Nonprofit Career Opportunities

The following organizations are seeking candidates for paid positions. For more information, please contact the organization directly.

To post a job listing, Nonprofit Members of VOLUNTEER Hampton Roads can email the job description to

Development Director - The Elizabeth River Project

The Elizabeth River Project, one of the oldest and largest environmental non-profits in Hampton Roads, Virginia, seeks an experienced Development Director to oversee fundraising in support of the mission, to restore the environmental quality of the Elizabeth River. Send cover letter, resume and three professional references to Marjorie Mayfield Jackson, Executive Director, Elizabeth River Project, 475 Water Street, C103A, Portsmouth, VA 23704. Email OK ( but follow up with hard copy. No phone calls please.
Posted: July 24, 2014

Child Nutrition Coordinator - Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia

The Child Nutrition Coordinator is an important member of our Child Nutrition Program team. This position reports to the Foodbank’s Child Nutrition Manager. This position will coordinate and assist in managing all Child Nutrition outreach programs including Kids Cafe and BackPack sites and their relationship with the Foodbank. If this sounds like the opportunity for you to serve our community and help eliminate hunger, please send your resume and salary history to
Posted: July 23, 2014

Chief Development Officer - ForKids

The Chief Development Officer (CDO) oversees the Development Department of the agency and is directly responsible for all agency development and marketing initiatives. Working closely with the agency’s CEO and COO, the CDO creates and implements the organization’s comprehensive external relations and business development plans, including fundraising cultivation and solicitation initiatives, capital campaigns, production of special events, media and public relations, volunteer management, and development of revenue generating programs. The CDO also works in close cooperation with the Board of Directors, staff, and volunteer leadership. May perform other duties as assigned. The CDO supervises the Grants and Research team and the Fundraising team.  To apply, send resume and cover letter to
Posted: July 23, 2014

Part-Time Coordinator - Communities in Schools of Hampton Roads

The Site Coordinator is responsible for providing effective leadership, training, supervision, administration and coordination of CIS related activities at assigned partner schools. The Site Coordinator reports to the Lead Site Coordinator, and works closely with the Principal and support team at the school.  Applicants of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply by 5:00pm 7/31/14.  CIS is an equal opportunity employer.  To apply, send cover letter, resume, and at least three references to: 

Construction Site Supervisor - Habitat for Humanity of South Hampton Roads

Oversee, supervise and coordinate Habitat SHR residential construction and rehab projects.  Oversee project schedules to ensure a finished project within budget and on schedule. Maintains: Company vehicles, tools, materials, project paper work, and clean and safe work sites. APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT: OR 900 Tidewater Drive Norfolk, VA 23504

Lead Site Coordinator - Communities in Schools of South Hampton Roads

Provide effective leadership, administration and coordination of CIS related activities at assigned partner school. Build and lead a team of site coordinators that does the same. The Lead Site Coordinator reports to the Executive Director. This is a full-time management position (40 hours per week) with benefits which requires travel throughout Hampton Roads. Salary range: $37,000 - $40,000. Applicants of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply by 5:00PM 7/31/14. CIS is an equal opportunity employer. To apply, send cover letter, resume, and at least three references

Bilingual Spanish/English Home Visiting Parent Educator - CHIP of South Hampton Roads

Make a difference in the life of a child! Currently hiring a F/T Home Visiting Parent Educator to provide ongoing parenting education and support for low-income pregnant women and families with children 0-6 as a member of a team alongside an RN. BA/BS in related field required. 1-year experience in field or in home visitation preferred. Parents as Teachers (PAT) certification preferred. Send resume and cover letter to or via fax to: 757-543-9166   No phone calls please.

Visitor Services Associate (part-time) - The Hermitage Museum & Gardens

Visitor Services Associates (VSA) are knowledgeable public representatives of the Hermitage Museum & Gardens. VSA greet visitors, process sales transactions, give tours, provide general information to visitors and direct calls and inquires to appropriate staff members and provide general support as needed. Work hours are Saturday 10-5, Sunday 1-5, and some evenings.$8/hr average of 5 to 15 hours a week. Submit resume and cover letter to Truly Matthews, Education and Visitor Services Manager at No phone calls please.

Fundraising Professional - Alzheimer's Association Southeastern Virginia Chapter

Alzheimer's Association is accepting applications throughout the month of July for an engaging, creative, energetic, and detail-oriented fundraising professional.  This position is responsible for a comprehensive development program that includes corporate giving to support special event fundraising, relationship building & securing new revenue streams.  The preferred candidate must be a team player, have a minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible experience and a proven successful track record in fund development.  Exceptional time and project management skills are a must. Supervisory experience is preferred.  Candidate must have excellent writing and verbal communications skills.  Proficiency in MS Office applications & Internet.  Please email cover letter, salary requirements & resume to:  EOE.

Volunteer Coordinator - Virginia Zoo

The Volunteer Coordinator is a member of the Education Department and is responsible for the coordination and oversight of all Virginia Zoo volunteer programs. Volunteers, also known as the ‘Zoo Crew,’ include Docents, Junior Docents, B.E.A.R.S. (Behavior, Enrichment and Animal Resource Squad), Horticulture, Education Interns, Special Events and other episodic volunteers and groups.  Position requires weekend work schedule. To apply, Please email a cover letter, resume, and references to

Volunteer Coordinator - Susan G. Komen Tidewater

This position is responsible for development and administration of the Affiliate’s volunteer management program. Susan G. Komen for the Cure is a grass roots organization that relies heavily on volunteers to meet our mission of saving lives and ending breast cancer forever. Volunteer management includes (but is not limited to) recruitment, placement, coordination, retention and recognition to ensure a rewarding experience for volunteers and a positive impact on the organization.  To apply, resumes, with cover letter, should be submitted to

Visitor Information Specialist (Part-Time) - Visit Norfolk

VisitNorfolk is looking for a dynamic, outgoing individual to represent Norfolk and the surrounding Coastal Virginia area to tourists, visitors and local residents alike from our brand new, state-of-the-art Mobile Visitor Center. This position requires the operation of a company owned motor vehicle and extensive knowledge of the local area; specifically the amenities and attractions that the City of Norfolk has to offer. Work involves providing detailed and accurate directions to area hotels, restaurants, attractions and businesses with the use of maps and/or the internet, as well as preparing, stocking and selling merchandise. To Apply:  Send your current resume and cover letter to Alysha Fowler, Director of Human Resources at or fax to 757-419-2584 or mail to 232 E Main Street, Norfolk, VA 23510

Director of Development - Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

The director of development is a member of senior management reporting directly to the executive director and works closely with the Board of Trustees. This position oversees all functions related to development and is accountable for building and sustaining relationships in the community to raise awareness, garner support and generate funding for MOCA.  The director of development is primarily responsible for securing individual donations and corporate sponsorships that financially support MOCA’s exhibitions, events and programs both short term and long term. Required qualifications include: bachelor’s degree or above, previous supervisory experience with a proven track record in managerial effectiveness, a veteran development professional with job longevity and demonstrated success in fundraising and donor relations, highly self-motivated and goal oriented. Candidate must possess excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; ability to handle multiple projects at the same time; superior organization and time management skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Position requires reliable transportation, occasional evening and weekend hours. 

Bookkeeper (Part-Time) - Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

This is a part-time position 25 – 30 hours a week, responsible for handling the fundamental aspects of financial recordkeeping for the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), including recording financial transactions accurately, managing accounts payable and receivable, reconciling bank statements monthly, preparing financial statements and reports and assists with budget preparation. The position also preforms essential human resource functions including the processing of payroll, managing 401 (k)retirement accounts and health benefits, maintaining employee personnel files, generating 1099’s and W-2’s. Works closely with the accounting firm that administers the institution’s 401 (k), conducts the annual audit and prepares MOCA’s 990. MOCA’s budget is approximately 1.8 million, 18 full time staff members and 17 part time. Required qualifications include: a minimum of 5 years’ experience, an associate degree in accounting or business administration, or bookkeeper’s certification with work experience or equivalent business experience, as well as knowledge of bookkeeping and generally accepted accounting principles. Candidate must have a working knowledge of QuickBooks accounting software package, proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and math. Candidate must be detail oriented, comfortable interacting with people, and be able to demonstrate good moral character. Individual will need to work extended hours at MOCA’s Boardwalk Art Show held annually on Father’s Day weekend and occasional evenings and weekends as needed for events. 

Direct Care Support Staff (Part-Time) - Hope House Foundation

Hope House Foundation is currently hiring part-time employees to work evenings and weekends. Our support staff work directly with the people receiving services assisting with all activities of daily living. Support staff assist individuals with preparing their meals, maintaining their apartments, completing laundry, medical appointments, recreation and socialization, personal hygiene and any other tasks that the individuals may desire assistance. Hours available on weekdays are generally 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. shifts. We have various shifts open on the weekend in the mornings, afternoons, and evenings. Support staff are matched with a specific location/ team and develop a regular schedule with their supervisor. A one year commitment is preferred. Support staff must be able to work a minimum of two shifts per week plus attend a monthly team meeting. If you desire a job where you "make a difference" and every day is a little different, please join us at Hope House! Apply online

Contracts & Grants Administrator - Habitat for Humanity of South Hampton Roads

The Contracts and Grants Administrator coordinates different aspects of contracts for funding from government and some private sources. This person will become thoroughly knowledgeable about all the requirements of ongoing and proposed grants and contracts as well as the mission and operation of Habitat SHR and HHR and how they all work together. This person will organize and administer the various functions required under general supervision to ensure that the organization(s) secure the necessary funding and remain in compliance. Procurement duties will also be required under the direction of Director of Real Estate and Government Programs. APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT: OR 900 Tidewater Drive, Norfolk, VA 23504.

Program Coordinators - Operation Smile

Operation Smile, headquartered in Virginia Beach, is an international children’s medical charity with a presence in more than 60 countries, whose network of more than 5,400 medical volunteers from over 80 countries is dedicated to helping improve the health and lives of children. We are currently looking to hire 5-10 Program Coordinators to add to our International Programs team, to start in July 2014.  The Program Coordinator is the key agent managing and coordinating program activities for specified countries.  The Program Coordinator is responsible for all activities pertaining to the logistics of planning and executing the international programs conducted in the country. Deadline for applying is May 15.

Part-Time Maintenance Technician - Virginia MOCA

The part-time Maintenance Technician upholds Museum standards to effectively promote cleanliness and care of the museum, its staff and visitors and the art in and around the museum. Work schedule will include some evenings and every weekend: Saturdays and Sundays 8am-4pm. If you are not available on weekends, do not apply for this position.  To apply, email or pick up job application at 2200 Parks Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451. 

Special Events & Marketing Intern (unpaid)- VOLUNTEER Hampton Roads

This is an opportunity for an individual desiring to secure a community outreach position to gain experience implementing new programs, overseeing and improving current programs, and measuring quantitative and qualitative outcomes. VOLUNTEER Hampton Roads has nearly 200 nonprofit and corporate members to which the selected intern(s) will also have exposure.  To apply, please email resume and writing sample to Crystal Waitekus

Accountant - Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia

The Accountant is engaged in a range of financial activities including accounts payable, expense reports, payroll, grant disbursements, management of budgets and administrative support to the Chief Financial Officer. The Accountant must be capable of learning the intricacies and nuances in preparing supporting documentation for the Foodbank’s grant writing program. In addition, he/she will work with the other staff accountant to learn the responsibilities of that position.  To apply, send your resume and salary history to 

Bookkeeper (Part-Time) - Elizabeth River Project

The Elizabeth River Project, working to restore the environmental health of the Elizabeth River, seeks an individual to oversee the day-to-day bookkeeping and accounting of a $2M per year non-profit organization, together with her sister organization, Living River Restoration Trust. The position is part-time, 20 hours a week, with the potential to expand to full-time within a few years. The individual will work closely with the current accounts manager who will transition to semi-retirement but will continue to provide accounting support on a contract basis for the next few years. TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume and three professional references to BarbaraSasser, Accounts Manager, The Elizabeth River Project, 475 Water Street, C103A, Portsmouth, VA, 23704. No phone calls please. Email OK – - but also send hard copy by mail.
Children's Education Advocate - ForKids
The Children’s Education Advocate ensures the optimum educational and developmental well-being of all children participating in the program. Coordinates the management of their respective program’s education and enrichment services, including writing lesson plans and providing direct tutoring services. Provides intensive support to child and family regarding school meetings, IEP’s, specialized tutoring, and on-going educational planning for the child. Assesses the needs of the children and their families and communicates with other staff members. Must be familiar with and abide by the General Program Guidelines and Grant requirements for each program of the Continuum of Care. Supervises Children’s Services Assistants during on-site activities. To apply, send resume and cover letter to