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.

Durham, NC: Program Director

Posted November 21, 2016

MDC seeks an experienced Program Director for Great Expectations, a major 10-15 year community-wide initiative of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust. Great Expectations works to ensure that children in Forsyth County, particularly financially-disadvantaged children, reach developmentally-appropriate milestones in the first five years, enter kindergarten ready to learn, and leave set for success in school and life.

The Great Expectations Program Director will guide and facilitate strategic systems change and community engagement work that is central to Great Expectations, in close alignment and partnership with a wide range of community stakeholders. The GE Program Director will be the face for Great Expectations in the community and the face of MDC in the community. This position reports to one of MDC’s Senior Program Directors.

>>Complete Job Description

Inquiries should be directed to

Application Deadline: December 5, 2016.



San Francisco, CA: Major Gifts Director

Posted November 18, 2016

The Major Gifts Director at the San Francisco Theological Seminary (SFTS) serves as a primary external fundraising officer and is an integral team member in the Seminary’s advancement team.  The successful candidate will work with the President to advance opportunities with alumni, corporations, foundations, and other key Seminary donors and prospects to qualify, cultivate, solicit, close and steward major gifts for SFTS priorities.  This position reports to the President of the Seminary.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Advance the mission, vision, values, and strategic goals and objectives of the Seminary.
  • Work closely with the President and Advancement Team to execute advancement and campaign priorities.
  • Support the President with Board engagement in giving and prospect work.
  • Serve as a member of the Seminary advancement team and lead prospect management and prospect strategy planning and meetings.
  • Maintain a dynamic portfolio of major gift prospects with a focus on gifts of $10,000 and up.  Build the portfolio to a target of 150 prospects in all phases of the fund raising cycle.
  • Provide unusually good donor stewardship; assure donor wishes and proper gift usage; and work consistently to build trust and advance long-term relationships with donors.
  • Meet or exceed mutually agreed upon major gift program goals and metrics.  Develop and execute an annual operating plan with accountable monthly and quarterly monetary and activity goals.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of priority program planning and related cases for support, with a focus on the Seminary’s major new cutting edge initiative, The Center for Innovation in Ministry.
  • Create and execute major gift fundraising plans that coordinate with the annual fund and alumni programs, and that utilize best practices in major giving including identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major donors.
  • Grow the major gift prospect pipeline and donor base.
  • Draft high quality proposals, appeals, letters, emails, and other fundraising communications to support best practice donor engagement.
  • Recruit and staff volunteer advancement and alumni committees and events in the Seminary when requested.
  • Assist with other advancement and Seminary projects as needed and directed by the President.
  • Serve as an exemplary Seminary advocate in the community, with local and regional leaders, alumni organizations, business and corporate partners, and other leaders and key constituents.
  • Be active and involved in the advancement profession, and actively work to build skills through education and training.

>>Complete Job Description

Inquiries, nominations, and applications may be directed in confidence to Robert Driver at

Application Deadline: Open till filled.


Brookings, SD:Director

Posted on November 15, 2016

Solar Oven Partners UMC (SOP UMC) is a United Methodist Volunteers-in-Mission (UMVIM) project that works to place solar ovens in the hands of the poor. Its mission is to empower people through self-help with training for solar cooking and water pasteurization. The director is responsible for generating funds to ensure the successful, ongoing operation of the project; to expand and sustain the donor base; and to provide supervision, instruction, and leadership in all areas of SOP’s operation, including program development and delivery, manufacturing and shipping, fundraising and development, administration and financial management.

>Online Application

Application deadline: Open until filled

Durham, NC:Development Director

Posted on November 11, 2016

Housing for New Hope, Inc. prevents and ends homelessness by providing access to housing, healthcare and integrated services in the Durham community. We currently have an opening for a Development Director.

Position Highlights
HNH’s next Development Director will be a skilled and strategic fundraising professional, team leader, and strategist who understands and implements development best practices. The job requires the ability to work collaboratively to lead, manage and mentor colleagues and volunteers who assist with fundraising. The Development Director will be experienced in the full cycle of donor engagement from identification and cultivation to gift closing and stewardship. The person in this position ensures that everyone understands their role in HNH’s fundraising and receives the information, mentoring and assistance they need to be successful.

Education and Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree required (graduate degree preferred)
• 5+ years of professional experience running a fundraising program in a nonprofit organization, with a proven record of achieving ambitious revenue targets
• Smart, assertive, and skilled in the full range of fundraising activities including major gifts ($10,000+), matching gifts, planned giving, annual gifts, sponsorship, grants, special events
• Knowledge of the greater Triangle area greatly desired
• Successful grant writer
• Proficiency using a donor database (eTapestry experience preferred)
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Flexible and adaptable work style with the ability to work some nights and weekends, manage competing demands and work independently without close oversight

How to Apply:

Submit one document that includes your cover letter (providing your salary requirements and how you learned about the position) and your resume and send via email to:

Application deadline: Open until filled

Watugua, NC: Regional Director and Watauga Riverkeeper

Posted on November 11, 2016

Mountain True is seeking a Regional Director and Watauga Riverkeeper.  MountainTrue has been home to the Watauga Riverkeeper for four years, but only combined the duties of that position with those of a regional director in 2015.  The MountainTrue High Country office is in Boone, and the office serves Avery, Watauga, Ashe, and Allegheny Counties.

Regional offices serve the following functions in their respective regions:

• To be a resource for the public on environmental issues
• To engage, organize, and lead citizens in work/advocacy on local environmental issues and on state and federal issues that are priorities for the organization
• To organize membership outreach events
• To build and maintain relationships with major donors

The Watauga Riverkeeper serves the following functions in its watershed:

• To be a public advocate for the watershed with government agencies, partner groups, the community, and the media, including taking these stakeholders on the river as needed and  monitoring, investigating, documenting, and reporting harmful activity
• To create programs and initiatives to improve the watershed and to recruit and manage volunteers to support those programs
• To work in partnership with other NC Riverkeepers on statewide initiatives and the Waterkeeper Alliance on national campaigns that relate to the Watauga River watershed
• To actively seek funding to support Riverkeeper programs and initiatives

All inquiries should include a cover letter and resume and should be sent to Julie Mayfield, Co-Director, Subject line should read: “Regional Director/Watauga Riverkeeper.”

Application deadline: December 2, 2016

Wake County, NC: Volunteer Manager

Posted on October 19, 2016

Interfaith Food Shuttle is seeking a Volunteer Manager.  The Volunteer Manager provides oversight and management of the volunteer program.  Critical to this role are the abilities to build strong partnerships both inside and outside IFFS and to recruit, place and retain a diverse and energized group of dedicated volunteer resources. Working with staff across the agency and a team of specialized program coordinators, the Volunteer Manager will work to expand the number of volunteer opportunities and ensure that vital IFFS operations are appropriately staffed in order to meet organization’s mission and goals.

Bachelor’s degree; course work or professional certification in related field preferred.

Demonstrated successful volunteer administration and/or relationship management with ability to handle multiple projects at once.

All inquiries should include a cover letter and resume and should be sent to Director of Human Resources

Application deadline: Open until filled

Durham, NC: School and Community LGBTQ Specialist

Posted on October 19, 2016

Shift NC is seeking a School and Community LGBTQ Specialist.  The Specialist will lead SHIFT NC in building and enhancing resources, materials, trainings, and technical assistance to create safe and supportive school (or similar) environments for LBGTQ youth and to help link young people to quality health care.  The approach is to equip schools and school-linked agencies with the knowledge, comfort, and skills to be a supportive resource for all students.  This is a full-time statewide position based in Durham, NC.

The Specialist will be expected to both implement pre-developed trainings and to be innovative – using evidence-informed strategies – when responding to identified needs and in coordination with

The Specialist will work closely with an internal team for content support and to implement trainings.  The Specialist will work closely with NC Department of Public Instruction/NC Healthy Schools to help support priority districts as part of grant funded efforts. The Specialist will be supervised and collaborate with the Chief Program Officer to accomplish tasks.

SHIFT NC is an equal opportunity employer and strives for diversity among its applicant pool as well as within its staff and board of directors. People of color, LGBTQ people, immigrants, women and people who are differently-abled are strongly encouraged to apply.

Inquiries should be sent to

Application deadline: Open until filled

Wake County, NC: Services Coordinator

Posted on October 19, 2016

The Center for Volunteer Caregiving is seeking a Services Coordinator.  The Services Coordinator plans, coordinates and administers all activities of the In-Home Connections program which includes  Friendly Visiting and Home Safety Services focused on helping clients remain safely at home with reduced social isolation.

Qualifications:  College degree in Social Work, Health/Human Services or related field. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Proficient computer skills including experience with MS Office Suite and database management.  Must have experience with older adults and adults with disabilities and knowledge of community resources. Previous experience in volunteer administration, a plus.

Inquiries should be sent to Susan Meador, Program Manager at

Application deadline: Open until filled

Raleigh, NC: Development Coordinator

Posted on October 19, 2016

Saint Saviour’s Center is seeking a part-time Development Coordinator with a minimum of 3 years of experience in fundraising and marketing communications for a faith-based outreach center.  This position supports multiple programs that assist low-income families and senior in Wake County, including a diaper bank, emergency food pantry and senior wellness program.

Inquiries and resumes should be sent to

Application deadline:  Open until filled


Boston, Massachusetts: Site Coordinator

Posted on October 17, 2016

Part Time Site Coordinator for the Boston Food Justice Young Adult Volunteer Program

In this position, an individual will interpret and carry out the vision and ministry of the YAV program locally and nationally. The individual will implement and promote the Boston Presbytery YAV program overall and serves as the point person and support for all volunteer, site, and program needs. As the program grows, there is the potential for this role to expand beyond the current part time (20 hours per week) position.

>>Complete Job Description

Inquiries should contact Mark Hellberg at


Decatur, Georgia: Graphic Design Specialist

Posted on September 1, 2016

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is hiring a Graphic Design Specialist at its Decatur headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. This creative person will be the senior designer for fellowship! magazine, an award-winning bi-monthly publication, and responsible for designing additional publications, producing artwork and serving as lead designer for diverse projects including marketing collateral, fundraising campaign and direct mail letters, visual presentations, website and e-newsletter graphics, flyers, brochures as well as other digital and print pieces. For a full job listing, visit Résumés and portfolios should be directed to

Inquiries should contact Doretha Bailey at

Application deadline: Position is open until filled.