West Alabama Nonprofit Job Board

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Operations Manager

Posted 3.10.2023

Schoolyard Roots

Job Type: Full Time

About Schoolyard Roots:
Schoolyard Roots brings learning to life through hands-on teaching gardens at eleven elementary schools across
Tuscaloosa, AL. We cultivate curiosity and connection, engage communities with food and nature, and connect
classroom learning to the real world. We are grateful for the strong support of our local school systems, a dynamic
education team, and the greater Tuscaloosa community. We are proud to offer our employees a supportive, flexible,
and understanding work environment that values work/life balance.
Position Description:
Schoolyard Roots is looking for an exceptionally organized and detail-oriented person to become our next Operations
Manager! The Operations Manager (OM) oversees the daily operations of the organization and keeps our systems
operating smoothly and optimally, supporting the rest of the team to do their best work. The OM will work closely with
the Executive Director and other members of the team to ensure that our mission is fulfilled. We are looking for an
intrinsically motivated self-starter who thrives in both independent and collaborative work. If you have experience in
bookkeeping, HR, non-profit administration, and/or working in CRM databases, AND you are excited about supporting
youth garden education, then this could be the role for you! Position includes the potential to work part of the time
from home.
Salary & Benefits:
This is a full-time, year-round position with a salary range of $32,000 - $38,000 based on experience and qualifications,
with the opportunity for performance-based raises. SYR offers a flexible work environment and a generous benefits
package which is detailed below.
Benefits Package includes: 100% of healthcare premiums paid by employer; 18 days Paid Time Off; 11 paid holidays; 1
day PTO during birth month; 3% match on SIMPLE IRA after 1 year of employment; Flexible scheduling & ability to work
part-time remotely/work-from-home; Supportive, understanding, and flexible work environment that values work/life
balance; Access to fresh, organic produce, herbs, and flowers from the gardens when available .
Application Closing Date: For priority consideration apply by March 31, though applications will be accepted until
position is filled. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Ideal Position Start Date: Mid-May 2023, though this is flexible for the right candidate.
This job description is a general overview, not a mandatory comprehensive list. If you feel passionate about our work
and believe you have the skills to accomplish the job, please apply!
Key Responsibilities:
• Manage day-to-day operations of the organization, including financial management, administrative tasks, and
supporting the staff in pursuit of the mission.
• Develop and implement systems and procedures to increase efficiency and productivity.
• Administrative, HR & Office Duties:
o Manage the general organization, supplies, and quality of the office, ensuring that it stays in presentable
and efficient use.
o Maintain office records and provide administrative support to the Executive Director and the SYR team.
o Manage HR needs of the organization including tracking PTO, managing benefits, and on-boarding new
o Assist with IT errors, researching and going to customer support, as necessary.
o Oversee Work Study students’ tasks, if applicable, and maintain record of bi-weekly time sheets.
o Record and track BOD contact information, committee roles, meeting attendance, and pledge payments.
• General Bookkeeping Duties:
o Track income and expenses in multiple areas and prepare monthly reports for Accountant.
o Prepare invoices & track payments.
o Oversee & track all ordering and purchases.
o Prepare bank deposits and manage staff use of organization credit cards.
• Development Duties:
o Work closely with the Executive Director (ED) and Development Coordinator (DC) to implement and
track appeals and fundraising events.
o Maintain record of all restricted-grant purchases, as well as other information for grant funding reports.
o Oversee management of CRM software (DonorSnap), including data entry, reporting, list management,
and general problem solving.
o Assist ED and DC with stewardship processes for all donations, appeals, and events.
o Work closely with the ED and DC to plan and execute SYR’s annual fundraiser, A Moveable Feast, with a
goal of raising $48,000.
• Communication Duties:
o Oversee and distribute all incoming mail.
o Manage logistics of all outgoing mailings, including annual reports, appeals, and fundraising campaigns.
o Manage mailing and contact lists.
o Use GetResponse to send email communications regarding the organization.
o Depending on the skill set of the applicant, this position’s responsibilities may also include:
▪ Website maintenance (WordPress)
▪ Social Media management (Instagram and Facebook)
▪ Design graphics and print media using Canva
• Additional Duties and Requirements:
o Be a responsible representative of SYR in the community.
o Work collectively to fulfill the mission and vision of SYR.
o Maintain satisfactory reports and records for SYR.
o Report to the Executive Director, communicate activities, progress, and needs of programs, and work
cohesively with the SYR Team.
o Must pass federal and state background checks.
• Meticulous organizational skills and attention to detail, especially in digital environments.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work independently and to organize and prioritize short and long-term tasks and projects is essential.
• Ability to work collaboratively with a small team.
• Knowledge of financial management, budgeting tracking, and bookkeeping.
• High degree of computer proficiency, including experience with Excel, Microsoft Office 365, and database
• Experience using CRM software is a plus.
• Experience using QuickBooks is a plus.
• Experience with grant management and fundraising is a plus.
• Experience in website management using WordPress is a plus.
• Excitement about school garden education and the Schoolyard Roots mission.
To Apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume to apply@schoolyardroots.org with your name and “Operations Manager
Application” in the subject line.
Schoolyard Roots is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability,
age, or veteran status.

Enrollment and Match Program Coordinator

Posted 2.28.2023

Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Alabama

Job Type: Full Time

Enrollment and Match Coordinator




Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Alabama seeks a full-time Enrollment and Match Program Coordinator. Must be a people person with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Minimum of bachelor’s degree.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office; including Word, Outlook, and Excel.  Some fieldwork is required and must have reliable transportation. 

Serious inquiries only to Danielle@bbbswestal.org or mail to Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Alabama, 2721 6th Street, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401.


The Position

The Enrollment and Match Program Coordinator of BBBS is responsible for providing children with mentors in the community-based program. Building and maintaining good relationships with community partners along with excellent public speaking skills are a must.  


The Enrollment and Match Program Coordinator will recruit volunteer mentors and children throughout the West Alabama community.  The coordinator must be able to multi-task, have the ability to focus on details, and have good interviewing skills. Collecting meaningful data and recording it in the specified data systems is required.  The data must also be submitted within specific time frames for reporting.  


The Coordinator will attend community events, set up booths and share information about the agency as required.

Senior Center Director

Posted 1.31.2023



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Full time (40 hours). This position requires a skilled individual who is highly detailed and able to coordinate, schedule and lead both group and individual activities.  The director must have qualities that are necessary to work with the senior population including being empathetic, creative, compassionate, patient, cooperative, and flexible. Hours of operation and general work hours would be Monday-Friday, 8am to 4pm. Some nights and weekends may be required for events.

Duties Include:

  • Develop the full senior center schedule on a monthly basis
  • Coordinate special activities and holiday programs
  • Supervise and coordinate a complex detailed schedule of day-to-day operations of the center including the reception/lobby areas, activity rooms, and meeting spaces
  • Conduct other routine facility tasks as required including but not limited to housekeeping and activity equipment setup and takedown
  • Collect and report monthly center attendance data
  • Create and execute monthly electronic newsletter using web-based platform management system and digital analytics 
  • Marketing senior center activities and events
  • Represent FOCUS 50+ publicly at community events
  • Ability to work cooperatively with non-profit agencies, senior service providers and other community partners  


The position requires a bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of management and event experience.  The following may be substituted for a degree; prior experience in conducting group activities and in large and small group leadership as demonstrated through prior work or extensive volunteer experience.  Training and/or experience in gerontology is desired but not required.  Proven ability in other areas along with maturity are important considerations.  An ability to communicate effectively and to analyze and solve problems independently is essential. Experience in communications, marketing, and event management a plus.


Staff will train employee in needed skills, routines, procedures, and data tracking software.


  • Outgoing, flexible, and welcoming personality
  • Willingness to work in collaboration with volunteers and staff
  • Ability to adapt to changing conditions/situations/schedules
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to schedule multiple use areas with great attention to detail and taking into the account the needs of each activity meeting or group.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Proficient in Microsoft Publisher  
  • Proficient in Canva web-based design platform
  • Proficient in web-based communication platforms such as Mailchimp


Reports directly to the Executive Director

Send resume and cover letter to nharshman@senior-focus.org 

Client Advocate/Loan Manager

Posted 1.20.2023

Peoples' Loan Program

(CALM) Job Description
• Displays compassion for the Tuscaloosa community
• Effective communicator via multiple modes
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Good time management practices
• Basic computer and phone competency (database entry, email, phone calls, texting)
• Basic financial skills (reading, interpreting, and reporting financial info from statements)
Duties & Responsibilities:
• Maintain regular working hours (minimum of three days a week) in the PLP office
• Communicate with clients throughout the application, screening and approval process
• Open new client cases, accurately completing all fields on the application form
• Correctly identify cases as moving forward to the Loan Screening Committee or closing
• Coordinate with other agencies as needed to obtain assistance for clients
• Write loan checks and promissory notes, obtain signatures, and make copies for files
• Accurately document all information and contacts in the database
• Maintain confidential files on clients
• Attend monthly Board Meetings and Executive Committee meetings as needed
● Pay rate for this position is $15 per hour for 12-15 hours worked every week.
● Pay period is every two weeks once a required timecard is submitted.
● The PLP office is closed every year the last two weeks of December.
TO APPLY: Submit resume to info@peoplesloanprogram.org 

Executive Director

Posted 1.9.2023

Tuscaloosa Children's Theatre

Job Type: Full Time

The Tuscaloosa Children’s Theatre (TCT) is searching for a full-time Executive Director. TCT,
now in its 37th year, is a 501©3 located in Tuscaloosa/Northport, Alabama and operates with an
annual budget of approximately $195,000. TCT is a largely volunteer organization that puts on
three children’s stage productions each year, conducts summer camps, spring break workshops
and after school programming. TCT maintains a rental building for offices, rehearsals and
camps, an extensive costume warehouse, a website, social media accounts, and a separate set
construction workshop. TCT recently developed a strategic plan and anticipates moving into The
Saban Center in downtown Tuscaloosa after completion of that building.

The Executive Director (ED) will report to the Board of Directors (Board) and shall be
responsible for the preparation and execution of fund raising, development and programming
goals, as well as managing the day to day operation of the organization and the building at 601
Energy Blvd. in Northport, Alabama. This includes, but is not limited to outreach and the
coordination and implementation of theatre management processes for productions and
workshops by TCT, in conjunction with the Artistic Director (AD) and the Board. The ED will
also be the main point person interacting with the Saban Center and will be responsible for other
duties not listed that may arise. The TCT Board expects high ethical standards and personal
integrity among all employees.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Revenue generation with an emphasis on grant writing and donor management
Liaison to the Saban Center to cultivate and maximize that relationship
Development and implementation of good theatre management practices
Strategic leadership to meet/exceed the mission and vision of TCT including
implementation of the strategic plan developed by the Board
Budgeting and contract negotiations
Staff management - conduct interviews and recommend to the Board any new hire,
requiring Board approval. Collaborate and communicate regularly with the Artistic
Communicate effectively and maintain positive relationships with all members of the TCT
Board, staff and the community

Desired Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree required, Master's Degree (preferred) in theatre management and
administration or equivalent
Administrative experience in a performing arts non-profit organization
Demonstrated skills in fund-raising, financial management, marketing and public relations,
effective time management and organizational skills
Demonstrated success in grant writing
Effective computer skills in word processing, database, spreadsheet, social media, website
management and budgeting. Quickbooks experience preferred, but not required
Ability to grow with the organization as it moves forward in its affiliation with The Saban Center

TCT is entering an exciting time with the anticipation of a permanent home at The Saban Center.
The Executive Director will provide leadership for the mission and vision of TCT and its
continued success. This position will provide a salary of $55,000 and a benefits package to be

Interviews can begin on a rolling basis as applications are received. Candidates should submit
a one-page cover letter, a resume and three references electronically to tuscjobtct@gmail.com

Administrative Assistant

Posted 1.5.2023


Job Type: Part-time

Administrative Assistant



FOCUS 50+ is a comprehensive 501(c)(3) non-profit organization seeking an organized self-starter to complete administrative tasks and answer multi-line phones. This is a part-time position in a busy office environment working approximately 35 hours per week. Candidates with office administration experience preferred.


Hours of work: 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Monday through Friday (Part-time)


Starting pay:  $9.00 per hour


Supervision:  Reports to the FOCUS 50+ Executive Director


Duties and responsibilities include but not limited to: 

  • Greet clients and the public. Communicate with clients via phone and/or email, directing him or her to the appropriate resource and/or staff member
  • Receive and transfer all main-line calls, take messages, or provide information when appropriate
  • Maintain knowledge of current senior center activities/schedules and agency policies
  • Distribute Board information, prepare documents for Board meetings, and record meeting minutes
  • Responsible for the maintenance and appropriate disposal of sensitive agency records
  • Maintains a neat and orderly administrative file room, ensuring records are filed/stored properly
  • Ensures compliance with and, when appropriate, makes suggestions regarding filing policies and organizational methods
  • Prepare orders for office supplies and replenishes copy paper daily
  • Coordinate schedules, meeting notifications, and other informational agency-wide emails
  • Provide administrative support as needed to department directors as requested
  • Coordinate with FOCUS Transportation department to offer daily support and assistance
  • Maintains an orderly workspace and reception area
  • Participates in mandatory agency trainings and professional development workshops, as required


Licensure/certifications: valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required


Minimum qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Customer services skills and lifting 10lbs or more at times is required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel to create and support donor relations data

Preferred qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of the Tuscaloosa geriatric community and other non-profit agencies.
  • Experience managing multiple phone lines
  • Office 365 and Canva skills

To apply, submit a current resume with cover letter and references to:



Marketing Coordinator

Posted 12.20.2022

Easterseals West Alabama

Job Type: Full-time


  • Marketing: 3 years (Preferred)


Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Retirement Plan

Full Job Description

Easterseals West Alabama is hiring for a Marketing Coordinator. This rolewill manage and coordinate all marketing, events, and fundraising for Easterseals West Alabama. In this role, you will primarily interact and collaborate with the Executive Director, Executive Assistant, and the Board of Directors. This role requires understanding the use of standard marketing software.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Coordinates, develops, and implements activities for fundraising and marketing. Must be able to communicate effectively and accurately orally and in writing both internally and externally. Must be able to communicate effectively and accurately through electronic formats. Must possess knowledge of social media and its use in marketing. Must have the ability to lead and coordinate staff, volunteers, and Board members in event participation. Must be able to travel independently.


1. Works under the direct supervision of the Executive Director.

2. Will develop, coordinate, and implement marketing events.

3. Manages all public relations and marketing activities to increase name recognition and public awareness of ESWA, ESA, and Easterseals and their activities.

4. Coordinates media relations, including writing and distributing news releases, press kits, and other relevant materials designed to solicit media coverage. Serves as the initial contact with the media and handles all media requests for information.

5. Manages and approves the production of materials for public audiences, annual reports, brochures, and other pieces designed to promote opportunities for fundraising and community awareness.

6. Must have a working knowledge of facility programs to communicate information to volunteers, the Board, media, and others.

7. Assist with public relations initiatives, including the appropriate use of the Easterseals brand, to other appropriate community resources, including United Way, businesses, civic organizations, and government, as needed.

8. Implements Easterseals West Alabama and Easterseals Alabama campaigns as needed, including but not limited to special events and involvement of corporate sponsors.

9. Will manage, grow, and supervise the coordination of a Junior Board and volunteers and provide public relations support as needed. Will assist in the recruitment and provide training of volunteers.

10. Will assist with any tours that are considered a part of a community event process.

11. Will be aware of the mission statement contained in legal documents (i.e., Bylaws) and alert to all legislative matters (i.e., ADA), which would affect policies and procedures as stated in ESWA’s manual.

12. Must have knowledge of CARF Standards and other licensing standards, etc., as they apply to the office.

13. Will disseminate information to the Executive Director, staff, Board, volunteers, and administrative department to keep them informed of event activities.

14. Will serve on the Advancement committee of the Board of Directors.

15. Will assist with award nominations for Easterseals West Alabama’s quarterly and annual meetings, ESA, ES and local organizations for community awareness.

16. Will carry out other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.


Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Event Planning, or associates degree with a minimum of three years experience in Events Planning or a related field. Expertise in web design, email marketing, graphic design, and social media marketing. Experience using Weebly or any other drag-and-drop website builder.

Must be able to pass a background check, drug screen, and MVR check.

Easterseals is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • Monday to Friday


  • Marketing: 3 years (Preferred)

APPLY ONLINE:  https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=17a99a94623801bb

Executive Director

Posted 11.14.2022


Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority

Executive Director



Position Summary

The Executive Director and CEO of the Tuscaloosa County Park & Recreation Authority serves as the chief administrative officer and reports to the PARA Board. The Executive Director is responsible for implementing policies and programs as they are adopted by the Board and managing and sustaining relationships with stakeholders throughout the county. The Executive Director is also expected to collaborate with key community organizations for the purpose of enhancing community opportunities in the areas of economic development, strategic planning, project management, events, and advocacy. The Executive Director will also be responsible for day-to-day management of the organization’s staff, which includes oversight of hiring and other personnel decisions as well as motivating the staff to achieve Authority goals and objectives. Additionally, the ED/CEO is also responsible for making recommendations to the PARA Board concerning operational needs, budgeting, planning, development of programs and facilities, and overseeing the implementation of recreation, arts, and park services and maintenance. Additionally, he/she also serves as the Secretary of the PARA Board.

If interested, apply online at : PARA Employment

Director of Resource Development

Posted 12.13.2022


Boys & Girls Club of West Alabama

Director of Resource

About the Position: 

The Director of Resource Development works with the Chief Executive Officer, Sr. Director of Development and Board of Directors to plan and execute resource development strategies and monitor progress against goals; supports Chief Executive Officer in positioning Board of Directors to cultivate and solicit major gifts and grants for individuals, corporations, foundations and government agencies. Responsible for supporting the Sr. Director of Development and administrative staff in public relations and marketing efforts, including special events.


For Full Job Description: Click Here


• CPR and First Aid Certifications required.
• Valid State Driver’s License required.
• Background check required.

$60,000-70,000, plus benefits

Job type: Full-time

Applicants submit: Send resume, including references, and cover letter to admin@bgcwestal.org.


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