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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 you have questions or concerns, please contact Kim Noyes in the AFP office at 941-921-5410 or 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.    The AFP Southwest Florida Chapter assumes no responsibility for accurate or timely postings. 

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The Senior Major Gifts Officer at Mote Marine Laboratory will report directly to the Chief Development Officer (CDO) and work independently and as part of the Development Team. The Senior Major Gifts Officer will be responsible for securing significant revenue for Mote Marine Laboratory. The Senior Major Gifts Officer will be expected to develop dynamic fundraising strategies focused on engaging, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding an assigned portfolio of prospects as well as developing new prospects focused on leadership level giving for the organization. Read more.  (posted 8/23)

Van Wezel Foundation: Director of Development.  Job Purpose: Solicit, cultivate and nurture financial support for VW Foundation with primary focus on areas of Annual Giving and Major Gifts.  Essential Functions:   Expand, coordinate and manage an annual giving program to ensure resources for the Foundations ongoing programs and services.  Implement, coordinate and manage a major gift program, Moves Management, to move income gifts to gifts of assets for the Foundation’s special program projects and annual capital. Work with Chief Development Officer to organize and manage and grow the Foundations planned giving program to increase the Foundations assets. This includes cultivating prospects for charitable gift annuities and bequests, managing the activities of the planned giving committee and assisting with recruitment efforts. Read more.  (posted 8/23)

Individual Giving Associate - Asolo Repertory Theatre, Florida’s premiere professional theatre located in Sarasota, FL seeks a professional with demonstrated success in individual giving and development communications to steward donor relations, communications, and benefits fulfillment, and to direct campaigns for new donors.  Responsibilities include:   Steward relationships with members of Asolo Rep’s different donor groups, with a primary focus on donors giving below the major donor level, in partnership with Development Staff and board members.  Communicate and fulfill donor benefits, including designing e-vites for donor events, and conducting follow up on invitations.  Assist donors with ticket requests. Read more.  (posted 8/23)

The Circus Arts Conservatory seeks a Development Associate to join our dynamic and exciting fundraising team.  Named 2016 Cultural Organization of the Year by the Sarasota Chamber, The CAC is entering its 20th year as a cornerstone nonprofit arts organization for our region.  The mission of The Circus Arts Conservatory is to engage and educate students using unique and innovative learning programs; to measurable improve the quality of life for individuals in care facilities; and to advance the extraordinary legacy and heritage of the circus. As a Development Associate, the successful candidate will be part of one of the most respected and recognized Circus Arts organizations in the nation.  We seek a candidate with nonprofit fundraising and donor database experience to manage gift processing, prospect research and reporting, donor tracking and other fundraising operations in a collaborative environment.  For additional information, please see the full job description here. Please send resume and cover letter to (posted 8/25) 

Chief Development Officer.   The Loveland Center, Inc. seeks a creative, collaborative, results-driven Chief Developmental Officer.  A proven record providing innovative oversight of a fundraising department is a must for this individual, along with possessing a gift for cultivating, securing and stewarding major gifts. This position includes five key objectives: 1) plan, execute, lead and manage a comprehensive effort to grow contributed revenue; 2) direct a growing individual, corporate, and foundations fundraising program; 3) achieve fully-integrated philanthropy across the organization; 4) plan for and implement a strong Annual Giving program; 5) plan for and implement a strong Planned Giving program.  Please visit for a detailed description and qualifications.  Qualified candidates are welcome to submit cover letter & resume by email: or fax: 941-497-6179 or mail: Loveland Center, 157 S. Havana Rd., Venice, FL, 34292.    EOE/DFWP (posted 8/25)

Development Assistant - Charlotte County Homeless Coalition. Position/Job Summary:  The Development Assistant will assist the Director of Development & Community Relations in managing the Donor Relationship Management database, working with donor prospects and managing media functions as described in the marketing and communications plan.  Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  • Maintain social media platforms, video production, and the agency’s website, to align with the marketing and communications plan and the mission of The Homeless Coalition • Manage, develop, and track social media analytics and website • Systematically input data and monitor all information to ensure an accurate and up-to-date Donor Relationship Management Database • Responsible for obtaining and recording donor information (i.e. birthdays, get well cards, and significant events for reminders of communication to donors) • Maintain appropriate communication with donors and prospects in a manner that always reflect positively on the organization • Research and link donors in database with community agencies and affiliations to ensure relationships are documented  • Ensure donor confidentiality is maintained, accuracy for correspondence and donor listings, and data security is intact • Ensure that Thank You Notes reach all donors in a timely manner • Be responsible for filing and administrative duties • Assist with the organization and implementation of development mailings, including materials procurement and production; generate appropriate labels; prepare for and oversee volunteer activity  • Provide support for events and development department as a whole, both in office and offsite as needed • Participate in staff meetings and staff development sessions as appropriate • Schedule community relations speaking engagements in alignment with the Homeless Coalition’s fundraising strategies.  Desired Minimum Qualifications/Experience: • 1 Year of Development Experience and Associates Degree.  Please email cover letter and resume to (posted 9/1)

Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County - Bus Driver.  Function: Under the direct supervision of the Transportation Supervisor, the Bus Driver is responsible for the operation of vans and small and large buses, in transporting children from school to the Clubs, and driving on designated field trips.  PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACTIVITIES: (not all-inclusive) Transport students from schools to the designated units. Transport students on designated field trips. Follow a pre-planned route according to a definite time schedule. Read more.  (posted 9/2)

Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County - Program Specialist for School Year - Fall/Spring. The Program Specialist plan, implements, supervises and evaluates activities provided within a specific program area, such as Sports & Fitness, Fine Arts, and/or Social Recreation.  PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACTIVITIES: (not all-inclusive) ·  Create an environment that facilitates the achievement of Youth Development Outcomes. ·  Ensure engagement, promote and stimulate participation, and consistent attendance of youth enrolled in activities. ·  Establish rapport with youth and provide mentoring, guidance, role modeling to members and overall direction for their leadership development, artistic skills, physical activity engagement and academic progress Read more. (posted 9/2)

Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County - Teen Program Specialist (Fall 2016/2017).  The Teen Program Specialist plans, implements, supervises and evaluates activities provided within a specific program area working with young people ages 12-18. Such as: Sports & Fitness, Fine Arts, and/or Social Recreation.  PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACTIVITIES: (not all-inclusive) Create an environment that facilitates the achievement of Youth Development Outcomes. Ensure engagement, promote and stimulate participation, and consistent attendance of youth enrolled in activities. Establish rapport with youth and provide mentoring, guidance, role modeling to members and overall direction for their leadership development, artistic skills, physical activity engagement and academic progress.  Read more.  (posted 9/2)

Vice President of Behavioral Health and Wellness:  Provide supervision and oversight of Behavioral Health programs. This high level leadership position oversees several clinical and behavioral health and wellness programs including Trauma Informed Care, Counseling, Cancer Support and Wellness, Senior Programs and Psychological Testing. The position requires administrative oversight and entrepreneurial vision for the programs. Must demonstrate high accountability, leadership and ability to simultaneously work with a great degree of autonomy and within a team.  Required:  Master’s Degree in Social Work or a Doctoral Degree in a Mental Health field and current Florida Licensure. Please send resume with salary requirements to  (posted 9/2)

Vice President of Programs and Operational Services:  This high level leadership position carries direct responsibility for supervision and management of several programs including Healthy Families/Healthy Children/Healthy Fathers, Building Strong Families, Voluntary Interim Placement – Enhanced Recovery (VIP-ER) Program. The operational programs include Information Technology and Facilities.  The position requires administrative oversight and entrepreneurial vision for the programs. Must demonstrate high accountability; leadership; and ability to simultaneously work with a great degree of autonomy and within a team. Required:  Master’s Degree in an area of human service delivery and 5 or more years of program management experience and progressively increasing administrative responsibilities in the Mental Health or Substance Abuse field. Please send resume with salary requirements to (posted 9/2)

Miracle Swimming for Adults, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) that guarantees that adults who are afraid in water will learn to swim, is hiring an Administrative Assistant to the CEO. This is a home-based position for someone who lives in Sarasota or Manatee Counties. 75% of work responsibilities will take place in your home during normal business hours with the other 25% at the Miracle Swimming office or doing errands. This person is responsible for performing administrative duties for the CEO including making calls, performing work-related internet research, keeping appointments with vendors, doing local errands, making travel arrangements, social media support, etc. The ideal candidate has an interest in the swim community, has a bachelor’s degree or the work equivalency in bookkeeping, research, or related field.  5+ years of experience in the above administrative functions is necessary. Must have a driver’s license and a reliable vehicle. Contact Information: 30 hours weekly. (posted 9/2)

Tidewell Hospice:   The Philanthropy Officer manages a personal portfolio of approximately 120 major gift prospects. Reporting to the Vice President of Philanthropy, primary responsible is the identification, qualification, cultivation and solicitation of individuals having the giving capacity of $10,000 or more. Minimum of (5) years of experience in development required, with an emphasis on securing major gifts.  Interested candidates should email resumes to Eric Hugan at or call 941.552.5936. You may also complete an application online by clicking here.  (posted 9/8)

Office Manager. The International Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation (IWMF) seeks an Office Manager with excellent management, leadership, and interpersonal skills to join our dedicated team and make a difference by continuously improving our services. Experience with Microsoft Products is necessary. Experience in Donor Perfect is preferred. The position reports directly to the President of the IWMF and leads our office team in Sarasota, FL. Duties include management of member services & office operations and support of strategic initiatives and Board of Trustee efforts.  The IWMF is a patient-founded, patient-led, international non-profit that is dedicated to a simple but compelling vision: Support everyone affected by Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia (WM) while advancing the search for a cure.  Visit to learn more about the organization. To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to Salary $55-65k. For further details on the position, click here. (posted 9/9)

Friendship Centers - Marketing Specialist.   In conjunction with the Vice President of Development & Marketing and senior administration, develop integrated communications messages and strategies to improve the Friendship Centers’ visibility to external and internal corporate-wide audiences across multiple platforms, including digital, print and broadcast, social media, collateral marketing and fundraising materials. Read more.  (posted 9/16)

JFCS of the Suncoast has an opening for a Chief Financial Officer. The CFO furthers the Agency's mission by developing, implementing and maintaining all Agency financial and related systems; provides leadership and direction to the accounting and accounting management information functions; protects Agency resources and ensures that resources are used in the most efficient and effective manner possible;  ensures that Agency fiscal reports are timely and accurate. The position has responsibility and authority for the development, implementation and maintenance of all Agency financial related systems.  This is a senior-management position. The position requires a B.A./B.S. in Accounting or Finance. An MBA or CPA is preferred.   Please send resume to (posted 9/16)

Executive and Development Assistant – Sarasota Opera. The Executive and Development Assistant will provide administrative and project support to the Executive Director. He/She is also responsible for assisting with administrative aspects of the development department including gift entry, donor record updates, acknowledgements and assisting with the fulfillment of donor benefits. This is a full-time, non-exempt position with required to attend opera events after hours during the Opera Seasons.   Salary:  Low $30,000’s plus benefits.   Sarasota Opera is an internationally respected producer of the highest quality professional operas that are true to the vision of their composers.  It is a company that fosters artistic excellence, diversity, and vitality in Sarasota. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of experience in an administrative position, proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and familiarity with a donor management software is a plus.   Accuracy is required.  Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three references to    Applications accepted through October 5, 2016 or until filled.  EOE (posted 9/21) (posted 9/21)

Development Director needed  for a Philanthropic Foundation.  The Development Director is responsible for revenue generation and works with the Vice President of Philanthropy, the CEO and Board, as needed to ensure the continued stability and growth of the senior living campus.  This position will require someone who desires to learn, achieve and produce solid results. This position can advance to become the VP of Philanthropy in two to three years.  See full job description at www. under Current Searches. Send a cover letter with salary requirements along with resume to: by October 7, 2016 (posted 9/21)

Philanthropic Foundation seeks an Executive Assistant.  The Executive Assistant plays an integral role in all aspects of prospect and donor engagement and donor information management.  The Executive Assistant is focused on the operational and stewardship support of the Foundation. Oversees and manages development volunteers. This position supports the VP of Philanthropy and the Director of Development. Qualifications include a minimum of three years of office administrative management experience. Organization, communication, computer skills, scheduling and relationship building is required.  Please send your resume with a cover letter to by October 7, 2016. Check out full job description on under current Openings. (posted 9/21)

The Nature Conservancy, Florida Chapter – Associate Director of Philanthropy – Seeking major gifts fundraiser for southwest Florida (Naples preferred, but other southwest Florida locations considered).  The fundraiser will work on Florida philanthropy team to plan, implement, and coordinate effective multi-year strategies for $100,000+ gift prospects in support of The Nature Conservancy’s work in Florida as well as nationally and globally.  This is an exciting time to raise support for conservation in Florida and globally as part of the Conservancy’s multi-billion dollar campaign.  Work includes established portfolio as well as expectations for discovery. For more complete job description, including required qualifications, and to apply, go to (Job #44665). (posted 9/21)

Part Time Administrative Assistant Position for Energetic, highly organized, outgoing and friendly team member to support the CEO and Office Administrator of the Charlotte Community Foundation.  Above average computer skills requiring data input, letter and mail merge, report generation, etc. Marketing tasks including flyer and newsletter development, story development, Facebook and Website management, postings and upkeep.  Must present a professional appearance and manner and requires prior experience of at least one year in similar position. Send Resumes to: (posted 9/23)