Join our incredible, growing team of dedicated youth workers, social justice advocates, and women’s empowerment champions.

Young Women Empowered (Y-WE) delivers creative, innovative and transformative empowerment programs for diverse young women* in the greater Seattle region. We envision a society rooted in social justice, where all young women live their truth, achieve their dreams, and change our world.

Open Positions

Donor Relations Manager

Reports to: Silvia Giannattasio-Lugo
Hours: 40 (FTE)

The Donor Relations Manager is responsible for Y-WE’s donor engagement activities. These activities include: donor meetings, relationship building, fundraising, managing corporate and foundational relationships. The Donor Relations Manager will report to the Director of Development and Communications and work with them to execute fundraising campaigns, individual donor cultivation and stewardship plans and  events, that align with Y-WE’s strategic development plan and budget. They will work collaboratively with the other key members of Y-WE’s development and communications team to execute and coordinate other key elements of Y-WE’s development plan. The Donor Relations Manager will also collaboratively support Y-WE’s Board of Directors on donor engagement plans, fundraising events and individual giving campaigns. This role includes respectfully interacting with Y-WE participants & families to record and communicate stories of impact. In the spirit of Y-WE, the Donor Relations Manager will work cooperatively and authentically with the entire Y-WE team. They will embody our mission to cultivate creative leaders and courageous changemakers.

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How to apply:

  • Please send your resume, cover letter, and two references to
  • We will begin reviewing applications immediately, with a priority application deadline of May 1. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

I really saw my own ability to be a force for change in this world. It also inspired me so much to be alongside the next generation. They are forces of nature.

— Y-WE Mentor

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*those who identify as women or girls or who were assigned female at birth