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 Community Foundation of Sarasota County

It is our pleasure to provide these job postings for your review and consideration.  If you wish to post a position please submit them in a Word document.  There is no limit to your submission, however, we will only print 1 paragraph and then include a link to the full document.  If you have questions or concerns, please contact Kim Noyes in the AFP office at 941-921-5410 or afpfl@verizon.net.

Your job posting may take up to 3 days to post and the posting will be removed after 30 days unless you renew it.  Please contact us once the job is filled or no longer available.  Job postings are free of charge.    The AFP Southwest Florida Chapter assumes no responsibility for accurate or timely postings. 

Job Opportunities

Accounts Payable position:  All phases of accounts payable.  Working under the supervision of the Director of Finance, the full‐time Accounts Payable and Administrative Support oversees and manages all office procedures including timely and accurate accounts payable processing, coding, entry into Sage; processing checks (including grants) and online bill payments.  Processing consumer payroll, expenditures and reporting.  A degree in business/accounting preferred, 5 years’ experience as a Full Charge Bookkeeper with office and personnel management background. Familiarity with Sage Fund Accounting.  Proficient in Microsoft Word and Microsoft.   Ability to work independently be a wise decision maker, and skilled problem solver.  Must have reliable transportation, valid Florida driver’s License and current automobile insurance.   Requires drug testing and Level 1 and Level II Background Screening.   Send resumes to screech@communityhaven.com (posted 3/13)

Direct Service positionWorking with a small group of trainees providing daily care, training and assessments following prescribed programs identified in Individual Program Plans.  Documenting progress for goals and objectives in the IPP through case noting.  Complete daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly documentation as required for each trainee assigned.  Assist trainees in development of independent skills, personal care needs and during lunch periods and morning breaks.  The individual must be 18 years of age possess a High School Diploma or equivalent with two years’ experience working with people with developmental disabilities.  Computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook Express.  Willing to pursue training and/or educational requirements for serving persons with developmental disabilities.  Meet the department of APD’s Level 1 and Level 2 background screening requirements and  possess a Florida driver’s license, have a safe driving record and proof of motor vehicle insurance. Send resumes to screech@communityhaven.com (posted 3/13)

Seniors Concierge Coordinator :  JFCS has an immediate opening for a Seniors Concierge Coordinator. The Concierge Coordinator will lead product development efforts within the Senior Concierge Services project program(s). He or she will work closely with JFCS staff and partners to move products from the idea stage to program implementation. He/she will be responsible to assure that appropriate project milestones and budgets are established and met and that JFCS reporting requirements are being met. He/she will also serve as a consultant and advisor to the President/CEO to guide the project towards feasible and effective commercialization; facilitate access to other JFCS staff and resources; scout new services and technologies/innovations which may be present new JFCS opportunities and alliances.  Exceptional interpersonal communication, relationship building, sales and customer service skills are required. The candidate shall have 5-7 years professional experience in sales management and/or customer service (ideally in the senior services industry), knowledge of local market and attractions, ability to manage and resolve conflict, problem solving skills and the ability to propose solutions. Must have the ability to multi task and to change focus quickly in a changing environment. Basic Microsoft Office skills and a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required.  Please send resume to the attention of pbaron@jfcs-cares.org   See application here.    (posted 3/13)

Habitat for Humanity South Sarasota County, Inc. seeks an Executive Director as its principal professional leader. Responsibilities include:  engaging & leading the organization to meeting its mission, developing & cultivating a community presence, operational & fiscal oversight, management, and creating alternative revenue resources.  Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in related field or the equivalent; or eight to ten years related experience as the chief professional officer and/or training in Human Service Administration with a background in real estate, banking/mortgage, construction; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent communication and presentation skills required.  Application procedure: send a cover letter and resume with references and salary requirements to MaryBeth@MBJGroup.com by April 1, 2014. See job description on www.MBJGroup.com (posted 3/20)

Development Manager – Florida Studio Theatre, a LORT D regional theatre in Sarasota, FL seeks highly motivated and experienced Development Manager to join a staff of three in a highly systemized and well-established  Development Department including Donor Management and campaigns.  Duties include: Oversight of fundraising systems for individuals and institutions (from small gifts to large gifts), Budget preparation and control, donor membership and campaigns, and systems monitoring.  Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience.  Must have strong management and interpersonal skills.  The Right candidate will have a high degree of responsibility, be achievement oriented and able to relate to a wide variety of personality types in high-end donor levels. 2-3+ years of management experience a must.  Clearly defined expectations and actions are set out in weekly meetings.  The Development Manager answers to and works closely with the Managing Director.  For more information, check out our website at www.floridastudiotheatre.org.  Email letter, resume with references and salary requirement by April 7 to: James Ashford, Casting & Hiring Coordinator.  EMAIL – jashford@floridastudiotheatre.org.  For more information, please log onto our website at www.floridastudiotheatre.org.  FST operates five stages, the 173 seat Keating Theatre, the 237 seat Gompertz Theatre, the 109 seat Goldstein Cabaret Theatre, the 110 seat John C. Court Cabaret Theatre and the 100 seat Bowne Lab Theatre. (posted 3/20)

Community Relations Manager sought for Easter Seals Southwest Florida. Core competencies:  excellent written and verbal communication skills; organizational and planning skills; proficiency with Adobe InDesign, Constant Contact, Excel, Word; ability to work well with people from diverse backgrounds; ability to manage volunteers and to work well under pressure.  Experience:  5+ years of experience managing special events, creating community awareness campaigns, overseeing marketing/advertising campaigns, managing communications budgets, strategic planning, and supporting development efforts of a nonprofit.  Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Journalism, English or related field required.  Candidates with previous nonprofit development experience are encouraged to apply. Email your resume to egreenhalgh@easterseal.org or fax to 941-358-3069 Attn: Human Resources (posted 3/20)

Webmaster - USF Sarasota-ManateeThis position is responsible for coordinating the design, development, implementation, and enhancement of the USFSM website.  Designs, develops, implements, and enhances the campus-wide website. Troubleshoots and evaluates system issues to determine improvements. Recommends, plans, tests, and implements system-wide changes; Supervises and supports all units in planning, creating, posting, and maintaining website content; Establishes and assigns user rights and responsibilities; Evaluates the website on an ongoing basis, ensures compliance with state and federal accessibility requirements and university regulations, policies, and procedures; Plans, tests, implements, and maintains functionalities throughout the USF Sarasota-Manatee web site (e.g., page templates, internal and external links, site CSS, databases, navigation structures, search tools, site map, contact directory, web forms, etc.); Builds and owns new web sites as needed; Provides training and trouble-shooting assistance to content contributors in the creation, posting, and maintenance of unit web pages; Apply http://www.usf.edu/about-usf/work-at-usf.aspx?utm_source=work-at-usf&utm_medium=call-to-action&utm_campaign=usfhomepage (posted 3/22)

Development Director:  Forty Carrots Family Center is seeking a full-time Development Director to oversee all aspects of development and fundraising.  Forty Carrots Family Center is a non-profit organization in Sarasota, FL whose mission is to strengthen families through educational programs for parents, children and professionals.   Funds raised support all facets of the organization. A qualified candidate will have experience and proven success with fundraising events, donor relations and major donor gifts.  The Development Director reports directly to the Executive Director and is an integral part of the management team.  Responsibilities include management of development staff,  major events,  annual fund, planned giving, major gifts, grants, donor stewardship and recognition.  Excellent communication skills are a must, minimum of a bachelor’s degree required.  Competitive salary and benefits.  Interested candidates please email resume and salary requirements to michelle.kapreilian@fortycarrots.com (posted 3/22)

Program Director:  “A Special Time” Alzheimer’s Respite Program, Living Waters Lutheran Church, North Port, FL.  Our church’s “A Special Time” Alzheimer’s Respite Program needs a program director starting immediately.  This is a part-time paid position offering 8-10 hours weekly. This position requires an individual who is a self-directed, highly organized professional and wants an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of adults with Alzheimer’s, dementia or other cognitive disabilities. Having an RN degree would be helpful as well as experience working with a geriatric or an aging population. The main focus of this position is to provide a safe and engaging environment for the participants and to supervise the volunteer staff every Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  If interested, call 204-7335 for more information. (posted 3/25)

Family Support Worker FT – Desoto.  Initiate and maintain regular and long-term supportive relationships with families with young children through home visiting program. Requires high school diploma/GED and experience working with families with young children.  Knowledge of prenatal issues and child development preferred.  Bi-lingual preferred. Must have valid driver’s license, insurance and reliable vehicle.  $11.06 per hr.  Fax resume (941)378-4919 or HR@thefloridacenter.org or apply at 10 S Desoto Ave Ste E, Arcadia EOE/DFWP. (posted 3/25)

Occupational Therapists – Sarasota/North Port.  PT/FT Min. requirements include  Bachelor Degree, Florida Professional License and experience with pediatric population;  knowledge of sensory integration techniques a plus. Fax (941)378-4919 or email your resume to HR@thefloridacenter.org  EOE/DFWP (posted 3/25)

Substitute Teachers – Sarasota/North Port.  Experience with early childhood education, special needs and challenging behaviors preferred for inclusion preschool.  Requires high school diploma.  Must have completed required 40 hour DCF Childcare training or willing to initiate within 90 days.  Fax (941)378-4919 or email resume HR@thefloridacenter.org or apply at 4620 17th St, Sarasota EOE/DFWP (posted 3/25)

Florida Studio Theatre, a LORT D regional theatre in Sarasota, FL is seeking an experienced Grant Writer to research, prospect, develop, and produce requests/proposals and reports to corporations, foundations and government agencies.  Position works along side the Artistic Director and Managing Director in support of the needs of FST's artistic goals.   Email cover letter, writing sample, salary requirements, and resume with references to: James Ashford, Casting & Hiring Coordinator.  EMAIL – jashford@floridastudiotheatre.org.  For more information, log onto our website at floridastudiotheatre.org.  FST operates five stages, the 173 seat Keating Theatre, the 237 seat Gompertz Theatre, the 109 seat Goldstein Cabaret Theatre, the 110 seat John C. Court Cabaret Theatre and the 100 seat Bowne Lab Theatre. (posted 3/25)

You would be perfect for this!  Catholic Charities, Financial Assistance Program, is looking for a full time, bilingual, Financial Assistance Case Worker in our South Sarasota office.  All applicants must be proficient in the English and Spanish languages. Email resume to: jcrombie@ccdis1.org (posted 4/2)

Charlotte Community Foundation CEO: Established in 1995, the Charlotte Community Foundation (CCF) is Charlotte County’s partner in philanthropy.  By assisting individuals, families, businesses and organizations in establishing charitable, endowed funds, legacies are created with the Foundation to address the current and changing needs and interests of our community.   The Foundation’s next CEO may come from a nonprofit or a for-profit background.  The CEO must be a visible leader and demonstrate commitment to our community as the spokesperson for the Foundation.  For this vital role, the Charlotte Community Foundation seeks an experienced leader with a results driven approach to management and a demonstrated ability to form successful partnerships.  Foundation management is preferred and successful candidates will have experience working with strong governing boards.  For further information and a job description, please refer to our website:  www.charlottecommunityfoundation.com.   Direct all inquiries and applications in confidence to:  ccfhrteam@gmail.com (posted 4/2)

Executive Director, InStride Therapy, Inc. Seeking a real leader. Full-time position in sunny Sarasota, Florida responsible for moving a highly regarded 20 yr. nonprofit organization forward. Successful candidate possesses strong management skills; demonstrates effective leadership, board partnership and fundraising skills, and is experienced in human services delivery.  Bachelor’s Degree and 4 years of relevant experience required. Significant natural horsemanship skills highly desirable. Attach resume/salary requirements as PDF file in an email to mike@instridetherapy.org. (posted 4/2)

Membership/development assistant: Historic Spanish Point seeks a membership/development assistant.  Responsibilities include gift entry and acknowledgement, processing event registrations and pulling lists, creating and updating constituent records, setting up online event registration and donation pages, and administrative support. Experience using Raiser’s Edge or similar database software, proficient user of Microsoft Word and Excel, strong attention to detail, excellent written and grammatical skills, and the ability to problem solve.  Must be a strong team player. Higher education or non-profit experience is preferred. This is a part-time job—16-20 hours weekly, with some flexibility in hours.  Please submit a cover letter, resume and references at: jobs@historicspanishpoint.org[|] Learn more about us at www.historicspanishpoint.org.b (posted 4/11)

Mentor Manager F/T:  Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast is seeking an energetic professional for our Manatee office.  The successful candidate will be skilled in interviewing and assessing, match oversight and case management for children ages 6-18 and adult volunteers.  Leadership experience is valuable.  Must be proficient working individually and in a team environment.  Bachelor’s degree required.  Strong communication and documentation skills – written and verbal, computer literate, valid driver’s license, car and current insurance required.  Bilingual a plus.  Please, submit resume to hr@bbbssun.org.b (Posted 4/11)

All Faiths Food Bank Development Coordinator:  The Development Coordinator is responsible for supporting AFFB’s annual development activities through the identification, scheduling, management and tracking of all community activities which enhance AFFB’s presence in our service area and/or which result in direct philanthropic support.  See more here.  (posted 4/11) 

Communications Project Manager: The Community Foundation of Sarasota County is seeking a Communications Project Manager. This position is responsible for managing a multi-pronged communication approach that includes traditional media, new media, social media, graphic design and other communication tools that ultimately enable the Foundation to reach its target audiences in a manner consistent with its Brand Promise. The ideal candidate will have: a Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, mass communication, journalism or related field; minimum three years of work experience in a communications, public relations or marketing role; strong writing and content development skills; strong project management skills; and ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, have experience with database/list management, and be able to self-support for basic computer and network problems; proficiency with Word Press and Adobe Creative Suite a plus. The Community Foundation of Sarasota County encourages a diverse work environment and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We offer a competitive benefits and compensation package. Interested candidates should send their resume and salary requirements to Judy Vogel at jvogelconsulting@comcast.net. (posted 4/11)

Administrative Assistant:  Sarasota Manatee Association for Riding Therapy (SMART) seeks an individual with a strong work ethic to provide administrative support.  This full time position is responsible for providing general office and clerical skills including data entry, basic bookkeeping entries, calendar management, and attentive customer service for donors, nonprofit partners and the community at large. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication and organizational skills, have experience with project management, be detail-oriented, have well-developed database, administration and typing skills, and work well as part of a team while still being able to work independently in one-person office.  Please email resume and cover letter to Attn: Ellen Jones  smart@smartriders.org (posted 4/14)

Executive Vice President of Development Molly’s House, Inc.  Molly’s House is a 501c3 hospital hospitality located in Stuart, Fl.  We are seeking a Full-time Executive VP of Development that would be responsible for advancing the mission of Molly’s House by:  Securing Major Gifts of $25,000+, Grant writing,  Legacy Gifts, Annual Campaigns , Marketing/Special Events.  Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years of experience in a development role, have excellent communication skills and capable of working both independently and in a team environment.  This position will report directly to the Board of Directors. Bachelor Degree preferred.  Interested candidates should submit a resume no later than May 1, 2014 to Louise Murtaugh, lmurtaugh@mollyshouse.org or by faxing to 772.223.9990.  (posted 4/17)

Grants  Officer Sarasota Opera is seeking  a Grants  Officer to join our development team.  This position is responsible for managing all aspects of the grant process including needs assessment, cultivation of relationships with grant makers, grant  writing, and progress reporting.  The ideal candidate will have the ability to 1) produce high-quality, clearly written, jargon-free, and grammatically correct documents of varying length, reducing large amounts of information to concise points 2) gather data, compile information, keep accurate records, and prepare reports 3) work independently with minimal direction and 4) develop and maintain relationships with funders and co-workers. The position is part-time, averaging 25-30 hours per week with flexible schedule/vacation options.  A minimum of 2 years experience in fundraising, grant writing or a related  position  is required and arts experience is a plus.  Compensation is commensurate with the professionalism expected.  Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three references to soajobs@sarasotaopera.org.    EOE (posted 4/17)

Gardens Horticulturist – The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens has an opening for an experienced horticulturist.  No phone calls or letters.   Please go to www.selby.org  >About>Employment for more information.  EOE, Drug Free Workplace. (posted 4/17)