Are you looking for a career that’s fulfilling and passion-driven? You've come to the right place! A strong nonprofit community takes a motivated, inspired, educated and efficient workforce. The Institute for Nonprofit Innovation and Excellence strives to match passionate individuals with the right organization through our job bank.  Please read the job descriptions posted below and check back frequently as this page is updated often.



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Clinical Director

Full Time: Up to $50,000 per year

Ability1st is seeking an experienced, master’s level, human-services professional to provide program/contract management, supervision & staff development, and administrative oversight for a range of programs and support services to persons with disabilities. This role would be responsible for Ability1st’s permanent supportive housing (PSH) programs, Victim Services, Street Outreach, and Youth Transition/High School High Tech Programs. This position will work closely with the Executive Director and will serve as a training opportunity to develop as a member of the senior management team. Experience developing comprehensive policies and procedures for service delivery as well as managing a diverse workforce are essential. Requires an MS/MSW, plus two years of experience in direct counseling/case management and at least one year of direct supervisory responsibilities in a non-profit, human services setting. Additional experience with grant reporting and clinical supervision is preferred.

Competitive salary and benefits package offered. Preference given to qualified persons with disabilities. EOE/Drug Free Workplace.  Email resume and cover letter to [email protected].



Executive Director

Full Time

Responsible for overseeing the administrative programs and the strategic plan to fulfill the mission of the Living Harvest.

Mission Statement-----Recover, Re-entry, & Restoration. Creating an environment that promotes a recovery mentality and a desire to reenter society by being a productive and responsible citizen.

Reports directly to the Board of Directors (BOD)

Key duties:

  • Financial Obligation of the overall organization
  • Community Outreach, fundraising and marketing
  • Provide over-site and direction to employees

See full job description and apply here.


Second Harvest of the Big Bend

Facilities Manager

Full-Time Non-Exempt

The Facilities Manager oversees the maintenance and general upkeep of the food bank facility and related equipment, leads the Food Banks safety program and procures needed supplies for the operation and safety of the warehouse facility. You will uphold our mission: Fighting Hunger, Feeding Hope.


Salary for this position is $38,000-$40,000 an hour commensurate upon experience. Second Harvest also provides a generous benefits package inclusive of paid health, dental and life insurance for the employee. Employees may elect to participate in the Simple IRA retirement program; SHBB will match up to 3% of your salary. SHBB recognizes 11 paid holidays each year, and a generous Paid Time Off policy.

Warehouse Associate

Full-time Time-Limited

The Warehouse Associate Is responsible for assisting with inventory control by correctly receipting, pulling orders, distribution of product and assisting with warehouse maintenance.  The incumbent will provide some customer service to Agencies and Vendors while upholding the organization’s mission of “Engage, Feed and Educate.”

Warehouse Associate (second shift)

Full-time Time-Limited 

The Warehouse Associate (second shift) is primarily involved with support of the packing operation of product for distribution.  The candidate will work closely the  Second shift volunteer coordinator “The successful candidate will uphold our mission to Engage, Feed and Educate.” 

Delivery Driver

Full-time Time-Limited

The delivery driver is responsible for assisting with inventory control by correctly receipting, pulling orders, distributing product and assisting with warehouse maintenance.   Transportation duties include safely operating company vehicles to make scheduled pickup and deliveries of food products.  You will uphold our mission:  “Engage, Feed and Educate."

Volunteer Associate

Full-time Time-Limited 

The Volunteer Associate is responsible for the oversight and training of volunteers, primarily working in the warehouse with the packaging of product in preparation of delivery.  Responsible for supervision of Second Shift activities at the warehouse. The incumbent will provide some customer service to volunteers while upholding the organization’s mission to “Engage, Feed, and Educate.”

Inventory Associate

Full-Time Time Limited

The Inventory Associate will provide support to the Operations department by entering data into designated databases such as the Primarius food bank management system (an inventory management application) and other programs as assigned. The employee in this role will be required to ensure the integrity of all information entered, assist in performing physical inventories, and generate requested reports as needed. 

The Inventory Data Specialist will collaborate with the rest of the Second Harvest team to uphold our mission to “Engage, Feed and Educate.”

External Candidates may submit your resume and cover letters to [email protected]


Life Skills Instructor

Full Time Position

 Widening Adult Vital Experiences, Inc. (WAVE) is seeking dynamic and reliable instructors for our growing Life Skills program working with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

 The Life Skills program provides life skills training for all participants and employment skills training for participants with the desire to pursue employment opportunities. The curriculum is individualized and based on the interest and abilities of each participant and includes employment and academic skill building, socialization and communication enhancement, arts & crafts, games, activities of daily living, and field trips. Instructional programs are designed for participants to become productive and enjoy a sense of accomplishment.

 Candidate must have at least a bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation services, social work, education or another related field. Experience working with disabled individuals preferred.

 WAVE is a local 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization serving adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the Big Bend Region since 2002 with our office is located in Tallahassee, Florida. Our mission is to provide holistic programs to empower adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to enhance their quality of life and independence.

 Please submit a cover letter and resume to Terri Sue Aldridge Lawson, WAVE Executive Director at [email protected]

Executive Director

Part Time

The Wisdom’s Wellspring Executive Director has general and primary responsibility for leadership, direction and general oversight for the day to day operations of Wisdom’s Wellspring. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors (BOD) and carries out the vision, objectives and goals of the organization. 

Compensation and Hourly Requirements:  This is an independent contract position (1099) for a minimum of 20 hours per week with a contractual compensation range of $24,000—26,000 annually, to be paid monthly. No benefits are provided.

Click here for a full description of open position.

 Please submit a Resume with References and Cover Letter by August 28th to:
Ms. Pamela King at [email protected]

Residential Director


The Wisdom's Wellspring Residential Director is a live-in position in their women's home. Responsibilities include coordinating and cooperating with other staff members to ensure that all residential services are performed in compliance with the Residential Handbook. 

Compensation and Hourly Requirements: This is a part-time position with a minimum of 20 hours per week (in addition to overnight requirements). This position includes a furnished private living room, bedroom and bath combination, and utilities. No pets or children are permitted at the facility. 

Please submit a Resume with a Cover Letter and References by September 30th to [email protected]




Part Time 

As the Recovery Revenue Research Coordinator, you will serve as the Institute’s first point of contact for nonprofit members seeking COVID19 recovery relief funding through grants, sponsorships, private donors and other resource. The coordinator serves as the team content expert for multiple funding sources and staying on top of fund development industry trends. This position will work closely with members and assist them in their funding journey as well as managing research interns. Additionally, the coordinator is instrumental in assisting the Executive Director with researching funding opportunities and grant submissions for the Institute to aid in capacity building for COVID19 recovery efforts; compiling and organizing monthly report data and impact data for the purposes of grant applications and storytelling. The coordinator is responsible for achieving qualitative impact goals that include scheduling meetings with members, grant research, grant writing and securing grants.

This position is funded by CareerSource Capital Region. For the full job description, click here.  To apply, contact Hadassah Israel at [email protected]


The Institute for Nonprofit Innovation and Excellence (INIE) works to strengthen the capacity and impact of the nonprofit sector through advocacy, education and collaboration.  As the Program Coordinator, you will work with the Executive Director and Program Committee to develop member programs, implement signature programs and events to aid in the sustainability and growth of nonprofit members.  The coordinator is the leader in program curation, implementation and reporting and will report to the Executive Director.   In addition, the coordinator is responsible for vetting all instructors, presenters and/or guest speakers, coordinating program/event logistics to include any virtual or in-person programs/events.  The coordinator has exceptional skills in project management or event planning with attention to details and the ability to meet deadlines.  The coordinator is accountable for meeting and exceeding goals to include revenue generation for programs and events.  Click here for the full job description and requirements.  

Part-time:  20 hours per week

$12 per hour

To apply, send a cover letter, resume and list of three references to Felina Martin, Executive Director at [email protected].    


Chief Financial Officer

Full Time

The Early Learning Coalition of the Big Bend Region, Inc. is seeking a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to be responsible for all aspects of the financial operations for the agency.  Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the CFO provides accounting, budgetary, operational and programmatic support to all agency programs and activities.  The CFO directly oversees and supervises the financial/accounting and contracts administration staff.  The CFO is the primary agency contact for all contractual matters, proposals for new or extended programs and new business development and serves as an active member of the Leadership Team helping to develop and implement the agency’s vision and mission.

Finance Manager

Full Time

The ELC is seeking a Finance Manager to supervise and manage the finance department. Qualified candidates should have at least Five - Ten years of progressive finance and accounting experience to include general ledger, banking, financial statement analysis, grants management, grant compliance, auditing, budgeting, tax reporting functions, and inventory control.

The Early Learning Coalition of the Big Bend Region, Inc. (ELC) is a private, not-for-profit organization with an annual budget of approximately $25 million employing approximately 50 full time staff, headquartered in Tallahassee, Florida.

Executive Coordinator


The ELC is looking for a Executive Coordinator who will perform administrative duties to support the CEO, the Board of Directors, and the Leadership Team. Qualified candidates should have a bachelor's degree and three-five years of experience performing executive-level duties for a CEO, Boar of Directors, and Leadership Team. 

Salary Range: $35,000-$45,000.  Benefits are included.

Qualified candidates must submit a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: [email protected]

Marketing & Communications Manager

The ELC is looking for a Marketing & Communications Manager to join its Management Team. Qualified candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in related area, three - five years of business writing experience, including presentations and reports, and direct management experience. Responsibilities will include leading the organization's internal and external communications strategies that promote the ELC's mission and vision. 

Salary Range:  $45,000-$53,000

Qualified candidates must submit a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: [email protected] 

 Executive Director

Full Time

The Epilepsy Agency of the Big Bend (EABB) serves 14 counties by sponsoring medical treatment, neurological visits, diagnostic testing and annual assessments for individuals experiencing epilepsy. The Executive Director facilitates and oversees client services, educational programs and board governance and directly executes fundraising, public relations, financial management, administrative functions and contract management.

  The position reports to a 10-member Board of Directors and manages three Epilepsy Advocate Case Managers. 

 Must possess a bachelor’s degree. Three or more years in a management role in a human services or nonprofit setting. Proven experience with fundraising/donor development, grant contracts, budget management, staff supervision, case management, communications, special events, collaborative community partnerships and board relations.

Please provide a cover letter detailing why you are interested in the position and why you are qualified and an updated resume or CV.


 Big Bend Homeless Coalition

The Big Bend Homeless Coalition is undergoing a rapid growth phase due to COVID-19. We seek to hire an outstanding in-house accountant as our new Director of Finance and Administration. We are looking for someone who can juggle numerous grant contracts, respond to a plethora of funder requests, oversee our cost allocation method, and assist with risk management.

The Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) is responsible for oversight of the financial affairs of the agency following sound financial principles, fund accounting, and federal, state, and local government regulations. This position makes recommendations on the establishment of primary economic objectives and policies. The DFA directs accounting staff in preparing monthly financial statements, budgets, and financial forecasts. This position is also primarily responsible for establishing lines of credit, directing activities concerned with internal controls, accounting for properties, assets, and securities, and the management information systems. This position has oversight of administrative facilities, risk management, and all other administrative functions of the Big Bend Homeless Coalition.


Financial Specialist
Administrative Assistants
Other full time, part-time, or temporary administrative staff

Experience: Executive Management, 10 years (Required)

 Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $67,000.00 - $81,000.00 per year

Duties, Qualification, and Application Here


Welcome - Refuge House serving the Big Bend Area of North Florida 

 Community Education Director:

$35,000 a year

This managerial position will provide principal leadership in the development and direction of the Refuge House training program, community education and prevention program (including the Green Dot), and volunteer recruitment and coordination.

The qualified candidate will be responsible for maintaining community education records and compiling monthly statistical reports as required by funders. This position also develops curriculum specific to the types of trainings requested by community organizations, to include human trafficking, domestic and sexual violence, and prostitution. The Community Education Program Director is also responsible for training all staff, volunteers, and interns. Candidates must support the intersectional feminist mission of the agency and have strong cultural competency.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required. Experience working on grant projects, particularly within a non-profit agency is strongly preferred. Bi-lingual communication skills are a plus, but not required. This position may be called upon to work irregular hours. Salary based on experienced.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $35,000.00 per year

Apply Here


 VPK Teacher Assistant:

$12.25 - $15.00 an hour
Take your career in early childhood education to the next level and join the smart-play movement. The Learning Pavilion has an immediate opening for two VPK Teacher Assistants.

Our ideal candidate is an experienced VPK teacher who has a passion for changing the lives of the children in their classroom and is excited by the idea of facilitating classroom instruction rooted in the most up to date science and research. This candidate must be able to develop creative and engaging lesson plans suitable for VPK students using approved curriculum along with the Florida Standards for Four-Year-Olds and Track children’s progress using the State provided VPK assessment tool during AP1, AP2 and AP3 time frames.

Qualified candidates must have be Certified to teach VPK, and have 5 years of experience working in early childhood education.

Preference given to candidates with FCCPC/AA/BA in related field and first Aide & CPR. Operational hours are between 7am and 6pm. Candidates must be able to work Monday - Friday 9am – 6pm (40 hours per week).

Pay Range: $12.25 - $15.00/hour. Benefits include paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays. Health, Dental Vision, Life & supplemental insurance.

Apply Here.

Toddler Teacher

$9 - $12 an hour

Looking for an energetic, reliable person who has a passion for working with children to work as a teacher in a toddler classroom. Qualified candidates must have experience working with young children, creating and implementing lesson plans, managing challenging behaviors and working as an effective team-member.

Preference given to candidates with the DCF 45 hour courses completed, First Aide & CPR certification and a FCCPC (CDA/Staff Credential), AA or BS in Early Childhood Development.

Candidate must be able to work Monday - Friday between the hours of 7am - 6pm.

Apply Here


 Children's Home Society is hiring for a variety of positions including Secretary, Case Coordinator, Data Management Specialist and more.  Visit their website for additional details. 



Title: Staff Attorney

Organization: Legal Services of North Florida


Direct Application Link

Job Description:

Legal Services of North Florida is hiring a Disaster Response Attorney to provide legal assistance to survivors of Hurricane Michael. Along with client representation, this attorney will work with LSNF’s disaster response staff to respond to the legal needs of low-income and vulnerable individuals affected by Hurricane Michael. Applicants should be a member of The Florida Bar, with preference given to candidates with clinical or legal aid experience. Candidates must have strong organizational and communication skills, as well as a high level of comfort with office technology and case management systems. Ability to work independently and in team environments is necessary. Ability to analyze complex issues and to obtain results to positively impact clients and community is desired. This position is based in our Tallahassee office.

Entry-level salary of $50,000 is negotiable depending on experience. Comprehensive fringe benefits package includes: paid holidays, paid vacation (which after two years, increases to five weeks per year), sick leave, and full-time is considered 35 hours a week. After sixty days, fully paid health insurance for employee & dependent children. Additional voluntary options of term life, disability insurance, and retirement plans are also available. 



Resource Specialist (Must be a Veteran) 

2-1-1 Big Bend operates several hotline programs including the Helpline 2-1-1, the Florida HIV/AIDS Hotline and the Family Health Line. In addition, the agency answers calls for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and other organizations that contract with 2-1-1 Big Bend for hotline services. 

The Florida Veterans Peer Initiative (MYFLVET) is a new program that provides crisis intervention and Veteran Peer Support services to connect Florida military Veterans to mental health and substance abuse services. This program provides an easily accessible entry point for returning Veterans to find Veteran-critical information and to serve as a primary source of information and referral. Services are available via the 2-1-1 crisis line and the Florida Veterans Support Line (MYFLVET).

Position Summary

The primary responsibility of the Resource Specialist (RS) assigned to MYFLVET is to apply the tools developed in his/her own recovery/experiences as well as the philosophy and values of the Florida Peer Network in order to: build connections with Veteran-serving agencies to better develop and
manage resource information.

The RS assists with the organizational effectiveness of the resource department by: maintaining the 2-1-1 resource database; MOU/MOA development/updating related to Veteran-specific resources; and, participating in the agency’s Quality Assurance process.

The RS will complete the Recovery Peer Specialist skills training and serve as a support and back-up to the Care Coordinator. The RS will answer incoming 2-1-1 hotline calls each week and provide back-up to the Care Coordinator in making follow up calls.

Click here for a complete job description and list of responsibilities.  

How to Apply

Send cover letter & resume to 2-1-1 Big Bend Resource Specialist, POB 10950, Tallahassee, FL 32302 or email [email protected] EOE.

Please refer questions to Jim Christie at 850-617-6318.


 Oasis Center

We are looking for qualified candidates to facilitate our Girls Circle program, a strengths-based support group for girls ages 9-18. Our facilitators are knowledgeable about trauma-informed care, have a passion for girls' empowerment, and draw from their own creativity and strengths to craft programming that values, supports, and builds resilience in girls. The position is part-time, 20-25 hours/week.

To learn more, download our Girls Empowerment Facilitator job description. If interested please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected] by Sunday, December 15th at 11:59 p.m.








Junior Achievement Big Bend - Community Volunteers Needed

If you are passionate about entrepreneurship, work-readiness and financial literacy education, please consider becoming a Junior Achievement Big Bend volunteer. 

Junior Achievement (JA) is the nation’s oldest and largest organization dedicated to giving young people, K-12, the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices.  Work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills are taught by volunteers from the business community.  JA Big Bend provides the materials, scheduling and training necessary to deliver world-class financial literacy programs and provide relevant, hands-on experiences for over 3,000 students annually in our local area.

Currently, JA Big Bend is seeking volunteers who have a passion for preparing our young people for the world of work!

JA Career Success, reaches nearly 400 high school students annually in Leon County high schools.  JA Career Success equips students with the tools and skills required to earn

and keep a job and educates students about the jobs available in high-growth career industries.

Time Commitment:  (7) 50-minute classroom sessions, taught one day each week for 7 weeks; October thru November; training is approximately one-hour; lunch provided

Training Dates:  August 27-OR-August 29, 11:30-1:00

JA Big Bend is also seeking volunteers who have a passion for entrepreneurship!

JA Be Entrepreneurial, reaches 1,000-1,500 high school students annually in all of our local high schools.  JA volunteers challenge students to start “thinking” entrepreneurial and teaches them the essential elements of practical business planning using the Business Model Canvas.

Time Commitment:  (6) 50-minute classroom sessions, taught one day each week for 6 weeks; October thru November; training is approximately one-hour; lunch provided

Training Dates:  August 22-OR-August 28, 11:30-1:00

Contact Kristi Strickland at 850-544-5510; [email protected] 

Learn more about Junior Achievement Big Bend at 






Climate and Energy Advocate


Status: Exempt, full-time


General Description: Florida Conservation Voters (FCV) is a statewide advocacy organization that works to turn environmental values into local, state, and national priorities. Our vision for Florida’s future is one where our environment is recognized as the irreplaceable foundation of our economy, culture, and quality of life. We elect lawmakers who reflect the people they serve and vigorously fight for policies to protect our environment and create a healthy, sustainable future for all Floridians. We connect people to their political power by mobilizing voters, winning elections, holding elected officials accountable, and advancing responsible public policies.


 The Climate and Energy Advocate will be responsible for supporting FCV’s advocacy and coalition work to advance a more equitable and just clean energy future. The ideal candidate is a strategic and policy-oriented advocate who is passionate about expanding clean energy access and climate solutions. This person will have experience with advocating for policy change, managing coalition work, and building relationships, and will have the potential to become a policy expert in the arena of climate solutions and clean energy. This person seeks to understand and implement FCV’s vision for working toward equity and justice as we transition to a clean energy future. They will be motivated to work in a fast-paced, campaign-like environment and collaborate with a broader team to win strong policy changes.


Core Job Responsibilities:

 · Work in collaborative, authentic partnerships with groups representing communities of color, low-income communities, and other communities that are disproportionately harmed by pollution and climate change. 

· Track, research, and develop climate and clean energy policy solutions for FCV and the Florida Clean Energy for All partner table.

 ·Engage and educate community leaders and partners to build support for climate solutions and clean energy policy priorities.

· Represent FCV in coalitions, committees, and public meetings related to climate and energy issues.

· Manage FCV’s partner and coalition work relating to climate and energy, including logistics, organization, and strategy.

· Work closely with FCV’s Executive Director and organizing teams to develop, implement, and evaluate climate and clean energy issue campaigns that successfully recruit volunteers, build grassroots leaders, and get the attention of decision-makers and media.

· Collaborate with FCV’s communications team to create media opportunities and increase coverage of climate and clean energy programs and campaigns.

· Prepare toolkits, presentations, case studies, and other collateral to help allies and partners in communication efforts relating to clean energy access and equity.


 Skills and Experience:


 We are seeking candidates who can stay on top of a wide range of work with competing deadlines without dropping the ball. We are also looking for candidates who have a respect for polished work and fine-tuned details, and who are positive forces in the face of shifts and changes.

· Policy and/or regulatory advocacy skills, including research and analysis, project management, and experience educating and developing relationships with state and local policymakers and regulators.

· Demonstrated ability to quickly absorb and integrate new information, including learning new policy issues.

 ·Demonstrated understanding that how we work (in collaborative, authentic partnership) is as important as what we work on.

 . Ability to write, speak to, and present information in a clear and compelling way for a variety of audiences.

· Ability to work in diverse coalitions and approach coalition-building in an inclusive and thoughtful manner, including across lines of difference.

· Ability to be reflective and thoughtful about how you can contribute to FCV’s efforts to weave racial and economic justice into our organizational culture and all of our work.

· Sound judgment and the ability to make decisions when provided direction and criteria to do so.

· Expert-level organizational skills, including fluency in or willingness to learn collaborative tools like Google Suite, Slack, Dropbox, Microsoft Word/Excel/Powerpoint and others.

· Proficiency in writing, editing, and communicating with an attention to detail.

· An aptitude for quick and forward thinking, seeking opportunities and proposing solutions.

· A team player mentality with the ability to also be effective independently.

· An approach to new ideas and challenges with a sense of possibility.


Preference will be given to applicants with: 

· Fluency in more than one language, Spanish preferred.

· A belief that who we elect matters and commitment to conservation, environmental justice, and action on climate.


 Our Values:

 At FCV, we strive to be:

· Mission-Driven and Strategic. We don't let the “perfect” become “the enemy of the good,” but we never let go of the Mission that defines us. Our work is assessed by the results it achieves for Florida’s people, especially communities of color, low-income communities, working families, and other communities that have been and continue to be disproportionately impacted by pollution.

· Focused on Environmental Justice. We work to shine a light on and overcome systems and structures that unjustly burden people of color with pollution and deny their access to a healthy environment. We acknowledge what we do not know or understand and approach others with deep respect for their life experiences and the challenges they face.

· Committed to Integrity. We are consistently open, honest, ethical, and genuine. We mean what we say, and we say what we mean. We break down complex issues and take a systems approach to inform citizens, communities, policymakers, and partners with concise, credible, and fact-based points that get to the heart of the matter.

· Problem-solving and Innovative. We are proactive in solving problems and overcoming obstacles. We learn from our mistakes and seek out opportunities to learn and act on new and better ways of getting things done. We hold ourselves to the highest standards and seek feedback.


FCV provides full-time staff with benefits including vacation and sick time, a health reimbursement arrangement, and after two years of employment, a retirement savings plan.


Working Conditions:

 Ability to work some evenings and weekends with the possibility of travel at least quarterly. This position is based in Tallahassee, FL.

To Apply:

Send your resume and a cover letter explaining why you want to work for FCV and how this position fits into your long-term career goals to [email protected] Please include “FCV Climate and Energy Advocate” in the subject line. Position open until filled. Salary is commensurate with experience, ranging from $40,000 to $50,000.


 FCV is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to an Equitable, Inclusive and Diverse Workplace.