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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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Hermitage Artist Retreat - Development: Use your fundraising talen and experience for a small organization with a big mission.  The Hermitage Artist Retreat serves local, statewide, national and international constituencies from its idyllic Gulf-front campus in south Sarasota County. We are committed to the highest level of excellence in every aspect of our business. With an annual budget of approximately $600,000, virtually all our income is funded through grants, contributions, events, and endowed funds. This position plans, executes, and reports on all aspects of contributed funding for the organization including annual gifts, major gifts, planned giving, and three annual events. No grant writing. Work in close partnership with the Executive Director and staff to support this rapidly expanding, exciting organization whose national and global expansion is as broad as its local commitments are deep.  We are looking for someone with superior verbal and written communications skills able to function effectively with great independence while coordinating with a deeply experienced staff and Board of Trustees.   Be an authentic, detail people-person who cares about others, who understand the power of being organized, who works easily with a small, intimate team; and who is comfortable with the 21st Century computer/digital world.  Learn more about the Hermitage Artist Retreat at  Send resumes to (posted 7/27)

AJC Administrative Assistant:  The regional offices maintain the agency’s nationwide presence, attract leaders and donors to AJC, enhance the agency’s influence with key local, national and international decision makers and stakeholders, implement advocacy initiatives as the state/local level, establish and nurture community relationships and serve as AJC’s eyes and ears on the ground.  The individual does all this while adhering to AJC’s core values: Respect, Teamwork, Integrity, Excellence, and Accountability     Major Functions: Assist the Regional Director and all other regional staff with the implementation and execution of fundraising activities, advocacy programs, media initiatives, and all other regional office events and activities. Assist the Regional Director with board member and donor recruitment and retention and create an atmosphere of service for all AJC stakeholders. Read more.  (posted 7/27)

The Temporary Director of Development of the Venice Art Center will be responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the Venice Art Center’s fundraising including the major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, special events and capital campaigns approved by the Executive Director.  The Director of Development works closely with and is under the supervision of the Executive Director.  QUALIFICATIONS: Must embrace the mission of Venice Art Center; Assist Executive Director in all fundraising efforts; Strong interpersonal and writing skills; Have knowledge and experience in fund raising techniques, particularly major gift fundraising and capital campaign fundraising; Develop and manage timelines for various fundraising activities to insure that strategic plans and critical fund raising processes are carried out in a timely manner; Seek out grant opportunities, prepare and submit grant applications as outlined in the  development plan to generate funds for the organization; ·Oversee the planning and execution of special fundraising events as specified in the development plan to generate funds for the Art Center; Prepare periodic reports on progress, budgets, receipts and expenditures related to fundraising and the management of the fund development activities; Possess the skills to work with and motivate staff, Board members and other volunteers; Have the desire to get out of the office and build external relationships; Be a “self-starter” and goal driven to initiate donor visits and fundraising calls; Be organized and exhibit consistent follow-up on tasks and goals; Display a positive attitude, show concern for people and our community, demonstrate presence, self-confidence, common sense and good listening skills; A Bachelor’s degree; 3 years minimum successful experience in professional fundraising. ADDITIONAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Meet prospective donors and supporters on a continual basis to establish effective communications with them; Establish a major gifts program including identification, cultivation and solicitation of major donors; Supervise grant seeking including research, proposal writing, and reporting requirements; Develop the planned giving program with a focus on deferred gifts such as bequest expectancies; Direct the annual fund program, including mailings and annual fundraising drives; Direct capital campaigns and other major fundraising drives; Prepare direct mail annual fundraising pieces; Send out gift acknowledgements; Coordinate fund raising special events; Make public appearances/accept speaking engagements to share information about the Venice Art Center with the community; Supervise creation of publications, as approved by Executive Director, to support fund raising activities; Maintain a master campaign calendar to maximize cultivation events and keep Campaign Committee on track; Maintain gift recognition programs and donor database; Demonstrate professional conduct at all times; Perform other related duties as requested; Compensation: To be discussed, commensurate with experience and prior fund-raising success. APPLICATION: E-mail resume to Mary Moscatelli, Executive Director, at the Venice Art Center: (posted 7/29)

Manatee County Habitat for Humanity is seeking a Volunteer Services and Community Outreach Manager to join the team.  This position is responsible for all aspects of the affiliate’s community outreach and volunteer programs.  Responsibilities include the management of a large volunteer program including on-going recruitment, education, retention and coordination. Qualifications include previous experience (3+ years) working with volunteers.  Must have strong verbal and written communications skills, project management skills and work well with individuals and groups. Manatee Habitat is seeking an energetic, creative, detail-oriented person who is capable of managing multiple tasks. Must be flexible, a self-starter and have the ability to work both independently and with a team.  Along with the resume, candidate must send a cover letter with salary requirement to  Click here for full job description.  (posted 7/30)

Director of Membership:  The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce is hiring an experienced and dynamic Director of Membership to direct and coordinate all activities related to membership recruitment, retention, renewal, and benefits. Representative duties include: Create and implement innovative membership promotions and incentives to fuel new membership sales, as well as programs and services that build member satisfaction and retention; Provide member data analytics to support development of informed strategic membership initiatives; Determine and meet budget projections and goals to maximize ROI; Maximize team efforts; coach Membership Sales Representatives; Plan and administer new member orientations, receptions, and other functions; Implement periodic surveys to help determine business needs, and work to shape Chamber programs and services to best meet member employers’ needs; Oversee The Chamber’s Tiered Membership Program and various related councils and committees. Qualifications required include: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university and a minimum of 5 years of nonprofit, sales management or membership experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience; Previous Chamber of Commerce experience helpful; Demonstrated sales management and marketing skills; Experience with strategic planning and budgeting; Proficiency with computer technology including membership database systems; Exceptional communication skills and professional appearance and demeanor, to effectively represent The Chamber and its brand image; Demonstrated ability to work effectively with members, volunteers, the public, and Chamber staff.  Please submit your resume with a cover letter that includes your salary requirement to (posted 7/30)

Administrative Assistant/Credentialing & Licensing Specialist.  Provide administrative support to CEO and Executive Leadership Team.  Responsible for all credentialing and licensing processes for therapists and organization.  Attends and records minutes at Board and Committee meetings.  Requires experience in credentialing and licensing; excellent organizational skills, flexibility and ability to meet deadlines.  Must have professional and pleasant demeanor with ability to communicate well verbally and in writing.  Proficient in Microsoft office environment; FT $32,000 to $40,000; Fax (941)378-4919 or  EOE/DFWP (posted 8/3)

Family Support Worker FT – Sarasota.  Duties include in-home parent education, case management, family goal setting, screening and evaluations. Professional support provided through weekly supervision, training and monthly staff meetings. A successful applicant must have, at minimum, a high school diploma, one year experience working with children and families, excellent documentation and organizational skills, a valid driver’s license, a reliable vehicle, auto insurance and the ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include evening and/or weekend home visits.  Prior experience working with families with substance use, mental health and/or domestic violence issues preferred.  $11.54 per hour or $12.02 per hour with Bachelor Degree in Social Work or related field; Bilingual preferred; Fax resume 941-378-4919 or or apply at 4620 17th St, Sarasota EOE/DFWP (posted 8/3)

Substitute Teachers – Sarasota/North Port.  If you have experience in early childhood education especially working with children with special needs & challenging behaviors and have the ability to work a flexible schedule, fax (941)378-4919 or email your resume to EOE/DFWP (posted 8/3) 

Mental Health Therapist School Based to work at Alta Vista Elementary School FT.  The therapist will work with children at Alta Vista and their families. Position is primarily based at the school; however home visits will be required in efforts to bridge the school and home. Candidate must possess a Master’s Degree in psychology, social work, counseling or related field.  Licensed therapist is preferred; registered intern will be considered.  Experience working with the early childhood population is preferred but not required. Candidate must have a flexible schedule to accommodate families’ needs. Fax resume (941)378-4919 or EOE/DFWP (postd 8/3) 

Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation -- Client Services Coordinator.  Part-time 24-29 hours per week.  5200 Paylor Lane, Lakewood Ranch.  The Client Services Coordinator oversees the onsite volunteers on scheduled days, reviews and follows all patient applications for financial assistance; acts as a liaison between client/family, the FCS Foundation, and other external agencies and organizations to ensure necessary assistance is provided promptly and effectively; makes decisions regarding the processes and systems used in the department.  Must be able to work independently and make decisions regarding case management. In addition, the following skills are required – •Strong organizational and time management skills •Attention to detail and a self-starter with strong written and verbal communication •High degree of office management and administrative proficiency •Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and excellent computer and internet skills •Ability to empathize with the client’s situation and understand the sense of urgency required •Ability to inspire others to meet deadlines, and to work with others to achieve consensus •Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and comply with the provisions of the FCS Motor Vehicle Policy.  Additional Preferred Qualifications: •Nonprofit experience •Experience in working with senior leadership •Experience tracking and reporting on progress to management and a board of directors •Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish) Interested candidates please apply online here. (posted 8/3)

Hillsborough Education Foundation - Associate Director of Development. The Hillsborough Education Foundation (HEF) is a donor centric, and diversely rich non-profit, dedicated to helping change the lives of students in Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS). The Associate Director of Development reports directly to the Senior Director of Development and supports the development department’s objectives, and activities, while contributing to a culture of philanthropy.  The position serves as a public representative of HEF and HCPS. This person is responsible for cultivating, soliciting and stewarding her/his portfolio, discovering new donors, and contributing to achieving the fundraising goals for the Foundation’s events.  This position is responsible for soliciting major gifts, planned gifts, sponsorships and annual gifts in excess of $10,000 from donors to meet the Foundation’s fundraising goals.  This position must have a demonstrated knowledge working with endowments, designated advisory funds, grants, and sponsorship agreements.  This position uses Raiser’s Edge to record donor cultivation and stewardship.  Read more.  All resumes should go to (posted 8/3)

Senior Client Advocate, Integrated Fundraising (Account Director) - VeraData Decision Labs seeks a Senior Client Advocate who will work closely with nonprofit client partners and agency clients to determine how to capture the attention of donors and create innovative and compelling multi-channel campaigns that deliver results.  Utilize your fundraising, marketing and Excel expertise in a new way and leverage our proprietary data strategies and predictive & prescriptive analytics to supercharge campaign results.  Position located in Fort Myers, Florida.  Visit for more details and forward resume to for immediate consideration. (posted 8/5)

Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee: Vice President for Development. Responsible for all programs to identify, secure, and cultivate donors that result in ongoing financial resources and increased endowment fund for Meals on Wheels Plus (MOWP).  The successful candidate will have 7 to 10 years of experience in nonprofit donor development, fundraising, and marketing; experience working with nonprofit boards; successful history of organizing and managing a development department, completing a major gifts/capital campaign; and experience with increasing an endowment fund.  Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate field is required, a Master’s degree preferred.  CFRE certification is strongly preferred. Established relationships and knowledge of the Manatee/SW Florida area - a plus; experience with Raiser’s Edge required. The VP works closely with the CEO and development staff on donor cultivation and solicitation for annual, capital and planned gift programs, major gifts, fundraising activities and will personally solicit and close various major donor gifts.   This position reports directly to the CEO.  HOW TO APPLY:  Please send your resume and cover letter with salary requirement to Roxy Carson at For more information please visit www.  (posted 8/9)

Coding Facilitator at Girls Inc. of Sarasota County: Girls Inc. is seeking a part-time Coding Facilitator to start the week of August 22, 2016 as part of our After-School Program Staff. The Coding Facilitator plans and implements high-quality Girls Inc. programming to girls using an array of best-practice programs identified by the national organization and national trends. Responsibilities include researching trends in the Coding field, creating curriculum to be delivered to girls in Kindergarten – 8th grade,  collaborating with the Director of K-8th Grade Programming to meet other objectives as needed. In addition to implementing the coding curriculum, the Coding Facilitator will provide lessons around computer proficiency to include Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Must have experience in computer related fields and a vested interest in empowering girls to find their place in computer-related interests and careers. Please send resume and cover letter to Jamie at (posted 8/9)

Chief of Philanthropy/Major Gifts - The ALS Association Florida Chapter (Located off I-75 between Selmon Freeway and I-4, east Tampa) Announcing an exciting new opportunity to spearhead development of a major gift program for ALS research and services in Florida, and collaborate on best practices nationally. ALS Florida has 500 current donors of $1000 or more, and many lapsed Ice Bucket Challenge contributors from 2014. Set reasonable 1st year goals, and create and implement a plan to renew, upgrade and recover significant contributions. Research and identify new opportunities. Need self-starter with ten years of fundraising, capacity to query donor databases, and a “can do” attitude to develop and implement an integrated program that will require the collaboration of staff not under direct management. Competitive salary and benefits; enjoy regular statewide travel with reimbursement. More details: click on ALS Assn in the menu bar at . Confidential inquiries to search consultant: phone Nancy L. Brown, ACFRE, 727-398-5997. To apply, send a compelling cover letter and resume to with ALS in the subject line. (posted 8/9)

Marketing Manager.     We are in search of a dynamic person to be responsible for creating, implementing and measuring the success of a comprehensive marketing, communications and public relations program that will enhance Loveland Center’s image and position within the marketplace and the general public, and facilitate internal and external communications with all stakeholders. This person will play key role creating excitement about our unique programs for adults with developmental disabilities and value to the community.   Qualifications include but are not limited to having a college degree in related field, such as, English, journalism, communications, marketing or equivalent, a minimum three years of related experience, a strong work ethic and passion for Loveland Center’s mission.  See more details on our website at  Qualified candidates are welcome to submit cover letter, work samples & resume by email: or fax: 941-497-6179 or mail: Loveland Center, 157 S. Havana Rd., Venice, FL, 34292.    EOE/DFWP (posted 8/9)

The Venice Symphony: Marketing and Communications Manager; The Marketing and Communications Manager will serve as a key full-time member of the Symphony's administrative leadership team. We are seeking an energetic, motivated, creative and experienced leader with highly developed interpersonal, communication, writing, strategic and relationship building skills. Reporting to the Executive Director, the ideal candidate will have a proven track record in marketing and marketing metrics, donor software, advertising, branding, and public relations. Experience with another not-for-profit professional arts organization a plus.  College degree preferred.  HOW TO APPLY: Please send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements via email only to Christine Kasten at (posted 8/10)

Circuelle Foundation - Program Coordinator - Circuelle Foundation is accepting resumes for the role of Program Coordinator.  Responsibilities include reaching out to local schools, community programs and other related organizations that would benefit from our breast health awareness educational programs.  The candidate would also help recruit and train volunteers to deliver our program in a variety of formats.  This person would be highly organized, able to work independently and part of a team.  The position would report to the CEO and work closely to meet the goals of the foundation to educate, engage and empower young women to become self-advocates for breast health and awareness.  Please submit your resume to  - We welcome internships as well. (posted 8/17)

Mental Health Therapist Professional:  The Child and Family Therapy Department of Forty Carrots is accepting resumes for Mental Health Therapists.  The applicant must have a minimum of three years’ experience in therapeutic settings and working with infant mental health, children and adolescents and young families experiencing challenges.  A current License in the State of Florida as a Clinical Psychologist, School Psychologist, Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Counsellor Mental Health Counsellor is a prerequisite.  We are seeking applicants with proven skill set including, interpersonal, organizational, spoken and written skills, and the ability to work with culturally diverse clients.  An ability to communicate in Spanish would be an asset.  Please send email your resume to Dr. Rosemary Cullain, Child and Family Therapy at (posted 8/17)

Manatee Village Historical Park is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as Special Events Coordinator. The Manatee Village Historical Park (MVHP) is a living museum that tells the history of our community's settlers. Through its collection of restored buildings from Manatee County's settlement history and educational programming, MVHP offers visitors the ability to experience life in Manatee County before the arrival of modern conveniences such as automobiles and electricity. Programming at the Village is conducted under a public-private partnership between the Manatee County Historical Commission, Inc., a 501c(3) nonprofit organization, and the Manatee County Clerk of Circuit Court & Comptroller’s Department of Historical Resources. The Special Events Coordinator position is a full-time, non-supervisory position reporting to the Supervisor of the Manatee Village Historical Park. For more information on this position, or to apply, please visit (posted 8/17)

Children First Volunteer Coordinator:To manage, monitor, and maintain the volunteer program by recruiting, orienting, screening, and training interested volunteers, placing them at the various sites, and coordinating with staff appropriately. Cultivate relationships with teaching staff and volunteers. Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and/or performance standards while meeting the goals and objectives of Children’s First overall mission. Work is reviewed through annual evaluations with supervisor, and inspections from all monitoring bodies. For more information and to apply click here (posted 8/17)

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: Learn more about us at (posted 8/18)

Eckerd Kids The Director of Major Gifts is primarily responsible for managing Eckerd Kids major donor relationships.  This includes developing and implementing a strategy for acquiring new major donors through new or existing Eckerd Kids relationships and cultivating current major donor relationships.  Reporting to the Chief Development and External Relations Officer (CDERO), the Director of Major Gifts will work with current and future individual and corporate donors having the giving capacity of $5,000 or more.  Donor identification, cultivation, solicitation and follow-up strategies are key responsibilities, as is working with appropriate staff in drafting detailed proposals, letters and documents.  The position requires approximately one week per month of travel outside of the Tampa Bay area and extensive travel within the Tampa Bay area. Read more.  (posted 8/18)

Historic Spanish Point, Director of Development. Works with staff, volunteers, and the board of trustees to advance the mission of Historic Spanish Point. Coordinates the activities of membership and development. Works closely with public relations, communications and marketing. Assists the executive director in special initiatives involving planning, marketing and customer service. Oversees development and implementation of “donor-centered” fundraising programs. Designs cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies to increase level of involvement of individuals, corporations and foundations in the organization.  Makes personal donor visits and creates other relationship building activities.  The ideal candidate will demonstrate interest in and conviction to the mission, vision, and philosophy of Historic Spanish Point. We seek someone with experience in program development and management; experience in all phases of fundraising; strong written and oral skills; computer literacy (Raisers Edge, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher).  Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Historic Spanish Point is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For a full position description, please visit To apply, send cover letter and resume to (posted 8/19)

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)