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Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) Northwest

JESUIT VOLUNTEER CORPS (JVC) NORTHWEST is hiring a full-time Development and Communications Coordinator for our Milwaukie, OR office, in the Portland Metro Area. The Development and Communications Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the production and mailing of fundraising appeals and our bi-annual newsletter, researching and writing grant proposals, maintaining the donor database, and assisting with media relations and administrative tasks such as running donor reports and updating donation page content on the website. This position is also responsible for coordinating donor-gratitude events and helping to coordinate fundraising gatherings and events. JVC Northwest is seeking a person with excellent writing ability and organizational skills, as well as the ability to work independently and in a collaborative and team oriented environment. We are a faith-based organization with a focus on our core values of community, simple living, social and ecological justice, and spirituality.


The ideal candidate will have at least two years of nonprofit or similar organizational experience in fundraising, communications, and/or journalism. Bachelor’s degree and proficiency in Microsoft Office and database software are required. Experience with social media and graphic design is a plus. Former Jesuit Volunteers, AmeriCorps members, or other national service participants are encouraged to apply. Excellent work environment and benefits. All JVC Northwest staff are “at will” employees.


Equity at JVC Northwest: JVC Northwest is committed to continually building a just and equitable workplace in order to work toward our vision of a just and equitable Northwest region. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, JVC Northwest encourages applicants of every race, ethnicity, origin, age, religion, ability, sexual orientation, gender expression, economic status, and veteran status.


To apply, email JVC Northwest at gro.tsewhtroncvjnull@ofni with “Development and Communications Coordinator” in the subject line for job description and application information. Applications are due September 5th and then will be accepted on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is found.

Start date is October 2018.

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☆ Dont forget to tell your interviewer that you heard about this opportunity from the Urban League of Portland ☆