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Thank you to the Community Foundation of Sarasota County for their support in bringing this job bank to our community.


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 a submission or have questions or concerns, please contact Kim Noyes in the AFP office at 941-921-5410 or email the posting directly to and it will be posted on our site.    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. 

Scroll through the listings below. Each listing reflects a posting date.

State College of Florida Foundation (Manatee-Sarasota) (SCFF) seeks a team member looking to be a part of a culture of service excellence in the position of Executive Assistant III – VP/ED. The ideal candidate will perform an assortment of duties necessary for the successful operation of the SCFF Office-Executive Director. This position will assist with duties ranging from reception and routine clerical tasks to complex document preparation, computer software reports/data, and logistical responsibilities for large projects and activities. The Executive Assistant III will relate to all levels of internal customers, as well as high levels of external customers in state agencies, government officials, Board of Directors, attorneys, other professional advisors, community dignitaries, and the academic community.  To learn more and apply for this position go to:  .    To learn more about SCF Foundation go to:  (posted 11/8)

Mote Marine Laboratory, Senior Major Gifts Officer.  Mote Marine Laboratory, located in Sarasota, Florida, was founded in 1955 as an independent marine research institution and has since become a, internationally distinguished and diverse research enterprise with additional focus on science education, public outreach, and public policy programs. The Senior Major Gifts Officer will report directly to the Development Director 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.  Interested applicants should submit as a single electronic file, 1) a cover letter, 2) resume, and 3) the names and contact information for three references, before 5pm December 7, 2018 to Alternatively, a single package of all requested elements may be submitted to Mote Marine Laboratory, Attn: Human Resources, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236  Read more here.  (posted 11/8)

The Florida Humanities Council (FHC) seeks an experienced professional to coordinate and implement the administrative processes related to its competitive grantmaking program. The Grants Coordinator works under the direction of the Associate Director on the statewide development and implementation of FHC’s grant program, manages day-to-day operation of grant processes, and serves as a key liaison to current and potential grantees.  Read more here. (posted 11/8)

Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee, Client Advocate.   The Client Advocate position is responsible for completing face to face initial and annual client assessments for individuals in need of nutritional services and make appropriate referrals for all other services needed. Read more.  Compensation:  $12.00 - $13.00/hour, depending upon 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 @ (posted 11/8)

Mote Marine Laboratory, Grants and Development Officer.   Mote Marine Laboratory (Mote) is an independent marine research institution dedicated to the advancement of marine science through research, education and public outreach leading to new discoveries and the revitalization and sustainability of our oceans. The Grants and Development Officer is focused primarily on content development and grants management for Mote’s foundation fundraising effort. A skilled writer/editor with strong attention to detail, the Grants and Development Officer will craft solicitation and stewardship materials, write and edit grant proposals and reports, and assist with internet research as needed. The position will report directly to the Director of Foundation Relations, with opportunities to also edit and draft solicitation and stewardship materials for Mote corporate donors, individual donors and contributors to the Annual Fund. The Grants and Development Officer will assist in maintaining a structured, grant-based fundraising program resulting in significant philanthropic support for Mote.  Read more.  (posted 11/8)

RCMA - Director of Development.  Statewide, well established non-profit agency is seeking an individual with passion and experience to be its Director of Development.  We have reached the point where we desire to broaden our friends network and raise more private funding to support our mission.  We open doors to opportunities for the low income rural families we serve in 21 Florida counties.  While travel to Immokalee will be expected, a base in Tampa Bay or central Florida is ideal.  Both challenging and rewarding, joining our team will never be boring. Purpose of Position: Under the general direction of the Executive Director, the Development Director is responsible for stewarding relationships and executing strategies that result in adding friends, donors and major gift income. Will implement comprehensive fund-raising plan to include private sector/foundation, and individual giving. In collaboration with interested Board members, will establish and staff the Advisory Committees (Friends for RCMA) in local areas designated as priority for fund raising efforts.  Works closely with the Finance Department and all other relevant Departments in efforts to secure private and public sector funding. Read more.  (posted 11/8)

Sarasota Orchestra - Communications Manager Sarasota, FL is widely considered among the most philanthropically generous and arts-oriented communities in the United States.  Sarasota Orchestra serves an area of 788,000 residents that is one of the 10 fastest growing regions in America, and stands at an exciting juncture in its successful 70-year history. Education is a hallmark of the organization. The institution operates the three-week Sarasota Music Festival and extensive youth orchestra, summer music camp and young persons concerts, in addition to its 36-week orchestra season. Sarasota Orchestra currently has a job opening for a Communications Manager.  You will research and write copy supporting Sarasota Orchestra’s institutional messaging/communications strategy and marketing and development initiatives, create compelling content for philanthropic case and position statements, newsletters, information about classical music, and other written materials as required, and support website and social media activities. Read more. (posted 11/8)

The Florida Center for Early Childhood is seeking a Full Time Therapist:  who will be a part of the Early Childhood Court initiative in Manatee County. Positions will be primarily field based providing Child Parent Psychotherapy for families in dependency court with children 0-36 months in out of home care. Most families coming into care have histories of trauma and ECC provides a therapeutic approach to healing the root cause of the families’ addiction or domestic violence that keeps them from safely parenting. Candidates will be required to attend court and family team meetings on a regular basis and have strong report writing skills. Strong foundation in providing trauma informed care is required, preferably with the early childhood population. Candidate must possess a Master’s Degree and a Florida license in social work, marriage and family therapy, or mental health counseling. Candidate should be CPP trained and must have a flexible schedule to accommodate families’ needs. Must be licensed.  Fax resume (941)378-4919 or apply in person at 4610 17th Street, Sarasota, FL 34235 EOE/DFWP  (posted 11/8) 

The Ringling - Membership Program Associate.  Responsible for answering Membership Services telephone, emails, RSVPs and online inquiries. Sells and processes new memberships & renewals. Provides general assistance and stewardship to members and donors. Serves as back up assisting in the Visitor Pavilion Membership Desk operations staff as needed. Under the direction of the Membership Manager, implement Membership events & activities, to include but not limited to Friends events, Member Previews, Coffees, etc. with possible weekend or event hours. Initiates event work orders and attends weekly calendar meetings. Works with Membership Manager to develop and implement timelines to ensure logistics, staffing, and membership goals are met, by partnering with other departments including Admissions, Marketing, IT, Events, Education, Development, etc. Updates and maintains membership RSVP manually and in Membership databases (CRM, Tessitura).  For more information and to apply click here. (posted 11/15)

State College of Florida Foundation (Manatee-Sarasota) has an opening for a Manager Constituent Database who is responsible for the overall management of all biographical and gift information including all data entry and retrieval for records in a menu driven database, Raiser’s Edge. This includes maintaining files and producing reports of donors, volunteers, alumni and students as requested. Will process gifts and batch reports from data entry to preparation of gift receipts, thank you letters and/or pledge reminders. Candidate will support all Foundation events and assist with the maintenance and updating of the Foundation’s web page. Minimum of two years’ previous experience with database administration, preferably Raiser’s Edge 7, including queries and data manipulation for reporting purposes required. Prior experience in a college/university and/or non-profit setting preferred. For a full position description go to: To learn more about SCF Foundation go to (posted 11/15)

Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County - Tech and Robo fun program specialist:  Facilitates programs in an after school enrichment program that teaches members Kindergarten through Grade 7, about science, technology, engineering, Art (digital), math (STEAM). Working specifically with Lego mindstorms robotics technology using all Coding, Robotics, Legos, Minecraft, MYFuture essentials and Stop-Motion Movie Making to grades. In the technology lab members learn through Stride Academy and build technology skills.  These programs ignite kids’ passion to explore & solve problems as they learn to invent, build, code and troubleshoot. We believe learning should be fun! Program staff should have an interest in tech to guide our students as they grow into innovative critical thinkers. As a RoboFun teacher, you will support kids as they design, code, create & troubleshoot LEGO® robots, video games, web pages and stop motion animations. Read more and apply here.  (posted 11/15)

Incarnation Catholic School and Parrish Seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented Director of Development and Marketing with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Responsibilities: Lead strategic planning resource development and community engagement. These efforts include, but are not limited to, foundation and grant support, major donor gifting, corporate sponsorship solicitation, event planning, and social media marketing. The successful candidate will have above average interpersonal skills and competencies in MS Word, Excel spreadsheets, publisher, and knowledge of donor base software. Must be a strong team player. Education and/or non-profit experience preferred. Job Type: Full-time.  Resume and cover letter to Colleen Curlett, Principal, ccurlett@incarnationschool@edu  (posted 11/24)

Prader-Willi Syndrome Assoc.   Family Support Counselor Position Available with Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (USA)  This is an outstanding opportunity to become a part of the Family Support team at PWSA (USA), providing support and services to enhance the quality of life of those affected by Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS).  PWS is a complex genetic disorder affecting appetite, growth, metabolism, cognitive function and behavior. PWSA (USA) is a national association working to save and transform the lives of those affected by PWS through awareness, family support, research, education, and advocacy. The Family Support Team of four staff professionals coordinates programs to help families with behavior management, nutrition education, crisis intervention, education, advocacy, guardianship, and medical intervention.  The Family Support Counselor is responsible for providing written and verbal information to families and professionals.  Qualified candidates should possess the following skills: • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; • Knowledge of PWS through the life-span and mental health conditions; • The ability to work harmoniously with agency personnel, community stakeholders and other interested parties; • Strong problem solving, organizational and time management skills with excellent attention to detail; • The ability to work independently as this position may be remote from the national office in Florida.  Qualified candidates must have a master’s degree with a minimum of one-year experience counseling or ID/DD experience. Experience in PWS preferred.  Interested candidates can apply by emailing resumes to or mailing their resume to: PWSA (USA); Attn: CEO 8588 Potter Park Drive, Suite 500 Sarasota, FL 34238 (posted 11/24)

Library Foundation Creation Station Coordinator:  The Library Foundation for Sarasota County is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic, detail-oriented, library-loving individual to manage and administer Creation Station makerspaces, a program expanding as a result of the Foundation’s newest endowment campaign for Sarasota County Libraries. This individual will be an employee of the Foundation, but will work closely with Sarasota County Library System (SCLS) staff. The primary role of the Creation Station Coordinator is to work with SCLS staff responsible for Creation Station activities. The coordinator will provide leadership for the initiative at all Sarasota County Libraries, including planning, executing and measuring outcomes associated with Creation Stations. This includes everything from managing all resources involved in Creation Stations (such as ordering, tracking and creating inventories for supplies and equipment), as well as the reporting required for a grant that is helping make this initiative possible. This position includes, but is not limited to: • Managing all aspects of the budget and acquisitions, including administration of grants; • Preparing reports related to Creation Station participation and learning outcomes; • Assisting and training libraries staff and patrons to use Creation Station resources, such as 3D printers, laser cutters, digitization equipment, Cricuts, Adobe Creative Suite Software, etc.; • Assisting in the development and marketing of Creation Stations; • Serving as the spokesperson for inquiries related to the initiative and representing the Library Foundation and Sarasota County Libraries to the public; • Developing Creation Station outreach activities; and • Developing relevant policies and procedures. REQUIREMENTS • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university • Specialized knowledge or skills related to record keeping and/or the Maker Movement including but not limited to Windows, Mac OS and iOS, Adobe Creative Suite, 3D printing, coding, robotics, crafting, etc.  • Demonstrated ability to create library programming or similar educational programming and evaluating outcomes • Knowledge of effective grant writing, monitoring and report preparation processes • Advanced knowledge of or extensive experience with creative learning, participatory learning, or collaborative learning theories and practices and their implications for library programming • Demonstrated proficiency to work effectively with diverse cultures and an ability to build partnerships with community organizations • Driver’s license with safe driving record • Ability to pass a background check and substance screening PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited college or university • 1+ years of experience working with creative technology hardware, software and related tools (e.g. electronics and robotics kits; 3D design software and 3D printers; laser cutters; e-textiles; coding; electronic music production and animation software; and/or other creative technology tools) in a lab or educational setting is highly desirable ADDITIONAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION • Effective verbal and written communication skills are a priority • Excellent customer service skills, ability to multitask, ability to adapt to various and changing duties as required • Experience in a programming or technology-related position in a public library preferred • Skill in operating library technologies. Skill in using various technology devices and imparting this knowledge to staff, volunteers and customers of all ages • High degree of technological aptitude required with familiarity with makerspace technology and concepts • Ability to create and deliver high-quality library programming for all ages • Knowledge of current trends in libraries and makerspaces • Experience building community partnerships • Ability to effectively troubleshoot and problem solve a variety of hardware and software challenges A detailed job description, including physical requirements, is available upon request.  This position is part-time, for 30 hours per week. It does not include benefits. This position will be based in one of the library branches, with travel to all locations, and managed jointly by the Library Foundation of Sarasota County and Sarasota County Libraries Administration.  To apply, please send a resume and cover letter no later than January 7, 2019 to Foundation Administrator Kim Noyes, at (posted 11/28)

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Sarasota County is looking to recruit a skilled part-time (10 hrs./week) Administrative Assistant to support our executive director, board of directors and volunteers. The position will have strong written and verbal skills, communicate empathetically with callers, and work independently. A high level of organizational skills and computer literacy is required. The position will work with the executive director, board and volunteers to support the volunteer coordination, program management and outreach work. Please send your resume with cover letter to with subject heading NAMI Sarasota Administrative Assistant. (posted 11/29)

Boys & Girls Clubs of Manasota - Lead Teacher at Daughtrey Elementary School Before-School program:  This is a Part Time position for a collaborative program with the Kiwanis Club of Bradenton, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Suncoast, and others in order to help struggling students achieve their academic goals and bring the school’s overall grade up to par with State requirements. This position will not exceed 7 ½ hours per week. The program runs from 7:00 am – 8:00 am on school days. To access the full job description please visit our website at Primary Function: Under the direction of the Director of Program Services/Principal of School, the Lead Teacher will provide program guidance, implementation strategies and ensure organization deliverables are met. Responsible for overseeing the delivery of a specific Program focusing on Academics support, such as homework assistance and reading. Plan, develop, oversee implementation, and supervise programs. The Lead Teacher will supervise the Program Coordinator, Volunteers and members. This program may have specific tracking requirements, including, but not limited to: program implementation and delivery, daily attendance tracking, activity tracking by member, reporting and documentation etc. (posted 11/29)

Artis:  Campaign Associate.  Artis—Naples seeks an enthusiastic professional to play a significant role on our development team. The successful candidate will provide presentations, scheduling, meetings and administrative support for the campaign leadership team. The position requires the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, have a strong patron service orientation and respond proactively to changing priorities. Must be collaborative, high energy and results oriented. Education/Experience  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college • Minimum of two years’ experience supporting Fundraising/Development for non-profit organization(s); capital campaign/major gifts experience preferred • One year or more experience and high degree of proficiency in donor prospect research including use of donor analytics tools such as DonorScape and a development database, preferably Tessitura • Experience with Microsoft Office products • Knowledge of and/or interest in music and the visual and performing arts preferred • Experience in an arts organization strongly preferred Apply here:    (posted 11/30)

Nathan Benderson Park (Sarasota) – Director of Development & Giving. Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates, Inc. (SANCA) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit contracted by Sarasota County to manage the operations of the world-class Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Florida. SANCA is currently seeking qualified candidates with experience identifying, cultivating and soliciting major gift prospects, as well as developing a fund-raising planning process to accomplish development goals. The purpose of this position is to work with the President/CEO to lead the $4,000,000 capital campaign and to manage the annual sponsorship program. For more information, please visit 
The New College of Florida Office of Advancement is accepting applications for a Donor Relations/Prospect Research Associate for its Development Team. The successful candidate will oversee all aspects of the prospect research program, working with the Office of the President, Board of Trustees and the Foundation board providing data for developing long and short term strategies for prospect development and ensuring that our donors are engaged and appropriately thanked in a meaningful way. A high level of accuracy with data entry, excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to work on multiple projects, and handle interruptions and shifting priorities, while maintaining focus on tasks, and the ability to work independently are essential skills for the successful candidate.

New College of Florida - Donor Relations/Prospect Research Assoc:  The New College of Florida Office of Advancement is accepting applications for a Donor Relations/Prospect Research Associate for its Development Team. The successful candidate will oversee all aspects of the prospect research program, working with the Office of the President, Board of Trustees and the Foundation board providing data for developing long and short term strategies for prospect development and ensuring that our donors are engaged and appropriately thanked in a meaningful way. A high level of accuracy with data entry, excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to work on multiple projects, and handle interruptions and shifting priorities, while maintaining focus on tasks, and the ability to work independently are essential skills for the successful candidate.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. A position description and application are available at (posted 12/6)

Society of Saint Vincent de Paul Naples District Council (Naples, FL) – Director of Mission Advancement.  The Director of Mission Advancement is responsible for fulfilling the vision and mission of St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP) by working to drive efforts to engage constituents; broaden and deepen the relationship with the Naples and surrounding communities; and advance the work of SVDP. through the meaningful contribution of gifts and talents. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Mission Advancement works with the Board and the Development Committee to plan, structure, and implement a comprehensive mission advancement program. These elements include major gifts cultivation and solicitation, direct mail appeals, grant research and writing, special events, print and electronic communications, planned giving and overall administration of development-related activities. For more information and to apply visit:  (posted 12/6)