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Job Link: Alumni Engagement Coordinator

Status: Full time, exempt, at-will employee, non-AmeriCorps

Reports to: Director of Recruitment and Engagement

Start Date: mid-October or as soon as possible

Compensation: $40,000 - $48,000 depending on experience and geographic location

About JVC Northwest

Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) Northwest responds to local community needs in the Northwest by recruiting, placing, and supporting volunteers who provide value-centered service grounded in the Jesuit Catholic tradition. Honoring the Divine in all things, we envision the Northwest as a sustainable region where all live in dignity, are treated justly and equitably, and actively contribute to their own empowerment and positive change in their communities.  

JVC Northwest is committed to equity, inclusion, and justice. We strive to be an equitable space for diverse identities including, but not limited to, race, sexual orientation and gender identity, ability/disability, religious beliefs, nationality, age, and economic status.  

Position Summary

The Alumni Engagement Coordinator is responsible for the expansion of JVC Northwest’s volunteer alumni network across the United States and annual fundraising campaigns on behalf of the organization. Efforts will focus on building relationships with Former Jesuit Volunteers (FJVs) and other supporters through effective planning, programming, organizing, and communications. The Alumni Engagement Coordinator will also execute fundraising appeals and events to support JVC Northwest's annual development goals. This position requires a thorough understanding of annual-giving appeals, event coordination, and relationship building through a model of grassroots organizing for engagement. 

The Coordinator position is a permanent 1.0 FTE and reports to the Director of Recruitment and Engagement. Preference will be given to those living in Seattle, WA or Portland, OR, though qualified candidates from across the Pacific Northwest are encouraged to apply.  

Duties and Responsibilities

The Alumni Engagement Coordinator will:

1. Develop and implement a ladder of engagement for Former Jesuit Volunteers (FJVs), with the goal of increasing alumni involvement and connection to JVC Northwest.

a. Identify current gaps and opportunities in alumni engagement and develop robust programs to engage a wide spectrum of alumni.

b. Offer opportunities to alumni for continued growth and formation in the four values of JVC Northwest as well as equity and inclusion.

c. Create, grow, and maintain alumni networks through recruiting and training FJVs who can act as lead organizers in our alumni engagement efforts.  

d. Assist FJVs in organizing and promoting events in the Northwest and across the country, such as reunions, retreats, book clubs, home gatherings/potlucks, and service days. 

e. Record updated information about FJVs in organizational database.  

f. Build and maintain relationships with affiliate organizations across the country.

2. Coordinate fundraising appeals and events:

a. Write various fundraising appeals, coordinate their design with the design consultant, and arrange printing and mailing.  

b. Coordinate logistics and promotion for virtual and in-person fundraising events including the Seattle Benefit.  

c. Create and implement alumni anniversary campaigns and develop opportunities for giving. 

d. Coordinate and promote events hosted by the Executive Director, Director of Major Gifts, Jesuit Volunteer recruiters, and Alumni Council members. 

e. Assist in generating media and marketing for alumni events using social media, email, phone calls, and occasional direct mail.

3. Leverage FJV network to support organizational needs:

a. In collaboration with colleagues in Recruitment & Engagement as well Program departments, provide opportunities for FJVs to support the work of JVC Northwest.

b. Recruit and organize FJVs to assist with JV recruitment.

c. Coordinate a mentoring program that matches FJVs with current JVs.

d. Provide resources and support for the JV/FJV transition.

4. Develop and maintain online platforms for alumni engagement

a. Strategize best uses for our online alumni directory, FJV Connect, including exploring alternative platforms.  

b. Leverage social media platforms for alumni engagement.

5. Advance equity and inclusion efforts within the organization and our extended community.

a. Create opportunities for our extended community to learn about and participate in conversations around our organizational equity journey.

b. Approach all aspects of professional responsibilities through an evolving equity lens.

Job Link: Alumni Engagement Coordinator

Status: Full time, exempt, at-will employee, non-AmeriCorps

Reports to: Director of Recruitment and Engagement

Start Date: mid-October or as soon as possible

Compensation: $40,000 - $48,000 depending on…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    October 18, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    October 4, 2021
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

USD 40,000 - USD 48,000

Benefits

JVC Northwest’s benefits include an employer sponsored 401K retirement plan after three months’ employment, excellent healthcare benefits, 12 paid holidays, 15 days of vacation accrued annually, paid sick time, and retreat time.

JVC Northwest’s benefits include an employer sponsored 401K retirement plan after three months’ employment, excellent healthcare benefits, 12 paid holidays, 15 days of vacation…

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
2780 SE Harrison Street, Milwaukie, OR 97222, United States

How to Apply

Please view the application packet with the complete job description, information about JVC Northwest, and application instructions on our website. Application must be submitted as PDF or Word attachments, not links or in the body of an email. Thank you.

Please view the application packet with the complete job description, information about JVC Northwest, and application instructions on our website. Application must be…

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