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Development & Partnership Associate – NOW HIRING 
Up to $1000 Signing Bonus

Position: Development and Partnership Associate

Location: Island County

Part time: 32hr/week, Flexible Scheduling

Salary Range: $21.05 – $27.37 per hour DOE

Hiring Wage: $21.05 – $24.21 per hour DOE


Position Summary

The Development and Partnership Associate will serve as a spokesperson and ambassador for Sherwood. This highly visible position puts you face to face with a variety of businesses, community leaders, supporters and volunteers who are current or prospective partners. This is a position of significant responsibility that requires a high level of interpersonal and collaborative skills, the ability to cultivate relationships and think outside the box; clearly communicating the needs of the organization, as well as ask for specific and bold investments from partners.



The agency encourages exceptional candidates from a broad variety of backgrounds to apply including recent graduates and those seeking a transition from the private sector. The position requires a high level of confidence, empathy, verbal communication skills as well as the ability to work independently and efficiently. Non-profit fundraising experience a plus. Appropriate training and support will be provided. We seek those with a passion to ensure every individual has the opportunity to participate fully in their communities.

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, Island and San Juan 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, Skagit and San Juan Counties.

To learn more visit us at

If you are an enthusiastic team member ready to join our team please email Ilene Levering, Officer of Major Gifts and Donor Partnerships  at

We Offer:

  • Competitive wages

  • Mileage Reimbursement

  • Health Insurance

  • Paid Vacation and Paid Sick Leave

  • Flexible Schedules

  • Simple IRA Retirement Plan

  • AAA Membership

        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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