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4731 15th Ave. # 241(there are multiple class locations throughoutthe Puget Sound area)Seattle, WA 98105


Project Manager, future candidate for Executive Director


Circle of Friends for Mental Health, a small 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, exists to give all human beings who face mental health challenges, homelessness or addiction, a fresh chance to find their identity and a reservoir of healing through art programs in visual arts, music, writing and drama. Our programs serve as a natural enduring catalyst to aid people in their recovery. And these programs are at the core of Circle of Friends is our program, which is why we are looking for a dedicated and ambitious Project Manager.

For the first 4 months leading up to the Fundraising Banquet on April 13th, the job will focus on planning the event with the Fundraising Director while supporting the Art Program Director in maintaining a robust art program.

Art Program:

  • Support the Art Program Director in developing the art program at Circle of Friends, including developing new sites, recruiting new teachers, hosting teacher orientation, setting up paperwork, leading site tours, and other general administrative work.

Banquet Planning & Fundraising:

  • Secure sponsorship and in-kind donation items

  • Generate guest lists through outreach and marketing

  • Develop proposal for budget request

  • Set up raffle sales, live auction sales, games, and raise the paddle donations

  • Set up system to record purchases and receipts generation

  • Plan for speeches and testimonies, catering, art shows, all aspects of guest experience

After April, Project Manager has the potential to become the candidate for the position of Executive Director or Co-Director, recruiting new team members, leading the organization, contributing to the "Core", and developing progress reports for the Board

  • Recruit, interview, and place new interns on each committee

  • Organize Board meetings and develop reports for the Board

  • Contribute to the "Core," including:

    • Membership development: individual and business door to door/digital outreach

    • Future Fundraising event planning

  • Lead the organization, including the Art Program, Fundraising, Marketing, Donor Relation and Membership Development Directors and committees with weekly meetings to set goals, tasks, and progress check-ins

    • Art Program: develop new sites, recruit new teachers, host teacher orientation, set up paperwork, tour sites, holiday gift-making planning

    • Fundraising: design the next major/non-major fundraising events

    • Marketing/outreach:

      • Youtube, website, facebook development

      • PenPal Program, fotomoto e-commerce, art magazine

      • Create donor gifts

    • Donor Relations:

      • Develop donor database

      • Design Donor packages

      • In charge of all donor stewardship, ensuring all donors receive individual gifts and thank-you notes based on their membership status

    • Membership Development:

      • Businesses

      • Individuals

      • Campus chapters


  • Work well in a team

    • Friendly

    • Great communication skills

    • Organized

  • Reliable hours

    • Have 15 hrs of time/week

    • Committed

  • Have experience in fundraising event planning, specifically:

    • In-kind auction items procurement

    • Sponsorship procurement

    • Money and programming related logistics


  • Leadership development, potential for future title of Executive Director

  • Design the future of Circle of Friends for Mental Health


  • Resource Development / Management
  • Executive Admin
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 15 hours/week
  • One Year Commitment Required

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