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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.

Sarasota Family YMCA - Development Database ManagerFull Time. Job Summary An integral part of the three-person Development Team and reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Development Database Manager is responsible for the oversight and management of the Raiser’s Edge database and the internal process for donations and acknowledgement letters, including, but not limited to: entering all contributions, producing and analyzing fundraising reports, generating lists and conducting and imputing donor research. Read more and apply here.  (posted 9/20)

Children First:  Early Childhood Development Specialist:  The Early Childhood Development Specialist (ECDS) assumes responsibility, supervision, oversight, and guidance for the provision of high-quality early childhood development services that embed responsible and effective teacher-child interactions; the facilitation and implementation of a research-based curriculum; and screening and assessment procedures, to promote school readiness and align with the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth-Five (HSELOF). The ECDS follows Children First, Inc. policies and procedures for the adherence to and implementation of the Head Start Program Performance Standards, Florida Early Learning Standards, state and local licensing requirements. The ECDS plans for the professional development of instructional staff and delivers education and training as required. The ECDS works in collaboration with Service Area Managers/Coordinators, the Regional Manager, Director of Programs and community partners for the coordination of comprehensive program services. Read more and apply here.  (posted 9/20)

Children First:  Regional Manager: The Regional Manager (RM) assumes responsibility, supervision, oversight, and guidance for the full range of operations from enrolling eligible children and providing program services to those children and their families, to managing programs to ensure staff are qualified and supported to effectively provide services within the region. The RM focuses on utilizing data through ongoing monitoring and quality enhancements for the delivery of comprehensive services. The RM follows Children First, Inc. policies and procedures for adherence to and implementation of the Head Start Program Performance standards, Florida Early Learning Standards, state and local licensing requirements. The RM works in collaboration with Service Area Managers/Coordinators, Director of Programs, Business Operations, Development and community partners for the coordination of comprehensive program services. Read more and apply here.   (posted 9/20)

All Faiths Food Bank - Nutrition Specialist:  The Health and Nutrition Educator is responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluation of the Cooking Matters Program, mobile nutrition classes, and general nutrition education in the community. This position will primarily deliver educational programming to the public to improve healthy food and lifestyle choices among at-risk families and individuals.  The position delivers existing evidence –based, nationally recognized curricula to the community by collaborating with preschools, K-12 schools, AFFB partner agencies and programs, health care providers and other human service organizations.  Bachelor’s degree required in relevant field and 2 years of relevant experience. This is a full-time position will start on November 1, 2018 or sooner.  If you are interested in the position, please send cover letter, resume and three references to Colleen Reinert, No phone calls please. (posted 9/21)

Sarasota Family YMCA - Annual Fund/Event Manager:  An integral part of the Development Team and reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Annual Fund/Event Manager is responsible to advance the YMCA’s mission as project manager of the annual giving program and sporadic, smaller fundraising campaigns. This position also coordinates logistics for all special events. Read more and apply here. (posted 9/21)

Community Foundation of Sarasota:  Administrative Asst. Donor Engagement This position is responsible for providing administrative functions supporting the Donor Engagement Team.  Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: maintaining a tracking system for prospect, donor and professional advisor outreach; working with the Events Coordinator to ensure successful events; working with donors to secure appointments with members of the Donor Engagement Team; conducts donor research; supports all members of the Donor Engagement Team. Read more and apply here. (posted 9/25)

Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra - Development Manager:  The Gulf Coast Symphony (GCS) is one of the most dynamic and innovative community orchestras in the United States. Recognized for its high-quality symphonic performances and its history of active community engagement and commitment to arts education, the primary goal of the Gulf Coast Symphony to Create Community through Music.  The primary responsibility of the Development Manager is to work in tandem with the Gulf Coast Symphony’s Music & Executive Director to guide the GCS in its journey to its next level of organizational achievement, broadening its funding sources, raising its prominence in the community, all while working to ensure excellence in keeping with the GCS’s mission, vision and values. Read more here.  (posted 10/6)

Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee Development Administrator:  Create and implement annual strategic and tactical plans for financial resource development that would include strategies for planned gifts; direct mail; corporate sponsorships; foundation, private and government grants; individual donations and special campaigns. Cultivate and build relationships with major donors to ensure consistent and increased annual giving. Identify and develop strategies (case for support) to attract prospective donors to MOWP to increase annual giving, planned gifts, and endowment funds. Oversee and lead all donor correspondence, including the Annual Report, “Fan Mail,” newsletters and direct mail campaigns throughout the year, including oversight of outsourced resources (direct mail company). Lead the efforts of any special use/capital campaigns, including events, creative case for support and documents, time-lines and solicitor training. Supervise Development team; oversee and maintain the donor database (Raiser’s Edge). Lead and oversee the “Champions Program” through the Volunteer Engagement Manager; collaborate on the rollout and communications. Collaborate with the Marketing and PR team on a weekly basis to ensure dynamic, consistent message and rollout of materials. Design and develop a reporting mechanism to track and report activity of direct mail, donor relations, sponsors, campaigns, etc.; evaluate activity for impact and success; and make recommendations. Serve as an articulate, enthusiastic and visible representative for MOWP with the philanthropic community in a consistently professional and ethical manner. May perform other duties as assigned. Read more here. (posted 10/6)

Eckerd College seeks an Assistant Director of Major Gifts to join its Advancement Team. Candidates who will thrive in this role are self starters with demonstrable experience in fundraising, particularly closure of gifts. The Assistant Director or Major Gifts will identify, qualify, cultivate, and solicit major gift, planned gift, and leadership annual fund donors across the country and proactively and strategically manage a portfolio of approximately 150-200 prospects and donors with particular emphasis on "discovery" visits. For more information and to apply, click here.  (posted 10/6)

LSF - Guardianship Director:  This is a FT, exempt position with the Sarasota Guardianship program located in Sarasota, Florida. Lutheran Services Florida is committed to helping children and families in need throughout the state of Florida. Explore if your experience and your commitment to serving others is a good fit for our Agency.  General Description: Supports the mission/values of LSF through the overall management of the Sarasota Guardianship Program and the supervision and evaluation of all assigned staff.  Assumes primary responsibility for program implementation and maintenance of quality services. Read full description here.  (posted 10/10)

Venice Theatre - Digital Fundraising Specialist:  Venice Theatre, a volunteer-based non-profit theatre, seeks a digital fundraising specialist. Position begins immediately after hiring and is career-track.  Reply to  POSITION SUMMARY:  The Digital Fundraising Specialist will work within Venice Theatre’s development department, working primarily across all digital channels.  The specialist is an expert in digital communications, marketing and/or fundraising through e-mail; social media; SMS; SEO; and digital media.  Engaging audiences through strong segmentation, audience targeting and compelling messaging is essential. The role must grow Venice Theatre’s fundraising base through targeted gift solicitation, to co-ordinate with development director, development staff, and marketing staff to cultivate donor base and to identify potential major givers.  Read more. (posted 10/11)

Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee:  Meals on Wheels Plus is dedicated to the mission of assisting individuals to live independently by providing nutrition and caring, supportive services. We currently have a need for a Warehouse Assistant, responsible for the assembly of home delivered meals for delivery/pick-up by our team of volunteers. The qualified individual for this position will also be called upon to execute delivery of meals to our congregate sites and remote volunteer drop-off sites. This is a full-time position @ 30 hours/week, eligible for the company's benefit plan, including subsidized health insurance, 3 weeks PTO and accrued sick time. Read more here.  (posted 10/17)

Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation- Director of Development:  The Director of Development will play a critical role in meeting the Healthcare Foundation's major gift fundraising goals.  The Director of Development will manage a portfolio of major gift prospects and the have responsibility to cultivate, solicit and steward gifts of $25,000 or more from generous individual donors. This position works collaboratively and strategically with other members of the Healthcare Foundation team to build a pipeline of major donors, solicit/close six and seven figure gifts and steward donors appropriately. To learn more about the position and qualifications visit (posted 10/17)

WUSF Public Media: Development Officer:  WUSF seeks a high energy Development Officer to join our strong and growing Major Gifts team. This position connects Cornerstone donors with WUSF and WSMR and strengthens relationships through creative cultivation, solicitation and stewardship efforts. The preferred candidate will be a good writer, have a passion for public radio and bring solid donor software and customer management skills. You’ll get to work with our most generous and engaged Cornerstone donors, as well as the talented and hardworking colleagues throughout WUSF.  Read more here.  (posted 10/17)

Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County-Coordinated Intake and Referral, Project Coordinator:  Under the supervision of the Contract & Program Manager, the CIR Project Coordinator will oversee and coordinate the CIR Team.  This team processes Healthy Start screens and community referrals received through the Well Family System.  The team provides direct contact to pregnant women and infants as identified through the Healthy Start Screening process by telephone, text, in client home, and other community locations.  The team provides education and referral to community resources, that address and support maternal and child health through parenting, safe environments, and access to community resources. Other responsibilities will be to conduct Educational visits to community providers; and agencies to assist in advocating as to the importance of early intervention for Healthy Start screening process; as well as other Social Determinants of Health.  Please send resume to Sara Dawson, Program and Contract Manager, at (posted 10/18)