MS Career Opportunities


Community Outreach Specialist

MS Alliance of Nonprofits and Philanthropy

The Mississippi Alliance of Nonprofits and Philanthropy’s mission is to serve, build capacity, and foster collaboration in Mississippi’s nonprofit and philanthropic communities. The MS Poverty Reduction Through Needs Assessment/Asset Mapping VISTA project seeks to identify, assess, and build the capacity of nonprofit organizations serving the needs of communities throughout the 82 counties in Mississippi, helping the nonprofit and philanthropic sector benefit un-served and under-served individuals, families, and children to bring them out of poverty, increase their education levels, enhance their economic well-being and stability, and ultimately strengthen the communities in which they live. Four (4) VISTA members contribute to the goals of the project over the course of one to three years by conducting surveys, telephone interviews, and site visits with nonprofit and community organizations to gather data about needs, identify gaps and challenges, and document resources and available (assets); researching best practices to eliminate and/or alleviate poverty; and conducting community conversations related to best practices.

Administrative Assistant

MS Alliance of Nonprofits and Philanthropy

To provide a wide range of administrative and clerical services to support the mission, goals, and activities of The Mississippi Alliance of Nonprofits and Philanthropy, particularly focused on effective implementation and sustainability of the Policy Unit.

Office Manager/Administrative Assistant to Admin Team

The Good Samaritan Center

This is a full-time position (min. 40 hours/week), normally within the confines of our office hours (8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday-Friday)

Looking for someone who can:

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of our main office, managing support staff and making sure that the office  runs efficiently and that employees have what they need to be productive, motivated and successful.
  • Create an environment that is organized, clean, safe and welcoming.

Warehouse Team Leader (Food Distribution Focus)

The Good Samaritan Center

This is a part-time position between 35-38 hours, in addition to extended hours for special events.

Looking for someone who can:

Assist families and individuals in emergency situations by making sure that there are adequate material resources (food, personal care items, and house cleaning items), that these resources are properly stored, sorted, sized, and stocked (in the appropriate areas), and that these resources are properly packed, and transported to aid in the assistance of eligible clients.

Community Social Worker

Springboard to Opportunities

Springboard To Opportunities is a rapidly growing 501©3 organization that connects families living in affordable housing with resources and programs to help with advancement in school, work, and life.

The Community Social Worker position will provide supportive services and access to opportunities needed to help the individuals in
affordable housing actualize their dreams in life, school, and work. The successful candidate must have a deep
desire to work with people and create sustainable change. Having a deep understanding of how to provide
individual and/or group support to families that have experienced sustained challenges due to the traumatizing
impact of poverty is critical.

Communications Director

Operation Shoestring

Operation Shoestring is looking for the right person to help us tell our story. Someone who can keep tabs on all the awesome, quickly-unfolding, exciting, impactful things happening here, and can share it all–in a compelling way–with the rest of the world. Is that you, or someone you know? Are you a great writer and storyteller. Have a good eye for design and decent graphics skills? Can you work a camera and create and edit basic videos? Can you effectively manage social media–and work with the media? Are you ambitious, kind, friendly, talented, strategic and smart? Can you manage your own deadlines and create your own task lists? Are you a team-player who works collaboratively? Can you push us forward in terms of our marketing and storytelling? Do you believe in the values and work of Operation Shoestring? If so, then maybe this is a fit!

Director of Volunteer Services

Stewpot Community Services

The Director of Volunteer Services has overall responsibility for the volunteer program at Stewpot, including the recruitment of volunteers and coordinating and managing their work at Stewpot. The Director of Volunteer Services is expected to work an average of 40 hours per week fulfilling the responsibilities outlined below. The Director of Volunteer Services reports directly to the Stewpot Executive Director.

Human Trafficking Program Specialist

Gulf Coast Center for Nonviolence

Responsible for oversight of Human Trafficking Transitional Housing Program. Provides intensive case management services and transportation to victims of human trafficking in housing program. Provides counseling and advocacy services of victims of human trafficking and/or commercial sexual exploitation. Helps victims identify housing opportunities and complete required documentation. Provides outreach education regarding the human trafficking housing program. Ensures compliance of grant/funding requirements.

Early Education Specialist

Gulf Coast Center for Nonviolence

Conduct Incredible Years therapeutic preschool for children ages 3 – 5 who have been exposed to violence or are at risk for exposure to violence.

Client Aide

Gulf Coast Center for Nonviolence

Responsible for oversight of emergency domestic violence shelter, client admissions, crisis line coverage, and donations for agency clients.

Executive Director


LOU-HOME, Inc. is seeking an experienced and visionary inaugural Executive Director. Located in Oxford, MS, the organization is a non-profit serving primarily Lafayette and adjacent counties. Our mission is to increase the availability and affordability of quality homes for qualified buyers and renters who cannot find affordable homes within the local community. Our mission includes education and, as a HUD-approved Housing Counseling Agency, we offer education and support to homeowners, prospective homeowners and renters.

Executive Director

Back Bay Mission

Back Bay Mission has a simple mission: to strengthen neighborhoods, seek justice, and transform lives. We strengthen neighborhoods through ministries like our education and empowerment programs and our housing rehabilitation program. These vital ministries help the people we serve to be a part of and build their communities on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. As volunteers take what they learn at Back Bay Mission home, they have the opportunity to strengthen their own neighborhoods. We seek justice by helping the people we serve become more involved in their communities, educating people about the realities of poverty, and advocating on behalf of marginalized people in our community. All of our programs transform lives. Whether helping a homeowner keep their home, mentoring a single mother as she plans her path out of poverty, or working with an intern considering a career in social work, Back Bay Mission makes the lives of the people we serve better.

Director of Development

The Little Light House, Central Mississippi

The Director of Development is responsible for the planning, organizing, and overseeing of the coordination, implementation, and administration of programs and activities related to Fund Raising and Special Events and Projects, Community Relations, Website Development, Donor database management, and the Volunteer Program. The Director will establish goals for these areas in cooperation with Management’s approval. This is to be done in a timely, cost-effective manner that fits within the parameters of The Little Light House budget.

If interested in applying, go to the website link below and submit a request for an application.