Are you passionate about addressing immediate and systemic barriers to create and sustain equitable outcomes? Do you want to help create access to resources and opportunities for students who are furthest from educational justice? Do you bring a social justice lens and a community-centered focus to your resource development work? Have we got the team for you!

For over 27 years, Communities In Schools of Renton-Tukwila, now supporting Lake Washington School District, has been striving for equity in educational opportunities empowering students to break through personal challenges so they can define the future they want. As an organization rooted in equity, our vision is that one day success will no longer be predictable based on one’s race or socioeconomic status. To learn more about us:

Over the past four years, we have experienced significant growth going from supporting 12 schools to 33 with a 114% growth in revenue. This is an exciting time to join our team as we have recently expanded into our third school district. We are seeking an experienced, positive, and flexible fundraising/event manager to join our team and help us continue our growth. The Development Manager’s primary focus is oversight of event logistics, including community drives, website/social media, and in-kind resource development and will report to our Development Director.


  • Oversee and manage special event planning and execution of our annual fundraising breakfast, Wine & Brews and Block Party events
  • Oversee and manage four community drives: hygiene, backpack, snack and gift card
  • Support our school teams’ in-kind resource development needs
  • Volunteer management, which includes coordinating volunteers and maintaining ongoing communication
  • Responsible for website and social media communication
  • Processing all donations – database entry, process thank you’s and bank deposit


  • 3+ years of increasing responsibility in event/project management
  • Excellent attention to detail and follow through
  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, small team environment
  • Commitment to social justice

SALARY RANGE: Full-time, exempt: $62,000-$68,000 annual salary.

BENEFITS: Medical/dental with 100% employee premium paid by organization, vacation, sick, holidays and retirement plan.

Application Instructions

If you’re interested in joining our dynamic team, please send your resume to Resumes will be reviewed upon receiving and position is open until filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer: CISR-T is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of age, creed, gender, religion, marital status, veteran’s status, national origin, disability or sexual orientation. At CISR-T, we have a clear vision: to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay and utilize their strengths. We know our organization is successful due to the hard work and dedication of our passionate employees. CISR-T’s dedication to social justice is clearly reflected across our organization, both externally and internally as it is the foundation of what we do.