Resource Development Committee Members

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Habitat for Humanity of Snohomish County

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Recruiting members to serve as advisors and offer support in developing the resource development committee.

Under the direction of the chair and vice chair and with the support of the resource development manager, this committee will use a variety of methods to ensure a successful resource development strategy is executed at Habitat for Humanity of Snohomish County.

Committee Purpose:

Committee members will explore new and cultivate existing funding sources within the areas of sponsorships, grants, major giving, employee giving/match, appeal letters, bequests, reoccurring giving, and events. This will include work with individuals, corporations/businesses, foundations, faith and civic groups.

Committee Goal: Raise $60,000 collectively from our three events by March 2020; raise $100,000 through sponsorships designated for our two build projects by January 2020; raise $125,000 from individual giving by January 2020; raise $75,000 from grants by December 2019.

Time Commitment:

  • One monthly 1.5 hour meeting at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month, plus 5-10 hours per month outside of committee meetings. Committee members are able to conference call if unable to be physically present at the meeting.
  • The event subcommittee will hold 1 monthly meeting to update and discuss matters that will be voted on by all committee members at the resource development meeting.
  • Event and Donor Relations committee members must be available to help with events certain dates throughout the year.

Volunteer & Committee Responsibilities:

  • With the budget and requirements set by the board of directors, create and execute the fundraising strategic plan for the fiscal year
  • Pursue and secure diverse funding sources in the following areas: grants, sponsorships, major giving, reoccurring giving, events and benefit events. May help in one or multiple areas.
  • Plan and execute donor relation and appreciation activities
  • Read agenda before monthly meetings.
  • Event subcommittee members only: participate in post event review meeting
  • Participate in exit interview at the end of the committee service-term

Committee Members Needed (as of January 2019):

  • Vice chair position currently available, with intent to develop into committee chair. Responsibilities include: manage advisory members on the committee, submit monthly reports and proposals to board of directors, work closely with RD manager, assign work to the committee members, set the agenda, run regular meetings and distribute meeting minutes.
  • 6 Advisory Members: Contribute to overall development of RD strategy. Provide direction and support to subcommittees. Serve as liaison and/or leader to at least one subcommittee.
  • 4-8 Team Leads for subcommittees: Events (1-5), Sponsorship (1), Grants (1), Donor Relations (1). These leads are responsible for completing assignments set by the RD advisory committee and/or delegating assignments amongst members/volunteers of subcommittee.
  • Subcommittee members/volunteers: Events (4-6 committee members + 8-11 support volunteers); Grants (1-2 committee members); Sponsorships (2 committee members), Donor Relations (2-3 committee members). * Subcommittee members will actively assist with execution of committee projects. Volunteers will serve as support and help in a less formal and time committed capacity.

Preferred Skills/Abilities - 3 or more skills within 1 or more of these categories.

Grant Writing/ Content Marketing

  • Creativity
  • Writing
  • Editorial
  • Grant Writing
  • Content Marketing
  • Graphic Design
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Collaboration
  • Fundraising


  • Event planning
  • Event Registration
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Collaboration
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Creativity
  • Networking
  • Project Management
  • Fundraising
  • Time Management

Sponsorships (Corporate, Faith, Civic)

  • Interpersonal communication
  • Customer/Client/Donor Relations
  • Sales
  • Public Speaking
  • Presentations
  • Networking
  • Fundraising
  • Project Management

Donor Relations

  • Customer/Client/Donor Relations
  • CRM Software
  • Fundraising
  • Networking
  • Communication (written, verbal)
  • Project Management
  • Detail- Oriented
  • Creativity
  • Organizational Management
  • Organizational Development
  • Resource Development

Benefits of joining the committee:

  • Be part of and serve local community
  • Help the dream of homeownership come true for families
  • Share professional and personal talents with a single or multiple project(s) and program(s)
  • Develop new transferable skills and receive training from staff members and professional resources
  • Meet and network with fellow committee members, staff members, board members, other Habitat affiliates; as well as local, national, and international corporations, faith organizations, and civic groups

Maximum Committee Size: A full committee will consist of 4-6 advisory members and 10-16 supporting volunteer roles.

How to apply: Please register on our website to attend a new volunteer orientation at Additionally, please inform the person running orientation of your interest in the committee, so we can connect you with the committee. All volunteers must attend a new volunteer orientation. Questions about our committees can be directed to Katie Rickel at

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  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach
  • Resource Development / Management


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5-10 hours per month in addition to monthly 1.5 hour meeting

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