Moving In and Out of Development


Trying to move into a career in nonprofit development? Or maybe you've been working in fundraising for a while, but are curious about other career options?

Join us Thursday, August 2nd, at 5:30 PM, at the WVDO offices for a paneled discussion on the transferable skills that you can bring into (or out of!) a career in nonprofit development. 

Attendees will learn:

  • How to translate and talk about their skills for different roles and across sectors
  • How to build a vision of their impact on the community to guide their career choices
  • Ongoing and upcoming trends in the nonprofit sector for skill development opportunities

We are thrilled to welcome the following speakers:

Rebecca Channer - Founder of UpCity Consulting and ProsperCity

Rebecca_Channer_Bio_Head_Shot.pngRebecca is the founder of UpCity Consulting, a nimble firm bent on helping NGO leaders shift from a posture of scarcity to possibility. In 2017, ProsperCity was born from Rebecca’s imagination in response to growing evidence that pay discrimination and disparity still exist in most workplaces. Rebecca also spent numerous years working overseas, including as a Peace Corps volunteer in rural Namibia, an experience that sparked as much perspective as it did internal conflict, and ultimately shaped her belief that making meaningful change in the world is dependent on our ability to talk less and listen more. Rebecca’s magical utility is her trusting relationships with leaders and changemakers all over the globe.


Jackie Murphy - Program Officer at Collins Foundation

Jackie_web.jpgJackie Murphy is the newest program officer at the Collins Foundation working to support prospective grantees, research nonprofit issues and organizations, and review proposals. She most recently served as the first full-time executive director of Airways Science for Kids, which focuses on connecting low-income youth and youth of color to education and careers in aviation, science, technology, engineering, and math. Prior to serving in that role, Jackie had over 20 years of experience working in culturally-specific and culturally-responsive non-profit organizations such as Self-Enhancement, Inc (SEI) in Portland, OR and Heritage University on the Yakama Indian Reservation located in Toppenish, WA. She holds a master’s in education and a bachelor's in sociology.



The event will begin at 5:45 PM, with snacks and networking beginning at 5:30. Please note: the outside doors to the WVDO building lock at 6:00 PM. 

Thank you to WVDO for generously hosting this event!


This event is wheelchair accessible. For other accessibility needs, please contact us using the information provided. 

YNPN Portland is an all-volunteer organization. We charge a small fee to cover the cost of putting on events, but do not want the cost to be a barrier. If you need an exception to the fee, please contact us at [email protected]


August 02, 2018 at 5:30pm - 8pm


1220 SW Morrison St
Suite 425
Portland, OR 97205
United States
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Brittany Geertsen ·


Jessiah Zuré Peter Gallagher Brooks Fuentes

Will you come?

$10.00 Single Ticket