Coordinator Individual Giving Community Philanthropy

Food Bank
Coordinator Individual Giving Community Philanthropy

A cover letter is required for consideration.

This position is currently hybrid.

The pay range for this role is $51,428-$55,102.

Proof of COVID19 vaccination will be required as a condition of employment.

You’re who we’re looking for if:

You are motivated by OFB’s 10 Year Vision. You care deeply about community, and about people experiencing hunger. You are committed to disrupting systemic social patterns that promote hunger, such as racism, sexism, and cissexism. You take the time to read the whole job description, and if you apply we’ll honor your time with a prompt response.

Opportunity type
Fundraising / Development
Job responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities:

As a Community Philanthropy Coordinator – Individual Giving, you will work both independently and collaboratively across the department and organization to inspire, engage and appreciate community members who take philanthropic action with Oregon Food Bank.

Provide administrative and project management support to help drive team activities to completion.
Generate mail merges, update donor records and generate reports about donor activity using The Raiser’s Edge database (training provided).
Coordinate and/or serve as a team representative at OFB meetings as needed.
Assist with event production, including monitoring guest lists, securing donor-requested accommodations for events, collecting guest feedback, formatting presentations, etc.
Thanking donors via email and phone calls.
Other duties as assigned.
Organizational level responsibilities of all exempt employees:
Be an ambassador and a leader for OFB’s vision and mission, a cross-departmental collaborator, and an active contributor to building a movement to end hunger for good[4] .
In consultation and coordination with your supervisor, actively contribute to:
Cross-departmental efforts
Work culture activities and programming
Advisory and consultative groups such as affinity groups, Equity Ambassadors, Equity Think Tank meetings, among others
Proactively develop knowledge and skills that strengthen your capacity to perform your specific role, as well as to contribute to and advance OFB’s goals, vision and mission.
Other related duties as assigned.

Application qualifications


You have a combination of experience and/or demonstrable growth in any of the following areas, or others you think might be related:

Working collaboratively on a fundraising team, as a community organizer, or member services.
Ability to interact with a diversity of individuals in a culturally competent and engaging manner.
Strong communication and/or customer service skills.
Proofreading or copy editing.
Proficiency with Google Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Google Calendar, etc.) and databases.
Organizational level skills and experience for exempt employees include:
Disposition and willingness to innovate, problem solve, test, fail and adjust.
Experience in modeling intercultural competence and demonstrated commitment to equity, inclusion and social justice.
Demonstrated ability to think strategically, take initiative, and to maintain confidentiality.
Project coordination and organization skills; ability to manage multiple projects with attention to detail; meet deadlines, ability to handle interruptions, and produce timely, accurate work.
Self-directed, meets benchmarks and checks assumptions about results and end goals. Ability to work independently and as part of a team; provides role clarity, shows willingness to support others to build momentum and share success, comfortable working in an office environment and offsite[5] .
Ability to thrive in a creative, responsive, and fast-paced culture.
Organizational level preferred qualifications of exempt employees include:
Multilingual skills at a minimum professional level of proficiency or greater in English and any additional language/s, defined as being able to speak the languages with sufficient structural accuracy and vocabulary to participate effectively in most formal and informal conversations on practical and professional topics.
Multicultural skills of adaptation and integration are strongly preferred.
Adaptation is defined as the capacity to communicate and interact with people of multiple cultures, backgrounds, and styles by incorporating and adapting to the world view and perspectives of others.
Integration is defined as being able to move in and out of one's worldview and help others understand different cultures, backgrounds, and styles to promote diversity and inclusion.

Commitment to continued professional development to strengthen capacity to work through an equity lens for equity and racial justice.
Strong capacity to consider multiple perspectives, to pivot to respond to emerging needs and lead through organizational changes.
Personal living/lived experience of hunger and/or systemic inequity/oppression.


Comprehensive benefits package provided.

How to apply
About the organization

Who we are:

Oregon Food Bank (OFB) believes that no one should be hungry. Our mission is to eliminate hunger and its root causes. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and especially encourage you to apply if you can bring personal living/lived experience of hunger and/or systemic inequity/oppression to our team. Please visit our website to read more about our commitment to equity.

You will join a growing 33+ member Community Philanthropy Department focused on developing relationships with community members that extend beyond money. We strive to inspire, engage, and recognize Oregon Food Bank donors, since the true meaning of philanthropy is a love for humankind and any voluntary action for the common good. Together we design practices and policies that reflect philanthropy’s potential as a more just institution. We work closely together to raise funds that support the important work of Oregon Food Bank in meeting direct needs right now and also to reach our 10 Year Vision.

Additional information

The Fine Print:

Work Environment

Work is performed in an office[6] environment while sitting in meetings or at a computer screen for extended periods inside and outside of Oregon Food Bank and will use computer and phones extensively.
May work outside of general working hours of 8:00 – 5:00 p.m., such as evenings and weekends.
This role requires Oregon driver’s license and some infrequent work outside normal with travel by car to points outside the greater Portland metro area.
Work may require to lift, move and carry objects from 20 to 40 pounds, such as boxes containing office and other supplies. Crouching, bending, kneeling and reaching when filing. Accommodations may be available upon request.
Background Check: This position does not require a criminal background check.