Current Nonprofit Employment Opportunities

We are pleased to make connections between nonprofit/philanthropic 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.

Ames Romero House | Executive Director
Date: 7-8-24

The Executive Director is the public-facing figure of the Ames Romero House in partnership with the Board of Directors and the Managing Director.

Animal Rescue League of Iowa | Event Associate
Date: 7-10-24

Planning and executing a variety of fundraising events that directly support our mission. Please see job posting for full details of this position. 🐾

Des Moines Water Works Park Foundation | Executive Director
Date: 5-29-24

The Executive Director reports to the President of the Board of Directors and is responsible for achieving DMWWPF's mission and overseeing all business, finance, and affairs of the Foundation.

Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity | Construction Intern
Date: 3-8-24

Our interns lead small groups of volunteers, ensuring that they learn about Habitat programs and build processes while on the work sites. Interns must have a willingness to coach and serve.

Grinnell College | Outdoor Recreation Assistant
Date: 7-8-24

Grinnell College is seeking an Outdoor Recreation Assistant who will assist in the logistical planning, coordination, and operation of the Grinnell Outdoor Recreation Program (GORP)

Grinnell College | Scheduling and Events Assistant
Date: 6-5-24

The Scheduling and Events Assistant provides administrative support for conference operations (scheduling, services, etc.).

Grinnell College | Associate Vice President of Communications and Marketing
Date: 6-20-24

This is your opportunity to work with stakeholders across campus and in the broader alumni and Grinnell communities to shape and enhance our brand, voice, and content strategy.

Hope Ministries | Stewardship and Events Specialist
Date: 7-3-24

Provides support and coordination of Development department activities including fundraising and donor stewardship events, major donor cultivation and more.

Hoyt Sherman Place Foundation | HOUSE MANAGER
Date: 5-31-24

The House Manager executes the protocols for front-of-house operations on a show-by-show basis, while maintaining patron comfort, patron safety, and the highest level of customer service.

Iowa State University Foundation | Assistant/Associate Director of Data Analytics
Date: 7-1-24

Create data dashboards, utilize dashboards and large datasets to draw meaningful conclusions and inform business practices, and communicate data findings to a variety of audiences.

Iowa State University Foundation | Director of Development - College of Human Sciences
Date: 6-28-24

Raise major gifts for high-priority projects within the College of Human Sciences and Iowa State University. Identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward major gift donors.

Iowa State University Foundation | Assistant / Associate Director of Communications
Date: 6-24-24

This writer will develop strategy and write copy for various publications and marketing materials across all communication channels. Also supervise student writers.

Iowa State University Foundation | Director of Development - College of Engineering
Date: 6-24-24

Raise major gifts for high-priority projects within the College of Engineering and Iowa State University. Identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward major gift donors.

NAMI Iowa | Marketing and Communications Manager
Date: 7-9-24

The Marketing and Communications Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive marketing and communications plan for NAMI Iowa and for the Iowa ORS.

NAMI Iowa | Team Leader
Date: 7-9-24

The NAMI Iowa Team Leader is responsible for coordination, operations, and outreach for mental health disaster relief.

Plymouth Church | Director of Children, Teens, and Families
Date: 6-4-24

Plymouth is seeking a candidate who is passionate about helping children and teens develop their faith in today’s world.

The Wallace Centers of Iowa | Development and Marketing Manager
Date: 7-9-24

Driving the strategy for philanthropic and marketing activities, this is a key and impactful role in carrying on the Wallace family legacy of connecting food, land and people.

YMCA of Greater Des Moines | STEAM Program Coordinator
Date: 10-5-23

This position directly manages the STEAM program for youth and is responsible for the oversight of the program, planning, management, and supervision of staff.

YMCA of Greater Des Moines | Girls on the Run Program Executive
Date: 7-2-24

The Girls on the Run Program Executive is responsible for maintaining the program to accomplish the mission and reach the annual goals.

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