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 info@volunteerhr.org

Community Outreach Manager - The Up Center

The Community Outreach Manager will manage and oversee the agency’s volunteer and community outreach programs. The Community Outreach Manager will be responsible for helping the department meet budgeted revenue goals through management of third-party fundraising opportunities and events. This position will also be responsible for managing all agency volunteers, department interns and serve as the liaison to other community organizations, groups and businesses.  To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to devan.macconnell@theupcenter.org with “Community Outreach Manager” in the subject line.

Annual Giving Manager - The Up Center

The Annual Giving Manager will manage and oversee all aspects of the annual giving program for The Up Center. The Annual Giving Manager will be responsible for helping the department meet budgeted revenue goals through management of the annual campaign, to include: direct mail soliciations, employee giving campaign and special events. This position will also be responsible for managing the fundraising database, and ensuring execution of the agency stewardship and cultivation plan.  To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to devan.macconnell@theupcenter.org with “Annual Giving Manager” in the subject line.  

Administrative Technician - City of Virginia Beach Office of Volunteer Resources

The City of Virginia Beach-Office of Volunteer Resources is advertising an Administrative Technician vacancy April 13th – April 18th.  All interested candidates are encouraged to apply on the WAVE at www.vbgov.com/careers.  

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.

Programs Manager - VOLUNTEER Hampton Roads

We are seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual to serve as our Programs Manager. This is a professional position and part of our leadership team. This position directs our Nonprofit training programs, directs and executes our Nonprofit Leadership Conference and forums, and will work closely with other programs to assist in reporting and measurement.  Please send cover letter, resume, references, and salary history to Kate Meechan, Executive Director. 

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 kate@virginiamoca.org 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

Site Coordinator (Part-Time) - 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.  They will reports to the Executive Director and work closely with the Principal and support team at the school. This is a part-time position located in Norfolk, VA.  To apply, send cover letter, resume, and at least three references to, info@cisofhamptonroads.org, by 5:00PM  4/4/14.

Volunteer Coordinator - Norfolk Public Library

The Norfolk Public Library is seeking to hire a Volunteer Coordinator to manage the volunteer program, which includes the recruiting, training, and scheduling of  volunteers for the library system, assists with budget and grant applications, promotes partnerships, helps market and promote the library,  and performs other related duties as required. Applications must be submitted through the City of Norfolk jobs site at www.norfolk.gov. Deadline is Sunday, March 23, 2014.

Virginia Zoo - Volunteer Coordinator

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.  Resumes can be sent to Lori Cummings, Operations Manager at lori.cummings@norfolk.gov. 

Weekend Manager - Hoffler Creek Wildlife Foundation

The Weekend Manager is responsible for a variety of actions including but not limited to customer interactions, providing history and information, facilitating kayak rentals, encouraging memberships, and program set up and registration. Candidate must be able to act as an ambassador of the preserve, taking groups on tours when required and encouraging support of our organization. The weekend manager is responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of the Headquarters building and the grounds of the preserve, maintaining a safe and clean facility for the public and the wildlife who call the preserve home. Candidate must enforce rules of the preserve for the safety of our wildlife and guests.

Development Assistant - The Virginia Living Museum

The Development Assistant’s primary responsibility is to accurately maintain donor records and correspond with donors in a timely manner. This includes invoices, thank you letters, pledge updates and annual fund solicitations. In addition, this position is responsible for general administrative support for the Development Department and participation in departmental special events. This is a full-time position; some evening and weekends are required.  Please submit a resume along with a Virginia Living Museum Employment Application to Virginia Living Museum, Attn: Barbara Salins, Interim Development Director, 524 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard, Newport News, VA 23601 or barb.salins@thevlm.org by Friday, March 21, 2014. 

Accounting and Database (Paid) Internship - Southeast Virginia Community Foundation

As an intern at SEVACF, you will develop knowledge about the business of the nonprofit sector through exposure to several functional areas (Community Pearl donor/accounting software, grants management, fundraising, marketing/public relations, and web/IT). Your main duties will be charitable gift entry and helping to implement the new accounting/donor system. You will focus on developing the skills necessary for success by assisting the staff of two with day-to-day assignments. You may be assigned to additional project work. The Foundation’s internship program is intended to provide students from diverse backgrounds with the opportunity to practice business skills learned in school while gaining work experience. Submit cover letter and resume to:  Tom Marshall, SEVACF, 5800 High Street West, Portsmouth, VA 23703

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 orf@foodbankonline.org. 

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 –bsasser@elizabethriver.org - but also send hard copy by mail.

Grassroots Coordinator - Elizabeth River Project

The Elizabeth River Project, one of the largest and oldest environmental non-profits on the Chesapeake Bay, seeks a full-time Grassroots Coordinator to recruit, educate and engage the public as volunteers and environmental stewards (as well as dues-paying members). The long-term goal is to create a “grassroots army” of 25,000 “citizen soldiers” who understand, promote and embrace the restoration of the Elizabeth River, an urban tributary to the Chesapeake Bay in SE Virginia (Norfolk metropolitan area).  TO APPLY – Send cover letter, resume and 3 professional references to Marjorie Mayfield Jackson, Executive Director, Elizabeth River Project, 475 Water Street, C103A, Portsmouth, VA, 23704. No phone calls please. Email OK - but also send hard copy by mail, please.

Sustainable Landscape Specialist (Part-Time) - Elizabeth River Project

The Elizabeth River Project, one of the largest and oldest environmental nonprofits on the Chesapeake Bay, seeks a part-time Sustainable Landscape Specialist (up to 16 hours/week) to work with our River Stars Homes Program, a free program in which citizens commit to 7 behavior changes. The specialist will work with homeowners in the Elizabeth River watershed to implement river friendly practices such as rain barrel installations, organic lawn care, and natural landscapes. Send cover letter, resume, and three references to Sara Felker, River Star Homes Program Manager, Elizabeth River Project, 475 Water Street, C103A, Portsmouth, VA, 23704. No phone calls please. Email OK (sfelker@elizabethriver.org) but also send hard copy by mail.
Visitor Information Specialist (Part-Time) - VisitNorfolk
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. This position requires weekend, evening, and holiday availability based on event, festival, and conference schedules.
To apply for this, or any other opportunity with VisitNorfolk, please send your resume and cover letter to: Afowler@visitnorfolktoday.com or Human Resources, VisitNorfolk, 232 E. Main Street, Norfolk, VA 23510
Intake Specialist - ForKids
The Intake Specialist is responsible for conducting initial telephone screenings with callers seeking agency assistance, providing agency information, handling requests for shelter, conducting intake assessments, and connecting callers with the appropriate internal or external resources.  Assures that data collected from callers is thoroughly and accurately reported in a timely manner according to established standards and deadlines.  Work Hours:  Works five evening shifts (11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.) per workweek (M-F), or as assigned. To apply, send resume and cover letter to jobs@forkidsva.org.
Regional Director of Services (Norfolk) - ForKids
The Regional Director of Services oversees the agency’s Norfolk emergency shelter, rapid re-housing, transitional housing, permanent supportive housing programs, and provides supervision for the ForKids’ clinical services.  The Regional Director of Services ensures the quality and standardization of client service throughout those programs, works with the Grants Division to ensure accurate data collection, broadens and sustains community connections and outreach, and acts as principle liaison to the Chief Services Officer.  Directly supervises the Family Case Managers and Housing Specialists for the identified programs. To apply, send resume and cover letter to jobs@forkidsva.org.
Family Therapist - ForKids
The Family Therapist works with program participants, assessing mental health status and providing counseling for adults, children and the family as a whole.  The Family Therapist assures that the agency’s service delivery is clinically sensitive to the mental health needs of our families, developing and implementing a clinical services model across all programs. May perform other duties as assigned.  To apply, send resume and cover letter to jobs@forkidsva.org.
Manager of Clinical Services - ForKids
The Manager of Clinical Services provides supervision for licensure to the Family Therapists. This position will provide weekly individual and group supervision to oversee and collaborate on best practices for the families in the ForKids programs. This position also functions as a Family therapist assessing mental health status and providing counseling for adults, children and the family as a whole.  This position ensures that the agency’s service delivery is clinically sensitive to the mental health needs of our families, developing and implementing a clinical services model across all programs. May perform other duties as assigned.  To apply, send resume and cover letter to jobs@forkidsva.org.
Relief Staff - Emergency Shelter - ForKids
Emergency Shelter Relief Staff ensure the safety and well-being of those living at the emergency shelter on weekend and evening shifts and fill day shifts on a substitute basis as needed. Must be familiar with and abide by the General Program Guidelines and Grant requirements for each Program of Continuum of Care. To apply, send resume and cover letter to jobs@forkidsva.org.
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 jobs@forkidsva.org.