Tent Schools International is a team of passionate people dedicated to the cause of education for those who have the least access to it. We are parents, friends, neighbors, citizens and advocates who are doing what we can, where we can, to impact our world for the better. Join us in one of these roles!

Database Manager

Position:  part time, 15 hours/week

The Database Manager (also known as Donor Services) for Tent Schools International will have an innate love of data and its management. The right candidate will maintain accurate and detailed records of donors to the organization, lead data entry, proper maintenance and receipting of donors, and formulate mail and email lists as requested by staff. This individual will develop database queries and provide accurate reporting on a weekly basis to TSI’s Development Team, including close monitoring of the organization’s monthly giving program.


  • Maintain accurate record of donors, contact information, donations given, projects supported, and membership in TSI’s monthly giving program
  • Send out both per-donation and year-end receipts to donors
  • Provide accurate reporting on donors, projects, donations and the monthly giving program as requested by staff
  • Maintain address list for emailed and USPS mailed solicitations and updates
  • Maintain accounts of regular and one-time credit card donors and donations
  • Make timely bank deposits of cash and check donations received
  • Take part in the reporting and donor evaluation portion of weekly Development Team meetings

Skills Required: in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel, minimum of two years of experience in database management, ability to learn an online database program, efficient data entry skills, receipting skills, organization, customer service skills, reporting skills, managing processes, attention to detail, analyzing information, professionalism, problem solving, supply management, inventory control, verbal communication, process management, ability to read, write and speak excellent English, ability to assist donors via telephone, ability to maximize database usefulness to staff by understanding Development Team strategy and maintaining database accordingly

Security level:  Secure information, secure financial, secure facilities

Skills Preferred: Constant Contact

Please send your resume to Emily Klooster, Executive Director, at eklooster@tentschoolsint.org.

Communications Director

Position: part time, up to 20 hours/week

The Communications Director for Tent Schools International will manage both print and digital communications for the organization. The right candidate will create and coordinate print and e-mail campaigns, manage our website and social media, participate on TSI’s Development Team to weigh in on fundraising strategies and progress, and work with printing/mailing companies to ensure quality, efficiency and affordability of mailings.


  • Write, edit and lay out TSI’s quarterly newsletter and monthly mailings
  • Formulate and send e-mail newsletters and announcements
  • Manage TSI’s website and social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Assist in creating an annual ad for each year-end campaign
  • Work with printing/mailing companies to ensure a cost-effective, quality product
  • Keep brochures, letterhead, business cards and other communications-related supplies stocked
  • Complete in-house mailings as needed and upon request by members of the Development Team

Skills Required: minimum of two years of experience in the field of communications, journalism or copy writing, excellent written communication skills, organizational skills, copy editing skills, detail-orientation, basic design and lay-out skills, process management, problem-solving abilities

Skills Preferred: Adobe InDesign, Constant Contact, Microsoft Office, WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google Adwords, Google Analytics

Please send resume and writing portfolio to Emily Klooster, Executive Director, at eklooster@tentschoolsint.org.