Nonprofit Career Opportunities

Food For The Poor seeks compassionate, capable individuals to help us serve those in greatest need. Our organization relies on a dedicated staff to partner with donors in bringing relief to poverty-stricken communities.

If you are someone who feels a call to serve the poor, we encourage you to submit your resume. Listed below are the open positions at Food For The Poor:

Positions Available

Project Manager – Guyana

Food For The Poor is seeking a Project Manager to oversee its projects and programs in Guyana and the eastern Caribbean islands under the guidance of the respective country manager or in-country partner.

  • Conduct in-country feasibility studies on projects to determine if they are legitimate, feasible, and in line with organizational policies and beliefs.
  • Visit project sites and meet with beneficiaries to discuss project needs and funding requirements.
  • Meet with country office director or director of partner organizations to discuss projects, and resolve any problems or challenges in collaboration with in-country personnel.
  • Review prospective projects, create proposals, review digital photos, and submit to Projects Department administrative staff for proper file processing.
  • Monitor funded projects on an ongoing basis to assure timely completion within budget.
  • Maintain assignment database lists to reflect actual and current status of specific projects.
  • Furnish additional information as required by fundraising departments and/or respond to requests concerning country/projects.
  • Research special requests.
  • Travel to Guyana and the eastern Caribbean islands to monitor and maintain relationships with partner priests, pastors, missionaries, and NGOs.
  • Organize specialized pilgrimages/trips for groups to visit specific projects or areas.
  • Furnish monthly status reports on current projects to country offices and quarterly updates to fundraising departments, including current photos.
  • Create status reports on funded projects.
  • Produce expense reports upon return from trips and monitor amounts spent per budget.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally thirty to fifty percent of the time
  • Computer literacy, including typing skills, as well as proficiency with Microsoft Access, Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and project management skills
  • Basic photography skills are a plus

At least five years of work experience, preferably in related field. The position involves interacting with different levels of management and donors. It requires an assertive, flexible individual with strong interpersonal skills. Travel experience is preferred.

To apply for this position, please visit:

Senior Field Advisor – Major Giving

Food For The Poor is seeking a seasoned fundraising professional to work as an active team player in the Major Giving Department. The successful candidate will develop relationships with top-tier donors to assist them in identifying and fulfilling their philanthropic goals. Through this important role, you can make a positive impact and create the change you wish to see in the world!

Overall Responsibilities:
  • Build, nurture and sustain relationships with approximately 125 individual top-tier donors primarily through face-to-face visits
  • Regularly solicit and secure five- and six-figure gifts from top-tier donors and prospects
  • Demonstrate a positive, empathetic disposition and perseverance; reflect an optimistic and positive attitude; and convey sensitivity to the needs of others
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned by the Major Giving Department Director
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • National and occasional international travel to visit with donors
  • Responsible for developing, preparing, and distributing high-quality and professional communications, reports, letters, mailings, and other materials necessary to appropriately communicate with and engage top-tier donors
  • Work collaboratively with team to maximize overall effectiveness of department
Requirements of the Position:
  • Experience – Five years of successful nonprofit fundraising experience with a focus on major gifts or closely related experience
  • Education – Bachelor’s Degree required
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Donor Services Representative/Front Desk Receptionist

If you have the kind of “gold standard” customer service skills that make people feel valued, and you are compassionate, reliable, attentive and personable, we have a great opportunity for you.

Overall Responsibilities:
  • Respond to and/or initiate telephone calls, written correspondence, or emails from/to donors and other individuals who have questions, complaints or request information
  • Perform front desk receptionist responsibilities, including answering incoming phone calls, utilizing paging system and greeting visitors
  • Make changes and/or corrections to donor records and follow up on shipping of orders
  • Correct and update donation information in Convio, our fundraising software program
  • Process donations and requests for memorial cards, Mass offerings and special occasion events (birthday, anniversary, baptism, illness, wedding, etc.)
  • Generate appropriate thank-you and memorial letters to individuals making donations
  • Process various donors’ requests
  • Maintain daily activity log
  • Multitasking responsibilities, including answering incoming calls, making outbound calls and processing outbound correspondence using mail merge
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned by the Donor Services Supervisor/Manager/Director
  • Minimum high school diploma
  • At least three years’ experience in customer service, preferably in a nonprofit environment
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
  • Excellent customer service skills, including telephone and interpersonal skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to successfully complete projects and assignments in a timely fashion
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel and Outlook) and AS/400
  • Ability to create and compose various correspondence
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Radio Marketing Manager

Do you have experience working in the radio broadcasting market as an on-air fundraiser? If so, Food For The Poor has a unique opportunity for you. This is a full-time position located in our Coconut Creek, Fla., office.

Overall Responsibilities:

The Radio Marketing Manager, Fundraiser, On-Air Host and Campaign Developer is a full-time position that is responsible for in-studio fundraisers, pre- and post-campaign telephone interviews, media trips, audio production and editing, budgeting/forecasting, and assisting in the department’s growth and development by seeking additional fundraising opportunities.

Skills and Qualifications:
  • Excellent communication and storytelling skills
  • Interpersonal skills, including relationship building
  • Ability to do audio and video production
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing conditions and requirements
  • Detail oriented
  • Problem-solving and decision-making abilities
  • Self-starter who works well independently with little guidance
  • Results driven
  • Ability to handle complex situations
  • Ability to establish clear goals and standards
  • Computer proficiency in both Apple and Microsoft applications including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 50 percent of the time, including some international travel
  • BA degree in Communications/Marketing
  • At least 10 years of experience in marketing, communications, advertising and fundraising. Experience in the radio broadcast market and as an on-air fundraiser.
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Director of Planned Giving

Overall Responsibilities:

Develop, promote, and expand the planned giving program and direct program activities in coordination with the organization’s fundraising efforts to achieve goals, prepare departmental budget, manage departmental operations and staff, and network with outside groups and individuals to promote Food For The Poor’s planned giving programs. This is a full-time, management position in the Planned Giving Department.

Skills and Qualifications:
  • Broad, in-depth knowledge and understanding of planned giving products/programs
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, writing, and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to establish rapport and build relationships with individuals
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent management skills
  • Ability to budget and make effective use of monetary resources
  • Computer literacy in planned giving programs and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability and willingness to travel to visit donors and/or prospects approximately 40% - 50% of the time
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field required
  • Five plus years’ related experience in a fundraising or direct marketing organization
To apply for this position, please visit:

Outbound Caller – Church Assignment Coordinator

Are you organized, determined and enjoy talking on the phone? Are you passionate about building relationships and helping the poor? Food For The Poor is seeking a talented person with integrity who will serve as a direct link between the organization and churches. Your hard work will result in tremendous blessings for needy people in the Caribbean and Latin America.

Overall Responsibilities:

Contact churches throughout the United States to obtain, schedule and coordinate weekend visits for clergy speakers to share the plight of the poor on behalf of Food For The Poor.

  • Goal orientated with a high level of personal motivation, energy and accountability
  • Outgoing and dynamic communicator with excellent listening, speaking and writing skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships
  • Detail oriented with excellent record-keeping skills
  • Must have integrity, enthusiasm, a passion for the mission and the ability to work as a team player
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Ability to prioritize duties, manage time efficiently, multitask, remain focused and determined on reaching monthly goals
  • Minimum high school diploma; additional education a plus
  • Minimum of one year administrative, fundraising, marketing, or customer service experience
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Clergy for our Speakers Bureau

Are you interested in preaching in the U.S. on behalf of Food For The Poor’s ministry to destitute families throughout the Caribbean and Latin America? As opportunities become available throughout the year, we hire English-speaking and bilingual (Spanish/English) Catholic and Episcopal priests and Lutheran pastors.

Your participation will open hearts to the gospel message and create public awareness of the Third World’s plight.Through your involvement, you will help Food For The Poor provide needy families with food, medicine, basic housing, education and more.

  • Commitment is only for weekends
  • Salary/stipend, travel and expenses provided
  • No relocation necessary
  • Must have permission from Bishop or Major Superior

Join the outreach of Food For The Poor today.

For more information,call Joan Vidal toll-free 877-654-2960 ext. 6419 or email

Location: Throughout US Relocation: Not necessary Travel: Yes