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.





Program Director for the Mercy House for Men

Description: The Program Director will be responsible for the overall direction and supervision of the Mercy House which consists of two dwellings with a capacity of 11 men.  Preferred qualifications include an MS or BS in social work and experience working with formerly incarcerated men. Five years professional work experience may be considered in lieu of the educational requirement. Attention to detail and superior organizational skills, effective written and verbal communication skills, commitment to diversity and a strong and commitment to working with this population are required. 

How to apply: 

  • Send a resume
  • 3 professional references
  • Cover letter detailing your qualifications and reasons for your interest in this leadership position to: Donald Parks, Executive Director, Good News Outreach, at [email protected]




Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) SSVF Outreach and Eligibility Specialist 

Description: The SSVF Program is a federally-funded program designed to provide housing stabilization assistance and services to Veterans and their families who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness. The SSVF Outreach and Eligibility Specialist is a grant-funded, full-time, non-exempt position that reports to the SSVF Program Director. The position works closely with street outreach workers and case managers from area organizations including the Veteran’s Administration and other Veteran serving organizations, to identify and assist Veterans who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness. The SSVF Outreach and Eligibility Specialist provides outreach and engagement services, determines SSVF program eligibility, and performs data entry into the HMIS system. The position regularly searches for unsheltered Veterans to assess needs and coordinate access to services. The position requires a high level of cooperation and teamwork. 

How to apply:  

Applications will be taken by email only

Please send cover letter, resume and completed BBHC job application to [email protected]. The Big Bend Homeless Coalition job application can be found at under the employment tab.  Please write “SSVF Outreach/Eligibility Specialist” in the subject line of your email. This position closes on August 26th at 8:00 a.m. 


Come join a vibrant and passionate team at Second Harvest of the Big Bend.  Nestled in the Big Bend area of north Florida only an hour from the Gulf of Mexico’s world famous beaches.  Tallahassee is the state capital and features a vibrant culture celebrating the arts, sports, award-winning parks and trails, state and local politics, two universities and a community college.  At the same time, Tallahassee is a progressive and welcoming community offering fine medical care, diverse educational opportunities, and a high quality of life. 

Second Harvest’s working environment is focused on team collaboration and an expectation of excellence, while maintaining a healthy work-life balance.  


Program Coordinator

Description: Coordinates the food ordering, food delivery, partner agency management and other program-related activities for Second Harvest’s Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP), Backpack Program (BPP), Afterschool Meals Program (AMP), Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), and Senior Grocery Program (SGP).

 Spends about fifty percent of time on the CSFP program, focusing on end-client recruitment, food distribution, and record keeping of USDA foods to participating agencies within selected North Florida counties. The remaining fifty percent of time will be distributed among Second Harvest’s Afterschool Meals Program, Summer Food Service Program, Senior Grocery Program and the Backpack Program.

Assists with driving duties, and any other duties assigned.

How to apply: Interested candidates may apply with your cover letter and resume by emailing [email protected]For more information, please visit Second Harvest of the Big Bend.


Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Description: The CEO is responsible for ASHBB’s overall daily administration and management, including staff, programs, facilities, finances, funding, events, and partnerships.  Guided by the 15-member Board of Directors, the CEO’s primary focus will be to ensure that the ASHBB’s services and funding relationships meet or exceed strategic goals and objectives.  Areas of responsibility include both oversight of internal operations and external affairs.  Specific job duties include: operations & food supply, personnel management, fiscal management, planning & development and communication & public relations. 

How to apply: To be considered for this position, please forward your resume and cover letter by 5:00 pm, August 16, 2019 to Velva Knapp, Executive Search Committee at  [email protected]. For more information, please visit Second Harvest of the Big Bend


Director of Philanthropy

Description: Developing a culture of philanthropy within Second Harvest and the community will insure a sustainable funding base that will allow us to grow and further implement our vision of a hunger-free North Florida.  The Director of Philanthropy is responsible for integrating that philosophy in all we do and for executing annual and long-range fund development plans to ensure continued growth in giving. 

How to apply: Interested candidates must submit their cover letter and resume to [email protected]. For more information, please visit Second Harvest of the Big Bend.


Junior Achievement Big Bend - Community Volunteers Needed

If you are passionate about entrepreneurship, work-readiness and financial literacy education, please consider becoming a Junior Achievement Big Bend volunteer. 

Junior Achievement (JA) is the nation’s oldest and largest organization dedicated to giving young people, K-12, the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices.  Work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills are taught by volunteers from the business community.  JA Big Bend provides the materials, scheduling and training necessary to deliver world-class financial literacy programs and provide relevant, hands-on experiences for over 3,000 students annually in our local area.

Currently, JA Big Bend is seeking volunteers who have a passion for preparing our young people for the world of work!

JA Career Success, reaches nearly 400 high school students annually in Leon County high schools.  JA Career Success equips students with the tools and skills required to earn

and keep a job and educates students about the jobs available in high-growth career industries.

Time Commitment:  (7) 50-minute classroom sessions, taught one day each week for 7 weeks; October thru November; training is approximately one-hour; lunch provided

Training Dates:  August 27-OR-August 29, 11:30-1:00

JA Big Bend is also seeking volunteers who have a passion for entrepreneurship!

JA Be Entrepreneurial, reaches 1,000-1,500 high school students annually in all of our local high schools.  JA volunteers challenge students to start “thinking” entrepreneurial and teaches them the essential elements of practical business planning using the Business Model Canvas.

Time Commitment:  (6) 50-minute classroom sessions, taught one day each week for 6 weeks; October thru November; training is approximately one-hour; lunch provided

Training Dates:  August 22-OR-August 28, 11:30-1:00

Contact Kristi Strickland at 850-544-5510; [email protected] 

Learn more about Junior Achievement Big Bend at 

Membership & Marketing Coordinator

Overview:  The Institute for Nonprofit Innovation and Excellence (INIE) works to strengthen the capacity and impact of the nonprofit sector through advocacy, education and collaboration. Currently, we are seeking a part-time Membership & Marketing Coordinator to facilitate membership recruitment and retention strategies, high member engagement, preparing and implementing annual PR and Marketing Plan to include preparing internal and external communications and supervising interns, attending INIE and community events and other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Location:  Institute for Nonprofit Innovation and Excellence

300 W. Pensacola Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301

Phone: 850-201-9766

Supervisor:   Executive Director


The ideal candidate for this position has:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft 360
  • Knowledge of digital marketing platforms to include social media, WordPress, HTML, Canva, MailChimp
  • A great attitude and work ethic
  • Stellar organizational skills
  • The ability to work independently & complete tasks on deadline
  • An aptitude for details and getting it right
  • Excellent communications skills – both oral and written
  • An interest in nonprofit organizations
  • Supervisory experience (preferred, but not required)

Hours and Days:  The Membership & Marketing Coordinator will work 20 hours per week (75% of time focused on membership retention and recruitment and 25% focused on marketing). While most of these will fall during normal office hours (8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday). The schedule may vary to include some evenings and weekends.

Compensation:  $10/hour

To Apply:   Please email a cover letter, resume and reference to [email protected]