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Here Are All The Nonprofit Jobs for April 2019 We Could Find

Artie Shlykov  17 April 2019  0 comments

Nonprofit Jobs

Every month, we compile a list of nonprofit jobs within the United States.

What better way to kick off spring than getting a job you can feel good about doing?

Whether you’re looking for a career change or looking to enter the nonprofit space, this list is a helpful way to keep track of nonprofit opportunities in your area.

Nonprofit work is a great way to pursue your passions all while doing something good for the world, so if it’s right for you, check out this month’s list of full-time nonprofit jobs categorized by regions.

(And if you need to brush up on your nonprofit interview skills, check out our on-demand webinar with Mazarine Treyz to learn more about getting your dream job!)

To jump down to a specific region, just click the green links below.







Special Assistant to CEO and COO

The Door

Location: New York, New York

Salary: Not Listed


  • Responsible for providing administrative support to the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer

  • Act as liaison between the CEO and the Board of Directors of The Door and University Settlement

  • Manage the CEO’s and COO’s calendar; coordinate appointments and meetings and assist with travel arrangements

  • Work closely with the Executive Directors and senior management staff on agency operations and special projects as assigned

  • Manage the administrative office operations and act as liaison for Facilities, Finance, Human Resources,

  • Development and Information Systems

  • Other duties as assigned by CEO, COO and senior management

  • Serve as member of the Administrative employee engagement committee


Director of Finance


Location: New York, New York

Salary Range: Not Listed


The Director of Finance has responsibility for defining the organization’s objectives, strategy, planning and operations with respect to the use of financial resources. The Director oversees and supervises its financial management, cash and investment management, financial and donor reporting, accounting, auditing, budgeting, grants and contracts, and procurement functions. The Director ensures AVAC’s compliance with the organization’s by-laws, policies and procedures, public and private donor regulations, and pertinent U.S. and overseas country laws and regulations.

Director of Advancement Data Management

Amherst College

Location: Massachusetts

Salary Range: Not Listed


  • Lead projects to optimize data management, data processing and workflow across Advancement and the College. Sample projects include evaluation of gift receipting, exploration of new gift payment options, and campus data integration as other offices adopt business-specific CRMs

  • Develop and implement training on use of data resources

  • Evaluate vendors, participate in selection process

  • Work with data stakeholders across the department

  • Serve as a key member of a database/CRM selection and conversion team

  • Develop project plans for data conversion including timelines, data clean up needs, business process recommendations

  • Collaborate with Advancement Reporting & Systems on implementation and rollout

  • Supervise the accurate and timely entry and maintenance of constituent records and biographical data by the records management team and provide guidance and quality control for data entered by employees outside of the Advancement Services team (in Advancement and across campus)

  • Ensure that procedures and systems are in place to collect and safeguard biographical information related to alumni, parents and friends

  • Coordinate with campus partners to facilitate and optimize data sharing and integration across campus

  • Keep current regarding relevant legislation and industry guidelines as they pertain to Advancement work (FERPA, IRS, CASE, GDPR)

  • Design reports as needed to assess data quality, productivity and to provide guidance and analysis to users and the programmers

  • Provide management and direction to Gift & Pledge processing staff to ensure effective and timely processing of gifts and pledges, and the production and distribution of related receipts and reporting

  • Document and communicate gift-related policies and procedures such as gift acceptance, gift crediting, receipts and acknowledgements, pledge processing, the fiscal and calendar year end gift processing, online giving, biographical data processing, contact entry and general reporting needs

  • Oversee annual and daily gift receipting process

MPT Managing Director, Digital Fundraising

Maryland Public Television

Location: Owings Mills, Maryland

Salary Range: Not Listed


  • Manage mobile marketing initiatives

  • Manage, create and oversee the writing of multiple emails, e-newsletters and MPT Passport emails/appeals

  • Flexible in responding to changes in business priorities; proven ability to work effectively and efficiently under multiple, competing deadlines

  • Bring clarity to ambiguous and/or siloed environments and build collaborative project teams

Program Officer (REL), Transforming Health and Health Care Systems

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Location: Princeton, New Jersey

Salary Range: Not Listed

Responsibilities: This Program Officer—as part of the Research-Evaluation-Learning unit—will play a critical role in advancing the Foundation’s priorities by working with colleagues and executive staff across the Foundation to design, implement and manage research and evaluation strategies that generate impact congruent with the specific objectives of the Transforming Health and Health Care Systems theme and of the Foundation. They are also responsible for the development and management of performance measurement systems, and for collaborating with Communications to disseminate findings from research, evaluation and policy investments.

Program Officer (REL), Healthy Communities

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Location: Princeton, New Jersey

Salary Range: Not Listed


This Program Officer—as part of the Research-Evaluation-Learning unit—will play a critical role in advancing the Foundation’s priorities by working with colleagues and executive staff across the Foundation to design, implement and manage research and evaluation strategies that generate impact congruent with the specific objectives of the Healthy Communities theme and of the Foundation. They are also responsible for the development and management of performance measurement systems, and for collaborating with Communications to disseminate findings from research, evaluation and policy investments.

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Executive Director

Southern Sustainable Agriculture Work Group

Location: Fayetteville, Arkansas

Salary Range: Not Listed


  • Provide visionary leadership to a 27-year old dynamic and growing organization in the sustainable agriculture movement;

  • Be an effective fundraiser and resource developer to deliver fiscal stability and growth;

  • Deliver sound fiscal management of diverse income streams;

  • Be an experienced leader within a virtual and dynamic work environment that includes some travel;

  • Have strong relationship-building skills;

  • Enjoy the complexity and rewards of leading a multi-faceted, regional organization covering a wide diversity of demographics and agro-ecosystems;

  • Understand the relationship between racial oppression and sustainable agriculture, as well as the importance of racial equity education as a tool to effect change in our Southeastern Community;

  • Be a positive manager of a dedicated team of diverse professional staff and contractors;

  • Be able to effectively engage and work with the board of directors;

  • Understand the relationship of local and regional efforts to effect systemic change in the farming and food system, particularly where resources are scarce;

  • Be a vibrant communicator, delivering transparency and accountability for and within the organization; and

  • Be computer literate, with proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite, Google Docs, project management software, and virtual conferencing.


Community Events Manager

American Liver Foundation

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Salary Range: Not Listed


Mission Involvement, Community Development and Public Relations.

  • Provides support to the Executive Director for the leadership and management of mission delivery and fundraising initiatives.

  • Develops, engages and maintains active involvement with the division Volunteer Medical and Lay Leadership Committees.

  • Serves as the secondary staff spokesperson and communicator to promote the understanding of the organization's mission and presence in the division market areas.

  • Cultivates productive relationships with the media and various constituent and related groups including professional, medical, educational, patients, families and grass-roots leadership.

  • Responsible for ensuring national and local sponsors receive all benefits associated with all fundraising and mission sponsorship within the division

Fund Raising.

  • Provides leadership, direction, management and training for division (staff direct reports) in the development and implementation of division’s fundraising plans.  Coordinates fundraising activities with National Special Events Manager

  • Establishes an annual income development plan in coordination with the executive director that represents broad opportunities for special events fundraising (i.e. Marathon, Liver Life Walks and Flavors Culinary Gala), donor prospecting, cultivation, retention, upgrading, acknowledgement and recognition.

  • Serves as the secondary liaison to and motivator and manager of the division Board, MAC and AMAC in its fundraising and mission responsibilities.

  • Directs, and is actively engaged in, the cultivation and meaningful involvement of volunteers at all levels in income producing and programmatic activities.

  • Evaluates the income growth potential of all division activities and develops appropriate strategies to ensure income stability and growth in coordination with the executive director.

  • Evaluates the resources within the division-chartered area and develops plans which support maximum market penetration.

  • Directs the cultivation, acquisition and expansion of foundation and corporate contributions through sponsorship and/or in-kind support in coordination with the executive director

  • Identifies and incorporates meaningful mission delivery into fundraising initiatives.

Division Development.

  • Provides leadership, direction, management and training for division (staff direct reports) in the development and implementation of division’s /organizational mission delivery plans.

  • Provides leadership, support, materials, reports and assistance in building and implementing the on-going development of strong division leadership committees.

  • Collaborates with the Executive Director to develop and manage the division's annual budget and plan of operations for short and long-range goals.

  • Maintains a working knowledge of the organization's mission.


Grant Writer and Prospect Research Analyst

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

Location: Fort Worth, Texas

Salary Range: Not Listed


  • Investigate and identify prospective funding sources through colleagues, directories, periodicals, and internet research

  • Research and initiate relationships with new prospective funders

  • Write letters of inquiry and solicitations

  • Match prospective funding sources with institutional priorities

  • Prepare and Submit Applications for Foundation, Corporate and Government Funders

  • Draft compelling grant proposal narratives for general operating and restricted project grants; assist with drafting corporate proposals as needed

  • Work with Executive Vice President of Development, Chief of Staff, and Department Heads to prepare project budgets that meet funder guidelines

  • Work cross-departmentally to assemble and submit applications by due date

  • Verify that proposals have been received and that appropriate follow-up has occurred

  • Steward Foundation, Corporate and Government Funders

  • Work with museum staff to ensure grant-funded projects are on-track and that obligations are fulfilled within the terms of the grant agreement

  • Submit project revisions to funders as necessary

  • Prepare and submit reports for funders according to contractual obligations

  • Work cross-departmentally to collect statistical information, press, exhibition catalogues, and images

  • Work with appropriate museum staff to prepare financial reports according to funder guidelines

  • Assemble and submit reports by due date

  • Ensure hard files and donor records are accurate and up-to-date with recent correspondence and submissions

  • Assist with stewardship and fulfillment on an as-needed basis

  • Cultivate relationships with foundation representatives and current donors to ensure foundation giving

  • Other duties as assigned by Executive Vice President of Development Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree required with Bachelor’s degree in communications, English, writing or similar field

  • Must possess three to five years of institutional fundraising experience with an emphasis on proposal development, grant reporting and donor relations required.

  • Candidate must demonstrate strong presentation, communication and organizational skills.

  • Must demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook and Adobe Acrobat.

  • Accuracy in written correspondence, record keeping and ability to work under deadlines is critical

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex documents and instructions

  • Excellent grammar and strong research skills

  • Ability to calculate figures and construct grant budgets

  • Must be highly detail-oriented

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple deadlines

  • Experience working with high level corporate volunteers and community leaders

  • Embraces values of Respect, Integrity, and Excellence in the workplace

Chief Executive Officer


Green Spaces Alliance of South Texas


Location: South Texas


Salary Range: Not Listed



Leadership and Administration

  • Foster and maintain a clear vision of the organization.

  • With the Board, develop and implement a strategic plan, including specific goals and strategies.
  • Ensure programmatic excellence and rigorous program evaluation.

  • Recruit, train, motivate, develop and evaluate staff and empower their initiative and creativity.

Administer financial, personnel and organizational policies.

  • Provide for recruitment, deployment, and appreciation of community and corporate volunteers.

  • Ensure Board and staff compliance with all internal policies and procedures, contracts, grant and

  • legal requirements.

  • Ensure compliance with the Standards and Practices of the Land Trust Alliance; maintain

  • accreditation by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission.

  • Ensure that systems are in place for effective financial, personnel, fundraising, program and

  • conservation management.

  • Effectively manage the organization so that all elements – board, staff, volunteers, and partners

  • – collaborate as a team and meet goals.

Fiscal Operations, Standards, and Practices

  • Ensure reliable and responsible administration of financial obligations, personnel, land

  • acquisitions, easements, grants, legal, and related record-keeping and reporting obligations.

  • In association with the Board, develop and administer an annual budget for the organization and

  • its programs and track expenses and income by program.

  • Ensures the reporting of cash flow projections, budget variances and ad hoc reports each month

  • to assess financial health of the organization, and as requested by the Board.

  • Ensure that procedures and work flows incorporate adequate internal controls.

  • Work with the Board and staff to set financial priorities that best support the strategic plan.

Fundraising, Community Outreach and Member Relations

  • Guide the organization towards fiscal and operational sustainability.

  • Develop a fundraising plan and report progress toward plan benchmarks.

  • Provide for marketing and public information services to support programs.

  • Develop a vibrant membership program.

  • Develop and support mechanisms for regular communication with stakeholders, members,

  • partners, and the media.

  • Cultivate and nurture positive working relationships with interagency partners, political and

  • community leaders, funders and donors, professional organizations, the media, landowners, and

  • the public.

  • Cultivate and steward major donor prospects.

  • Research, locate and apply for appropriate grants.

  • Lead fundraising and annual campaigns.

  • Support and provide direction to Board Resource Development Committee.

Board Relations

  • Provide information and support to the board in fulfillment of its duties.

  • Assist the Board Development Committee efforts to recruit, orient, train and motivate Board

  • members.

  • Make recommendations to the board and its committees regarding policies, programs and

  • practices


Executive Director


Location: Austin, Texas

Salary Range: Not Listed


1. Strategic and Operational Leadership

  • Provide direction and leadership toward achieving the organization’s mission, while maintaining the integrity of the organization

  • Lead the overall operations and administration of the organization

  • Expand and maintain the overall image and branding of the organization

2. People Leadership

  • Hire, support and continually develop staff

  • Liaise between the staff and the Board of Directors

  • Report directly to the Board and work collaboratively with them to help it fulfill its governance function

3. Financial Management

  • Prepare the annual budget for approval by Board and ensure the organization operates within that budget

  • Oversee governance, financial policies and internal controls

  • Direct financial planning and fundraising activity

4. External Relations

  • Direct and expand the communication and education outreach of the organization, speaking at TreeFolks’ and other community or partner events

  • Develop, maintain and expand relationships with key stakeholders and partners on community and local government levels

  • Identify and cultivate potential donors and new sources of funding

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Community Engagement Coordinator


Location: Denver, Colorado

Salary Range: Not listed


  • Establish and maintain a well-rounded activity/event schedule that promotes resident interaction and relationship building within the apartment community and the community at large.

  • Interface with community leaders, politicians, and local agencies.

  • Participate in training, workshops, seminars and meetings that directly affect job-related responsibilities.

  • Identify and connect resources to the community to establish viable partnerships which support the overall community-building effort.

  • Support the residents with resolving their own problems/issues through community programs and with direct referrals to the appropriate agencies, as needed.

  • Develop relationships with professional partners who can provide seminars, employment/training resources, etc., to support the residents in their personal/professional growth while maintaining the self-sufficiency of the community.

  • Conduct housekeeping inspections.

  • Assist with the Recertification process for applicable residents as required.

  • Monitor and document adherence to programmatic, work, and other, requirements as needed.

  • Provide feedback and support to the Administrative team regarding employment/financial and other status of the residents.

  • Other duties as assigned by Community and/or Company Leadership.

Director of Development

Colorado Music Festival & Center for Musical Arts

Location: Lafayette, Colorado

Salary Range: Not Listed


  • Develop and implement strategic, comprehensive annual development plan, including all individual, corporate, government and foundation campaigns, in addition to special events and planned giving.

  • Formulate and monitor the organization’s development budget against goals; prepare monthly reports for director and board review.

  • Maintain a portfolio of approximately 100 assigned major donors and prospects with $10K+ capacity. Interact face-to-face with major donors, corporate and foundation leaders. Assist the Corporate and Major Gifts Associate, Board members and other leadership volunteers to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward appropriate donors. Identify and solicit potential planned giving prospects.

  • Develop and manage Board fundraising capacity. Identify, recruit, train and develop leadership roles for Board and volunteers to assist with major gift fundraising activities. Provide clearly articulated volunteer job descriptions, timelines and appropriate administrative support. Attend board and committee meetings as required.

  • Working with staff and volunteers, plan and coordinate all development events including fundraising galas, donor stewardship and cultivation events. Provide clearly articulated job descriptions, timelines and appropriate administrative support. Attend committee meetings as appropriate.

  • Manage gift processing and acknowledgement system, including administration of the donor database, record keeping and reporting.

  • Manage all granting activities, including applying, tracking and reporting for foundation, corporate and governmental grants.

  • Devise and implement comprehensive donor benefit and stewardship system.

  • Efficiently and effectively orchestrate simultaneous fundraising campaigns across multiple channels. Oversee all aspects of development print and online content, collateral production and informational materials, working closely with the Marketing Director and graphic designers to ensure a unified brand across all platforms.

  • Prepare written proposals, fund agreements, gift illustrations, and other materials needed to secure major gifts.

  • Positively represent the organization at social functions and other activities in the community.

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge about fundraising trends and governmental rules and regulations, apply them appropriately.

Director of Development

Learn Fresh

Location: Colorado

Salary: Not Listed


  • Work with our CEO to redefine and implement an efficient, achievable fundraising strategy for the organization.

  • Develop and maintain a donor management system and fundraising calendar, ensuring that the organization hits all benchmarks in its engagement with potential and existing funders.

  • Identify and develop relationships with potential philanthropic partners, pulling from your current networks, existing organizational resources, and the broader fields of education, athletics, and entertainment.

  • Provide direction and support to our Grant Writer to source opportunities, develop strong proposals, and meet grant deadlines, as needed.

  • Collaborate with our Director of Logistics to activate a limited number of fundraising events.

  • Primary fundraising benchmark: Lead the organization to ~$1,000,000 in funding from new sources within the first 24 months of work.

Chief Finance and Operations Officer


Location: San Jose, California

Salary Range: Not Listed


  • Establish a robust, reliable accounting and financial management engine to steward significant growth in revenue and handle the complexity that comes with a wider array of financial resources and requirements. Pivotal has a well-thought-out growth strategy that will drive significant growth in revenue from a wide array of sources including government, education entities, private companies, philanthropies, and private donors. The new CFOO will partner closely with the CEO and other members of the executive leadership team to ensure that strong systems, skillsets and capabilities, processes and procedures are in place to forecast, plan, budget, and steward Pivotal’s financial resources with a high degree of integrity, transparency, and auditable excellence. In partnership with the CEO, the CFOO will serve as the go-to voice with the Board of Directors, internal staff, and external stakeholders on all matters relating to the financial health and integrity of the organization.

  • Ensure best-in-class support and administrative processes and systems are established and linked seamlessly to support evolving programs for youth outcomes. The CFOO will guide and oversee the solidification and enhancement of finance and operational support systems, transactions and services connected with Pivotal’s coaching, enrichment, and access programs and the dynamic array of youths, services providers, partners, volunteers, interns and staff involved in these programs. As Pivotal continues to grow in terms of reach, depth and impact, the COO will provide strategic vision and operational expertise on how these service capabilities will also scale and continually improve to keep pace.

  • Steward a coherent evaluation and learning strategy and related capacity to generate data-driven evidence and insight surrounding Pivotal’s programs and innovations. Working with the Director for Evaluation and Learning, the CFOO will deliver the recommended vision and strategy for programmatic learning, impact measurement, and knowledge sharing in support the organization’s strategic goals and metrics. S/he/they will create a strong evaluation and learning function and the enabling environment to help Pivotal become an evidence-based, data-driven learning organization. S/he/they will ensure the tracking and management of accurate and current data, knowledge, and insight regarding Pivotal’s programmatic impacts and outcomes, as well as learnings that can be shared with funders, investors, and community stakeholders. In partnership with the Pivotal executive leadership team, the CFOO will serve as an ambassador in communicating internally and externally programmatic lessons learned, evidence of impact, and actionable insights.

  • Nurture and build a diverse, values-driven, competent workforce to support Pivotal’s growth. The CFOO will steward the development of the talent strategy to support Pivotal’s growth. S/he/they will ensure the ongoing recruitment, development, and human-resource management required to build and support a diverse, mission-oriented, innovative and high performing workforce and culture. This will require establishing a strong talent and human resource management function and related infrastructure as one of the functional pillars under the CFOO’s responsibilities. In alignment with Pivotal’s core values, the CFOO will also guide the organization’s diversity, equity and inclusion strategies and practices as part of Pivotal’s organizational maturity and success.

  • Provide thoughtful leadership and guidance to complete the journey of merging two established organizations into one Pivotal family. Organizational change is difficult and ultimately very human. While the merger has occurred with great success, a year later work remains to be done to further integrate and harmonize the two organizational cultures and ways of working into one unified culture and operational system. In partnership with the CEO and executive leadership team, the CFOO will take a highly visible leadership role to offer an inclusive approach and respectful process for bringing the organization together quickly and effectively to learn, reflect, and co-create its desired operating environment. This effort must be undertaken quickly, with care, in concert all the other expectations.


California Teachers Association

Location: California

Salary Range: Not Listed

Responsibilities: This position presents exciting opportunities to litigate emerging issues in the areas of education and labor law. This attorney will be expected vigorously to enforce and expand the constitutional and statutory rights of public school employees, protect employees' concerted activity and bargaining rights through unfair practice charges, and provide support to CTA organizers and field staff who prosecute grievances to arbitration, launch strikes and other workplace actions, secure collective bargaining agreements, advocate for students, and represent members in a wide variety of matters. This attorney will be called upon to respond quickly and reliably to a wide range of inquiries on topics that include constitutional rights, internal union governance, charter school organizing, collective bargaining, special education, school funding, and associational rights. The ability to research thoroughly and write persuasively on these and other topics is required. Effective oral advocacy on behalf of CTA and its local chapters and members is similarly essential, not just before administrative agencies and boards, but also federal and state courts at the trial and appellate level. In addition, this attorney will contribute to the drafting of legislation and the evaluation of legislative proposals on some of the most significant issues facing educators in California today.

Associate Director, Administrative Services

Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center

Location: California

Salary Range: Not listed

Responsibilities: Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Under general administrative direction of the Center's Executive Director, Associate Director, Administrative Services is responsible for providing direction, leadership, and management to the Operations, Accounting, Client Revenue, Fiscal Monitoring and Information Technology Units that support the Center's activities. As requested by the Executive Director, represents the Center to DDS and State level workgroups and assures that the Center meets its legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements.

That’s all for now, folks! If you have a job opening at your nonprofit, or you’ve filled a position listed in this post, please contact ashlykov [@] personifycorp [.] com.

Artie Shlykov

Posted by Artie Shlykov

Published Wednesday, 17 April 2019 at 1:47 PM
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