Below you will find positions in non-profits and other resources for job openings in the non-profit sector. These listings are not screened prior to posting; please take care when inquiring.

Please contact employers before submitting application materials since the status of job openings can change rapidly.


Posted June 28, 2016

iCan House in Winston Salem is seeking qualified candidates for Program Assistant position.

OVERVIEW: The Program Assistant is a vital position at the iCan House supporting the programming upon which the iCan House’s mission is built. This individual works directly with the Program Director on a variety of program related tasks. They will be assigned specific responsibilities such as facilitating social groups for individuals with special needs; writing and facilitating curriculum related to employment and independent living skills; coaching individuals on various life skills; planning events; scheduling; and other tasks as needed.


•      Experience working in nonprofit, education, or healthcare preferred
•      College degree, or work towards a degree, with a concentration in education, psychology, or a related human services field preferred
•      Experience working with children and adults with special needs
•      Experience in planning, coordinating, and managing programs and curriculum


  • Works effectively with children and adults who have varying levels of ability and differences
  • Represents the organization in community partnerships professionally and appropriately
  •  Demonstrates good judgment, discretion, and diploma
  • Able to work as a team-member
  • Able to effectively assess and analyze situations in the moment
  • Able to work simultaneously on multiple projects
  • Flexible and able to adapt to diverse situations as they arisis
  •  Uses active listening skills
  •  Exhibits strong initiative, is self-motivated and resourceful, and can work independently
  •  Uses good decision-making and prioritizing skills
  • Utilizes high level of organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Communicates effectively with children, parents, team members, and community partners
  • Maintains strong character, enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, self-confidence, and self-control
  • Exhibits a positive, personable, “can-do” attitude
  •  Models appropriate social skills


  1. Works directly with those who have various types of developmental disabilities, learning disabilities, anxiety, and/or social communication challenges
  2. Must be compassionate and understanding when interacting with participants, their families, the community, and other professional
  3. Writes curriculum/courses; aids in planning events; and directly facilitates interactions, and as such, must have experience and demonstrate the ability to teach, connect, and relate to people with differences


Program Facilitation: Facilitate and manage social skills groups for those age 8 to adult using the iCan House philosophy and curriculum. Interface with families regarding the curriculum and skills. Apply strong classroom management skills; sense of responsibility; high moral character; ability to relate to those with anxiety and social challenges; effective organizational and critical thinking skills; ability to generate excitement and enthusiasm appropriately.

• Community Partnerships: Work closely with partners within the community to foster and maintain positive relationships using professional demeanor, dress, decision-making, and communication.

• Curriculum/Coursework: Aid in the development of curriculum and coursework, which could include writing new curriculum and editing and digitizing previously generated curriculum.

Program & Event Supervision: Aid in monitoring and supervising programs and events, both on and off-site.

Fundraising Events: Assist in planning and execution of community and fundraising events, as assigned.

Event Planning: Participate in planning of events, as assigned.

Special Project Assignments: Work under the direction of the Program Director on specially assigned projects within the Program Department, both as a project participant and project leader, when appropriate.

Qualified candidates send a resume and cover letter:

By mail:     iCan House, 862 W 4th Street, Winston Salem NC 27101

By email:

 Application Deadline: Position is open until filled.
Greensboro, NC: Campaign Associate

Posted May 25, 2016


United Way of Greater Greensboro is hiring part-time campaign associates for the Greater Greensboro area.

Summary Description The Campaign Associate (CA) serves as an ambassador for United Way of Greater Greensboro by supporting the United Way annual campaign, working with company Employee Campaign Managers (ECMs), and promoting United Way in the community. The CA is responsible for execution of effective fundraising strategies by analyzing, planning, organizing, and implementing a successful workplace campaign on an assigned group of accounts. Success will be measured in part by the attainment of fundraising goals, along with other factors that may include, but are not limited to, relationship building, identifying new campaign opportunities, and connecting companies to volunteer engagement.

To Apply: Please submit cover letter and resume to Ms. Gavin Stevens by August 1 st for consideration

>>Complete Job Description

Application Deadline: August 1, 2016


Bellevue, WA: Executive Director

Posted April 25, 2016

Spiritual Directors International (SDI) seeks a deeply contemplative, seasoned, and visionary leader to serve as their next Executive Director. This position offers the opportunity to build on the existing strengths of this highly respected nonprofit organization whose vision is that spiritual companionship and deepening into the sacred transform individuals, society and all creation.

The next Executive Director will work closely with the Coordinating Council on a number of initiatives to continue the dialogue between and among different religious traditions; articulate and clarify vision and values as they naturally evolve; determine how SDI is in relationship with its communities; develop a structure to work collaboratively with a geographically dispersed Coordinating Council that includes clear roles and responsibilities; and explore a process that addresses the desire for local networking of members while maintaining consistency with SDI policies and practices. See the full list of the Executive Director’s responsibilities and requirements here.

Salary is competitive for organizations of similar mission and size. SDI offers a desirable and unique working environment. Interested candidates should email a cover letter detailing your fit with SDI’s mission and the position’s requirements, a resume, and salary requirements to:

Please direct all inquiries to Raffa, which is conducting the search. Contact: Ginna Goodenow:

>>Complete Description

Application Deadline: Position is open until filled.

Cambridge, MA: Assistant Director

Posted April 19, 2016

The Pluralism Project at Harvard University is looking for an Assistant Director.

This position reports to the Director of the Pluralism Project, an FAS project dedicated to research and education on religious pluralism in America.

Responsibilities include:

  • Overall coordination of sponsored research projects on religious pluralism in America
  • Overall coordination of Religious Diversity News
  • Overall coordination of Pluralism Project communications, including website, staff email, social media, e-lists, and e-newsletter
  • Overall coordination of affiliate network and advisory group
  • Outreach to Boston faith communities, managing and enhancing the relationship of the Pluralism Project with local communities
  • Supervise student staff, work-study students, fellow, and interns
  • Coordinate, plan, and facilitate weekly staff meetings
  • Accept speaking engagements, teach workshops, and attend relevant conferences, as requested by Director and Research Director
  • Event planning, advertising, and logistics, including travel, catering, reservations.
  • Provide support to the Director as needed, and coordinate with Director’s Research Assistant with regard to scheduling, travel arrangements, and communications
  • Financial oversight, planning, fundraising (grant writing/reporting), and donor relations
  • Manage office, order supplies, and communicate with building managers, as needed.

Apply online here.

Application Deadline: Position is open until filled.

Winston-Salem, NC: Great Expectations Senior Program Officer

Posted April 8, 2016

Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust is looking for Great Expectations Senior Program Officer


Reporting to the Director of the Poor and Needy Division, the Great Expectations Senior Program Officer (PO) is one of two primary contacts at the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust for all aspects of Great Expectations. Focused on ensuring financially disadvantaged children have the foundation to succeed in school in life by the time they complete kindergarten, Great Expectations is the Trust’s decade-long initiative to invest $30 to $40 million over 10 to 15 years in Forsyth County’s youngest children.

The Great Expectations Senior PO will coordinate closely with the Poor and Needy Division Director and the GE Activating Agency—a nonprofit hired by the Trust to oversee Great Expectations strategy, work closely with community partners and residents across Forsyth County, and provide additional staffing capacity on the ground.

The Great Expectations Senior PO is responsible for ensuring that the day-to-day operations and investments of the initiative are aligned with the Great Expectations Activation Plan and in service to the work’s long-term goal that at least 90% of all financially disadvantaged children living in Forsyth County between the ages of zero and six will:

  • Reach age-appropriate developmental milestones from birth to entry into 1st grade.
  • Enter kindergarten healthy and ready for the grand adventure of schooling.
  • Graduate from kindergarten healthy and with the knowledge, skills and behaviors expected forsuccess in 1st grade.

This coordinated effort includes continuously monitoring investment intensities, approaches and design throughout each phase of Great Expectations.

>> Complete Job Description

Contact Brian Hatcher at

Application Deadline: Position is open until filled

Rock Hill, NC: Community Outreach Coordinator

Posted March 30, 2016

Family Promise of York County is looking for a Community Outreach Coordinator.

The position will be tasked with promoting Family Promise with churches and other community organizations, as well at writing grants to help advance the core mission to end homelessness for families. Applicants should have a flexible schedule and the position may be full or part-time depending on the successful candidates flexibility.

Applicants should contact Human Resources at

Application Deadline: Position is open until filled.