Manatee Community Foundation Administrative and Event Coordinator: Manatee Community Foundation is hiring an administrative and event coordinator. This position serves the dual role of coordinating supportive administrative tasks at Manatee Community Foundation and coordinating events for the foundation and charitable organizations using meeting room space. The position is 40 hours per week and up to 50 hours per week January – March. Administrative coordination includes serving as the first point of contact at MCF, responsible for greeting visitors with professionalism and warmth. Prepares donor acknowledgement letters, updates the donor database. Supports the work of MCF staff in a friendly, dedicated and team-driven environment. In partnership with other MCF team members, provides support in simple weekly accounting procedures. Event coordination includes coordinating several large annual donor events offsite, smaller donor events onsite, and monthly events for nonprofits. Coordinates planning, execution, and follow up with a high degree of professionalism and excellence. Requests and records RSVPs, payments and sponsorships; answers guest inquiries; coordinates caterers and vendors; coordinates speaker needs and technology. Coordinates weekly requests and guest needs at Manatee Community Foundation for nonprofits and corporate ambassadors. Must have a passion for philanthropy and what it makes possible in our community and comfortable working flexible hours that include some early mornings and evenings. Excellent customer service, organizational skills, time management, accuracy, and attention to detail. Must be experienced and comfortable in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook. A successful candidate enjoys having multiple priorities in one day and working both collaboratively and independently. Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required. Must have at least one year of experience in event planning. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to SBowie@ManateeCF.org. (posted 3/20)
All Faiths Food Bank – Food Assistance Navigator As a key team member in the Pediatric Food Insecurity Program, the Food Assistance Navigator will assist individuals in applying for food stamps; screen individuals for all federal nutrition programs; offer referrals to food pantries and free meal sites; answer any questions about food assistance; and connect individuals to other social service agencies. The ideal candidate is someone who is truly passionate about the All Faiths Food Bank mission and will sustain and build on the success of our organization. Read full job description and apply here. (posted 3/20)
All Faiths Food Bank – Program Coordinator The Program Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the development, implementation and evaluation of All Faiths Food Bank’s Summer Food Program, Snack Program, wrap-around services and other program support. This includes planning, coordination, program tracking and monitoring for all designated programs. A primary function will be to ensure these programs are carried out in support of the mission at the highest standard for those children, families, volunteers, donors, and schools that are part of these programs. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of experience working with project coordination and/or non-profits. Read full job description and apply here. (posted 3/20)
Humane Society of Sarasota County – Philanthropic Data Specialist. Donations are vital to the Humane Society of Sarasota County (HSSC), the area’s premier no-kill shelter. Recording gifts and acknowledging them in a timely manner is crucial to maintaining donor support so that HSSC can continue its lifesaving mission. The Philanthropic Data Specialist will join the Development Department, which manages an extensive constituent database in Raiser’s Edge and takes a holistic approach to organizational data, incorporating data from various organizational sources (e.g., adopters, volunteers, clients, attendees, and donors). The Philanthropic Data Specialist will process all fundraising gifts, maintain constituent data, serve as data quality manager, safeguard donor data, and provide necessary analytical support so the Executive Director, Director of Philanthropy, and the Board of Directors can make informed decisions when contacting current and prospective donors. The ideal candidate will be extremely detail-oriented, trustworthy, dedicated, and reliable, with a clear understanding of the connection between skilled data management and nonprofit success. The Philanthropic Data Specialist will thrive in a process-driven work environment and take great pride in their work being accurate, precise, and organized. Read the full job description here. Please send cover letter and resume to email@example.com. (posted 3/21)
Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida is hiring a full-time Community Manager that has a passion to help girls and build strong relationships for south Sarasota and Charlotte counties (including Osprey, Nokomis, Venice, Englewood and south to Punta Gorda) to increase awareness and participation in Girl Scouting for girls and adult volunteers through a variety of in person meetings, presentations, and networking opportunities with schools, educators, faith-based groups, community organizations, corporations, and other community constituents. Qualified candidate is a self-directed and collaborative team player that will contribute to a positive leadership culture, along with relevant experience in sales, marketing, customer service, and volunteerism. Proficient computer operation skills required. Bilingual in Spanish desirable. The Community Manager works an outbased flexible schedule, to include some evenings and occasional weekends; and has the ability to travel during day and night hours and perform position-related responsibilities in a wide variety of venues and environments. Daily access to transportation and ability to transport supplies to position related activities is required. Great benefits, life-work balance, and inspiring mission and activities – more details at www.gsgcf.org! Email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE/Drug Free Workplace. (posted 3/22)
United Way of South Sarasota County is seeking new Leadership: The Executive Director is the leader of the organization, responsible for building and cultivating relationships with leaders in the community to enhance the reputation and impact of the United Way of South Sarasota County. The Executive Director shall possess a high level of broad business and management skills to effectively generate resources and financial support of the organization. Particular emphasis on the generation of new and diverse sources of revenue. The Executive Director is the Chief Mobilizer; leveraging the power of relationships and networks, and working across private, public and corporate sectors to improve conditions in the community. The position includes promoting a vision for Community Impact that is achieved through the efforts of a diverse team of high-performing leaders, staff and volunteers alike. The Executive Director is dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good – creating, resourcing, scaling and leveraging strategies for board investment and impact. The Executive Director is the steward of the brand and understands the role in growing and protecting the reputation of United Way. This stewardship includes responsibility for building trust in United Way and its relevance in the community. Hiring Range: Salary, benefits and incentives are negotiable based on experience. Education Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent Work Experience Experience Required: Applicants must provide explicit description of experience in all areas listed. Experience in building diverse and new sources of revenue and increasing philanthropic support. • Substantial experience working in the nonprofit sector (United Way experience is desirable) and interacting with volunteers and diverse boards. Alternately, extensive experience in the leadership and management of organizations or comparable size and mission. • Ability to command the confidence and respect of stakeholders. • Track record of promoting diversity and an ability to build collaboration with the community at large. • Track record in building an organizational culture that impowers and inspires break-through results. • Experience in or across sectors, including nonprofit, public and corporate environments. • Experience in developing partnerships, building teams and conflict management.
Send Resume’s with References: ExecutiveDirector@UWSSC.com c/o Dave Pierce, Interim Executive Director, UWSSC OR Paula@Navamaze.com c/o Paula Carney, President Board of Directors, UWSSC
157 Havana Rd., Venice, FL 34292 Please do not call the office of United Way of South Sarasota County, if there are further questions, you may reach Paula Carney at 941-584-2039 or 941-716-4030 – Thank you in advance, for your consideration (posted 3/22)
We Care Manatee: The Executive Director maintains overall responsibility for the organization’s finances, staffing, operations, program planning, development, implementation and evaluation. The Director also supports the Board in its strategic and fundraising activities as well as in developing strong community partnerships and providing leadership to the local community health care arena.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Oversee overall operation of the organization, including reviewing and evaluating the results of program activities, ensuring that contractual obligations are fulfilled (i.e., contract management), allocating resources for greater program effectiveness and efficiency, negotiating agreements with vendors and community partners, and developing organizational and administrative policies and program objectives for Board consideration. 2. Provide leadership to staff in the development and implementation of policies and procedures and other operational activities. 3. Oversee financial management of the organization, including the development and implementation of the annual operating budget. 4. Responsible for the development, implementation and accomplishment of goals in the organization’s business/strategic plan as approved by the Board of Directors. 5. Provide information, advice, and counsel to the Chairman of the Board, Board of Directors and Board committees in the creation of policies, programs, and strategic direction of the organization. 6. Support all fundraising activities of the organization, including identifying grants and other funding sources, maintaining budgets for events, drafting proposals and annual fund development plan, and handling donor cultivation and management. 7. Develop and implement marketing strategies and programs to ensure the growth and stability of the organization. 8. Support all activities associated with the Board of Directors meetings, including scheduling meetings and developing meeting agendas and materials. 9. Serve as liaison with the community to educate the public, identify access issues, advocate for clients and volunteers, and campaign for system change on the local, state and national levels. 10. Work with Board and committee members to recruit health care providers and others to serve as volunteer in various functions with the organization. 11. Serve as staff liaison to the Board of Directors and Board committees. 12. Supervise all staff, including interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. 13. Other duties as required or assigned by the Board of Directors. AMOUNT OF TRAVEL REQUIRED: Frequent local travel within the county and the possibility of in-state travel may be necessary for meetings, training and conferences; weekend and evening work is required. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree required (Master’s degree preferred); FL Licensed RN or LCSW ideal. Prior experience working with nonprofit organizations, grant research and writing skills required, fundraising and event execution; 5+ years program management experience; ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; strong verbal and written communication skills; and must possess excellent organizational and negotiation skills. PHYSICIAL REQUIREMENTS: (example – lifting, packing, etc.) Occasional lifting may be required. Interested parties may email a confidential resume with cover letter and salary requirements to: email@example.com No phone calls please. Application Deadline: April 17, 2019 (posted 3/27)
The Rutgers University Foundation (RUF) seeks a proactive, strategic and energetic professional to serve as its first Associate Director of Regional Development (ADOD) for Florida. The ADOD will be entering the Foundation at a time of great enthusiasm and exciting growth with the start of a multi-billion dollar University-wide campaign and a strategic emphasis on regional advancement efforts. To read more and apply, click here. (posted 4/1)
The Trustees of the Hermitage Artist Retreat seek an Executive Director to lead the organization into its future. The Hermitage consists of five restored and adapted historic buildings and one contemporary building on approximately 8 acres on the barrier island of Manasota Key, Englewood, Florida. Founded in 2002 as a project of the Sarasota County Arts Council, the Hermitage has grown to become a significant national artist community serving mid-career artists in all disciplines. The mission of the Hermitage Artist Retreat is to "inspire the artists of today" and it expresses its values of excellence, access, and exemplary service to both artists and community at every opportunity. The Hermitage provides a "boutique" experience for some of today's most significant creators. All residencies in our core program are curated by our National Curatorial Council and work created at the Hermitage has been produced and exhibited at major venues throughout America and the world. Other Hermitage programs serve artists with families, Florida public school arts teachers, and Sarasota County artists. The Hermitage hosts residencies 11 months of the year, with one month off (September) for facility maintenance and repairs. The successful candidate will have a significant and effective history of broad engagement in the arts community, a passion for the arts and artists and a proven track record of inspiring philanthropy with superior interpersonal and speaking skills. Work experience in an artist community is a plus but not a necessity. As a visionary leader of a small staff, he or she should enthusiastically enjoy “doing what it takes” to reinforce the Hermitage brand and experience on an everyday basis. To apply please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, three references and a writing sample to Hermitageedsearch@gmail.com. Visit the website at www.hermitageartistretreat.org for the full job description. (posted 4/1)
Girls Inc. of Sarasota County is seeking a K-8 Program Manager to support day to day operations of our after school and summer camp program. Girls Inc. is a nonprofit organization who inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold through implementing research-based and interactive programming. The K-8 Program Manager maintains the daily/weekly schedule for staff and girls, coordinates volunteers, facilitates minor behavior issues, oversees data input, and other tasks as assigned by the Director of Programs. The ideal candidate for this position is detail oriented, organized, and flexible, with a history in working with students and/or administrative duties like scheduling or data entry. This is a great position for someone who enjoys being part of a team, but can take initiative and work independently. To apply or see a full job description, please send a resume and brief cover letter to Jamie Kattrein at firstname.lastname@example.org. (posted 4/3)
The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee Human Resources Generalist. • Reporting to the COO, serve as his/her human resources business partner • Responsible for the implementation of a pay for performance management process including development of goals and objectives, success metrics, performance reviews, market based salary determinations, and development plans for all employees • Administer annual merit increase process to including benchmarking, increase processing and total compensation statements • Administer accurate bi-weekly payroll process • Responsible for the development and maintenance of all job descriptions • Develop and implement a management development strategy for senior supervisory staff including leadership and management development, building effective teams, performance management and executive coaching • In collaboration with COO and CFO oversight, develop and implement an appropriate incentive/reward program tied to a pay for performance philosophy • Identify and assess employee relations issues and collaborate with Chief Operating Officer on resolutions • Conduct succession management to identify key positions/candidates and whether the organization needs to develop current employees or “buy” succession candidates • Identify and ameliorate employee relations issues • Oversee and manage Receptionist/Office Assistant • Creates and monitors all JFSM HR related policies • Responsible for new hire orientation including preparing new hire packet • Responsible for background searches on new hires, and ensuring the completion of new hire paperwork including work eligibility • Conduct terminations including termination letters • Set up and maintain employee personnel folders with all records including any and all changes Key Competencies: • SHRM Certification Preferred • Expert knowledge of HR processes • Interpersonal Savvy • Self-Awareness • Written and Oral communication • Integrity/Trust/Ability to handle confidential information with sensitivity • Composure. Resume and cover letter to Linda Silver, email@example.com (posted 4/4)
Out-of-Door Academy- The Out-of-Door Academy seeks a Director of Development to assist in the planning and execution of the school’s fundraising initiatives, including the Annual Fund campaign, the school’s annual gala and other events, and major gift and capital gift programs. Reporting to the Associate Head of School for Development, the Director of Development will help foster a strong culture of philanthropy in the school community, bring to bear a data driven, donor centered approach to philanthropy, seek to find opportunities for long term engagement for donors and prospects, interact well with Development team members and internal colleagues and external constituents, and convey the School’s mission and philanthropic priorities to select constituents. The Director of Development will possess unquestioned integrity and ethical standards and seek to participate actively in the life of the School. Primary responsibility will be the planning and execution of the Annual Fund campaign and the school’s annual gala to increase dollars raised and promote higher levels of participation within key constituencies. Read more here. (posted 4/4)
Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee. Come join an award-winning team! Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee was voted the best non-profit in Manatee County and held the best fundraiser – Herald Tribune’s Readers’ Choice Awards, February 2019. The Development Administrator serves as a key resource to the VP of Development and CEO, to achieve fundraising goals and strategic initiatives.
Major Responsibilities: 1. 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. 2. 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. 3. Assists in the identification and management of individual prospects and groups of prospects through the development cycle.
4. Assist others to create materials needed to support and enhance the work of the gifts program. 5. Research and prepare grant applications for requests up to $25,000 for targeted needs of the organization. 6. Coordinate grant reports to foundations and organizations providing the information required within the given timelines. Maintain a schedule of grant applications, responses, and reports to ensure renewal, if possible. 7. Works with the VP of Development to assist in planning for major gift/capital campaigns. 8. Works with the VP of Development and CEO in scheduling donor visits and tours. 9. Assists with executing appeal mailings including data pulls, drop dates and other details required by Mail House. 10. May be asked to perform other duties as needed.
Minimum Requirements … education, years of experience, and licenses and/or certifications. 1. B.S./B.A. degree, 2. 3 years of experience in fund-raising/development or project management
3. Non-profit experience strongly preferred 4. An understanding of social services and older adults needs and enrichment preferred Special Skills, Tools, Technology Requirement: 1. Possess excellent interpersonal and written communication skills 2. Committed to providing excellent service to donors and our internal partners 3. Able to work independently, utilize good judgment and decision-making skills 4. Able to prioritize tasks and manage a timeline 5. Ability to achieve consistently excellent quality work 6. Able to multi-task and work well under pressure 7. Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook and Experience with Raiser’s Edge or other similar donor management software preferred 8. Must be able to bend, lift, carry, push/pull 25 pounds by oneself or 50 pounds with assistance
Job Type: Full Time / Non-exempt (40 hours/week) / 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM Compensation: Commensurate with experience. Benefits include 12 paid holidays, 3 weeks paid vacation and partially subsidized medical benefits. Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee is an equal opportunity employer with a drug free workplace. All applicants considered for this position are subject to a Level II background check.
If interested, please forward your resume along with 3 references via email to Bill Grenier: firstname.lastname@example.org. (posted 4/4)
Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity South Sarasota County, FL. Habitat for Humanity South Sarasota County is seeking a leader who works in partnership with the Board of Directors to meet the organization mission to provide individuals with affordable Home Ownership Opportunities. This person will develop and engage staff, volunteers, partner families, our board and the communities we serve based on the organization’s goals and strategic plan. This position reports directly to the Board of Directors. Critical factors include: 1. Cultivation of community relations through outreach and development of working partnerships. 2. Building staff and board skills through strategic planning, targeted education and implementation. 3. Overseeing operations with accountability for all facets of business transactions as well as public relations with all constituents. 4. Continually cultivating sources of income, alternative resources and partnerships. Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred. Significant related experience may substitute for a degree. • Previous management experience including financial management, budgeting and operational management. • Knowledge and/or experience with nonprofit organizations is preferred. This posting does not list all duties, responsibilities and skills required. A full job description is available upon request. To be considered for this opportunity please send a letter of interest and a resume to bwerdell@HabitatSouthSarasota.org. We will be accepting applications until 4/26/2019. Habitat for Humanity South Sarasota County is an equal opportunity employer. (posted 4/12)
Communications and Marketing Coordinator.Reporting to the Sr. Communications & Marketing Director, this position is responsible for successful day to day management and monitoring of digital media, marketing and social media channels for JFSM as well as coordinating the production of marketing materials. Social Media: • Day to day management of social media accounts including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram • Monitor social media sites and coordinate response with internal resources • Conduct research to find Jewish content • Write, post and promote content that encourages community participation and engagement • Develop and implement dedicated e-blasts as required • Develop benchmark criteria to measure the effectiveness of social media programs • Achieve targeted results and ensure timely and effective execution of social media campaigns and programs Production: • Under the direction of the Sr. Communications & Marketing Director, manage workload of communications/marketing team • Coordinate timeline and resources for upcoming/current ongoing projects with programming staff • Perform quality control of marketing materials • Other duties as assigned by management Key Competencies: • Extensive knowledge of social media • Knowledge of MailChimp, FreshDesk, Adobe Suite preferred • Strong writing, communications and organizational skills • Technical savvy • Excellent time management and interpersonal skills • Team player Resume and cover letter to email@example.com (posted 4/13)
Venice MainStreet Inc. - Chief Executive Officer. The Chief Executive Officer of Venice MainStreet coordinates activity within a district revitalization program that utilizes historic preservation as an integral foundation for core area economic development. The CEO is responsible for the development, conduct, execution and documentation of the program. The CEO is the principal on-site staff person responsible for coordinating all project activities locally as well as for representing the district regionally and nationally as appropriate. In addition, the CEO should help guide the organization as it grows and as its objectives evolve. Read more here. Do not call regarding this job advertisement. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Application periods closes April 30, 2019 (posted 4/16)
Youth Haven - Executive Director, Naples. Since 1972, Youth Haven has served as Southwest Florida’s only residential emergency shelter for boys and girls ages 6-18 who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect or abandonment. The therapeutic campus includes 73 beds and provides comprehensive care including nutritious meals, clothing, medical and dental care, counseling, academic tutoring and educational support, life skills training, support with activities of daily living, and intensive case management. Youth Haven provides services to more than 300 abused and traumatized children annually with three programs for children and teens: The Counseling Center, The Emergency Shelter, and the Homeless Teen Transitional Living Program. Youth Haven is fully-accredited by the nationally-recognized Council on Accreditation (COA) and a member agency of the United Way of Collier County. The organization is a beneficiary of Naples Children & Education Foundation and is recognized by Charity Navigator as a 4-Star agency. Youth Haven has been in continuous operation for more than 45 years. Read more here. (posted 4/16)
Take Stock In Children Manatee - Office Manager Take Stock in Children of Manatee County is seeking a creative and talented communicator, process implementer, investigator, problem solver and information organizer to serve as the Office Manager in our growing organization. Ideally, you’ll have some Finance and Human Resource Administration experience – like with using QuickBooks or working with Paychex, etc. Maybe you’ve worked with Boards and volunteers too – that would be amazing! This role is perfect for someone who loves to work in a fast-paced environment with diverse priorities and who is committed to our life-changing mission (providing scholarships, mentors and hope to financially- and academically-qualified at-risk students in our community for whom post-secondary education might otherwise be impossible). The role offers room to grow with our organization for the right individual. The Office Manager is primarily responsible for maintaining the smooth function of the Take Stock Manatee Office by managing essential Financial and Human Resources processes across all functions of the Take Stock Manatee Organization. Note: TSIC does not provide health insurance or retirement benefits. The successful candidate will have a clear FBI background check, valid driver’s license and proof of motor vehicle insurance. Job Type: Part Time (20-25 Hours / Week) / 5 Days / Week. Job Location: Bradenton, FL 34203 If you are interested in being considered for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to email@example.com by close of business May 3, 2019. To read more and apply, click here. (posted 4/20)
Visitor Services Specialist (part time). The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature, Inc., an important part of the area’s educational, economic and cultural landscapes, is growing, opening a new wing in 2019 and enhancing its service to the region. The Museum is seeking a part time Visitor Services Specialist to join its Visitor Services Team. The Visitor Services Specialist will provide excellent customer service and assist visitors in making their visit a memorable one. Candidate must have a minimum of 2 years of customer services experience in retail or front gate positions. Must be proficient in cash POS operations as well as computer applications necessary for the position. Flexible schedule, weekends, holidays and some evenings required. Ability to lift 30 lbs. and stand for 4-5 hours at a time. Excellent people skills. Please send cover letter and resume to HR@SouthFloridaMuseum.org. (posted 4/20)
The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature Exhibitions Technician / Preparator . This support position reports to the Director of Exhibitions and is a vital team member to exhibitions, collections, curatorial and interpretation teams. This position provides assistance developing, producing, installing, deinstalling, shipping, moving, repairing, project managing and daily maintenance of exhibition projects both in-house produced or rented and for permanent dioramas and exhibition cases throughout the Museum. The duties listed are designed to provide a representative sampling of key tasks and responsibilities associated with the job. They are not a complete list of all the duties performed by this position. Duties: • Use of power tools for fabrication and construction of mount making using paper, wood, metal and plastics • Gallery walls and exhibition furniture painting • Basic electrical applied to lighting track systems and fixtures and digital equipment • Computer skills, graphic art programs, presentation programs, data base programs • Digital technologies Web 2.0, Virtual Reality, Mobile Applications, audio, video Requirements: • Awareness of art handling techniques for museum objects • Awareness of museum collection’s management protocols • Meticulous attention to detail • Strong communication and analytical skills • The ability to work at times on multiple projects simultaneously and independently • The ability to climb ladders and lift/push 50 pounds and drive a car or pickup truck • Excellent customer service, presentation, and writing skills
• Excellent time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects with varying deadlines • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time. The ideal candidate works well both independently and as a collaborative, diplomatic team member, is able to work early morning, late evenings or weekends when necessary during installations and deinstallation of exhibitions. Preferred Education and Experience: • BA/BS in related field(s), studio art, museum studies, industrial design or four years related experience in a museum Preparator position • Experience in a museum, historic park, construction, furniture manufacturing, building maintenance or similar hands-on skills highly desirable. Please send resume and cover letter to HR@bishopscience.org (posted 4/20