Community Employment Opportunities

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


Chief Development & Communications Officer
Community Development Partnership (CDP)

The Chief Development & Communications Officer will successfully lead and implement an integrated development and communications strategy that raises the organization’s visibility and secures a diverse and sustainable revenue portfolio to support the CDP’s program growth and achievement of strategic goals.

This position manages and leads all major gifts functions. It also identifies and pursues opportunities to build new revenue streams such as principal gifts, planned giving, donor and foundation prospecting and research, and special one- or multi-year fundraising campaigns.

The Chief Development & Communications Officer is a member of the organization’s senior management team and reports to the Chief Executive Officer. The successful candidate will have the support of a full-time administrative staff person and a Board Development Committee. The Chief Development & Communications Officer will work from the CDP’s office located at 3 Main Street Mercantile, Eastham, Massachusetts and there is an opportunity to work remotely up to 3 days per week. This is a Full-Time Exempt Position (37.5 hours/week).

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Jay Coburn, Chief Executive Officer, Community Development Partnership, [email protected] No phone calls or letters, please. Your cover letter must describe your previous professional experiences in detail and illustrate how those experiences have prepared you for this position. Applications will be reviewed and acknowledged on a rolling basis. We seek to fill this position by July 15th.

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Updated: June 10, 2021


Chef/Program Director for Faith Family Kitchen
Cape Cod Council of Churches

Direct and Implement the mission of Faith Family Kitchen, to alleviate hunger by serving without judgement those in need of regular, free nutritious meals. Faith Family Kitchen, which is a program of the Cape Cod Council of Churches, operates in partnership with Faith Assembly of God Church, Hyannis, MA. View full job description. [PDF]

Applicants should submit their cover letter, resume, and three reference contacts by June 11 to [email protected].

Updated: June 1, 2021
(Submitted by Edythe Nesmith of Cape Cod Council of Churches)


Program Director, Covenant to Care for Foster Families
Cape Cod Council of Churches

Direct and implement the mission of Covenant to Care, which exists to create partnerships between local foster care families, Cape and Islands faith communities and the broader Cape and Islands community to support foster families and the children in their care. Covenant to Care for Foster Families (CCFF) is a collaboration between the Cape Cod Council of Churches and the Cape and Islands Department of Children and Families (DCF).
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Applicants should submit their cover letter, resume, and three reference contacts by June 11 to [email protected].

Updated: June 1, 2021
(Submitted by Edythe Nesmith of Cape Cod Council of Churches)


Development Associate
Wellfleet Historical Society & Museum

WHS&M is seeking an energetic, well organized, experienced Development Associate who will work closely with the Board of Directors and the Museum Coordinator to design and implement a successful capital campaign and revised membership structure. Excellent people skills is a must. The successful applicant will support donor administration and ensure that prospective donors feel a kinship with the Wellfleet Historical Society & Museum, understand our mission and promote our organization.

Exceptional attention to detail, strong database skills, donor database management software (pastperfect a plus) Superb communication and proofreading skills. Excellent project management skills, and familiarity with social media platforms preferred. Please visit our website: https://www.wellfleethistoricalsociety.org

WHS&M is committed to a diverse work environment where a workplace of mutual respect. This is a part-time, 1 year contract position.

To apply, please send a cover letter of interest, resume, at least two professional references and an example of your writing and communications skills by May 18 to [email protected] Please insert Development Associate in the subject line and indicate where you saw the posting in the body of the email.

Updated: April 29, 2021


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