VOZ Workers’ Rights Education Project (“Voz”) is a worker-led organization that empowers diverse day laborers and immigrants to improve their working condition and protecting civil rights through leadership development, organizing, education and economic opportunity. Voz operates the MLK Workers’ Center where day laborers are connected with employers in a safe environment.
The Development Director leads Voz’s fundraising efforts and strategy, supervises the Grassroots Engagement Coordinator, and supports the Executive Director and the Board with financial management. The Development Director is responsible for all foundation grants and government fundraising, Voz’s Annual Dinner fundraising event, and supervising and coaching the Grassroots Engagement Coordinator to lead donor appeals, small events, and co-create donor engagement strategies. Voz is in the planning stages of a Capital Campaign to build a permanent home for day laborers in Portland, and the Development Director will play a key role in developing strategy and fundraising for a capital campaign. Voz’s budget is ~ $700,000.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Fundraise (60%)
Manage the fundraising program (20%)
Building the Dream - Campaign to Build a Permanent Worker Center (10%)
Leadership Development (10%)
SALARY: $47,000, starting salary with yearly Union wage negotiations.
BENEFITS: Union represented position. 100% Health/Dental Coverage, 3 weeks paid vacation (starting), 60 hours of sick time per year, and 6 weeks paid family leave.