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Development + Events Associate Announcement

Title:  Development + Events Associate

Department: Development

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Reports To:  Manager of Development

Class: Union

Salary: $20.11/hr

Who We Are: 

At Free Geek we sustainably reuse technology, enable digital access and provide education to create a community that empowers people to realize their potential. We’re proud to be a leader in digital inclusion. None of this would be possible without hiring and developing the best employees. 

Free Geek  is a leading nonprofit technology refurbisher, founded in 2000, headquartered in Portland, Oregon with a national presence. Free Geek serves more than 35,000 Oregonians each year. To continue our growth, we are seeking a Development + Events Associate to help us in continuing toward our goal of including everyone in our digital future!

What Do We Need From This Position? 

This position is responsible for building and growing Free Geek’s fundraising plan, carrying out donor stewardship strategies and building/supporting events. This role will be assisting in growing Free Geek’s donor base, data management  and funneling potential donors through the move’s management process. This  position will also assist with evaluating additional funding opportunities by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties

  1.  Asks donors for financial contributions to support Free Geek’s mission. 
  2. Supports donor development and marketing administrative tasks. 
  3. Conducts donor development-related research.
  4. Data tracking, Management and organization.

Expected hours for this position is 40/week. Please see the full job description for further responsibilities and requirements. This position is eligible for benefits. 

What Do You Get? 

At Free Geek, we believe in curating a group of people passionate in creating options which provide the best benefit to our community. As an organization under union, we fundamentally believe that happy people put in good work. Considering this, we provide an extensive benefits package. Our benefits package includes Medical, Dental, a Retirement plan with employee matching,  Life Insurance, and Short and Long Term Disability coverage. We are also provided with kindly donated food and purchased snacks every week for staff to grab at their disposal.  

How Do You Apply? 

BIPOC, LGBTQI+, Disabled, and Femme Folks are all encouraged to apply! We believe that if you’re excited about this position you should apply - imposter syndrome is real and no one ever meets 100% of the qualifications.

This search is open to INTERNAL and EXTERNAL candidates. For best consideration, please fill out this application by 6pm, Monday January 31st, 2022.  To apply, please fill out and submit this online application form. 

Any person needing reasonable accommodation in the application process should contact Human Resources at hr@freegeek.org or 503-232-9350 x128.



At Free Geek we are currently a fully of a vaccinated workplace, and it is required upon hire. We are offering paid sick leave (for even our newest of employees!) for vaccination appointments and possible side effects from these vaccines. Please be aware of this upon applying for this position. Some of our positions require folks to be in close proximity to each other, and we are striving to keep our staff, and our greater communities, as safe as we can. 

Thank you for applying!