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Development Committee Member

Friday, May 31st, 2019 to Sunday, May 31st, 2020 (PT)


Hiring ManagerStefan Peierls
Age Limit16 and up

Description: The Development Committee aims to establish and strengthen relationships with donors, sponsors, partners, and the community as a whole. Members will also be responsible for researching and implementing different strategies to identify additional resources (ex: grant opportunities, donors).


  • Solicit monetary and non-monetary support from individuals, foundations, and local businesses.
  • Develop and implement a strategy to grow donor database.
  • Collaborate with Development Interns to develop a Sponsorship Packet.
  • Develop resources and incentives for students upon their completion of Catalyst.
  • Set fundraising goals and assess methods to achieve those numbers.
  • Research partnership opportunities, or coordinate, social events as a way to meet fundraising and public relations goals.
  • Design ways to recognize donors and sponsors for their continued support.


  • Experience in fundraising, event planning, or donor relations management
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Ready to actively engage the mission
  • Passion for volunteerism and youth development
  • Committed to bettering the Portland community

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email
Requirement Details
- Pass a background check through Verified Volunteers if 18 or over
- Meet with Volunteer Coordinator to become oriented with the position & organization
- Attend monthly Development Committee meetings
- Complete committee tasks
Perks- Gain experience researching and pursuing multiple sources of revenue to support organization

- Chance to partake on local training sessions on topics such as social justice, racial equity, sexual harassment, board engagement, and fundraising
- Gain experience in leadership, project management, nonprofit management, and working with a startup/small scale organization
- Networking with other PI members
- Gain more understanding and empathy for Portland’s marginalized communities
- Free food available at Committee Collaborations
- Sense of fulfillment from serving your community
CausesAt-Risk Youth Children & Youth Civic Engagement College Readiness Community Economic Development Employment Entrepreneurial Training Marginalized Populations Non-Profit Business Services Professional Development Research Workforce Development

Location: 5106 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97206