Fundraising & Events Coordinator

Part Time

Willamette Vital Health, your local nonprofit that helps families through one of the most difficult times in life — losing a loved one — is searching for an enthusiastic Fundraising & Events Coordinator.

This is a part-time position working 24-32 hrs per week: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.

  • Work in a Team Environment
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401k plan with matching contributions

The Role:

The Fundraising & Events Coordinator is a key member of Willamette Vital Health’s community development team and helps coordinate the agency’s signature events as well as maintain and expand support of our corporate event sponsors. The coordinator works collaboratively and cooperatively with the community development team and across departments to facilitate high-quality events and strong community engagement.

Who You Are:

Your Impact. Your professionalism and experience with coordinating fundraising and educational events, writing sponsorship packages and other fundraising collateral, as well as building and fostering relationships with corporate partners will gain needed trust, support, and sponsorship for WVH special events and fundraising campaigns.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 2-year minimum demonstrated and verifiable successful experience in nonprofit event planning, sponsorship development and donor stewardship.
  • Proficient in using database systems, word processing, presentation, email computer applications (MS Office Suite) and social media.
  • Experience with DonorPerfect or similar CRMs a plus.
  • Strong writing ability to compose and articulate a clear, compelling case for support verbally and in writing.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the proven ability to take direction, work independently and collaboratively.
  • Knowledge of hospice helpful.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with team members, corporate representatives, donors, volunteers, and the public.
  • Works effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently.
  • Ability to work with multiple disciplines and individuals.
  • Must relate to patient and grieving families in an open, empathetic, and supportive manner while maintaining personal and professional boundaries.
  • Ability to motivate others.
  • Takes personal responsibility/accountability for work and meets deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and timely follow-through.


  • Work in collaboration with the Community Development Manager
  • Take charge of event logistics, crafting programs, securing venues, and conducting meticulous research
  • Compose and coordinate the production of materials that shine.
  • Put your organizational prowess to work by staffing events, ensuring seamless setup and breakdown, working side by side with staff and volunteers, and troubleshooting any unexpected challenges that arise.
  • Utilize our CRM system to maintain accurate event records and document valuable attendee feedback.
  • Steward current corporate donors and individuals and develop new relationships for the purpose of increasing sponsorship and donor support.

Who We Are:

It’s not our organization itself that delivers deeply impactful work. It's our people. We’re an empathetic, resilient, diverse, and passionate group of people working together to create the best care possible for those facing serious illness and grief. We believe personalized care and grief support should be available to all who need it, so we provide our services regardless of ability to pay.

Powerful Purpose. Purpose is at the heart of our care provider experience. At Willamette Vital Health, everyone is united by the mission to provide people facing serious illness, death, and grief with access to the best personalized and compassionate care.

Galvanizing Resilience. Willamette Vital Health provides vital care during families’ toughest times. This provides many opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Excellence with Integrity. Willamette Vital Health and our team of nurses and caring staff are committed to trust, ethics, quality, accountability, and expertise. This is how we deliver the best compassionate care.

Better Together. The Willamette Vital Health team works together to maximize the care we provide and support one another.

Why Willamette Vital Health:

You’re offered…

  • A challenging, rewarding career with community impact
  • Competitive wage and Paid Time Off
  • Health benefits for employees scheduled to work 30+ hours per week
  • 401-k plan with matching dollars
  • Collaborative training and orientation
  • Option to purchase several programs at low cost: critical illness/accident insurance, voluntary life insurance, ID/Legal Shield, FIGO pet insurance

Thank you for your interest in joining the team at Willamette Vital Health. We provide rewarding careers for passionate, caring, and experienced employees. We believe that everyone facing serious illness, death, and grief deserves access to the best personalized and compassionate care available, and the team at Willamette Vital Health strives to provide such care.

Willamette Vital Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to providing a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, physical characteristics, age, religion, creed, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability, victims of violence or bias, or veteran status. All qualified candidates legally able to work in the United States are encouraged to apply.

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