Thrive Hood River is seeking a creative, outgoing Operations Manager for our “small but mighty” team.  This person creates events, coordinates volunteers, connects with donors, maintains the donor database and website, and writes communications about Thrive’s work promoting livability, agriculture and nature.

This is a half-time to three-quarter position at $20-23 per hour, depending on skills and abilities. Hours are flexible with much of the work done from home.

Job Functions
Events and Volunteer Engagement:
  • Help create fundraising events, educational forums, and public events, including planning, budgeting, volunteer recruitment and coordination, marketing, and execution.
  • Lead Thrive’s events committee.
  • Recruit, train, and coordinate volunteers
  • Process donations in Donor Perfect. Create thank-you letters, coordinate donor acknowledgments, and resolve logistical issues with donations.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with smaller donors. Build the monthly donor program.
  • Help develop the periodic funding appeal mailings.
  • Maintain Donor Perfect and related databases. Ensure that the data is complete and accurate and build efficient processes for extracting and using the data.
  • Support the Development Committee by attending meetings, preparing agendas, taking minutes, editing the fundraising work plan, and other tasks as assigned.
  • Help maintain newsletters on schedule, help maintain the website and social media and oversee its maintenance
Internal Coordination and Operations
  • Support the Board by creating agendas, arranging meeting logistics, and taking minutes.
  • Coordinate with the Executive Director, Board Chair, and others on priorities, projects, and opportunities.

Visit our website to see the job announcement, and email info@thrivehoodriver.org to request information and to submit your resume and cover letter. We look forward to hearing from you!

To apply for this job email your details to info@thrivehoodriver.org

About Thrive Hood River

Since 1977, Thrive Hood River has had a mission to protect Hood River’s farmland, forests, wild places and the livability of its cities and rural communities.


We’re small but mighty. Through a committed board and staff, we’ve racked up an impressive track record over four decades. We live in this community, love it, and want to leave an even better place for our children and grandchildren. If you have a passion for shaping the future of Hood River, we encourage you to apply to be part of our team.