Job Posting Board

With the hope of matching strong, qualified candidates with exciting job opportunities in the region’s nonprofit sector, we are delighted to launch the Center for Nonprofit Leadership Job Posting Board. Browse open positions below.

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Regional Gift Planner -Southwestern CA and Pacifica Synods
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
Various, CA Mar. 3, 2017 Learn more & apply

The Regional Gift Planner is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and securing new and ongoing gifts from individuals in support of churchwide ministries, congregations, synods and related ELCA ministries.  The Gift Planner works in partnership with synods, ELCA related organizations and institutions to expand the network of prospective donors and increase support for all Lutheran ministries.

Reporting to the Director for Planned Giving, this position is part of a nationwide network of eighteen professional Regional Gift Planners. Each Gift Planner lives and works within their assigned territory (home office)

Principal Accountabilities

  1. Meet with prospective donors to conduct discovery interviews; present gift plan proposals and ask for planned gifts on subsequent meetings.
  2. Make follow up calls to attendees to schedule appointments for discovery interviews, as well as calls to prospective donors from lists generated by CRM reports.
  3. Meet with pastors and key congregational leaders to explore vision and mission goals of their congregations.  Present multi-faceted programs to congregational decision makers, resulting in workshops, events and additions to ELCA Pooled Trust endowment vehicle.
  4. Lead planned giving workshops in congregations, synod assemblies, and for other ELCA-related organizations.
  5. Complete Weekly Tracker for activity metrics.  Update Pipeline Report for current stage and potential gift type/size and close date.  Participate in weekly one on one activity calls.  Enter all contacts and meeting notes in CRM.
  6. Ensure timely activity reporting to all partners through maintenance of prospect and donor information in the ELCA constituent information system.
  7. Work with Director of Foundation to ensure regular communication with partners and coordination of partnership meetings.
  8. Coordinate and plan regional visits within assigned territory
  9. Perform other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements

Travel:  Approximately 3 days/week on the road (not necessarily overnight).  Will drive to meet with donors within assigned territory.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone. This position requires sitting for long periods of time. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Experience and Skills:


1.  Demonstrated commitment to the missions of the ELCA, its institutional partners and the donors who support Lutheran ministry through outright and deferred gifts.

2.  Seven years’ experience in resource development, planned giving, marketing or related careers.

3.  Excellent communications skills with the ability to relate one-on-one and in large groups. Ability to effectively interview potential donors about their passions for ministry and available assets, as well as present proposals, and ask for planned gifts.

4.  Demonstrated ability to listen to a potential donor, picking up on queues and directing the conversation towards a successful completion of a gift.

5.  Ability to utilize a constituent information system as an integral part of the moves management strategy.

6.  Willingness to work independently in home office environment.

Program Manager
First 5 Ventura County
Ventura Feb. 14, 2017 Learn more & apply

First 5 Ventura County is currently accepting resumes for Program Managers.
For further information, including an overview of the position and resume submission instructions, please see the job announcement posted on our website at

Director of Development
Boys & Girls Club of Camarillo
Camarillo Feb. 8, 2017 Jun. 1, 2017


Reporting directly to the CEO the Director of Development will be responsible for working with volunteers and leadership to achieve the annual resource development goals for the Club by maintaining and expanding relationships with individual donors and corporate partners. Create, manage, administer, and evaluate a comprehensive resource development strategy to increase the organization’s fundraising income. These endeavors include identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of individual donors and corporate partners.


Resource Development – Works with Senior Leadership and volunteers to:

  • Design, implement and manage resource development activities in support of annual and planned gifts
  • Manage a portfolio of annual donors and strategies and activities for donor stewardship leading to solicitation, with accountability for face-to-face donor visits.
  • Create new potential donors with presentations and follow-up invitations to engage them and connect with Boys & Girls Club of Camarillo activities and events. 
  • Provide oversight to the Club’s special events.
  • Cultivate and steward current and potential donors, with an emphasis on growing individual donor base.
  • Participate in the development and execution of small gatherings relationship building events and “friend-raisers”.
  • Develop a comprehensive planned-giving and endowment program.
  • Conduct database maintenance and reporting
  • Prospect research
  • Analysis of contributors to develop giving strategies

Board of Directors (under the guidance of the Chief Executive Officer)

  • Assists in the development of Resource Development annual goals.
  • Works with the resource development committee of the Board of Directors to develop strategies to initiate and meet resource development goals.

Development Office Infrastructure

  • Supports all development projects and operations.
  • Ensures accurate accounting of all unrestricted and restricted income and their sources.
  • Interfaces with the bookkeeper to fulfill information requests and maintain reporting accuracy.
  • Maintains excellent contributor files in compliance with requirements of the year-end audit.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university or equivalent experience. CFRE preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience as a professional fundraiser, preferably with individuals.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong organization and customer relations skills.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office; Word, Excel, Publisher, and experience with creation of PowerPoint presentations is required.

Relocation not paid for

To apply, please send resume to