Job Details

Development Assistant

Catholic Charities, Portland, OR, USA 97202

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 04/13/2019

Development Assistant


Part-time (16 hrs/wk) Non-exempt

Reports to: Chief Development Officer


The Development Assistant is a key support position for the Catholic Charities' Development Department. This position will provide administrative support to the Chief Development Officer (CDO) and the Development team, playing an integral role in supporting the team's efforts to steward Catholic Charities' donors and potential supporters.


Assist with creation of collateral materials for donor meetings and events.
Provide on-site meeting support, including food orders and facility prep for donor / visitor meetings.
Manage marketing collateral and supplies.
Reconcile CDO and directors' monthly credit card logs.
Order and distribute office supplies.
Process incoming mail.
Maintain team space.
Participate in trainings and coordination meetings as requested by Supervisor.
Adherence to Catholic Charities policies and procedures.
Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum age of 21 years; Bachelor's degree or equivalent work and / or life experience preferred.
Two years of experience in administrative role in a business setting; non-profit or fundraising experience preferred.
Data entry and database management experience required; Salesforce experience preferred.
Intermediate proficiency in all programs of Microsoft Office.
Demonstrate judgment and discretion in dealing with confidential matters.

Commitment to Catholic Charities mission to work in partnership with vulnerable populations to achieve lasting solutions to poverty and injustice.

Must be able to organize and prioritize work, be proactive, take initiative, follow through, and simultaneously manage multiple priorities to ensure goals are met in a timely manner. High attention to detail required.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Willingness to learn new skills and take on new responsibilities.
Strong analytical and strategic problem-solving skills.

Ability to work well in team setting, as well as independently; be flexible and adapt well to different dynamics in a fast paced work environment.
Ability to work a flexible schedule, which could include some evenings and weekends.

Ability to support organizational and program specific mission and goals.

Ability to lift 40 pounds.

Must have driver's license, access to vehicle and ability to obtain automobile insurance at levels required by agency (100/300/100).
Satisfactory results from criminal, civil and/or motor vehicle background check required.

COMPENSATION: Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience.

TO APPLY: Submit your application, resume and cover letter at


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