Job Opportunity: Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo – Development Assistant

Full-time Development AssistantFt. Wayne Zoo logo

The zoo is currently accepting applications for a Development Assistant.

The Development Assistant is responsible for the daily organization of duties for the development department and assisting the Development Director. This is a full-time position requiring availability for a 40-hour work week year-round. This position occasionally requires work on weekends, evenings, and holidays.

Duties include:

  • Management of the donor database,
  • Check processing,
  • Special event support,
  • Donor relations,
  • Other functions as assigned by the Development Director.

This position is in a fast-paced environment which requires:

  • Detailed organizational and communication skills,
  • Discretion,
  • Knowledge of office procedures,
  • and proficiency in Microsoft Office software products.

Working knowledge of graphic design software a plus. Prior working knowledge of Donor Perfect or similar database preferred. For a full job description and application, see

To apply: submit cover letter, resume, and application by mail: Zoo, Attn: Employment (Development Assistant), 3411 Sherman Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46808; deliver to zoo office 8am-5pm daily; or email to

Application Deadline: Friday, May 22

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