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Resource Development Coordinator

Supervisor: Annual Fund Manager
Status: Part Time (25 hours/week) / Non-exempt
Salary: $14.50 to $16.00 per hour
Benefits: Pro-rated Sick, Vacation and Holidays; matching retirement plan 

Habitat for Humanity partners with people in local communities, and all over the world, to help them build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. With community support, Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life for themselves and their families.  

Started in 1981, Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East (HFHPME) revitalizes neighborhoods, builds affordable and sustainable homes, and empowers families through successful homeownership. HFHPME is an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, a global home building movement. HFHPME is one of the most successful affiliates in the nation and is on the leading edge of program development, innovation and fundraising.  

Under the general direction of the Annual Fund Manager, the Resource Development Coordinator is primarily responsible for assisting with the organization’s event planning, as well as assisting with maintaining and increasing the annual fund from individuals and corporations through effective identification, solicitation and cultivation.  

Key Responsibilities: 

Event Planning 

  • Assist the Annual Fund Manager in coordinating two annual signature events to include the spring breakfast (1,000 attendees raising approx. $350,000), fall auction (400 attendees raising approx. $500,000), and other organization-wide fundraising events.  
  • Organize the silent auction for the fall fundraiser including procurement. Recognize in kind donors as appropriate, and maintain ongoing relationships with the Auction Committee and donors. 
  • Coordinate aspects of build events for new home development dedications. 
  • Serve as the primary contact for third party fundraising events benefitting Habitat. 


Annual Fund 

  • Develop a Five-Year Employee Giving/Matching Gifts Outreach Plan and manage implementation of the plan. 
  • Acquire new employee giving/matching gift donors by working closely with the Corporate Engagement Director, and through outreach to existing and potential partner companies. 
  • Assist the Annual Fund Manager in implementing telemarketing initiatives. 
  • Assist the Annual Fund Manager to grow annual fund programs through analyzing data and fundraising trends.  



  • Provide development support in a team environment for other fundraising and Resource Dept. initiatives and activities. 
  • Work with the Board of Directors, volunteers, interns and committees, as needed, to meet annual fund goals. 


Required Skills and Experience: 

  • Minimum of 1 year experience fundraising. 
  • Minimum of 1 year experience event planning. 
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to achieve goals. 
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented and able to balance priorities. 
  • Strong word processing, spreadsheet and database experience. 
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field. 


Preferred Skills and Experience: 

  • Proficient in Raiser’s Edge software. 
  • Experience in Greater Giving software. 
  • Experience in project management. 


Application Packets must include: 

  1. A complete resume, including dates of employment. 
  2. A cover letter including answers to the following questions:    
    1. Why are you interested in this position? 
    2. How have the personal and professional experiences in your life prepared you for this position? 
    3. How did you hear about this position? 


To apply, submit the above information to: ramona@habitatportlandmetro.org with “Resource Development Coordinator” in the subject by December 1, 2017 at 5:00pm.  

Note:  This job description is intended as a guideline only, and does not limit in any way the duties or responsibilities of any employee. Nothing herein shall be construed as a contract of employment, expressed or implied.  All employment is terminable at will, with or without cause.   

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East hires a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all employees can thrive.  

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. 

Anti-Discrimination Policy

Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East expects all staff, board and volunteers to behave in a way that reinforces the mission and founding principles of the organization. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East, therefore, does not discriminate against any employee, volunteer, partner family or applicant for a Habitat home on the basis of race, color, cultural heritage, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, physical condition, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state, or federal law. This policy extends to all personnel decisions, terms and conditions of employment, vendor contracts and provision of services. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East does not tolerate harassment for any reason. Respect for the dignity of others shall be the guiding principle for our relations with each other. Want to know more? Read our Frequently Asked Questions or see who qualifies for our program. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East is a not-for-profit, 501(c)3 organization. If you would like more information about our organization or programs, please contact us at 503-287-9529. Thank you for your interest!