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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 your job listing is posted on your website, please send that link as well so we can drive people to your website and information about your organization.

Job postings are forwarded to AFP chapters from Gainesville down to Ft. Myers.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact Kim Noyes in the AFP office at 941-921-5410 or    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. These nonprofit job postings are free of charge and available for all nonprofit organizations - AFP membership is not a requirement.    The AFP Southwest Florida Chapter assumes no responsibility for accurate or timely postings. 

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Director of Development, Redlands Christian Migrant Association, :The Director of Development will work closely with the Community Relations Department to grow and oversee RCMA's Development Department and design and execute a comprehensive and robust development strategy.  The Director of Development will guide and execute capital, planned giving, and endowment campaigns and ongoing fundraising efforts.  BA in Related Field (Master’s Degree a plus). Fully bilingual in English/Spanish a plus. Five plus years in the management of development department(s) for non-profit required. Email resume to Gayane Stepanian, Executive Director, at (posted 12/20)

Girls Incorporated is seeking a Kitchen Manager to oversee our snack and nutrition programming.  The Kids Café Kitchen Manager is responsible for the management and oversight of all aspects of the organization’s food preparation, instruction, and nutrition programming. Job responsibilities include overseeing and accounting for food acquisition, daily food planning and preparation, volunteer recruitment and training relative to the kitchen, budget development and management, and youth nutrition training programming. For more information, and for a detailed job description, please contact Jamie at (posted 12/20)

Agape Flights Front Desk Assistant and Volunteer Coordinator: Agape Flights is a Christian aviation ministry, delivering cargo, mail and humanitarian aid to 350+ missionary families in Haiti, the Dominican Republic and the Bahamas.  The Front Desk Administrative Assistant and Volunteer Coordinator works as a valued member of the Agape Flights team and serves as a first point of contact for visitors, volunteers, donors, and missionary affiliates to answer phones, greet people, and answer questions about the organization. The Front Desk Assistant also serves as Agape’s Volunteer Coordinator and assists with general office duties.  S/he will exemplify Agape’s Core Values of Service, Integrity, Excellence and Shared Purpose with a passion to deliver service with excellence and compassion. For more about Agape Flights and this ministry opportunity, read more(posted 12/20)

Agape Flights Church and Community Relations Coordinator: Agape Flights is a Christian aviation ministry, delivering cargo, mail and humanitarian aid to 350+ missionary families in Haiti, the Dominican Republic and the Bahamas. The Church and Community Relations Coordinator will serve as a key member the Agape Flights’ development team. The emphasis of the Coordinator’s development activity is to serve as Agape’s liaison to regional and national churches, local community organizations and churches, and to represent Agape Flights via live and/or streamed presentations and events. For more about Agape Flights and this employment opportunity, read more. (posted 12/20)

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center (Alabama):  The Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center seeks a Director of Development to lead all fund development, sponsorships and major gifts efforts, including a campaign to raise $5-7 million for capital and special projects. Candidates need to bring an entrepreneurial and outgoing approach, strong experience in building relationships, knowledge and commitment to donor stewardship, and experience in leading and inspiring volunteers, board members, sponsors, and donors. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree; at least five - eight years of fund development experience; a track recording of asking and receiving; knowledge of best practices in philanthropy; and, professional nonprofit experience preferably with a science center, museum, science or educational organization, university, or similar entities. Experience with capital or major campaigns, directly required as the organization begins to celebrate its 20th anniversary in Mobile, Alabama. Experience in major gifts a priority.  Knowledge of the Mobile regional donor community is a plus. Cover letter and resume to Jan McKay, Executive Director at (posted 12/20)

Development & Marketing, Designing Women Boutique:  Fund Development – shape, manage and drive the implementation of a successful fundraising strategy - Develop and implement a cost-effective, fund development program involving individuals, businesses and private foundations; Coordinate annual fundraising events and appeals; Develop calendars, plans, and marketing materials for fundraising events; Establish recognition and incentives for donors and volunteers; Utilize funding management system to plan, implement, and evaluate fundraising initiatives; Assist in the development of grant proposals; Provide a well-organized list of contacts before and after communication. GroundWorks Program Scholarship and Mentoring Program:  Manage the implementation of the GroundWorks Program; Develop marketing materials associated with GroundWorks, in collaboration with key graphics and media associates; Work closely with the GroundWorks Steering Committee. Marketing - develop and implement an effective outreach and communication plan; Develop and implement cost-effective marketing and outreach strategies to communicate with a range of constituencies through printed and electronic media; Create press releases, publications, exhibits - Update organization’s website and social media. Skills and Qualifications: Excellent written and verbal communications skills; Ability to manage timelines and projects; Ability to use a fundraising management system; Excellent computer skills, use of Word, Excel, WordPress, Photoshop and social media; Experience with website and newsletter production and message development.  Reporting: Must report to the steering committee monthly as to those contacted, action taken and results.  Experience: At least 2 years of marketing and fund development experience; College degree. Resume and cover letter here (posted 12/20)

Museum Educator (Part Time) Museum Educators facilitate high quality guest experiences for museum visitors by developing and delivering our family, youth and public programs in support of the museums mission to engage and inspire learners of all ages in science, natural history and culture. This is a part-time position with a variable schedule of 5-20 hours per week, depending on museum tour and program needs. A minimum availability of two weekdays (excluding Monday) and one weekend day is required. Duties: Provide both formal and informal interpretation in all areas of the museum for school groups of all grade levels, adult groups and general museum visitors; Lead groups on museum tours, facilitating age-appropriate, customized learning experiences; Present stories and talking points on topics related to general science, astronomy, paleontology, archaeology, anthropology, ecology, and Florida history; Organize and maintain educational materials: discovery carts, biofacts, supplies and museum collection items; Assist with summer science camp programs and outreach programs; Follow established guidelines to support the safety of guests, animals, and collection items; Help maintain program and training materials ensuring dissemination of the most up-to-date information; Greet and organize groups upon arrival; Assist in training new staff and education volunteers; Requirements: Excellent customer service, presentation and communication skills; Willingness and ability to learn and share information on a variety of topics, and cross-train in a variety of museum areas including the aquarium and planetarium; Excellent time management skills, with the ability to work independently and with a team with minimal supervision; Comfortable working with groups of all ages; Comfortable with Microsoft Office as well as technology items such as tablets, iPads, microphones and the like; Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to include weekdays, weekends, and occasional evenings; Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time; Must be able to lift, pull and push 25 pounds. Education and Experience: BA/BS in related field(s)or working toward such a degree (if still in college, you will be asked to provide your course schedule each semester); Experience in education, museum or public presentation/performance fields is strongly preferred; Prior experience working with children. To apply, please email cover letter, resume and references to or South Florida Museum, P.O. Box 9265, Bradenton, FL 34206. No phone calls, please.  (posted 12/20)

New College of Florida is accepting applications for an Associate Vice President for Administrative Affairs. Reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Administration (VPF&A), this position assists the Vice President in providing executive leadership in support of the College's business and financial operations. The Associate Vice President for Administrative Affairs (AVPA) directs all budgetary aspects of the College, including planning, developing, coordinating and implementing the annual Operating Budget for all College budget entities and internal budget allocations for all major fund entities. The duties encompass the full range of budget functions required to achieve the goals and objectives of the College as established through the New College Board of Trustees and the Florida Board of Governors. Major budgeting functions of this position include, but are not limited to interpreting laws, rules, and policies and procedures relating to budgetary issues; preparation, analysis and submission of the Legislative Budget Requests to the Board of Governors; preparation and administration of the College's annual operating budget; and development of College policies and procedures for operating budgets and budget processes including preparation of various budget reports and analysis throughout the year. In addition, the AVPA supervises the directors of Information Technology, Campus Police, and Emergency Management.  This position also provides various and sundry administrative support to the Vice President, handling complex and routine assignments including preparation of reports.  A master’s degree in an appropriate area and seven years of appropriate experience or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area and nine years of appropriate experience is required. Experience in higher education administration is preferred.  For more information and to apply, visit Resumes that are mailed, emailed or faxed will not be considered.  The position is open until filled.  However, to ensure full consideration by the search committee, applications should be received by January 19, 2018. (posted 12/20)

Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee - Development Coordinator:  Serves as a key resource to the VP of Development and CEO, to achieve fundraising goals and strategic initiatives.  Major Responsibilities:  Utilizes Raiser’s Edge and other resources to optimize success in identifying, cultivating, stewarding, building a donor pipeline, and securing donations to achieve financial goals. Develops and tracks donor-centered stewardship that is tailored for and meaningful to, individual donors and their families.  Participates in the acknowledgement process, by keeping them current, personal and appropriate to the level of the gift. Assists in the identification and management of individual prospects and groups of prospects through the development cycle. Assist others to create materials needed to support and enhance the work of the gifts program. Research and prepare grant applications for requests up to $25,000 for targeted needs of the organization. Works with the VP of Development to assist in planning for major gift/capital campaigns. Works with the VP of Development and CEO in scheduling donor visits and tours. Assists with executing appeal mailings including data pulls, drop dates and other details required by Mail House. May be asked to perform other duties as needed. Resumes, salary requirement and cover letter to Terri Hill (posted 12/26)

Girl Scouts Gulfcoast Florida - The Girl Experience Program Specialist is responsible for developing, planning, delivering, and managing council-sponsored programs, events, and camps that utilize the National Program Portfolio for different grade levels throughout the year in the southern region of the Gulfcoast council and will support the council’s strategic priorities and goals.  The position is outbased and located in the southern region of the council.  The Specialist will be responsible for ensuring the activities meet revenue goals, established outcomes, and policy and safety standards.  The Specialist will recruit and manage collaborators and volunteers for programs, events and camps.  The Specialist will direct and supervise camp staff (older girls as well as volunteers) and interact effectively with internal and external stakeholders. Read more and apply here (posted 12/26)

Early Learning Coalition of Sarasota County: Position available for an early childhood specialist to provide coaching and training to local early education providers as well as to manage our early literacy programs. This also includes working with 200 community volunteers who support our early literacy efforts. Bachelors level degree required and at least 5 years’ relevant experience including specifically directing an early learning program. CLASS certified, or eligible, preferred. Some evening work is required and occasional weekend. Please send letter and resume with salary expectations to by January 15, 2018. (posted 1/4)

Children First - Custodian/Maintenance Worker:  The Maintenance Worker position is responsible for maintenance duties both internal and external at specific facilities as assigned. The ability to comply with state and local health and safety regulations, Head Start and Early Head Start program performance standards and Children First program objectives are essential. The employee works under the direction of the Operations Department and will report to an assigned supervisor. Work is reviewed through observations, coaching and feedback and annual evaluations with supervisor.  For more information and to apply click here. (posted 1/5)

Loveland Center:  Chief Operating Officer of Programs and Services. Provide the expertise, knowledge and skill necessary to manage and oversee the successful operation of innovative educational, vocational and support services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Please visit our website at for a more detailed description and contact information.  Cover letter and resumes to (posted 1/5)

Director of Development - Jewish Family & Children’s Services of the Suncoast.  To support the Chief Development Officer and further the agency’s mission by increasing the financial sustainability of the organization through sustaining and developing current donors and developing a new donor base. Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, 5 years of development experience and demonstrated success in fundraising, management, or business development.   A background in either a for profit or non-profit arena in a leadership position. Having had a volunteer leadership role in a human services organization and CFRE certification is a plus. Go to for full job description. Submit letter of interest and resume along with salary requirement to Mary Beth Bos, CFRE at by Jan. 26, 2018. (posted 1/6)

Pines of Sarasota Foundation Director Development:  The Director of Development is responsible for assisting the President in the implementation of a strategic development program utilizing a moves management process for the ongoing identification and cultivation of donors capable of annual, major and/or deferred gifts and the solicitation of donors through face-to-face and other donor-centered fundraising tools. Read more here.   Resume and cover letters by January 31 to  No phone calls accepted.  (posted 1/11)

PWSA (USA) Research Coordinator – Position Opening January, 2018.  The Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (USA) is seeking candidates for its part time research coordinator position, to be filled in the first quarter of 2018. PWSA (USA) is a national association, with numerous state and regional chapters, that works though five strategic areas to improve the lives of those affected by Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS). Research is a key element in this national organization’s working to fulfill its mission and serve multiple constituencies, including clinicians, scientists, medical and professional provider experts, as well as individuals with PWS and their families and caregivers.  Coordinator Functions:  The person holding this position: 1. Is charged with leading efforts to accelerate research that provides individuals with PWS with new, more, and better treatment options across their lifespan. 2. Her or she, with the guidance and assistance of the PWSA (USA) Research Committee, coordinates the organization’s grant-making process to ensure it is optimized. 3. Creates new opportunities for researchers, scientists, and medical professionals together to promote collaboration and information sharing. 4.  Provides national headquarters staff support for the PWSA (USA) scientific advisory board and the clinical advisory board. 5. Works collaboratively with external research partners such as pharmaceutical companies the Foundation for Prader-Willi research, NORD, and other organizations. 6. Serves as the key assembler and communicator of research-related information for the PWSA USA national organization. 7. Supports fund-raising and grant applications to fund PWS research.  Experience:  A BA or BS college degree is required (graduate degree preferred), as is several years of work history that demonstrates the ability to process complex information, understand basic medical and scientific terminology and topics, and to organize projects and programs. Skills Needed: Excellent communication skills, particularly written, are required, including the ability to converse with doctors, clinicians, scientists, and researchers. Computer literacy is needed, as are skills in relating to a variety of different types of people. Being able to independently manage a strategic workload is necessary.  Additional Information: The national office of PWSA USA is located in Sarasota, Florida. Compensation is commensurate with expertise and abilities. Please send resume, cover letter, and compensation requirements by February 9, to: Steve Queior, Acting Executive Director, PWSA (USA) (posted 1/11)

Communications Manager  
Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County.  The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County, Inc. is seeking an experienced professional to function as their Communications Manager. Reporting to the Executive Director this position is responsible for the following: ·  Manage all communications for the Arts and Cultural Alliance · Manage annual Communications plan ·   Write and distribute all press releases and handle all publicity · Keep up to date with current media spreadsheet and media contacts. ·  Manage media inquiries · Social Media posts – 5 days a week – Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter · esign all materials for events – Program Booklets, Advertisements, etc. ·  Manage entire website daily - Calls to Artists, Job Postings, Auditions, approving events, regular blog posts, etc. ·  Manage Constant Contact and handle all e-blasts (legislative alerts, art exhibits, etc.) ·  Compose and publish ARTbeat weekly. Read more here.  Cover letter and resume to (posted 1/14)

Fund Development Officer - Friendship CentersPurpose: To serve as the lead strategist for fund advancement through the development and execution of a comprehensive plan, supported by strategic marketing, to ensure organizational stability over long-term change and development. Summary: Initiate goal setting and develop actionable strategies for meeting and exceeding goals through grants, sponsorships, gifts, donations, and fundraising events; lead and provide training for donor cultivation and stewardship. Assure development and maintenance of appropriate systems to fund development including but not limited to volunteer and donor management, research and cultivation, gift processing and recognition. Maintain accountability and compliance standards for donors and funding sources. Collaborate with the Board of Governors and ensure approved recommendations and activities are supported and executed to completion. Grow the base of philanthropic support, increase community engagement, and expand public awareness of Friendship Centers. Salary range $60k to $80k. Read more here.  Applications/Resumes to Kendra Reynolds, (posted 1/14)

Jewish Family & Children’s Service of the Suncoast - Administrative Assistant – full time in the Development Department. Position Summary: The Administrative Assistant is an integral part of the Development Department. Reporting to the Chief Development officer, The Administrative Assistant is responsible to develop positive relationships with donors, Board members and staff. Oftentimes, this position will act as the point person for donors. Developing donor relationships is an important part of the job. Qualifications: Requires excellent interpersonal skills; ability to multi-task; knowledge of database management; excellent organizational and writing skills; time management skills; proficiency in Microsoft databases including Excel, Publisher and Word.  Read more here. (posted 1/15)

Digital Marketing & Membership Manager - Fish and Wildlife Foundation of Florida.  The Digital Marketing & Membership Manager will oversee all Foundation online communication, including the Foundation’s website, social media, electronic newsletter and other digital assets, to build an increasingly large and diverse universe of social media followers and annual financial supporters, in part by making strategic use of various email data bases.  S/he will write articles, press releases and other content and will also work closely with the CEO to promote planned giving and campaign giving via online and traditional media.  Read more here(posted 1/18)

A Kid's Place - Director of Development - A Kid’s Place of Tampa Bay is currently recruiting for an experienced Director of Development, reporting to the CEO.  A Kid’s Place provides residential services to children of all ages who have been removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect.  Our primary focus is to keep sibling groups together in a safe, stable, home-like environment until more permanent placement can be provided. The Director of Development will assist in carrying out our mission, purpose and vision by planning and organizing the fundraising function of the organization in order to achieve strategic fundraising goals.  Read more here(posted 1/18)

The Center of Anna Maria Island - Development and Marketing Director:  The Center of Anna Maria Island is seeking a Development and Marketing Officer. The Development and Marketing Officer will be responsible for the development and management of The Center’s fundraising and friend-raising efforts, communications plan, including marketing through social media, local news outlets, and direct mail appeals to current donors and new audiences. This position has the responsibility to promote and create awareness about the importance of The Center on AMI and preserving a sense of community here. This position will also assist with grant proposals. Read more here(posted 1/18)

Director of Communications: Sarasota Christian School, a beautiful 25-acre Pre-K-12 campus located in Sarasota, Florida serving approximately 420 students, is accepting applications for a full-time Director of Communications.  This position is responsible for all internal and external communications including the school’s website and social media presence, brand management, public relations, and print and electronic collateral.  Desirable candidates will have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher, directly related experience, and be in agreement with the Confession of Faith in a Mennonite Perspective.  To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and SCS application form to  For more information visit or call Kathy Bender at 941.371.6481.  (posted 1/18)

Laurel Civic Association - Director of Development:  Reporting to the Board with daily direction and partnership with the Executive Director, the Director of Development will spearhead development efforts as LCA continues to grow. Holding a new position in the organization, the Director will have the opportunity to build LCA’s development function.  Responsibilities: Develop and execute LCA’s annual fundraising plan; Secure financial support from individuals, foundations, corporations, service clubs, and other community groups; Manage the purchase and implementation of fundraising software (within a very limited budget) and oversee data entry and gift processing using volunteer support; Develop and maintain relationships with major donors; Create and execute a strategy for a large sustained base of annual individual donors; Oversee organization of special events in collaboration with volunteers; Oversee development of grant proposals and take responsibility for all grant reports.  Qualifications: BA (required), MA (a plus) 5-plus years experience in development; Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills; Proficiency in Microsoft Office; Knowledge of fundraising software.  Laurel Civic Association, Inc. (LCA) is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Although we lease space in the Sandra Sims Terry Community Center, we are not connected to, or a part of, the center or Sarasota County government. Our organization was formed in 1969 by a group of dedicated volunteers in the Laurel community. We were incorporated in 1989 and received our tax-exempt status in 1990. We offer services and supports to primarily low-income and at-risk children and their families through activities that educate, provide positive social interaction, and lead to self-sufficiency.  For more information, please visit  For more information and to apply contact Tish Scott-Murphy  (posted 1/20)