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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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Special Events Manager
Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families
Camarillo, CA
4/15/24 Jun. 12, 2024
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The Special Events Manager will work under the direction of the Chief Development Officer on various projects and related tasks for fundraising events, Angels & Amigos volunteer auxiliaries' activities/events, and community events benefiting Casa Pacifica Centers for Children & Families. This position will manage the development, growth and implementation of Casa Pacifica’s fundraising events through corporate development and volunteer engagement. As a member of the development team, the Special Events Manager is responsible for fundraising that will play a key role in achieving budgetary and strategic goals as part of Casa Pacifica’s Development and Public Relations Department and is responsible for managing the day-to-day activities and operations of fundraising events.

This position will achieve success by building and fostering community involvement, corporate relationships, a robust volunteer base as well as managing individual participants to raise awareness of the mission of Casa Pacifica. The majority of performance is based on the development and engagement of donors (individuals/corporations), volunteer management and revenue generation through fundraising events.

Attending evening and weekend meetings, events and projects both on and off campus is required. Also, working weekends and evenings in preparation for the Casa Pacifica Angels Wine, Food, and Brew Festival will be required.


Salary Range: $69,000 - $104,500 per year

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Raiser's Edge Specialist
Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families
Camarillo, CA
4/15/24 Jun. 12, 2024
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Under the guidance of the Chief Development Officer, the Raiser’s Edge Specialist is responsible for providing reports and data-based support to the Chief Development Officer, and their assignees. In addition to the database work and maintenance this position will be primarily responsible for creating and maintaining development reports, including oversight of maintenance of the Raiser’s Edge database, constituent records, and ensures proper allocation of incoming donations, timely donor acknowledgement as well as monthly reconciliation between Development and Financial Edge in the Finance Department. The Raiser’s Edge Specialist implements, maintains, and trains Development staff on Raiser’s Edge. The Raiser’s Edge Specialist will be the go-to person for event and mailing lists, reports, queries, and any gift/constituent information that needs to be imported or exported out of Raiser’s Edge. The Raiser’s Edge Specialist carries out the mission of Casa Pacifica as it pertains to statistical and administrative Raiser’s Edge database support.


Salary Range: $75,000 - $110,000 per year

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Operations Manager
Ojai, CA
3/25/24 May. 25, 2024
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The Operations Manager will be a key team member and provide organization-wide operational management to strengthen a culture that advances Mesa’s mission. They will oversee Mesa’s day-to-day operations, including management of the office and facilities, human resources, marketing, compliance, and IT. This position reports to the Executive Director and will work closely and in collaboration with other staff members.


Office and Facility Management

● Manage daily requirements to facilitate smooth, efficient, and effective operations (communicate with internal/external stakeholders, develop and implement policies and procedures, coordinate efforts among participants, staff, volunteers, and visitors).

● Perform office administration (email, mail, phones, supplies/equipment, visitors).

● Ensure legal and regulatory operational compliance is maintained.

● Facilitate property requirements (housekeeping, repairs, maintenance, utilities).


● Manage company data (organization and retention) and IT systems and tools.

● Provide technical support and training.

● Improve efficiency through technology tools and solutions.

Human Resources

● Manage HR through outsourced provider to ensure compliance with employment laws and regulations, and in support of employee-related items such as timekeeping, payroll and benefits, trainings, performance reviews, Mesa’s standards and procedures, and Mesa’s Employee Handbook.

● Oversee job description development, recruitment, interviews, hiring and onboarding, and termination processes for all Mesa employees.

● Manage volunteers and independent contractor requirements (liability waivers and contracts, for example).


● Develop and implement a comprehensive marketing plan to grow Mesa’s community of engagement through website, social media, and effective collaterals (photo, video, etc).

● Monitor and analyze the effectiveness of marketing efforts.

● Design and manage communications and collateral; maintain brand style guide.

● Collaborate with staff on events, appeals, and communications.

● Maintain website and email domain registration. Updated: 3-20-24 Page 1 of 2 Administrative Support

● Provide administrative support for programmatic needs, fundraising efforts, Board meetings, and volunteer and internship requirements, as required.


● Belief in Mesa’s mission

● 3 years of relevant experience; Bachelor’s degree preferred

● Team player who enjoys working collaboratively and independently to achieve goals; self-directed and requires minimal supervision

● Community minded and eager to build relationships with those who will play a pivotal role in helping Mesa excel in its mission

● Strong project management skills; high attention to detail and accuracy; outstanding organizational skills

● Effective marketing skills in design, content, and social media

● Excellent technology skills, including problem-solving and process improvement

● Effective interpersonal skills; exercises discretion and confidentiality, communicates with diplomacy and tact

● Ability to juggle a variety of tasks in a busy environment, clearly defining priorities, and managing time efficiently

● Solution-oriented with an ability to demonstrate mature judgment and critical thinking

● Excellent written and oral communication skills

● Accountable to oneself and others acting with kindness and respect

● Comfort and ease in working with people who have experienced homelessness (history of trauma and instability)

● Positive attitude; professional demeanor; exceptional customer service

● Acts in a fiscally responsible manner

● Spanish speaking preferred


Mesa’s benefits package includes a competitive salary, employer-sponsored wellness and outdoor activities (yoga, meditation, hiking, etc), a healthcare and cell phone stipend, 401(k) option without employer match, 12 paid holidays, 3 weeks vacation time, and 5 sick days. Per Mesa’s 501(c)(3) status, employees may participate in the Public Interest Loan Forgiveness program for student loan forgiveness.

APPLICATION PROCESS Please submit a cover letter and resume to using the subject line “Operations Manager application”.


Director of Guest Experience
Camarillo / Hybrid as needed
3/22/24 Learn more & apply

Job status: Full Time, salaried
Position reports to: Executive Director
Work location: Hybrid, on-site as needed

kidSTREAM Mission, Vision, and Values
kidSTREAM’s mission is to provide an engaging environment where kids explore, play, and discover. kidSTREAM’s vision is to inspire and empower kids to become critical thinkers, innovators, and life-long learners.

Our values include children, family, play, learning, community, diversity equity access and inclusion, and sustainability.

Position Summary
This is a truly unique opportunity to help build the experience of a lifetime for the children and families of our community. As a member of the senior staff, the Director of Guest Experience is responsible for the creation and oversight of all aspects of kidSTREAM’s educational and exhibit programming. This includes the development of the educational programs portfolio and execution of the museum’s exhibit masterplan. The Director of Guest Experience leads the creation, implementation, and evaluation of the museum’s guest experience

Director, Resource Development & Marketing
United Way of Ventura County
Ventura, CA
3/21/24 Jun. 2, 2024
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The Director of Resource Development & Marketing will lead all activities and be prepared to advance United Way of Ventura County’s (UWVC) resource development efforts with aggressive annual growth. Working in close collaboration with the President and CEO and Board of Directors, the team member will develop organizational strategies to support the organization’s fundraising and marketing objectives and develop long-range and short-range plans to support those strategies. The Director of Resource Development & Marketing works closely with the President & CEO in managing UWVC’s marketing and communications programs in alignment with the mission and vision of the organization. Creates and implements organizational communications, ensuring a consistent brand experience. Plans and executes effective marketing and strategic communications initiatives and projects that build the United Way brand, strengthening relationships with key constituencies.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to:

• Designing and meeting aggressive annual and long-term fundraising goals.

• Developing a significant portfolio of major gift donors/prospects in collaboration with the President & CEO and managing the fundraising strategy for these donors with primary responsibility for cultivation, solicitation and stewardship (range: $10,000 to $50,000+).

• Effective ongoing in-person and written communication with donors.

• Supporting the President and CEO, Board members, and UWVC staff to effectively engage in individual donor cultivation and solicitation activities.

• Management and tracking of development activities through the use of the organization’s database (Andar) producing regular progress reports to the President & CEO and Board.

• Executing funding plans for multi-year growth via foundation and corporate grant requests that meet UWVC’s strategic goals.

• Building relationships with external partners, including volunteers, to utilize them in cultivating, soliciting and stewarding donors.

• Works closely with the President & CEO in developing and directing the implementation of long- and short-range plans for the purpose of meeting the organization’s marketing & communications goals.

• Works with other internal departments to integrate marketing and communications strategies.


• Strong background managing volunteer committees.

• Strong understanding of moves management process and principles.

• Minimum 5 years of experience in non-profit marketing and fundraising with demonstrated results of increasing revenue.

• Supervisory experience with a track record of effectively leading teams and the ability to leverage strengths across program areas.


• Demonstrated leadership skills with ability to recruit, engage, lead, motivate, train, supervise and manage a diverse and high performing team.

• Effectively coaches and mentors employees and teams.

• Advanced writing and project management skills.

• Ability to oversee and prioritize a wide variety of projects from inception to completion.

• Knowledge of technical, creative, and grant-writing skills.

• Knowledge of fundraising processes and best practices.

• Ability to think strategically in terms of UWVC’s strengths within the community and opportunities that exist for new and improved programs.

• Excellent problem-solving skills.

• Ability to distill complex information into a simple and compelling message for maximum clarity, understanding and impact.

• Skilled communicator that writes clearly and concisely; uses multiple platforms to reach diverse audiences; effective public speaker and presenter with the ability to give presentations to a wide variety of individuals both internally and externally within the community

COMPENSATION: $85,000 to $95,000 per year DOE with generous benefits.

To Apply: Send Cover Letter, Resume, and list of three (3) references to:

Housing Authority Program Supervisor
Family Service Agency of Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara, CA
3/08/24 May. 8, 2024
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The Housing Authority (HA) Program Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of Family Service Agency’s contract with the Housing Authority for the City of Santa Barbara. Supervision responsibilities include managing, developing, and directing staff, policies and procedures, working with the CEO on budget oversight, maintaining and creating relationships with public and private community partners, and providing support to the Agency’s fundraising and marketing activities. The Housing Authority Supervisor will also provide direct services within the specifications of the contract.

One of the primary purposes of the Housing Authority contract is to prevent evictions. This achieved by helping stabilize situations, through crisis intervention, connection with resources, case management, and behavioral health services. Staff provide intensive case management services to adults, seniors, and families in order to improve their holistic well-being. Case management services address goals related to housing, physical and mental health, and other social factors. FSA staff function as part of the Housing Authority Supportive Services Program; the majority of referrals received are from Housing Authority staff.

FSA strives to be a trauma-informed and resilience-oriented organization. Because working with those impacted by trauma can affect staff in various ways, FSA actively identifies and employs methods to support staff to embody a healthy and sustainable balance of care for both themselves and others.


Pay Range: $81,244.80 - $85,404.80 per year

Major Gift Officer
Search Dog Foundation
3/05/24 May. 5, 2024
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Position Overview:

Reporting to the Director of Philanthropy, the Major Gift Officer is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding donations, including major gifts (currently defined as $5,000 and above), legacy, and planned gifts, and will serve as a key thought partner on the Philanthropy team (4 FTE positions), with the opportunity to bring new ideas to the table. This individual will play a critical role in cultivating and stewarding relationships with a portfolio of existing individual and foundation donors on a local and national level who share our commitment to disaster response and canine welfare. The ideal candidate will possess a proven track record of securing significant gifts from individual and foundation donors, as well as a deep understanding of all fundraising strategies and best practices.

Key Responsibilities:

• Develop and implement a comprehensive moves management strategy and system to support the mission and programs of the Search Dog Foundation.

• Manage a portfolio of approximately 150 individual and foundation prospects and donors, focusing on securing annual, legacy, and/or blended gifts.

• Serve as a knowledgeable and enthusiastic brand ambassador, sharing compelling stories about our mission, programs, and canine partners and providing insights into our training techniques and operations.

• Work closely with the Director of Philanthropy, Executive Director, board members, and other senior leaders to integrate tour experiences and storytelling into major gift cultivation and solicitation strategies.

• Make direct, face-to-face solicitations and occasionally assist the board and other staff with their solicitations (e.g. provide portfolio development support, strategic counsel, and help with donor communications).

• Acknowledge major donors through public and private recognition.\

• Develop, in collaboration with the Philanthropy and Communications teams, compelling solicitation materials, including proposals and presentations, tailored to the interests and priorities of major donors.

• Coordinate with Philanthropy and Program staff on gathering up-to-date Program data for requests, proposals, and progress reports.

• Demonstrate sound judgment in using this data to align with donor interests to create compelling cases for support in all areas of operations.

• Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of donor interactions and activities in the donor database, tracking progress and measuring outcomes against established goals.

• Provide presentations and tours of SDF’s facility to prospective and existing donors.

• Identify, research, and qualify major donor prospects, including individuals, foundations, and corporations, with a focus on building a robust pipeline of potential supporters.

• Other administrative duties as assigned.


• Bachelor’s degree or higher, or applicable work experience.

• Minimum of 5 years of experience in major gifts fundraising, with a demonstrated track record of securing significant gifts from individual donors.

• Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with major donors, including experience working with high-net-worth individuals and philanthropic foundations.

• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

• Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities, with the capacity to develop and implement innovative fundraising strategies.

• Collaborative team player with the ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders, including board members, staff, volunteers, and external partners.

• Self-motivated, results-oriented individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment.

• High degree of proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Outlook (PowerPoint a plus).

• Proficiency in Salesforce or donor database and fundraising software.

• Passion for the mission and values of Search Dog Foundation.

• Valid driver’s license.

• Other duties as assigned.

This is a full-time hybrid position, requiring occasional presence at our headquarters in Santa Paula, California, as well as national travel as needed. Search Dog Foundation provides a competitive salary and benefits package, encompassing medical, dental, vision coverage, a 401(k)retirement plan, travel expenses as required, dog-friendly offices, and opportunities for professional development.

How to Apply: To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to

Salary Range: $80,000 - $100,000 per year


Director of Finance
Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura
Newbury Park, CA
3/04/24 May. 4, 2024
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• Plans, directs, coordinates, supervises, implements and monitors all activities of the Finance Department for Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura (AHA) and its affiliates.
• Direct supervisory responsibility for all personnel assigned to the Finance department.
• Full management responsibility for all financial accounting and reporting; makes recommendations to senior management staff concerning agency’s real property acquisitions, major purchases, projects, staffing and other matters of a significant nature.


Salary Range: $112,569 - $147,472 per year

Administrative Assistant
Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County
Oxnard, CA
2/08/24 Learn more & apply

The Administrative Assistant will assist with office administration, donation processing and programs.

Salary Range: $17.00 - 18.50

Accounting Clerk
Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County
Oxnard, CA
2/08/24 Learn more & apply

The Accounting Clerk’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, accounts receivable and payable, end of the month reconciliation support, computer data entry and other items needed and/or special projects that may be assigned by management.

Pay Range: $19.00-22.36

Additional Resources & Job Boards:





United Way of Ventura County

Twin Valleys Lutheran Parish

Los Padres ForestWatch

Coro Southern California

Make A Wish - Tri Counties

Make A Wish - Tri Counties (Program Coordinator)

Elverhoj Museum of History and Art

Ascension Lutheran Church & School

United Way of Ventura County

The Fund for Santa Barbara

Ventura County Bar Association

Rebozo Festival Press Release


Search Dog Foundation

United Way of Ventura County (Director)


Casa Pacifica (Raiser's Edge Specialist)

Casa Pacifica (Special Events Manager)