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Development Coordinator

Reports to:    Chief Executive Officer

Supervises:   N/A

Hours:            Full-time (1 FTE)

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Salary Range: $44,500 to $64,500, plus 15% fringe and benefits

Our Vision:

With the support of NWRPCA, our community health centers will be exemplary professional homes for their staffs and serve their communities well.


Our Core Values:

Community:  We support the consumer-driven governance of the community health center.

Social Justice:  We advocate for social justice, particularly for the right to wellness and health.

Respect:  We demonstrate respect for each other and those we serve.

Trust:  We build trust by acting with honesty and integrity.

Diversity:  We celebrate diversity as the pathway to insightful work and enriched relationships.

Excellence:  We constantly aspire to excellence through innovation and continuous improvement.


Our Mission:

Northwest Regional Primary Care Association is a membership association of community and migrant health centers in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. NWRPCA’s mission is to strengthen community and migrant health centers in the Northwest by leveraging regional power and resources on their behalf.


Position Summary:

The Development Coordinator works with the CEO to identify and develop funding opportunities. This position coordinates all aspects of NWRPCA’s fund development program, including grants, donations, sponsors and exhibitors, corporate revenue-sharing partnerships, sub-grantee partnerships, and contributed income. The Development Coordinator acts as a liaison with project and program sponsors and funders.


Key Competencies:

Problem-solving, analyzing work processes and outcomes, demonstrating creativity and innovation.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Determine, in conjunction with senior management, actionable annual Development goals.
  • Create and lead the implementation of a realistic, forward thinking annual Development Plan.
  • Work with the CEO, Board, staff, and other key partners to identify and develop organizational sponsors and funders related to NWRPCA’s core mission and strategic plan.
  • Advise senior management on an on-going basis of recommended changes in the fund development program.
  • Search for grants that appropriately support NWRPCA’s initiatives.
  • Act as the contract manager for and supervise grant writers as required.
  • Identify and develop opportunities to partner with for-profit corporations serving community health centers for the purpose of establishing mutually beneficial revenue-share agreements.
  • Assist the Marketing and Web Coordinator with strategic planning for branding and marketing. 
  • Recruit sponsors, exhibitors and advertisers for conferences and other major events.
  • Serve as staff lead for the Development Task Force of the NWRPCA Board of Directors.
  • Perform all aspects of this position in compliance with applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Report any known or suspected compliance issues to the NWRPCA compliance officer.
  • Other duties as assigned.





  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent.
  • Experience in marketing, public relations or public communication required; such experience for non-profit organizations strongly preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to produce high-quality written materials.
  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks while maintaining a high level of attention to detail.
  • Ability and willingness to meet the public and develop professional relationships on behalf of NWRPCA.
  • Responsive to changing management priorities and marketplace demands; able to adjust day-to-day work activities accordingly.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member.
  • Must be flexible, resourceful, self-motivated, able to carry a heavy workload and committed to social justice.
  • Demonstrated awareness of the value of diversity and a commitment to cultural competency in the workplace.
  • Ability to travel.
  • Physical ability to stoop, kneel, bend, use a computer and perform light lifting.




  • Experience in community health, policy/advocacy organizations or nonprofit associations preferred.
  • Experience in fund raising and/or grant writing preferred


Physical Requirements:

Most time spent sitting, with up to one-third (1/3) of time walking or standing. There are no restrictions on ability to interrupt periods of sitting.

Manual dexterity required for typing, filing, etc.

Minimal lifting. 

Vision requirements as appropriate for working on computer and with typed and handwritten materials.

Ability to drive to meetings in a variety of locations statewide; e.g., CHCs, conferences, etc., many out-of- state and some national meetings.


Employment Practices:

NWRPCA is an Equal Opportunity institution and does not discriminate against any person in employment or participation in its programs and benefits on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, and ability to speak English, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, political affiliation or marital status.


To apply, please send resume and cover letter to

NWRPCA Internships


NWRPCA maintains an active internship program, welcoming undergraduate and graduate students (and occasionally non-students) who feel that an unpaid internship at a regional primary care association might be rewarding and provide valuable work experience. We are happy to work with your academic institution regarding credit for your work when appropriate and feasible. Please contact us at


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