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Are you looking for a career that’s fulfilling and passion-driven? You've come to the right place! A strong nonprofit community takes a motivated, inspired, educated and efficient workforce. The Institute for Nonprofit Innovation and Excellence strives to match passionate individuals with the right organization through our job bank.  Please read the job descriptions posted below and check back frequently as this page is updated often.



The Legal Aid Foundation of the Tallahassee Bar Association, Inc. (“LAF”) assists Leon County citizens with no-cost legal help in civil matters. For income-qualified citizens, we match clients with volunteer attorneys for legal representation. The Intake Specialist is responsible for smooth daily operation of the front office, serving clients, staff, volunteers, and the Board of Directors. As the first person our clients encounter, the successful candidate will combine attention to detail, time efficiency, and organizational skills with a positive personality, a listening ear, and a desire to make a difference.


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  • Answer calls, return messages, and document call outcomes.
  • Ensure that all “daily work” resulting from client intake and referral is carried out properly: making referrals, explaining/receiving applications, etc.
  • General office duties: email and print correspondence, copying, mailing, filing, office material restocking, open/date stamp all mail, and keeping front office and lounge area in order.   
  • Compile statistical information relating to service and referrals on a daily basis and furnish reports on a monthly basis.
  • Learn and be able to explain LAF programs to clients seeking legal help.
  • Listen to client concerns, referring to other community/legal resources as appropriate, such as 2-1-1 Big Bend, Refuge House, the Clerk of the Courts, and the Public Defenders Office.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Assist the Executive Director in preparation for Board meetings, grant preparation, events and mailings.


  • Ability to communicate clearly, professionally and courteously with callers.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from volunteers, clients, and the general public.
  • Due to diverse clientele, Spanish fluency is a plus.
  • Ability to solve practical problems where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) required.
  • Comfort with online database work (training provided).
  • Basic graphic design software skills (Publisher, Acrobat) is a plus.

$10.00/hour (no benefits or paid leave except for court holidays)
Monday-Friday 9am-1pm
Location: LAF office, 301 S. Monroe St., Suite 108, inside the Leon County Courthouse

How to Apply:
Email your resume and a short statement of interest to Executive Director Darby Kerrigan Scott at as soon as possible. 






Each of our Resource Development Directors is critical to our organization raising the money that makes fulfilling our mission possible. They manage portfolios of revenue, are responsible for meeting goals, and work collaboratively across the organization. Our Resource Development Directors are excited by challenges and working in a fast-paced environment. They are innovative and creative strategists building lasting donor relationships throughout UWBB’s eight county footprint. They are detail oriented in the planning and execution of all fundraising activities. They serve as public representatives of the organization. 

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  • Fostering relationships with our corporate partners'  CEOs to build internal programs that increase financial support for UWBB while simultaneously enhancing our corporate partners’ community footprint. 
  • Ensuring campaign fundraising goals are achieved. 
  • Training corporate partners on strategies for executing successful workplace campaigns; collaborating with executives and key volunteers to plan and implement workplace and year round engagement strategies.
  • Monitoring key fundraising trends/issues; communicating their implications and challenges to Vice President of Resource Development with suggested action. 
  • Ensure UWBB's community impact's ROI messaging is effectively communicated to current and prospective donors. 


  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 3-5 years working in fundraising or sales with a record of success 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Demonstrated excellence in project management, communication and organizational skills
  • An ability to work in a cross-functional, fast paced work environment
  • Access to reliable transportation, proof of insurance, and a valid driver's license 

How to Apply:
Please submit the following to united by Friday, April 21, 2017

1) Cover letter: providing qualifications, experiences, and past success in fundraising
2) Resume/CV
3) Compensation requirements




United Way of the Big Bend is looking for a new resource development VP they are critical to the organization by raising the money that makes fulfilling our mission possible. This individual oversees a staff of 6 (2 full-time and 4 part-time), manages portfolios of revenue, is responsible for the development team meeting goals, and works collaboratively across the organization. The successful candidate will be detailed oriented in directing, planning, and executing all fundraising activities. This role serves as a public representative of the organization. 

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  • Setting annual campaign goal
  • Creating a strategic and systematic fundraising plan for individuals, institutional and workplace giving
  • Monitoring key fundraising trends/issues; communicating their implications and challenges to UWBB’s Pres/CEO with suggested action 
  • Leading and directing our organization’s efforts with our corporate partners’ workplace campaign, including working with CEO’s/Senior Management to implement strategies to increase leadership giving in the workplace campaigns 
  • Maintaining a high visibility in key workplace campaigns 
  • In partnership with UWBB’s Pres/CEO and Board Chair, working closely with UWBB’s board to inspire greater participation in development efforts while capitalizing on board members resources, talents, and networks
  • Engaging every staff member in fundraising and elevating the profile of UWBB 
  • Working with Community Impact staff to integrate initiatives into our corporate partners’ workplace
  • Ensuring that UWBB maintains a culture where donor stewardship is a priority
  • Reviewing and enhancing the capacity of staff and infrastructure to achieve development goals 


  • Bachelor's Degree Required
  • Four years working in fundraising or sales with a record of success 
  • Successful leadership with a nonprofit organization achieving fundraising goals in a senior executive role with supervisory experience
  • Ability to manage a comprehensive fundraising campaign, as well as motivate and mentor staff while increasing performance 
  • A strategic thinker with a relentless focus on improving systems and coordinating efforts 
  • Demonstrated success in personally cultivating, soliciting and securing financial support from diverse sources – including major donors, foundations and corporations 
  • Experience building, leading, facilitating and managing a fundraising team comprised of community volunteers
  • Proven ability to work in a cross-functional, fast paced work environment and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite 

How to Apply:
Please submit the following to by Friday, April 21, 2017
1) Cover Letter
2) Resume/CV
3) Compensation requirements 




The Florida Dental Association is looking for it's new coordinator of Foundation affairs. They will be responsible for assisting the Director of Foundation Affairs with the coordination and implementation of general foundation activity, including the coordination of projects, programs, and special event fundraisers. 

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  • Supports the FDA Foundation's mission statement and strategic plan
  • Responsible for assisting the Director in the coordination and implementation of general foundation activity 
    • Helps schedule and prepare meetings
    • Assists with professional correspondence
    • Handles all communications
    • Assists with expense reports and purchase orders
    • Prepares and distributes FDA board meeting packets and minutes 
  • Assists with fundraising, planning, coordination and execution of the Florida Mission of Mercy program 
  • Assists with the management of the Project: Dentists Care Proram
  • Responsible for grant application, management of all program grants, and grant reporting
  • Responsible for researching prospective donors, sponsors, and granting organizations
  • Maintains database records for current and prospective donors


  • Possess organizational skills, ability to organize projects and the work of others
  • Works well independently and as part of a team
  • Able to effectively select from established alternative and modify approaches 
  • Analyzes information following established methods, not requiring the employees own opinion
  • Exercises leadership over others, but does not have actual supervisory authority
  • Possess advanced level of professional skills (written and verbal communication, computational and computer skills)
  • Knowledge of fundraising and grant writing
  • Understanding of nonprofit organizational structure and board relations, preferred but not required 

Pay level will be determined by a contribution assessment and associated pay range position which is included below:

Pay Level 1: Entry level
Pay Level 2: Developing
Pay Level 3: Fully Functioning 


How to Apply: Email a resume and cover letter to as soon as possible. 



Overview: The Big Bend Continuum of Care, Inc. is a new organization branching off of the Big Bend Homeless Coalition and they are looking for their new executive director!! This position will be responsible for all aspects of operations including policy development and strategic planning, operational administration, development, and financial management.  

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For more information please contact:
Sylvia W. Smith
Executive Director  
Big Bend Homeless Coalition


Budget and Grant Manager 

$45,000 - $55,000 per year


Veterans Florida seeks a well-organized and experienced individual for the position of Budget and Grant Manager. The Budget and Grant Manager is part of the executive team and responsible for developing, maintaining, and monitoring the organization’s budgets and budgetary process. The Budget and Grant Manager operates and supervises the organization’s primary grant program. Additionally, the Budget and Grant Manager organizes Board Meetings and other events, and assists the executive team where necessary. The Budget and Grant Manager reports to the Chief Operating Officer and supports the Executive Director and Board of Directors.


  • Assist with development the annual operational budget, annual Legislative Budget Request, and legislative budget amendments with the executive team.
  • Track basic accounting activities and ensures expenditures are within budgetary limits.
  • Prepare documents for annual financial audits.
  • Pay invoices and manage both accounts payable and receivable.
  • Create monthly program expenditure reports and invoices for reporting to and reimbursement from the State.
  • Work with contract CPA firm(s) to coordinate annual Financial Statement Audit and prepare the compliance filings including the Federal Form 990.
  • Provide technical assistance to grant applicants and recipients including assistance with contract agreements, budgets and schedules and reconcile grantees’ quarterly activities with the contracted scope of work.
  • Conduct periodic field, phone, or electronic audits of grant program recipients.
  • Maintain files and a record-keeping system.
  • Manage the administration and logistical support to the corporate headquarters.
  • Coordinate logistics for Board of Director’s meetings to include site location, audiovisual and food and beverage service, travel arrangements for Board members, and processing pay travel vouchers for Board and staff meetings.
  • Provide administrative duties as needed by the executive team to include calendars, meeting schedules, travel arrangements, production of reports, etc. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in budget planning, development, and monitoring activities.
  • Strong strategic, analytical, and organizational skills.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Commitment to working with shared leadership and in cross-functional teams.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at a time.
  • Demonstrated experience working with senior level executives.
  • Ability to travel at least once a quarter.
  • Bachelor’s degree: Preferably in accounting, business management, or a similar field of study.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with cloud-based work-productivity software, such as Google for Work and Quickbooks Online.
  • Knowledge of state government, state budgeting, and legislative operations and processes.

Key Competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Formal presentation skills.
  • Organization and planning.
  • Strategic thinking.
  • Problem analysis, diagnosis, and solving.
  • Adaptability.
  • Judgment.
  • Decision-making.

About Veterans Florida:

Veterans Florida is a 501(c)3 non profit created by the State of Florida to:

  • Attract and retain Veterans and their families by connecting them to employment, training, and educational opportunities
  • Strengthen Florida businesses by educating them on the value and skillsets Veterans bring to the workforce and providing training resources for their Veteran hires
  • Enhance the entrepreneurial skills of Veterans
  • Veterans Florida lives by the values of Integrity, Service, Caring, Commitment, and Excellence, is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and actively seeks veteran employees under Florida’s veterans’ preference.

If you are interested, please submit a resume to



Director of Food Resources

Full-time Exempt


Position Summary

The Director of Food Resources plays a vital role in managing all aspects of food and grocery product procurement.   This position has oversight and responsibility for product procurement from the following channels: local and regional food donors, purchase program vendors, other food banks, Florida Association of Food Banks, Society of St. Andrew and Feeding America.

This position is responsible for the oversight and policy direction of the Food Resources Department, including establishing and maintaining relationships with food donors from various markets, as well as supervising other department managers and employees, including the Food Resources and Transportation Manager.  A high degree of commitment, availability, flexibility, and dependability is essential for success in this position.

This position maintains the America’s Second Harvest of the Big Bend’s standards and supports the overall mission of the organization.

You will uphold our mission: Fighting Hunger, Feeding Hope

Job Responsibilities: Program Oversight and Administration

1. Under direction of the Executive Director, sets goals and objectives for Food Resources Department

2. Participates in budget planning related to the Food Resources Department

3. Coordinates with Development Department to develop annual marketing plan to guide solicitation efforts

4. Creates food solicitation policies, procedures and related materials for donor segments and other channels

5. Creates and assists in producing food solicitation related marketing materials for donor segments

6. Creates, implements and monitors work plans for Food Resources Department employees

7. Creates and maintains tools and reports for tracking and measuring food procurement results

8. Maintains relationship with Program and Services Department and Operations Department in the development of new or additional policies and procedures related to special food programs and needs

9. Provides leadership and direction to managers and directors responsible for managing USDA, and soliciting local and national donations, food drives as well as other programs developed to expand ASHBB ability to obtain quality product.


Job Responsibilities: Product Solicitation and Procurement

1. Oversee and manage all food sourcing and procurement activities across all material cost types.

2. Contacts food industry representatives on a regular basis, keeping them informed about our organization and soliciting their support through donations

3. Coordinates with Development Department to hosts industry visits and tours of the food bank demonstrating the mission of the food bank and the importance of donors in the communities we serve

4. Cultivates and develops new donors within service area by maintaining awareness of potential and existing donors in the primary, secondary and other markets

5. Assists other resourcing staff in cultivating relationships with potential donors from the manufacturing and agricultural market, and other markets

6. Participates in decision making regarding acceptance of product (including non-perishable food, salvage, produce, prepared/perishable food products, and other product). Arranges the acceptance of product from national, regional, and local channels following established decision making guidelines

7. Contacts donors by phone and in person to secure donation commitments

8. Maintains and nurtures donor relationships through periodic visits, phone calls, thank you letters; encourages participation in food bank events whenever possible

9. Responds to special needs and requirements of donors

10. Troubleshoots problems preventing or limiting donor participation

11. Creates and implements donor retention and recognition policies and procedures in coordination with Development Department

12. Assists in monitoring of donated product to ensure correct receipting

13. Responsible for purchasing food and other product from appropriate vendors

14. Review of product offerings from Feeding America’s Choice System, bidding on product as appropriate to our needs and budget

15. Maintains positive relationships with other food banks, secures product as appropriate

16. Secures third party transportation for delivery of product to warehouse 


Responsibilities: Other Duties

1. Makes public presentations and attends tabling events as appropriate to communicate ASHBB mission, programs and services

2. Represents the organization professionally, maintains positive public relations and exceptional customer service.

3. Performs general administration and office duties

4. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


Required Qualifications (knowledge, skills, abilities, competencies)

Education:  Four year degree in marketing or social service field, or four years experience in related field.  Knowledge of food banking systems and practices. 

Experience:  Minimum of 3 to 5 years of progressive experience and responsibility in a procurement and supervisory position

Understanding of warehouse and inventory control systems and practices. 

Ability to work in partnerships with other staff.

Ability to persuade, negotiate, and convince donors to make contributions to the organization

Ability to manage multiple and complex projects

Strong supervisory skills, verbal and written communication skills, judgment and decision-making skills

Ability to work well with ever changing priorities and or situations

Must be a self-starter who can work well with people at all levels both in and out of the organization

Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality in all duties

Computer skills with experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


Compensation and Benefits:

The position pays $46,000 - $50,440 with excellent benefits.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop; kneel, crouch, and taste or smell.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust and focus. 


Work Environment


The work environment described here is representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Internal and External Candidates may submit your resume and cover letters to