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

The Charitable Giving Coordinator provides support to enhance the function of the Charitable Giving and Affiliate Teams. The Charitable Giving Coordinator ensures current and prospective fund holders receive a personal approach to philanthropy through outstanding customer service. This position works closely with staff on the Charitable Giving and Affiliate Teams to implement strategies to ensure donors’ philanthropic objectives are met, their knowledge of the community is broadened and their relationship with the Community Foundation is strong. The Charitable Giving Coordinator is responsible for providing support to prospective donors, current fund holders, and Community Foundation staff related to fund administration. The Charitable Giving Coordinator is an integral part of Charitable Giving customer service including coordination and support of events.

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