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.

American Heart Association | Communications Director
Date: 8-26-21

Will set and execute our communications strategy to promote AHA health/development priorities in the Des Moines and East IA markets including earned/paid media, social media, PSAs & media advocacy.

Anawim Housing | Program Manager
Date: 10-4-21

Program Manager works to support individuals experiencing homelessness who have a disability with housing and self-sufficiency through our scattered site Permanent Supportive Housing program.

Anawim Housing / Allterra Property Solutions | Customer Service and Data Entry Assistant
Date: 9-22-21

This position serves as the first point of contact for walk-ins and phone customers who are applying for housing or are current residents. High level of customer service and support needed

Animal Rescue League of Iowa | Groomer
Date: 10-11-21

The Animal Rescue League of Iowa is seeking a full-time groomer to work with all types of animals. The position will be responsible for helping pets at the ARL feel and look better through grooming.

Animal Rescue League of Iowa | Animal Services Officer
Date: 10-11-21

The Animal Rescue League of Iowa (ARL) is recruiting a full-time Animal Services Officer to help with the enforcement of local animal control laws and ordinances.

Animal Rescue League of Iowa | Staff Veterinarian
Date: 10-6-21

The ARL is seeking an experienced veterinarian. Qualified candidates should have at least 3 years of experience in a shelter or private practice, or equivalent.

Blank Park Zoo | Rental and Sales Manager
Date: 10-6-21

Blank Park Zoo is looking for a reliable, enthusiastic, self-starter who is highly motivated to manage all rental and group sales accounts.

Civic Music Association | Executive Director
Date: 9-28-21

The CMA Executive Director is responsible for executing the strategic direction of the organization leading donor engagement activities, providing overall leadership and management of the organization

Civic Music Association | Business Manager
Date: 9-28-21

Manage the daily operational activities of the organization. Monitor the organizations financial situation ensuring all business functions stay in line with the budget. Manage the organization's P&L

Civic Music Association | Patron Services Coordinator
Date: 9-28-21

Manage concert and education event details and logistics, coordinating, and managing front of house duties at concerts. Support marketing and development efforts. Maintain the donor database.

Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines | Administrative Assistant
Date: 9-13-21

The Administrative Assistant provides administrative support to the Community Foundation Community Impact and Charitable Giving Departments.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation | Development Manager
Date: 9-10-21

Responsible for managing special events and programs, generating revenue, renewing, cultivating, and upgrading committee members, team leaders and sponsors. Donor centric model.

Dental Connections, Inc. | Executive Director
Date: 10-5-21

Leader of a nonprofit dental clinic established in 1919 with a legacy of providing access and removing barriers to quality oral health care through community outreach & meaningful patient connections.

Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority | Fixed Route Operator
Date: 6-30-21

Operate assigned diesel and gasoline powered buses and variety of DART vehicles safely and effectively; to follow established company policies and procedures regarding the transportation of passengers

Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority | Paratransit Operator
Date: 6-30-21

Provide essential door-to-door transportation service to children, elderly and/or passengers with disabilities through the safe operation of wheelchair accessible mini-buses and transit authority vans

Des Moines Metro Opera | Development Manager
Date: 9-2-21

Oversees donor acknowledgements, tracking, and executing multi-medium annual fund and public funding solicitation strategy.

Des Moines Metro Opera | Director of Communications and Donor Engagement
Date: 9-2-21

The position is the company's chief storyteller, recognizing opportunities for a story that will connect stakeholders to the company and understanding the best media with which to tell the story.

Dorothy's House | Care Coach
Date: 9-30-21

The Care Coach PRN is an extension of a Care Team designed to ensure the schedules of the home are met while supporting the participants in their routines.

Drake University | Cashier
Date: 10-3-21

This position provides outstanding customer service to our students and families regarding their university bill. We offer competitive wages, generous benefits, and amazing co-workers.

Drake University | Advancement Officer
Date: 7-26-21

Cultivate and solicit major gift prospects with a capacity to make an outright or deferred gift in excess of $50,000, whose interests are primarily in Drake University.

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