Current Nonprofit Employment Opportunities

We are pleased to make connections between nonprofit organizations and our community. Organizations may submit nonprofit employment opportunities here.

Please note: Dates indicated are the date posted to our employment opportunities page, not the closing date of the opportunity. Contact the Community Foundation at or (515) 883-2626 with questions.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa | Events and Volunteer Management Coordinator
Date: 12-6-19

This position will work closely with the Director of Development, volunteers, board members and other partners to plan, organize and execute special fundraising events to help achieve revenue goals.

Capital Crossroad | Capital Crossroads Director
Date: 11-15-19

The Capital Crossroads Director serves as the front line representing the Capital Crossroads Chairs.

City of West Des Moines | Rapid Re-Housing Assistant (Grant Funded)
Date: 11-27-19

This position will evaluate cases and identify targeted support services and assistance, including financial and community resources that will empower program participants to achieve housing stability

Community Support Advocates | Client Advocate
Date: 12-9-19

The Client Advocate is FT with flexible day hours and great benefits. Work within a team to support adults or teens with mental health or disabilities to work, live and play within their communities.

Des Moines Symphony | Director of Development
Date: 12-4-19

The Director of Development serves as a key member of the Symphony's administrative leadership team. Seeking an energetic, motivated, creative, and experienced individual.

DMARC | Part- Time Mobile Pantry
Date: 11-12-19

The purpose of this position is to assist with the operation of the DMARC Mobile Food Pantries. This is a part-time 20 hour position. The shifts varying between 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Dorothy's House | Direct Care - Part Time
Date: 11-4-19

Direct Care workers with Dorothy's House build relationships with participants in restoration and support them in achieving their goals. Duties include light household, transportation, and engagement

Dorothy's House | Direct Care - Part Time
Date: 11-4-19

Direct Care workers with Dorothy's House build relationships with participants in restoration and support them in achieving their goals. Duties include light household, transportation, and engagement

Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity | Donor Relations and Events Manager
Date: 12-10-19

The Donor Relations Manager works as a member of the Development Team to raise funds to support the organization's mission of building homes, communities, and hope.

Heartland Youth Choir | Director of Development
Date: 11-21-19

This a part-time position responsible for coordinating and driving fundraising, sponsorship and development opportunities for the choir.

Holy Family Catholic School | Advancement Director
Date: 11-18-19

Part time advancement position being hired by The Holy Family Catholic School Foundation. Ideal part time fundraising role. Please contact Steve Whitty at for information.

Iowa Architectural Foundation (IAF) | Administrative/Program Coordinator
Date: 11-19-19

Part-time, 8 hrs a week. Word, Excel. QuickBooks, Mailchimp. Website, organizing, e-newsletter, data mgt, clerical, programs, events, social media, publicity. Flexible hours, some possibly remote.

LifeServe Blood Center | Contact Center - Donor Recruitment Specialist
Date: 11-4-19

Perform telephone recruitment to schedule appointments with our generous blood donors. Update donor information or schedules and maintain confidentiality. Convey the big picture of saving lives.

One Iowa | Communications and Development Coordinator
Date: 11-25-19

This person will be responsible for communications, marketing, grant writing/administration and working with the executive director to execute the organization's development plan.

Practical Farmers of Iowa | Next Generation Coordinator
Date: 11-26-19

This new, full-time position will work to help beginning farmers succeed in establishing farm businesses; increase opportunities for youth and Latinos in agriculture; and farm transfer.

The Nature Conservancy | Communications Specialist
Date: 12-3-19

The Communications Specialist works on a variety of writing and digital communications, as well as carrying out the chapter's communications plan.

The U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants | Development Associate
Date: 8-28-19

The Development Associate position supports the revenue growth and diversification of the field office and is responsible for cultivating, promoting, and stewarding all grant-writing and proposals.

The U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants | Field Office Director
Date: 10-25-19

The Field Office Director acts as USCRI's senior representative in Des Moines, IA and is responsible for the overall management of the field office as well as its programs and operations.

YESS | Resident Advisors
Date: 10-4-19

Resident Advisors maintain a safe, nurturing environment for children living within YESS' emergency shelter under the guidance of the Unit Supervisor.

YSS | Meal Program Coordinator
Date: 11-14-19

The Meal Program Coordinator has primary responsibility for overall operation of the Kitchen and Meal Program at the Youth Opportunity Center in Des Moines. Two years of experience is required.

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