Career Opportunities

The Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines improves quality of life for all by promoting charitable giving, connecting donors with causes they care about and providing leadership on important community issues. We're simply better together.

If you share this commitment to community, consider joining our team.

Charitable Giving Coordinator

Nothing brings us more joy than promoting greater giving and connecting people with causes they care about. If that idea excites you, consider joining our team! The Charitable Giving Coordinator plays a key role in the success of charitable giving across Iowa. Partnering closely with the Charitable Giving and Affiliate Teams, this role provides support to donors and the team to make a positive impact.

Learn more about this position, apply now or contact Lynne Yontz with any questions.

Senior Director of Community Impact

Providing leadership on important community issues is at the core of what we do every day, and we’re looking for someone with a heart for the Greater Des Moines community to join us in that mission. The Senior Director of Community Impact will oversee exciting opportunities like the Impact Investing Program, Leadership and Strategic Alignment grants and elevating the priorities of the Community Foundation to potential grantseekers. This role will be part of and facilitate important community conversations working closely with nonprofit leaders, grantmaker colleagues and community partners to advance regional goals and implement effective solutions for Greater Des Moines.

Learn more about this position, apply now or contact Angie Dethlefs-Trettin with any questions.


Pillars of Purpose

At the heart of all we do is the belief we are truly better together. This is more than a tagline we’ve become known for; it frames the internal culture we have built and embrace. The staff team of the Community Foundation created the Pillars of Purpose to outline the commitment we have toward each other, our community and the Community Foundation.

  • We believe our mission matters. The Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines improves quality of life for all by promoting charitable giving, connecting donors with causes they care about and providing leadership on important community issues…we’re simply better together. Every person, role, function and task make our mission work.
  • We work better together. We value collaboration, diverse perspectives and open communication. We invest in, value and care for each other.
  • We own it. We take pride in and responsibility for our role, each other and our home.
  • We lean forward. We give and take space to learn, innovate, lead and inspire.