The Development Coordinator provides administrative
coordination and support to the Director of Development Operations and the Events
& Donor Relations Officer; and accomplishes tasks to further the mission of
the Development office.
position is based out of LifeWorks NW's Sylvan site.
Pay/Benefits: $23.15 starting hourly pay plus, Full benefits.
As a behavioral health organization, LifeWorks NW
employees are required to have had their COVID 19 vaccination (or have an
approved medical/religious exemption) per State of Oregon rules. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required upon
Gift Processing and
Assist in Raiser's Edge maintenance, including (but not limited
Special Event Planning
- Open, sort, and process incoming cash gifts
- Daily gift batches and acknowledgement
- Coordinate potential in-kind gifts with
programs and process donations once received
- Assist with quarterly pledge reminders
- Review and approve program solicitation
- Assist with data cleanup projects
- Maintain annual report listings and other
lists as needed.
- Generates mailing lists and other lists as
- Assist with prospect research and ensure that data is entered
accurately in Raiser's Edge
- Assist the Events and Donor Relations Officer with two major
annual fundraising events, the Something to Talk About Breakfast and the Iron
Chef. Tasks may include registration, volunteers, auctions and logistics.
fund development events such as the annual Donor Recognition Event, receptions,
coffees, and site tours.
- Serve as point of contact for table captains
for the breakfast
- Recruit and track internal and external
volunteers for fundraising events and activities
- Keep track of event finances including check requests,
invoicing, and reporting.
General Development Responsibilities
- Manage the donor stewardship program to ensure donors at all
levels are thanked appropriately for their investment in LifeWorks NW. Update and revise as needed.
- Assist with the coordination of the annual fund program, which
currently including but not limited to end-of-year and spring mailings.
- Produce mailings, including running labels,
merging documents, and transporting materials to the mail house when necessary.
- Assist in writing projects and graphic
presentations, including such projects as annual plans, slide presentations,
photographic displays, and responses to correspondence containing routine
- Coordinate on-line marketing campaigns to
engage donors and promote our fundraising efforts.
- Manage Staff Giving campaign.
- Manage Development Intranet presence.
- Assist with planned giving program
- Assist with development-specific Board
committee meetings. Prepare agendas and meeting minutes and make arrangements
(including refreshments) for committee and other meetings.
- Support the work of the Development
Operations Director, e.g., scheduling appointments, travel arrangements and
- Perform general office duties such as
- Serve as a liaison to the site manager.
- Track and monitor all budgetary expenses for
- Review and approve program solicitation
requests, tracking all requests for a rolling 12-month period to ensure that
businesses are not asked repeatedly.
- Maintain LifeWorks NW's listing on GuideStar.
- Travel between sites or in the community.
- Must be able to work some early mornings,
evenings and the occasional weekend.
- Meet performance standards for productivity,
accuracy and quality of work, customer service, teamwork, attendance and
punctuality as well as projects/objectives as defined in the Performance
- Continually increase level of cultural
sensitivity, awareness and competency.
- Participate in regular individual and team
meetings with supervisor. Attend informational meetings which may include all
staff and team meetings, consultation with other staff and required trainings.
- Serve as an effective member of the team in
completing tasks as assigned toward furthering the mission of the Development
- Maintains confidentiality of donor information.
- Bachelor's degree preferred; relative work experience can
substitute for the degree.
- At least one year experience in an office
environment is preferred.
- Professional demeanor with excellent
communication and customer service skills.
- Ability to develop and maintain effective
working relationships with staff, board and committee members, donors,
prospects, and volunteers with varying needs and expectations.
- Excellent administrative and organizational
skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and work in an
- Experience with Raiser's Edge or other donor
database software strongly preferred.
- Computer proficiency required, including
Microsoft Office. Knowledge of PowerPoint, graphic design, and desktop
publishing a plus. Word processing, minimum 50 wpm.
- Excellent writing, grammar, proofreading, and
- Working knowledge of image scanner, internet
- Interest in/passion for LifeWorks NW mission
- Demonstrates effective communication skills
and maintains a cooperative working relationship with others in a culturally
- Requires access to a car and valid driver's
- Ability to perform essential functions of job without creating a
direct threat to the safety of self or others.
LifeWorks NW is a private, non-profit
organization providing prevention, mental health, substance use treatment, and
related social services to youths, adults, and older adults in over fifteen
locations throughout Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas counties. LifeWorks
NW promotes a healthy community by providing quality and culturally responsive
mental health and addiction services across the lifespan.
Our core values-Recovery and Relationships,
Resilience, and Results-inform the work we do. The four pillars of the
strategic vision include Compassionate, Impactful Care, Holistic Health,
Passionate Team, and Thriving Organization. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
are critical to successfully achieving the mission. We know that "life
works" when people get the help they need and are dedicated to changing
Equal Opportunity Employer
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