Nonprofit Sector Job Opportunities
Compass frequently receives news of jobs in the nonprofit sector from our current and past clients. We are happy to publicize these positions to our volunteers. We see this information sharing as another chance to further our mission, to inspire the active engagement of business professionals with their local nonprofits to transform communities. Below is our current listing of nonprofit sector jobs.
If you know of other opportunities, please feel free to contact us!
Society for Women’s Health Research
Director of Development
The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR®) is in need of a highly effective, visionary Director of Development to join its incredible team. SWHR is a thought leader in research on biological differences in disease and is dedicated to transforming women’s health through science, advocacy, and education. Founded in 1990, SWHR aims to bring attention to the variety of diseases and conditions that disproportionately or predominately affect women.
This senior level position is an integral member of the team, responsible for securing the funds necessary to support scientific programs, policy activities, and educational materials that further the mission of SWHR. The Director of Development designs, oversees, and implements fundraising campaigns and appeals. S/he also identifies opportunities to collaborate with like-minded organizations to further the mission of SWHR.
N Street Village
Chief Operating Officer
N Street Village is a community of empowerment and recovery for homeless and low-income women in Washington, D.C. With comprehensive services addressing both emergency and long-term needs, N Street Village helps women achieve stability and make meaningful gains in their housing, income, employment, mental health, physical health, and addiction recovery. N Street Village has an $8 million annual budget with 125 full-time and part-time employees, and it serves nearly 2,000 individuals per year at five separate sites in Northwest D.C. At these locations, N Street Village provides day services, low-barrier shelter, temporary shelter, permanent supportive housing for very low income individuals, and affordable housing for low- and moderate-income families and individuals.
The Chief Operating Officer will ensure that the operating infrastructure and internal processes of the organization are aligned with program needs and that they enable the highest-quality delivery of the N Street Village (NSV) mission. Strong candidates will have a proven track record of success and efficacy in: financial leadership and management; business strategy execution; collaboration with stakeholders such as Directors and government partners; managing and leading staff; and contributing to the high functioning of a peer team.
The COO reports to the Executive Director of NSV. The COO is responsible for multiple direct reports, NSV consultants, and ongoing interaction with the NSV Board of Directors.
The Langley School
Chief Financial Officer
The Langley School is a coeducational preschool through grade 8 day school located in McLean, Virginia. Founded upon a deep respect for childhood and an abiding belief in the necessity and power of parent/teacher partnership, The Langley School offers an exceptional community and an individually attuned academic program. Since children’s social and emotional acuity is seen as critical to their academic success, the school intentionally nurtures both in equal measure. The school graduates uncommonly optimistic, grounded, poised, and kind learners and thinkers, and currently enrolls a diverse and talented student body of 475 students. Langley is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and the Virginia Association of Independent schools (VAIS), through which the school is accredited.
The chief financial officer (CFO) provides oversight, leadership, and stewardship of all aspects of The Langley School’s financial resources, promoting best practices in finance and administration, while ensuring absolute institutional integrity in fiscal matters. The CFO is responsible for the overall financial health of the organization, as well as the oversight of facilities, transportation and security, and construction projects. Reporting directly to the head of school, the CFO serves as an essential strategic partner to the head of school and her administrative team and is a significant contributor to advancing the mission and strategic direction of the school. It is an exciting time to join in this effort, as the school is poised to launch a significant capital and endowment campaign, as well as celebrate its 75th anniversary in the coming year.
- MBA and CPA preferred
- 10 years of financial and business experience
- Demonstrated excellence in managing finance, accounting, budgeting, controls, and reporting
- Experience in a senior management position, working on a team and with nonprofit boards
- Demonstrated experience in the development of analyses for strategic decision-making, such as analyses of competitive market dynamics, financial sustainability, and organizational strengths and weaknesses
- Facility communicating complex material effectively to a variety of constituents
Additional Preferred Interpersonal Qualities:
- Energetic, compassionate, ethical leadership posture
- Superb interpersonal skills: collaboration, listening, offering effective feedback, and flexibility
- Ability to mentor and develop staff
- Ability to balance and prioritize needs of the school
- High-level strategic thinking, with a detail focus