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Date posted: August 4

Department: Development

Employment Type: Full Time; Exempt

Reports to: Executive Director

Location: SE Portland

Compensation: $106,000-$110,000 annual salary

Who We Are:

Catholic Charities of Oregon was named by the Portland Business Journal as the #2 Non-profit in their list of 2021 Most Admired Companies. Founded in 1933, Catholic Charites of Oregon is one of Oregon's oldest nonprofit social service agencies whose mission is to assure that essential, life-saving services and supports are accessible to the most vulnerable Oregonians.

Who You Are:

The Chief Development Officer (CDO) will be a dynamic development professional with skills, vision, and experience to lead CC into the next phase of the agency's growth. The CDO will lead efforts to partner with CC's program staff as well as with a diverse portfolio of stakeholders in developing and supporting innovative, bold, and sustainable initiatives across the full suite of services offered by Catholic Charities' programs in an effort to serve the agency's 25,000 clients.

What You Will Work On:

  • Create and lead fund development strategy. Craft a comprehensive fund development strategy to enable sustainable growth of CC's unrestricted and restricted funding. Fiscal Year 2023 goal is $6.3M.
  • Oversee communications and marketing strategy. Partner with the Executive Director, Communications Director, and staff to define and build an aggressive marketing strategy that ensures consistent institutional messaging and strong "branding" aligned with CC's core values.
  • Lead the Development team, building on its culture and productivity as a positive, cohesive, highly functioning group. This role has 4 director reports and a team of 12 passionate professionals.
  • Lead external relationships with current and potential donors and partners. Lead relationship-building strategy and activities with major individual, foundation, and corporate donors, personally developing relationships with key partners and prospective donors.
  • Partner with the Chief Financial & Administrative Officer for budget development and management; assure sound fiscal operation of the development function including timely, accurate and comprehensive development income and expense budgets, reporting, monitoring and implementation.
  • As a member of the Executive Team, work in partnership as a strategic leader in achievement of agency mission.

What You Bring:

Education, Certifications, and Licensure Requirements/Preferences

  • Bachelor's Degree (4-Year Program) or equivalent lived and or worked experience.

Experience Requirements/Preferences

  • At least 8-10 years of previous documented experience in strategic fund development activities preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years' senior management experience with increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and operate strategically, to build public support, to strengthen infrastructure, to inspire donors, staff, and the Board of Directors, and to develop effective development strategies.
  • Quantifiable success in key development strategies including donor segmentation, research, and cultivation.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People

  • 100% employer-paid health, dental, vision, and alternative care benefits for the employee.
  • 100% employer-paid long-term disability and life insurance.
  • Paid vacation, sick, personal and 12 paid holidays.
  • Retirement benefit with employer match and discretionary contribution.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Catholic Charities of Oregon employees may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness government-sponsored education loan repayment program.
  • Full list of benefits can be found on Careers home page under Resources link. Please note these benefits are subject to change.

Our Culture:

We are proud of our healthy work culture at Catholic Charities of Oregon. We care for our employees so they can take care of others. Our approach includes everything from support for continued training and education to a strong focus on allowing each employee to own their job and become a thought leader in their area of service. Together, we work to make a concrete, hands-on difference in our community.


Catholic Charities of Oregon requires all employees to confirm they are fully vaccinated, or in the process of receiving the COVID-19 vaccination. Employees can submit the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) request for exception form for medical or religious accommodation. COVID-19 testing in lieu of being vaccinated or having an approved medical or religious exception is not an option.


Catholic Charities of Oregon is dedicated to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion across our agency. Catholic Charities of Oregon recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, equal pay, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. Applicants and employees need not be Catholic.


Foundation for PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center

Location: Longview, Washington
Date posted: August 1

Embedded in the community, the Executive Director Foundation for PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center serves as a strategist and resource for foundation fundraising and will partner with the hospital’s administrators, medical physicians, and caregivers to identify, cultivate, and steward donors. The Director works closely with foundation board members to maximize their potential in giving of their time, talent, and financial resources to PeaceHealth. This role manages a team and carries a major gift portfolio with multi million gift goals for the fiscal year.

PeaceHealth is passionate about our healing mission and legacy of community based, compassionate care. Our ideal candidate will thrive in building community relationships and rapport.

PeaceHealth St. John is located in Longview Washington and is the area’s sole community hospital and is a Level III trauma center providing dozens of medical specialty services and programs including emergency, trauma, heart, behavioral health, bone and joint, cancer, birthing and women’s services. Serving the community’s healthcare needs for more than 75 years, PeaceHealth St. John is a community-governed, nonprofit organization established by the sisters of St. Joseph of Peace in 1943. Today, as one of the community’s largest employers, PeaceHealth employs approximately 1.5% of Cowlitz County’s population.

For more information, contact Starry, 



Salary:                                   $4,306-$5,167/month ($51,674-$62,009 annual equivalent)

Location:                               Vancouver, WA

Reports To:                           Advancement Director

FLSA Status:                         Exempt

Application Deadline:          August 10, 2022 

Columbia Land Trust is seeking an Events Manager to join its dynamic team! 

Columbia Land Trust is dedicated to conserving and caring for the lands, waters, and wildlife of the Columbia River region through sound science and strong relationships. In its first 32 years, Columbia Land Trust has permanently conserved more than 55,000 acres of fish and wildlife habitat, forestland, and farmland, and has restored thousands of acres for the benefit of both wildlife and local communities. Central to our work is a commitment to advancing a more inclusive, equitable conservation movement and building relationships to achieve cooperative conservation solutions.

Columbia Land Trust is an equal opportunity employer and committed to building a diverse workforce. Equity is a core organizational value and applicants should be able to demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, LGBTQ+ people, and people from groups who are underrepresented in conservation spaces to apply.

Columbia Land Trust’s headquarters are located on the historic Fort Vancouver campus near downtown Vancouver, Washington, just across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon.  Additional offices are located in Portland, Hood River, and Astoria, Oregon. For more information about the Land Trust, please visit


Based in Columbia Land Trust’s Vancouver office, the Events Manager is responsible for advancing our mission by creating opportunities for donors, volunteers, partner organizations, and the general public to engage with our organization and connect to nature. Events are primarily held at Land Trust sites but may also include virtual opportunities or other creative event collaborations that support our organizational mission. This full-time position requires a minimum of 2 days working at the Vancouver office per week. Additional in-person office work will be expected for pre-and-post event needs, as well as day-of-event support at various locations. Remaining time can be flexed from regional offices and/or from a home office.

Essential Duties:

  • Create and manage an annual events calendar for all Columbia Land Trust events, working across all departments for both in-person and virtual events.
  • Create, plan and lead constituent-specific events that further Columbia Land Trust’s mission by providing experiences with nature, building support for conservation, and inspiring people to support our work. Examples include:
    • Major donor tours on conservation lands throughout the Land Trust’s service region
    • Support third-party fundraising events
  • Outdoor events that engage members of the public from across our region, which could include students, youth and elders, rural and urban communities, communities of color, and other groups that are underrepresented in outdoor spaces
  • Staff or Board of Directors events
  • Supporting volunteer land stewardship, in collaboration with the Land Trust’s Stewardship Team:
    • Coordinate 1-2 volunteer events per year on Land Trust sites, including volunteer recruitment, logistics, and on-site support.
    • Track and maintain relationships with volunteers
  • Working in collaboration with Development Manager to seek and engage with events sponsors
  • Serve as the main contact for all event attendees and event communications, with a focus on relationship building as a key part of communication style
  • Collaborate with Communications team on promotion and invitation strategies
  • Support Columbia Land Trust’s equity and inclusion goals by applying an equity lens to all work. This will include tailoring events to the diverse needs of different constituent groups. 

Organizational Support

Land Trust staff support a broad range of organizational activities such as, participating in Board of Directors meetings. learning about and engaging with diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) work, and involvement on staff committees.


Columbia Land Trust expects that applicants for this position will have skills and experience with some of the work listed above, or with other similar work. However, applicants are not expected to have experience in all of these tasks in order to apply for the position. Columbia Land Trust is prepared to support the training necessary to ensure that qualified candidates have the skills to safely and effectively accomplish the work. Accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

To thrive in this job, applicants should have:

  • Experience in event production;
  • Awareness of audio and visual event needs;
  • Appreciation and curiosity for the natural world, and for Columbia Land Trust’s mission and work;
  • Creative thinking and a guest-centered approach to event experiences in nature;
  • An understanding of how to create experiences that are inclusive and welcoming for people from diverse backgrounds, particularly marginalized communities;
  • Experience engaging in personal or professional diversity, equity, and inclusion work;
    • Excellent organizational skills, with an ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously;
  • Ability to balance immediate event needs while also advancing longer term event tasks;
  • Desire to engage volunteers;
  • A capacity for solid, rational decision making, with a clear, direct, and respectful communication style that is flexible to the needs of remote and in-person work.
  • An ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a team environment and across departments;
    • Basic experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe, and event or email marketing software;

Longer days or weekends may be required at times but is not a regular part of this work. Applicants should be comfortable leading events in urban and rural outdoor spaces, sometimes in inclement weather. When travel to event sites is needed, the Land Trust provides mileage reimbursement for use of personal vehicles and has organizational vehicles available as needed.  

Salary and Benefits:

Healthy, happy staff are an important element of our success and we strongly believe in and support a work/life balance. Columbia Land Trust offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and a supportive and positive work environment. The full salary range for this position is $51,674 -$72,344 annually. Based on our internal equity review and candidate’s qualifications the estimated starting salary will typically be between $51,674-$62,009 annually. The Land Trust benefits package includes paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave. Columbia Land Trust pays 100% of health and dental insurance premiums for three-quarter to full-time employees; voluntary benefits include a Section 125 -FSA and long-term disability. We also offer a match (up to 5% of annual salary) to our 401(K) retirement plan. 

ORGANIZATIONAL COVID-19 VACCINATION INFORMATION Columbia Land Trust requires its employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccination and booster and has practices in place to mitigate exposure following CDC guidelines. Reasonable accommodations will be made for individuals who are unable to receive the vaccine due to a medical condition or religious belief. 


To be considered for the Events Manager position, please email a cover letter highlighting relevant experience, your resume, and a list of three references to We will not contact your references without notifying you first. Please include the following in your cover letter:

  • A description of your interest in this position;
  • Your commitment to and/or experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Applications for this position will be accepted through August 10, 2022.

Mailed applications can be submitted to:

Jennifer Wilkerson, Advancement Director

Columbia Land Trust

850 Officers Row

Vancouver, WA 98661

Columbia Land Trust is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection of candidates for employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex or sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, military service, family medical history, legal source of income, gender identity, political affiliation, or family leave obligations.


Lewis & Clark College

Date posted: July 20, 2022 

Location: Portland, Oregon. Hybrid work schedule available.

Position Status: Full-time (37.5 hrs/wk), benefits eligible

Starting Salary: $55,000-60,000



The campus is located on 137 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds in Portland’s southwest hills. Our strong commitment to sustainability is reinforced through recycling programs, energy conservation, alternative transportation options, and farm to fork initiatives. For benefit-eligible positions, we offer a competitive benefits package that includes options for health, dental, vision, tuition, life insurance, retirement and more.


Lewis & Clark College is committed to achieving a diverse workforce. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or age.



The Associate Director of Donor Engagement, Community Outreach plays an important role on the Advancement team and is responsible for external development within the Donor Engagement department. This is accomplished by maintaining a portfolio of leadership-track prospects, coordinating the Lewis & Clark Philanthropy Council, and supporting community outreach operations like the Student Philanthropy Officer. This strategy targets constituents to increase donor engagement and, ultimately giving, to secure more than $2M annually to the Annual Fund. These efforts are part of the larger departmental goal to create a robust, sustainable pipeline of donors with specific focus on increasing alumni participation. Reporting to the Director of Donor Engagement, this position will have robust social and interpersonal communication skills, strong attention to detail, and the ability to connect with and support constituents from diverse backgrounds. 



  • Direct pipeline development programs including but not limited to individual outreach to donors, portfolio management of donors, tracking the Leadership Society, supporting the Student Philanthropy Officer, and managing the Lewis & Clark Philanthropy Council.
  • Qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward a portfolio of mid-level donor prospects through a program of personal visits, personalized correspondence (email, letter and phone), and appropriate engagement to attract, retain and upgrade to leadership-level giving. 
  • Track activity in Slate database using moves management process.
  • Manage and track team outreach during important times of year like calendar year-end, giving days, and fiscal year-end.
  • Recruit and manage volunteers on the Lewis & Clark Philanthropy Council and support their efforts to reach out to classmates and encourage giving participation.
  • Recruit volunteers to serve on advisory boards and various other committees.
  • Manage and track reunion year giving and work with Associate Director of Donor Engagement, Communications to include reunion messaging in mass solicitation strategies. Partner with Alumni and Parent Engagement to support the Alumni Weekend giving program.
  • With the Director of Donor Engagement, work closely with the offices of Alumni and Parent Engagement, Donor Relations and Stewardship, and Major and Planned Gifts to promote and support pipeline programs and expand relationships in the donor community.
  • Monitor Leadership Society membership, particularly for the Annual Fund, to focus on retention and acquisition. Provide input on Leadership Society solicitations and communications.
  • Assist the Student Philanthropy Officer with training on the moves management cycle and database management.
  • Promote a team atmosphere where creativity, fun, excitement and a high level of motivation and accomplishment are valued.
  • Support and actively contribute to the goal of achieving greater diversity, inclusion, and equity at Lewis & Clark and work effectively with all members of the campus community.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • 3 years fundraising or sales experience.
  • 3 years experience working in higher education or nonprofit settings. 
  • 3 years experience working with volunteers and/or alumni.
  • Bachelor’s degree or additional 4 years of relevant experience.
  • An aptitude for consistency, goal-oriented time management, and thoughtful interpersonal communication.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, especially in 1:1 communication via email, phone calls, virtual meetings, and in-person interactions. Strong communication skills including the ability to communicate persuasively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to develop and manage professional relationships with a diverse array of constituents.
  • Ability to be an articulate spokesperson on behalf of the College. 
  • Willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends as well as travel when needed.
  • Significant knowledge of nonprofit organizations or equivalent, preferably in higher education.



  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge, Slate, or equivalent database.
  • Experience in moves management cycle and/or personal solicitation.
  • 4+ years fundraising or sales experience.
  • Prior higher education annual fund experience. 


  • 5 hours per week
  • Mon-Fri
  • Hybrid work schedule available 


  • Salary Range $55,000 - $60,000 annually
  • Commensurate with experience and qualifications.


Please upload your cover letter on the My Experience screen in the resume section.

Lewis & Clark College adheres to a nondiscriminatory policy with respect to educational programs, activities, employment, and admission.  We do not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, sex, religion, age, marital status, national origin, the presence of any physical or sensory disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, and local laws.  The Associate Vice President of Human Resources has been designated to handle inquiries regarding employment- and disability-related non-discrimination policies.  Title IX inquiries may be directed to the Title IX coordinator or deputy Title IX coordinators




Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. 



Lewis & Clark College will conduct a background check on the finalist, which will include a criminal record check. If a conviction is discovered, a determination will be made whether the conviction is related to the position for which the individual is applying or would present safety or security risks before an employment decision is made. A criminal conviction does not necessarily automatically bar an applicant from employment.



In order to comply with US Homeland Security Department regulations, all employees must complete an I-9 form in Workday prior to or no later than the first day of work and bring originals (no photocopies) of their supporting documentation to Human Resources no later than the 3rd business day of employment. Failure to have a completed I-9 form on file with the College will result in immediate termination of employment.

Gift Officer - OMSI

Posted: June 17 to Until Filled

Department: Development

Location: Portland, OR

$56,637 per year

Salary, Regular – Full-time

Eligible for health benefits and PTO

The Gift Officer is an integral part of the individual giving team by overseeing a mid-level donor portfolio of approximately 75-100 donors and prospects. They also assist the Development team in the planning of OMSI's annual Gala event and other fundraising events, as well as supporting proposal creation, donor communications, and participating in community events that advance OMSI's strategic initiatives.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Manages portfolio of current and prospective donors:
    • Prepares solicitation strategies and plans for meetings with individual, corporate, and foundation donors and prospects (~75-100 donors, ranging from $1k - $10k);
    • Uses a moves management approach to motivate donors and prospects to make annual and special project gifts to OMSI;
    • Works collaboratively across the museum to identify funding opportunities and coordinate mutually beneficial partnerships for events, exhibits, and programs;
    • Conducts regular prospect research, such as reviewing annual reports, utilizing OMSI's Salesforce CRM, and staying up to date on the Portland philanthropic landscape;
    • Participates in networking events to identify and steward potential donor opportunities.
  • Internal Stakeholder Collaboration:
    • Participates in the planning of OMSI's Gala, and other donor cultivation events, alongside the Development team;
    • Participates in the implementation of consistent donor messaging across all OMSI communication channels, and participates in the creation of an array of written and in-person communication for donors - Gala, Annual Appeal, Annual Report, proposals, collateral, and one-sheets;
    • Thoughtfully and efficiently gathers internal buy-in on narratives, budgets, and attachments, before proposal submissions;
    • Present funding trends/motivation in conversations with program staff to help guide resource development;
    • Monitors and coordinates post-award grants to ensure budgeting and administrative policies, procedures, and awarding organization requirements are followed.

Working Conditions

  • This position is regular full-time scheduled for 40 hours/week:
    • This position may occasionally require working on some weekends, holidays, and/or evenings;
    • This position requires occasional travel within and outside the Portland Metro area;
    • Requires working onsite at the museum location.
  • Physical Demands: 75% sitting, 20% standing, 5% lifting/carrying/pushing up to 20 lbs;
    • You must be fully vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19 or qualify for an accommodation under the ADA for medical or religious reasons;
  • Vision Demands include:
    • Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches of less)
  • Environmental Demands include:
    • None
  • Noise Levels include:
    • Moderate (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)

Secondary Job Responsibilities

Provides additional support to the Development team. Secondary responsibilities include-but are not limited to-the following:

  • Attends OMSI events and provides on-site assistance at events as necessary.
  • Provides support in the end of year appeal and annual report as necessary;
  • Participates in department strategy setting.



  • Business Practices:
    • Ability to be resourceful, proactive, and adaptable in a professional work environment;
    • Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills;
    • Ability to meet goals while balancing often overlapping and time-sensitive deadlines;
    • Excellent attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy;
    • Demonstrated ability to pivot between individual and team work;
    • Ability to model and support a positive team dynamic with paid and unpaid staff;
    • Ability to adhere to confidentiality, protocol, and community agreements;
    • Exercises sound judgment while upholding high integrity and ethical standards;
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and communication skills that adhere to confidentiality, protocol, and community agreements.
  • Development Expertise:
    • Working knowledge and understanding of the philanthropic community;
    • Professional communication and presentation skills, both written and oral for a public audience and for formal proposals/reports;
    • Ability to work with a CRM (Customer Relationship Management) and/or database system;
    • Proficient with Google Suite and Microsoft Office, and the ability to effectively utilize spreadsheets and databases;
    • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques surrounding a prospect management/moves management program in a complex development operation.


  • Developed knowledge of diversity, equity, and inclusion principles;
  • Ability in setting long-term, strategic, departmental fundraising plans;
  • Proficient or native fluency in a second language (non-English);
  • Proficiency in Salesforce or another database program.

Education & Work Experience


  • 1 year experience with fundraising, securing gifts, and/or closing sales leads;
  • Examples of effective and people-focused communication skills, with an emphasis communicating an organization's message and goals with various stakeholders;
  • Experience communicating with a range of audiences, with an emphasis on working with and commanding the respect of board members, senior staff, and/or other high level organizational staff;
  • Examples of successful project coordination/project management;
  • Demonstrated experience working effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and talents in professional work environments.


  • Associate's degree;
  • Experience working in prospect research and/or donor relations and stewardship experience;
  • Experience working with a fundraising team;
  • Experience working with volunteers;
  • Experience working with board members.

Additional Requirements/Preferences; Including Licenses and Certifications


  • Pre-employment checks, such as criminal background checks and reference checks.


  • Valid Driver's License.

To apply and see other openings at OMSI, go to