Community Engagement Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Salary Range: $19-21/hour




Pacific Tower, Suite 1101
1200 12th Avenue South
United States


Reports to: Director of Community Engagement and Business Development

Classification: Regular, non-exempt, 32-40 hours per week negotiable (0.8-1.0 FTE)

Position Summary:

Do you want to “do good” in the world when you are at work? Do you want to build a successful career in

fundraising, volunteer and donor engagement, or nonprofit management? This position will provide you

with the opportunity to gain expertise in these areas by working with two accomplished leaders. We

expect the position to grow and change as you do.

Building strong relationships with individual donors, corporate sponsors, and volunteers is at the heart

of this job. The coordinator supports the success of 501 Commons’ fundraising and volunteer

engagement activities. Your initiative, authentic interest in people, hospitality, natural curiosity, and

adept use of technology will improve levels of affinity and trust with our volunteers and donors.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 Be the first point of contact for new Executive Service Corps and Volunteer Manager Corps

members and support their success

 Manage the volunteer screening and onboarding process and work with program managers to

recruit needed volunteers

 Support the Director of Community Engagement and Business Development in his work with the

board of directors, board committees, and advisory councils in raising money from individual and

corporate donors

 Solicit project feedback from clients and volunteers, and oversee the conduct of the annual

volunteer survey

 Contribute to cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship efforts by preparing polished emails,

promotional messages, proposals, and correspondence, and making telephone calls to individual

donors, corporate sponsors, funding prospects, volunteer leadership, and volunteers

 Support the Arts & Development Program Manager in conducting the Catalyst for Fundraising

Success and Springboard - For Arts & Cultural Organizations action learning programs

 Draft social media, newsletter, Confluence and website content

 Assure that the organization has accurate information by recording all substantive donor

interactions and diligently maintaining donor, sponsor, volunteer, and prospect records in


 Assist in planning and executing gracious events for volunteers, sponsors, and donors

 Other duties as assigned


What we offer:

 An entrepreneurial and dynamic social enterprise that offers support and opportunities for you to

develop talents, abilities and new skills that will contribute to your professional growth and


 Collaborative organization where you’ll work alongside highly-skilled professionals in our staff

and Executive Service Corps

 Flexibility: Ability to set your own schedule within a M-F, 7 am to 7 pm timeframe, including

working remotely and/or from home one day per week (subject to individual arrangements with


 Generous paid time off

 Employer-paid health/dental/vision insurance and contribution for additional benefits

Level of Language Proficiency



 Minimum 2 years’ experience in a role that included administrative responsibilities

 Bachelor’s degree required or additional experience for a total of 5 years

 Demonstrated ability to communicate well verbally and in writing; excellent proofreading skills,

and proficient use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to create polished documents

 History of success in managing details and some experience using a database

 A well-organized problem solver who excels in developing and maintaining systems, and uses

good judgment in decision-making

 Self-motivated, with the ability to both work independently to accomplish clearly-defined

objectives and to be collaborative member of your team

 A knack for accurately prioritizing tasks and organizing work for maximum efficiency

 Polished, professional presentation that is warm, welcoming, and inspires confidence


 Experience in fundraising, member relations, marketing, or volunteer management is a plus

 Volunteer or paid role(s) with nonprofits

 Salesforce experience

 Social media, newsletter, and website experience a plus

Work Environment/Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to

successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

This position operates in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office

equipment such as computers, phones, copiers and filing cabinets. Event setting is needed frequently.

The physical demands required to successfully perform the essential functions of the job include:

talking and listening; standing; walking; sitting for extended lengths of time; keyboarding;

occasionally reaching and bending; and driving. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move

items over 25 pounds.

A minor amount of local and long-distance travel may be expected.

Inclusiveness Statement:

501 Commons is an equal-opportunity employer and seeks to recruit, retain, and advance persons of

diverse backgrounds within the organization. We believe that having a board, staff, and volunteer corps

with diverse personal and professional backgrounds enhances our ability to meet our mission.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

To Apply:

To be considered for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to the email address provided (jobs@)

with Community Engagement Coordinator in the email subject line. We look forward to hearing from