaking and knowledgeable about planned giving. A bachelors degree in marketing, business, communications or a related field and a 5 years' development experience is required. The ability to work with a diverse group of donors, volunteers, staff members and consumers is essential. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required and experience with The Raiser's Edge is preferred.

The number of hours for the position is flexible, between 30 and 40 hours per week. The position includes a competitive salary and generous benefits.

The application deadline is 4/30/14.

Part time Dental Assistant (3/3/14).
Work closely with the dentist to provide care to patients in the Families First dental center. Responsibilities include setting up the operatories, sterilizing instruments, taking x-rays, recording patient histories, providing patient education and entering treatment plans in the electronic medical record. This flexible position is 2-3 days per week (some Saturdays), and more hours to cover for vacations. Two years experience preferred. Must be able to work effectively as part of a compassionate, non-judgmental team that serves a very disadvantaged population. NH radiation certification required.