Nonprofit organizations are what their names imply. Their goal is not to make a profit at the end of the year; the goal is to provide a service to society for the greater good. The Visiting Nurses Association is a nonprofit. McDonald's is not. Learning To Give is a web site that has allot to say about the nonprofit sector.
Below are nonprofit employers that typically have career opportunities in the nonprofit arena.
The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) Job and volunteering opportunities. AFSC carries out service, development, social justice, and peace programs throughout the world. Founded by Quakers in 1917 to provide conscientious objectors with an opportunity to aid civilian war victims, AFSC's work attracts the support and partnership of people of many races, religions, and cultures.
Americorps - a network of national service programs that engage more than 50,000 Americans each year in intensive service to meet critical needs in education, public safety, health, and the environment. AmeriCorps members serve through more than 2,100 nonprofits, public agencies, and faith-based organizations. They tutor and mentor youth, build affordable housing, teach computer skills, clean parks and streams, run after-school programs, and help communities respond to disasters. Created in 1993.
Amnesty International-vacant positions
Amigos de las Américas is an international, nonprofit organization that was founded in 1965 and has 40 years of experience in facilitating community development programs. We train and provide opportunities for high school and college students to participate in service projects in Latin America. We are dedicated to building partnerships to empower young leaders, advance community development, and strengthen multicultural understanding in the Americas. AMIGOS believes in the power and capability of young people to change our world!
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-jobs
Catholic Volunteer Network -Connecting volunteers with Christian organizational partners. The local Chapter is in Takoma Park, MD. Call 1-800-543-5046.
Charity Channel-this is the world's first, oldest and most effective on-line position recruitment system dedicated exclusively for the nonprofit/NGO sector.
Charity Jobs-For the UK. One of the busiest sites for nonprofit jobs, not for profit jobs and charity jobs
Charity Village-Canada's super site for the nonprofit. 3,000 pages of news, jobs, information.
Chesapeake Bay Foundation-(CBF) Careers and Internships. fights for strong and effective laws and regulations. CBF also works cooperatively with government, business, and citizens in partnerships to protect and restore the Bay. When necessary, we use legal means to force compliance with existing laws.
Chronicle of Philanthropy-Jobs. The newspaper of the nonprofit world.
NonProfit Jobs-an on-line gathering place where not-for-profit employers can meet one another.
Deep Sweep -The largest selection of non-profit jobs listed in one place for free.
DotOrg Jobs - An employment resource for the nonprofit world. Site includes job listings by site and region, free posting of employment opportunities.
Earthwatch -Job and Internship. Our mission is to promote sustainable conservation of our natural resources and cultural heritage by creating partnerships between scientists, educators and the general public.
Energize, Inc.-Jobs and internships involving volunteer management.
EnviroLink-Jobs and Volunteering listed by Topic. A non-profit organization which has been providing access to thousands of online environmental resources since 1991.
Philanthropy News digest- ND's job board provides listings of current full-time job openings at U.S.-based foundations and nonprofit organizations..
Green Corps- The one-year Green Corps program intersperses intensive classroom instruction with multiple campaign efforts. Trainees gain hands-on experience...At the end of the training, the program facilitates trainees' placement in permanent positions with leading environmental and social change groups.
Global Impact - Career opportunities. To assure help for the world’s most vulnerable people.
Global Giving-Jobs and Internships. The world is full of problems. GlobalGiving is full of solutions. Solutions run by innovative, grassroots projects and organizations that are working to educate children, feed the hungry, build houses, train women (and men) with job skills, and hundreds of other amazing things.
Goodwill Industries-Jobs. Goodwill® inspires hope and self-confidence, helping people from all backgrounds and walks of life feel successful, valuable and dignified.We help people earn a living, improve their lives, and strengthen their families and their communities.
GuideStar- Employment opportunities
Humane Society-employment Opportunities. Leading the way to a better future for all animals.
Idealist.org-Great non-profit site that has 14,000 organizations under one roof. Search by jobs, internships, organizations, etc. Check out the Jobs.
Independent Sector- Independent Sector recognizes that talented staff are at the center of a successful organization. Join us as we lead, strengthen, and mobilize the charitable community. Apply your passion for making a difference by joining our efforts to advance the common good.
International Development Jobs-NGO, nonprofit and Charity jobs
Jesuit Volunteer Corps-Offers women and men an opportunity to work full-time for justice and peace. Jesuit Volunteers are called to the mission of serving the poor directly, working for structural change in the United States, and accompanying people in developing countries
Job Openings at InterAction-the largest alliance of U.S.-based international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), with more than 190 members working in every developing country.
Lutheran Volunteer Corps. “A year of service. A lifetime of commitment.”
Maryland Conservation Corps-Teach in environmental education, work in Forest and Parks and partner with local, state and federal agencies. Be involved in restoration, research and monitoring programs. Earn a bi-weekly salary and upon completion of 1700 hours, a stipend to use toward student loans or future college.
MD nonprofit & Volunteer Jobs -From LinkUp
Mercy Volunteer Corps (MVC) a full-time lay volunteer program offering placements in the continental U.S. and Guyana, South America for a one or two year commitment. Mercy Volunteers serve in Education, Healthcare & Social Services. Volunteers commit equally to service, a simple lifestyle in community, and personal and communal spiritual growth.
National Council of Nonprofit Associations -Open Nonprofit jobs
Network for Good-Job Opportunties
Nonprofit Career Network - For job seekers looking for employment opportunities with a nonprofit.
Non Profit Job Seeker- From the Non Profit Times Career Center
Nonprofit Oyster - Job Center
OneWorld.net-For jobs in human rights, environment, and sustainable development worldwide.
Opportunity Knocks-Jobs that change the world.
Peace Corps-Work anywhere in the world and in many different capacities.
Philanthropy News Network - Jobs - Nonprofit jobs around the nation including Executive and Development, published by a popular newsletter of the nonprofit sector.
Teach for America-Teach For America members are a diverse group of our nation’s most promising college graduates who possess the leadership skills and experience needed to change the academic and life prospects of students growing up today and, ultimately, to effect the fundamental change in our society that will make it a place of opportunity for all.
The Choice Program- The Choice Program is a community-based, family-centered case management approach to delinquency prevention and youth development. The Choice Program recruits college graduates from diverse backgrounds and fields to serve in a one-year position as a Community Service Learning Fellow.
The Non-Profit Times
The Veteran Justice Corps - an innovative partnership between the Council on Crime and Justice and the Corporation for National and Community service. The Veteran Justice Corps provides full and part-time AmeriCorps members to veteran service organizations and specialty veteran courts.
United Way-Jobs. The leadership and support organization for the network of nearly 1,800 community-based United Ways in 45 countries and territories.
Vista Volunteer- VISTA members commit to serve full-time for a year at a nonprofit organization or local government agency, working to fight illiteracy, improve health services, create businesses, strengthen community groups, and much more. With passion, commitment, and hard work, you’ll create/expand programs to bring individuals and communities out of poverty. > Learn more.