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.

Assault Care Center Extending Shelter and Support | Development Coordinator
Date: 1-15-20

The primary responsibility of this position is to secure funds from private, foundation, business, civic, and other community entities to support the programs of ACCESS.

Assault Care Center Extending Shelter and Support | Office and Programs Manager
Date: 1-15-20

This position provides leadership, management, and support to all aspects of ACCESS operations. It will serve as supervisor to team leads and as the main human resource point of contact for the agency

Camp Fire Heart of Iowa | Executive Director
Date: 12-16-19

The Executive Director/CEO of Camp Fire Heart of Iowa, provides direction and leadership in advancing the Council's mission and strategically achieving its goals and objectives.

Children and Family Urban Movement | Program Assistant
Date: 1-21-20

Part-time position up to 20 hours a week. Work directly with kids and volunteers in CFUM's out-of-school time programming, including spring and winter break, after school, and summer.

Children's Cancer Connection | Donor Engagement Manager
Date: 1-20-20

The Donor Engagement Manager is directly responsible for securing sponsorships, donations, and funding for programs, special events, and ongoing Children's Cancer Connection needs.

City of Des Moines | Sustainability Program Manager
Date: 1-15-20

This position will design and implement programs for lowering environmental impact in coordination with City Departments, Elected Officials, and various stakeholders.

Des Moines Art Center | Grants and Research Coordinator
Date: 1-15-20

This position is responsible for prospect research, compiling statistical data, managing grant calendar, communicating important deadlines, writing grant applications and preparing associated reports.

Des Moines Christian School | Director of Annual Giving
Date: 1-8-20

Des Moines Christian School seeks an experienced, creative fundraising professional to advance our mission by growing the annual fund of an established and dynamic Christian school.

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.

Environment Iowa | Iowa Climate Defender Organizer
Date: 1-20-20

Climate Defender Organizers are responsible for recruiting, developing and mobilizing powerful teams of concerned Iowans to become climate volunteers in critical communities and on college campuses.

Environment Iowa | Climate Defender Coordinator
Date: 1-20-20

Climate Defender Coordinators are responsible for recruiting, developing and mobilizing powerful teams of concerned Iowans to become climate volunteers.

Great Outdoors Foundation | Great Outdoors Foundation Senior Coordinator
Date: 1-16-20

Act as primary Great Outdoors Foundation administrative, data and communications liaison which includes support for Central Iowa Water Trails (CIWT). Provide executive administrative support

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.

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.

Living History Farms | Deputy Director, Development
Date: 1-6-20

The Deputy Director, Development has primary responsibility for writing grant requests, securing sponsorships for LHF events, programs and other museum initiatives and preparing reports on the impacts of these secured gifts. This involves developing an annual proposal submission plan, researching potential sponsors for LHF events, preparing grant and sponsorship requests and meeting with prospective sponsors. The Deputy Director, Development works with the Vice President, Development to raise funds for special projects, SMIPs (Site Maintenance & Improvement Projects) and a planned capital campaign.

Prevent Child Abuse Iowa | Director of Program Development
Date: 12-20-19

This position will provide critical leadership in program development and delivery and lead the organization in and hosting the annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference.

Primary Health Care, Inc. | Chief Financial Officer
Date: 12-12-19

Provides leadership for development, implementation, & evaluation of policies & procedures, strategies, & performance of the health center financial functions.

Ruth Harbor | Financial & Database Coordinator
Date: 1-10-20

Part-time position for financial and database operations. Start date is February 24th & includes flexible office hours. Quickbooks, accounts receivable knowledge & budget management required.

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.

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