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 info@desmoinesfoundation.org or (515) 883-2626 with questions.

Alzheimer's Association | Director of Communications
Date: 1-8-20

The Communications Director will provide management level leadership and implementation of marketing, communications, media relations, event sponsorship, brand management and audience development.

Alzheimer's Association | Director of Public Policy
Date: 1-29-20

The Director of Public Policy directs and manages Iowa's public policy/advocacy efforts as well as the Ambassador Program for Congressional Advocacy throughout the state.

Boone County Endowment Foundation | Philanthropy Director
Date: 2-14-20

Boone County Endowment Foundation (BCEF) is seeking a contracted professional to serve as their Philanthropy Director.

Catholic Charities - Des Moines, Iowa | Program Manager - Refugee Resettlement
Date: 2-20-20

Provide oversight and management of the refugee resettlement program. Including the fiscal, operational, administrative, staff management, quality practices, grant writing and reporting functions.

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.

Easterseals Iowa | Assistant Director, Donor Relations
Date: 1-28-20

The Assistant Director, Donor Relations for Easterseals Iowa is will be building and maintaining relationships with donors and volunteers. They will have a fundraising goal of $400,000 annually.

EveryStep | Foundation Events Coordinator
Date: 2-10-20

The foundation events coordinator is a dynamic and creative professional fundraiser responsible for securing new sponsors & income, executing fundraising programs & events, & developing relationships.

Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humantity | Donor Relations and Events Manager
Date: 2-7-20

The Donor Relations and Events 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.

iJAG | Program Manager
Date: 2-25-20

iJAG is seeking a statewide manager responsible for supervising and monitoring iJAG Specialists' quality program implementation. The successful candidate will have passion and purpose that aligns with

Iowa State University | Principal Gifts Specialist
Date: 1-28-20

Duties are creating bio briefings for fundraising calls and athletic events hosted by ISU/ISU foundation leadership, running reports on key program metrics acting as resource for strategy meetings.

Iowa State University Foundation | Director of Development - College of Human Sciences
Date: 1-29-20

As a Director of Development, you will meet frequently with donors face-to-face, working each day to connect their philanthropic interests with campus priorities and cultivating relationships.

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.

LifeServe Blood Center | Product Management Technician
Date: 1-27-20

Join our team! LifeServe Blood Center is looking for a F/T Product Management Technician. Interested applicants can check our website: https://www.lifeservebloodcenter.org/about-us/join-our-team/

LSI | Therapist - LPHA - Refugees, Immigrants, and Families
Date: 2-19-20

Provide therapy and counseling assessments in a community-based setting and in a residential setting. Demonstrate the ability to deliver services in a culturally & linguistically appropriate manner.

Simpson College | Director of Foundation and Government Support Programs
Date: 1-7-20

This position is the primary grant/proposal writer for the College overseeing all aspects of the grant writing process including researching, composing, editing, tracking, reporting and stewarding.

Simpson College | Advancement Gifts Officer
Date: 1-7-20

This position works collaboratively and strategically with the fundraising team and all members of the Simpson Community to advance the mission of the College.

The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement | Associate Director of Public Policy
Date: 1-21-20

Position focus on public policy related to workforce/financial security: employment, organized labor/collective bargaining, financial literacy, pensions, defined contribution plans & social security.

YSS | BHIS Street Outreach Youth Advocate
Date: 1-13-20

The Behavioral Health Intervention Services (BHIS) Street Outreach Youth Advocate dual role will serve participants at our Des Moines location. A Bachelor's degree is required. Apply on our website.

YSS | Development Director
Date: 1-24-20

The Development Director is responsible for private fundraising and the securing of assets for the growth and development of the YSS Foundation. A B.A. + 4 years of experience required. Apply online.

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