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Development & Partnership Officer – NOW HIRING

Position: Development & Partnership Officer

Location: Snohomish County

40 hours, Flexible, primarily Monday-Friday

Annual Hiring Range: $54,000 - $56,200 DOE


Position Summary

Responsible for cultivating and maintaining relationships with current and prospective businesses, community leaders, supporters and volunteers. This position will serve as a spokesperson and ambassador for Sherwood under direction of the Development & Partnership Director and is primarily responsible for developing and deploying individualized cultivation strategies with current and perspective investors to support Sherwood’s annual fundraising goals.



Bachelor's degree; at least 5 years of documented professional experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Demonstrated ability in securing investments from individuals, businesses, foundations, and other private funding sources. Ability to exercise good judgment, to demonstrate an understanding of ethics related to development activities, and use discretion in interactions with donors, prospects, volunteers, and others. Organizational skills and experience in managing events and other complex activities in support of development objectives. This position requires strong communication and interpersonal skills when working with others and liaising with partners and the community. Ability to work collaboratively with co-workers, families, and other professionals is vital.  


Must possess a valid WA state driver’s license, have automobile insurance, and use own vehicle on the job. Must pass criminal background check.

Full Job Description available here.


About Our Organization

Sherwood is a growing independent, non-profit organization dedicated to providing quality services to meet the needs of people with disabilities throughout Snohomish, Skagit and Island Counties. We believe in the abilities of all people and our mission is to provide innovative, inclusive services for children and adults with disabilities in their communities. These services include early intervention for infants and toddlers, assistive technology for people of all ages, and employment supports for adults.

Sherwood has over 60 years of experience providing quality services to over 20,000 children and adults with disabilities and continually work to meet the needs of those we serve. We address challenges such as loneliness, isolation, and low expectations that society has for people with disabilities. Our committed team goes the extra mile to ensure people have opportunities to be as independent and self-sufficient as possible. We truly believe our employees are Sherwood’s greatest asset, we take pride in ensuring a positive, flexible and responsive work environment. We hire the best and brightest talent to continue to provide quality services that people can count on. We are financially stable and are expanding our programs to serve more people. We have ambitious goals that we are actively working towards achieving in order to significantly improve the lives of people with disabilities throughout Snohomish, Island and Skagit Counties.

To learn more visit us at

If you are an enthusiastic team member ready to join our team please respond to this posting with your resume and cover letter.


We Offer:

  • Competitive wages

  • Mileage Reimbursement

  • Health Insurance

  • Paid Vacation and Paid Sick Leave

  • Flexible Schedules

  • Simple IRA Retirement Plan

        Eligibility for benefits dependent on number of hours worked and agency policy.


Equal Opportunity Employer

 *Actual salary range for this position is broader than hiring range

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