Reports To: Gove County Community Foundation Board of Directors

Part-time, 10-20 hours per week (some weekends / evenings required for meetings)

Office Location: Quinter, some remote work allowed

The Gove County Community Foundation (GCCF) Foundation Director provides support and leadership to build a viable community foundation by developing relationships and working with individuals, area groups, and entities for the purpose of community development and betterment of life in Gove County.

  • Market and promote the Community Foundation to grow funds and assets and to raise the visibility of the
    Community Foundation;
  • Organize and facilitate annual fundraising events/projects, including communications and marketing with assistance from the board;
  • Promote funding opportunities to individuals, businesses, groups and associations;
  • Develop and implement cooperative and joint efforts between the foundation and community/county organizations which promote common goals and achieve mutual advantage;
  • Manage the daily operations of GCCF business, answering and directing calls, correspondence, project/funding requests, grant reports, etc;
  • Attend and prepare GCCF board meetings providing materials including; agendas, job activity & financial reports and minutes;
  • Maintain and/or coordinate GCCF social media;
  • Coordinate, promote, and manage the Dane G. Hansen Initiatives, with assistance from the board, if applicable;
  • Facilitate grants – applications, approval, awareness, management, records and promotion – in assistance with the board, with possible assistance to area organizations on the grant process;
  • Assists board of directors in setting and implementing plans and goals, both long and short term;
  • Participates in training provided by regional and/or national trainings as recommended or required.
  • To act as the spokesperson for the Foundation, represent and conduct public relations contacts;
  • Recommend and support means and methods for improving philanthropy and for increasing the yield of benefits to the general community;
  • Attend city council and county commissioner meeting(s) as requested and be available for questions;
  • Create and maintain a database to promote Gove County services, events and activities;
  • Create and oversee the GCCF operating budget with assistance from the board.

GCCF Requirements to fulfill position:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred
  • Nonprofit experience, preferred
  • Knowledge of the community
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects at a time
  • Organizational and communication skills
  • Create and maintain relationships and networks skills
  • Valid Kansas driver’s license
  • Technology experience including databases, spreadsheets and word processing

Submit cover letter with resume and application to:

or mail to:
Gove County Community Foundation
PO Box 553
Quinter, KS 67752

Job Application

Download an application below. Applications must be typed and must include a cover letter.

About the Foundation

The Foundation is an Affiliate Foundation of Greater Northwest Kansas Community Foundation, all funds managed by GNWKCF.


PO Box 593
105 W 4th Street
Bird City, KS 67731

Phone: 785-734-2406
Fax: 785-734-2412