Community Employment Opportunities

Members of the Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands are invited to share available career opportunities with our community.


Development and Communications Associate
Acadia Center

The Acadia Center is seeking an energetic, well organized Development and Communication Associate to be an integral member of the Public Engagement team, supporting donor administration and communications. This individual will ensure that current and prospective donors feel a kinship with Acadia Center, and see the value and impact we have on addressing climate change through systemic clean energy solutions.. View full job description. [PDF]

To apply, please send a cover letter of interest, resume, at least two professional references and an example of your writing and communications skills to [email protected] Please insert Development Communications Associate in the subject line and indicate where you saw the posting in the body of the email. Phone calls will not be accepted.

Updated: February 11, 2021
(Submitted by Nancy Benben of Acadia Center)


Senior Policy Advocate – Massachusetts
Acadia Center

The Senior Policy Advocate – Massachusetts will have a leadership role advancing Acadia Center’s efforts to promote and implement energy and climate policy reforms focusing on Massachusetts and related regional forums. Areas of attention include climate pathways, energy efficiency, clean energy, utility and power grid policy reforms and transportation climate policy. The position includes work such as representing Acadia Center in legislative forums; state and regional policy forums; with partner organizations and coalitions; in regulatory proceedings at the Department of Public Utilities; and strengthening external relationships. Drafting public comments, educational documents and filings; and communicating policy issues with media and the public are important parts of the job. The position reports to the Director of Policy. Full, flex or part time schedules will be considered. View full job description. [PDF]

To apply, please send a cover letter of interest, resume, at least two professional references and an example of your writing and communications skills to [email protected] Please insert Senior Policy Advocate Massachusetts in the subject line and indicate where you saw the posting in the body of the email. Phone calls will not be accepted.

Updated: February 3, 2021
(Submitted by Nancy Benben of Acadia Center)


President & Executive Director (full-time)
The National Marine Life Center

The National Marine Life Center, a non-profit marine animal hospital and science and education center in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, seeks a mission-driven and experienced nonprofit business leader skilled in successfully executing strategic plans and empowering a high performing team. Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the President & Executive Director will be based at its facility in Buzzards Bay, MA and have overall management responsibility for growing an impactful organization.

This full-time position is for immediate hire and reports to the Board of Trustees. This impactful leadership position is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs, fundraising, and strategic plan of the organization. This position requires a dynamic, mission-driven leader who is passionate about leading hands-on operations, fostering growth, as well as developing and managing programs.

For information and a job description, visit http://nmlc.org/about/staff/job-opportunities.

Send cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to Beth Jones, Interim Executive Director, [email protected]

Position open until filled.

The National Marine Life Center rehabilitates and releases stranded marine mammals and sea turtles in order to advance science and education in marine wildlife health and conservation. We are a small, independent, non-profit organization. To learn more, visit our website at www.nmlc.org. The National Marine Life Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Updated: January 19, 2021


Education Coordinator
Cahoon Museum

The Cahoon Museum seeks an enthusiastic educator with excellent interpersonal skills to develop, implement, and evaluate educational programming at the museum. This position is responsible for the management of a wide range of educational programs for students, teachers, families, and life-long learners that bring the Museum’s exhibitions and mission to life.

The Education Coordinator will implement educational programming for school groups by designing and leading group visitor experiences -both in-person and virtual- for K-12 students, their chaperones, and their teachers. Responsibilities include outreach to schools and teachers; developing and implementing school visits and teacher opportunities; and developing curriculum and participatory programming aligned with the museum’s exhibitions and initiatives.

The Coordinator must be highly organized, energetic, a strong communicator, flexible and responsive to needs of visitors, passionate about art education, and work well in a collaborative team-based approach. Qualifications: Minimum of 3-5 years experience in education, preferably museum or arts education; familiarity with Massachusetts K-12 curriculum frameworks; ability to work both independently and collaboratively; some understanding of American art history preferred.This is a part-time, grant funded position; ability to work some weekend and evening hours. Please send cover letter and resume to: [email protected] Complete job description is available on the Museum website: https://cahoonmuseum.org/employment/. No phone calls please.

Updated: August 13, 2020