Community Employment Opportunities

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


Part-time Fundraising Manager
Cape and Islands Veterans Outreach Center

This is a 24-hour a week part-time position to start with the potential to grow to full-time.
Salary Range: $40,000
Reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director, the Fundraising Development Manager will spearhead fundraising efforts as Cape and Islands Veterans Outreach Center (CIVOC) continues to grow.

To apply, contact Joe Taylor, Executive Director, [email protected]

View full job description from the Cape and Islands Veterans Outreach Center [PDF]

Updated: July 19, 2021


Development Officer
Cahoon Museum of American Art

Cahoon Museum of American Art is dynamic environment, featuring regional art that connects to the museum’s collection of American art from the 1800s to the present. With a focus on unique, innovative exhibitions in recent years, the Cahoon Museum has broadened its educational outreach and appeal to draw larger audiences and establish itself as a well-regarded regional museum with much to offer. A Development Officer, along with a strong, professional team, will further the Museum’s growth in the Cape Cod community and beyond.

The Museum seeks a skilled development professional to build authentic relationships, envision new partnerships and engage new audiences, set and exceed goals, motivate and inspire action in others, while raising support that will build a strong foundation for the Museum’s growth. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic and experienced with an interest in working for a dynamic and growing art museum.

Compensation commensurate with experience; send cover letter and resume to [email protected]

View full job description from Cahoon Museum [PDF]

Updated: July 14, 2021


Development Director
Friends of Bass River

Friends of Bass River (FOBR), a non-profit dedicated to preserving the endangered Bass River Watershed on Cape Cod seeks a professional to create, implement and manage a strong, sustainable fundraising plan designed to invigorate current donors, solicit new fundraising sources, and actively engage the local business community. The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented self-starter with impeccable communication and organizational skills and has a passion for face-to-face and written influencing. Prior experience mounting compelling fundraising campaigns, a willingness to “friendraise” on a neighborhood level, and the ability to excite, train and manage fundraising volunteers is critical. The Development Director will initiate and oversee all fundraising events and activities for the organization including the development and nurturing of a diverse donor network, and the creation of a rigorous community & business outreach. Flexible hours. Experience working with environmental non-profits is preferred. Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Updated: June 21, 2021


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.

View full job description. [PDF]

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)