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

Volunteer Coordinator - Operation Smile

The Volunteer Manager is an integral part of the team responsible for optimizing volunteer engagement with Operation Smile.  The manager will mature and execute an engagement plan for volunteers that includes outreach, recruitment, utilization, evaluation, recognition and appreciation, plus regular interaction and feedback from the medical volunteers while maintaining volunteer records required for credentialing.   The Volunteer Manager will manage a team of credentialing coordinators who will be responsible for inquiries from current and potential medical volunteers, and work collaboratively with the education team in order to further develop the skill sets of Operation Smile’s volunteers.  
Posted: August 20, 2014

Medical Oversight Coordinator - Operation Smile

The Medical Oversight Coordinator provides general administrative support to Operation Smile's Medical Oversight Team and acts as an important link with other Operation Smile departments.  The Medical Oversight Coordinator also takes on responsibilities in the acquisition, collation and reporting of medical information and may be tasked with the support of projects necessary in the improvement of Operation Smile's delivery of medical care. Additionally, the Medical Oversight Coordinator is in charge of the maintenance of the US Care Network and World Care Programs, providing information of additional resources available for US patients and enabling World Care treatment initiatives as needed.
Posted 8/20/2014

Development Officer - Virginia Living Museum

The primary role of the Development Officer –Annual Fund is to plan and execute the Museum’s Annual Fund Campaign. As a key member of the Development team, the Development Officer cultivates and solicits all constituencies to meet VLM annual fundraising goals. This is a full-time, non-exempt position with full benefit package. Interested applicants may apply with cover letter, resume and references to by August 26, 2014. No phone calls please.

Posted: August 14, 2014
Deadline: August 26, 2014

Guest Services Associate (Part-Time) - Virginia Living Museum

As the first point of contact, this position is responsible for welcoming our guests and assisting them with ticket sales and other services to enhance their visit. The position is supervised by the Guest Services Manager; 20-25 hrs. per week, including Saturdays. Submit application and resume to: Andrea Svendsen, Guest Services Manager, Virginia Living Museum 524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. Newport News, VA 23601. No emails or phone calls please. No walk-ins.

Posted: August 15, 2014
Deadline:  August 25, 2014
AmeriCorps VISTA - Armed Services YMCA, Hampton Roads
Armed Services YMCA of the USA, Hampton Roads (ASYMCAHR) seeks an AmeriCorps VISTA member for a capacity-building position focused on organization needs and capacity assessment and fund development. The position is full-time, full-year and is located in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The assignment is being made available to ASYMCAHR through the American Legion Auxiliary Call to Service Corps, an AmeriCorps VISTA project that seeks to increase the scale, reach, efficiency and effectiveness of military and veteran-serving organizations by placing AmeriCorps VISTA Members into capacity building assignments focused on poverty alleviation. The Development Research Coordinator will analyze the organization’s programs and services to determine program impact and/or recommend new programming that meets the needs of the military community and result in a strengthened military community, as well as write grants to support the organization’s programs and support fundraising efforts via special events. ASYMCAHR is searching for someone with critical analysis and advanced problem-solving skills, exceptional communication (written and verbal) skills, a proficiency in Microsoft Office products, and the ability to work towards the organization’s common goals.  To apply for a VISTA assignment with ASYMCA, please visit for the following information and materials:
Assignment Information and Contact Information – Click “Advanced Search” under “Join AmeriCorps!”; then enter “Call to Service Corps/Armed Service YMCA Hampton Roads” in the program name field.
AmeriCorps Application – Click the “Visit Now” under “My AmeriCorps;” then login or create an account by selecting “Register to create a new Member/Alum account.”
Posted: August 12, 2014
Associate Curator of Education - Virginia MOCA
Reporting to the Director of Exhibitions and Education, the Associate Curator of Education oversees the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art’s comprehensive Studio School Program and develops and implements a broad range of focused and engaging public programs for both adult and teen audiences. She/he collaborates with the Exhibitions and Education team to articulate a comprehensive vision of the institution’s education programs in conjunction with the Museum’s exhibition calendar. To Apply: No phone calls, please. Submit resume with cover letter to Alison Byrne, Director of Exhibitions and Education. By mail: Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Attn: Alison Byrne, Director of Exhibitions and Education, 2200 Parks Avenue Virginia Beach, VA 23451 By email:
Posted: August 7, 2014
Donor Relations Manager - Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia
Reporting to the Chief Philanthropy Officer, the Donor Relations Manager is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to effectively cultivate, solicit and steward mid-level donors at the $250 - $1,000 level. In addition, the Donor Relations Manager will actively work to deepen relationships with mid-level donors to increase donor retention and grow the yield from the mid-level donor segment's philanthropic capacity. This position will also be responsible for identifying the major donor prospects within the mid-level donor portfolio, which is crucial to amplifying the efficiency of the major donor program. This new position is a vitally important strategic outgrowth of the Foodbank’s success in building a strong foundation of individual giving. 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: August 4, 2014
Corporate & Community Relations Intern (unpaid) - VOLUNTEER Hampton Roads
This is an opportunity for an individual desiring to secure a community outreach position to gain experience implementing new projects, 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 send an email outlining your interest, skills and a resume to Crystal Waitekus.
Posted: August 1, 2014
Veterinary Assistant - Chesapeake Humane Society
The Chesapeake Humane Society C.A.R.E Clinic has an opening for an experienced veterinary assistant capable of keeping up with a fast-paced, demanding spay/neuter clinic.  Our clinic operates 4 days per week offering reduced cost spay/neuter and vaccination services to community clients.  The veterinary assistant is responsible for assisting the Attending Veterinarian, LVT, and other clinic staff in providing the highest quality of care for patients during hospitalization and surgery.  Cross-training of Administrative Assistant duties is requi5red.  Experience with AVImark is a plus but not required.  Salary range is $10-$12/hr; commensurate with experience and background. To apply: resume, cover letter and three references should be submitted to Lacy Kuller or faxed to 757-547-0455 ATTN: Lacy Kuller.
Posted: July 31, 2014
Wellness Center Assistant - Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia
Performs responsible support work managing the serving of meals and the coordination and implementation of various wellness activities at congregate meal Wellness sites to eligible customers 60 years of age and older and their family members. Performs typical tasks in the absence of or in conjunction with other Wellness Center Assistants in Chesapeake, Franklin, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Isle of Wight, and /or South Hampton County. Work is performed under regular supervision, reporting to the Congregate Nutrition Site Manager. Online application available.
Posted: July 31, 2014
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
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:
Posted: July 18, 2014
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.
Posted: July 15, 2014
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.
Updated 8/5/14
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
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
Updated 8/5/14

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. 
Updated 8/5/14
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.
Updated 8/5/14
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
Updated 8/5/14
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. 
Updated 8/5/14
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
Updated 7/23/14