Non-Profit

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.

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: SDI@raffa.com.

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

>>Complete Description

Application Deadline: Position is open till filled.

Durham, NC: Triad Area Gleaning Coordinator

Posted April 25, 2016

The Society of St. Andrew (SoSA) is seeking a part-time Triad Area Gleaning Coordinator. SoSA is a national, ecumenical non-profit hunger relief organization that works with farmers and packinghouses to rescue fresh fruits and vegetables that may otherwise end up as waste. With the help of our volunteers, we glean or salvage produce and distribute it to local feeding agencies. In 2015, the North Carolina office distributed roughly 4 million pounds of fresh food with the help of nearly 12,000 volunteers.The Triad Area Gleaning Coordinator will further SoSA’s mission in a 12-county region based around the Triad. This position is supported through the NC Regional office in Durham and assumes responsibilities for various aspects of SoSA’s ministry in the local area to include:

  •  Maintaining relationships with current donor farmers, volunteer groups, and receiving agencies
  • Recruiting farmers to allow gleaning of their produce and volunteers to participate in gleaning events
  • Speaking to local groups and churches about the Gleaning Network and SoSA as needed
  • Maintaining detailed records and reporting to the regional office on a regular basis

The Gleaning Coordinator should be a creative and highly motivated individual with excellent organizational and communication skills. Since this position is established away from the regional office, Gleaning Coordinators need to be “self-starters” in developing and carrying out program needs and objectives. Some physical labor when leading gleaning events can be expected. Travel throughout the Local Gleaning Network area should also be expected and access to a vehicle is required – employee will be reimbursed for mileage. This is a year-round position, averaging 15 hours a week (less time is needed in the winter months, but more is needed during the harvest season) and the salary is $600/month.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and a resume to Rev. Michael Binger, Regional Director – Carolinas, via email at ncglean@endhunger.org.

A full job description and explanation of benefits can be found at http://endhunger.org/employment/.

Application Deadline: May 4, 2016.

Anticipated Start Date: May 16, 2016

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

ROLE CONCEPT

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 bhatcher@wakehealth.edu

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 lstarnes@familypromiseyc.org.

Application Deadline: Position is open until filled.

Whitsett, NC: Resident Assistant

Posted March 29, 2016

Peacehaven offers a unique opportunity to live and learn fulltime with adults with special needs on a community-supported, sustainable farm. A core ethic is the hope that learning and growth be an opportunity not just for individuals with special needs living and working at the farm but also for all.

This Resident Assistant Program was developed for our first residence (and future homes), the existing farm program and the many other programs needed for our core members. Programming includes farm and garden work, pottery making, fiber art, painting, craft work, music, sports, academic education, jobs inside and outside the community, and a host of other opportunities for the core members to develop to their potential and engage with the broader community.

Peacehaven currently has three Resident Assistants. They have a critical role in creating a community where the values of service, sharing, and recognition of every individual’s gifts and contributions will offer a model of renewal for the wider society. Peacehaven is implementing a Leadership Development Program in 2016 to train and develop our Resident Assistants. The program provides educational opportunities, specialized training and experiences to shape people for careers in caring professions, for future employment at Peacehaven or our community partners, and as leaders and informed citizens capable of advocating for those we serve.

Inquiries should contact Buck Cochran at buck.cochran@peacehavenfarm.org.

Application Deadline: Position is open until filled

Westport (Flexible), CT: Program Director

Posted March 21, 2016

Summary
The Religious Institute is seeking a program director to join its staff, beginning in May 2016. The program director reports to the president/CEO and will develop, direct, and implement programs in the areas of reproductive justice, sexual abuse prevention, LGBTQ justice, and sexuality education.

Religious Institute
The Religious Institute is a multifaith non-profit organization that advocates for sexual health, education, and justice in faith communities and society. The Religious Institute is located in Westport, CT. This position is location flexible, with monthly meetings in Westport expected.

Essential Duties

  • Develop, direct, and implement programs.
  • Manage budgets and write and manage grants for assigned programs.
  • Represent the Religious Institute through training, teaching, and presentations on sexuality and religion.
  • Work with president and staff to assist with fundraising and communications tasks such as e-newsletters and social media.
  • Represent the Religious Institute with organizational partners.
  • Maintain, facilitate, and improve online courses and webinars.
  • Direct research and publication projects.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience and Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s in relevant field desirable
  • Experience in the field of sexuality education or sexual and reproductive health
  • 3-5 years’ experience in program implementation and management in a nonprofit organization
  • Demonstrated commitment to sexual justice
  • Familiarity with faith-based organizations or religious institutions
  • Experience in public speaking and writing for publication
  • Experience in event planning desirable

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong organizational skills required to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative in setting priorities and capacity to work independently on multiple projects
  • Able to use relevant software including MS Office, Google Docs, Google Sheets, as well as software required for remote work
  • Skills in writing for and managing social media
  • Familiarity with WordPress, Formstack, Survey Monkey or similar programs desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a team
  • Excellent oral communication, editing, and writing skills
  • Careful attention to detail

Benefits

  • Three weeks of personal leave per year. One additional week (approximately) when RI offices are closed between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
  • Offices close on federal holidays. One to two holidays are exchanged per year for non-federal holidays per all staff agreement.
  • Group health insurance. 100% of premium paid.

The Religious Institute is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from transgender persons and people of color.

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter to resume@religiousinstitute.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Inquiries should contact Human Resources at resume@religiousinstitute.org.

Anticipated Start Date: May 2, 2016

Application Deadline: Position is open until filled.

Raliegh, NC: Director of Operations

Posted March 3, 2016

Love Wins Community Center is looking for a Director of Operations.

Starting Compensation: $28,000 – $33,000
Status: Full-time; non-exempt
Reports to: Executive Director
Location: Downtown Raleigh, NC
Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited four-year institution, or equivalent experience
Position Open: February 26th – March 14, 2016

Summary and Scope of Work:
The Director of Operations (OM) is responsible for managing and developing the Community Engagement Center (CEC). The OM will work in conjunction with staff to oversee the management of the CEC in general, including in-kind donation inventory, bills related to the CEC, and supply purchases. The OM is also responsible for scheduling and planning volunteer projects and volunteer trainings and coordination of tours of the CEC. The OM is also the primary point of contact for community members and thus this position requires regular and consistent engagement with community members (our word for ‘clients’).

Specific Duties Include:

  • Volunteer management and coordination
  • Creating and enforcing policies consistent with the mission and values of the organization
  • CEC facilities management
  • Inventory and in-kind donation management
  • Organizing and executing regular volunteer training sessions
  • Creating a welcoming atmosphere for CEC guests
  • Engaging with CEC guests and visitors with the purpose of building relationships and providing relational support
  • Participating in the organization’s communications plan, including regular blog posts and newsletter articles

Job Related Strengths/Competencies:

  • Strong time management
  • Effective personal organization
  • Computer proficiency including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong written and oral communication
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while paying a high level of attention to detail
  • Assertive and confident in a difficult situation
  • Open-minded and willing to learn
    strong delegation skills
  • Comfortable interacting with a wide range of constituencies
  • Strong conversation skills
  • Ability to set and maintain healthy boundaries

Performance Standards:

  • Posts and maintains a weekly info and welcome desk schedules and enforces the schedules as necessary.
  • Works in conjunction with ED to organize volunteer projects and events, including a quarterly volunteer orientation.
  • Track weekly and monthly in-kind donations and inventory, in conjunction with the staff.
  • Manages the bills related to the CEC, in conjunction with the staff.
  • Educates and orients volunteers and performs an e-mail check in weekly.
  • Plans and executes bi-monthly volunteer orientation sessions.

Cultural Notes:

  • The ideal candidate will function well in ambiguity and fluidity. If ambiguity scares you, this isn’t the position for you.
  • The ideal candidate is empathetic and has strong listening skills, and is also willing to suspend judgement when hearing or observing situations that are outside their norm.
  • The ideal candidate will understand and support the ethos, core values and mission of The Love Wins Community Engagement Center

How To Apply
Please submit a resume and cover letter (2 separate documents, not a resume and email) via email to Elizabeth Drake, Office Manager, at e.drake@lovewinsministries.org.

You get bonus points for creativity, and good writing makes us smile. Women, people of color, and people who identify themselves within the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply. Email submissions only.

Application Deadline: Position is open until filled

Chapel Hill, NC: Food Coordinator

Posted February 28, 2016

The Conservation Fund is looking for the Food Coordinator.

The Food Coordinator for Faith Based Groups will support TCF/ RC’s Faith and Food initiative, which will engage rural United Methodist Churches (UMCs) in eastern North Carolina. The Coordinator will spend the majority of his/her time developing relationships with rural UMC leaders; providing training and support to broaden UMCs food-related programming by utilizing existing church infrastructure (land, kitchens, volunteers, etc.) to support local economic development and broader community engagement. The Coordinator will provide training/ technical assistance on a range of topics, including preparation for small grant support, work planning, budget development and community engagement; and will connect program participants to additional resources. The position is based out of The Conservation Fund’s Chapel Hill, North Carolina office. Travel is required; mileage reimbursement/ car rental for travel will be provided. This position is funded through grant support and is subject to funding availability.

Inquiries should contact Monica O. McCann at careers@conservationfund.org.

Application Deadline: Position is open until filled.

Nicaragua: Communications Internship Opportunity

Posted February 23, 2016

AMOS: Health and Hope is looking for a Communications Intern.

AMOS Health and Hope is a Christian nonprofit organization that exists to improve the health of impoverished communities in urban and rural Nicaragua by working alongside them in health, education, and development. We use the strategy of community-based primary health care to increase health care coverage in areas with limited services. We train lay health workers in rural communities to manage and run their own community clinic, prevent and treat the most common illnesses, and work in community development to address the root causes of poor health such as access to safe water and sanitation.

Overview:

The role of the Communications Intern is to help tell the stories of how AMOS and the community leaders they have trained are improving health in rural and urban Nicaragua. These stories are shared with an outside audience through multimedia documentation of AMOS activities, website and blog updates, social media posts, photo archiving, and creation of materials for AMOS reporting and promotional purposes. The Communications Intern is part of and works in coordination with the Development and Communications Team.

Responsibilities of the Communications Intern include:

  • Creating and collecting material for social media outlets like Facebook and Pinterest.
  • Working with the Photographer and Media Coordinator to collect stories of our community health workers and the impact of AMOS’s programs in rural and urban communities.
  • Posting articles and stories from the coordination team to our website and other social media sources.
  • Producing a monthly email sent to our network of donors, supporters, and volunteers.
  • Developing AMOS brochures, postcards, and calendars.
  • Assisting in the design and creation of materials used in AMOS fundraising campaigns, annual reports, and grant reports.
  • Maintaining the Communication Team’s content calendar.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree (BA or BS)
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Portfolio of designs produced in programs such as Adobe InDesign or Illustrator
  • Firm grasp of social media trends and ability to create social media content
  • Experience with basic video and photo editing
  • Ability to take well-composed, semi-professional photos
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and the Mac equivalent of Pages and

Keynote

  • At least basic conversational Spanish proficiency
  • Your own equipment and editing and designing programs
  • A passion for being of service to others
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple, detail-oriented projects simultaneously
  • Highly efficient worker who gets work done by appointed deadlines
  • Conceptual understanding of public health & international development work in a developing country
  • Open to work and be comfortable in rural settings without electricity, running water, or flush toilets
  • Openness to work in a Christian environment
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Flexibility and adaptable to changes in plans

Note:

Our offices are located in Managua and 90% of the communication intern’s work will be conducted at a desk performing the above duties. The other 10% of their time will be traveling and working in rural communities of Nicaragua at least 2 hours away from a major city.

Time commitment: Minimum of 2 years
Work Hours in Managua: 7 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday
Work Hours in Rural Communities: Varies by trip

This is an unpaid internship, but AMOS Health and Hope is able to offer food and lodging on work-related trips to rural communities, and a small stipend that can help with housing costs in Managua and health insurance costs.

The Communications Intern is responsible for covering and arranging his/her own flights and in-country expenses, however, AMOS offers support to selected applicants with their fundraising efforts.

Other benefits this internship offers:

  • 2-years Communications & Non-profit Marketing Experience
  • Better understanding of non-profit work in a developing country
  • Opportunity to serve people in need in rural and urban settings
  • Continuous learning space
  • Participation in informal/formal AMOS trainings
  • Values-based work environment
  • First-hand experience of Nicaraguan culture

How to Apply:

Please email Desiree Sanabria at volunteer.coordinator@amoshealth.org with your C.V. and a cover letter. She will follow-up with you to continue on with the next step in the application process.

Application Deadline: Position is open until filled.

Northwest, NC: Program and Marketing Assistant

Posted on February 15, 2016

HandsOn is looking for a Program and Marketing Assistant.

Program and Marketing Assistant
Position Description
2.2016

Reports to: Executive Director
Pay: This is a permanent, part-time position. Pay is $10-$12/hr for 8-10 hours per week

Summary of Position
This new position will assist staff in fulfilling our mission to build the capacity of local nonprofit organizations and increase volunteering in Forsyth, Davidson, Davie, Stokes, Surry and Yadkin Counties. HandsOn NWNC develops and delivers a wide variety of programming that fills the needs of its diverse constituents, including nonprofits, businesses, churches, schools and community volunteers. The Program and Marketing Assistant will work closely with the Program Director, RSVP Director, and Executive Director to increase our capacity to provide excellent customer service to our nonprofit partners and potential volunteers, while also increasing our outreach efforts.

Primary Responsibilities

Program Support

  • Provide logistical and administrative support for HandsOn’s workshops and other programming
  • Provide administrative and record-keeping support for the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program
  • Ensure that all of our program participants receive a high-level of customer service from HandsOn, and develop and implement strategies for continuing to build our reputation for customer service excellence
  • Assist the Executive Director in planning large-scale corporate service events as needed
  • Be knowledgeable about all areas of HandsOn NWNC programming, including the ability to assist with basic volunteer referrals and other general inquiries

Marketing Support

  • Assist our partners in maintaining up-to-date volunteer opportunities on HandsOn Connect (our online volunteer matching service run on the Salesforce platform)
  • Develop and monitor content for our social media channels and blog
  • Work with the Executive Director in maintaining Supporting Partner accounts
  • Make and implement recommendations that will widen the audiences for HandsOn’s programming, and increase attendance at HandsOn’s events and workshops, as appropriate

Qualifications and Attributes

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in nonprofit management, marketing, communications or related field preferred (those currently attending higher education in these fields will also be considered)
  • Experience working or volunteering in local nonprofit organizations
  • Basic computer skills, including experience with standard social media platforms
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, diverse environment with the support of a small, integrated team, with the expectation of being able to set priorities and manage goals independently
  • Dependable, reliable, honest, and trustworthy, with high ethical standards

Inquiries should contact Amy Little at Info@HandsOnNWNC.org.

Application Deadline: Position is open until filled.

Chapel Hill, NC: Food Coordinator for Faith Based Groups

Posted February 15, 2016

The Conservation Fund is looking for a Food Coordinator for Faith Based Groups.

The Food Coordinator for Faith Based Groups will support TCF/ RC’s Faith and Food initiative, which will engage rural United Methodist Churches (UMCs) in eastern North Carolina. The Coordinator will spend the majority of his/her time developing relationships with rural UMC leaders; providing training and support to broaden UMCs food-related programming by utilizing existing church infrastructure (land, kitchens, volunteers, etc.) to support local economic development and broader community engagement. The Coordinator will provide training/ technical assistance on a range of topics, including preparation for small grant support, work planning, budget development and community engagement; and will connect program participants to additional resources. The position is based out of The Conservation Fund’s Chapel Hill, North Carolina office. Travel is required; mileage reimbursement/ car rental for travel will be provided. This position is funded through grant support and is subject to funding availability.

Applications can be submitted here.

Inquiries can contact Mikki Sager at msager@conservationfund.org.

Application Deadline: Position is open until filled.