17 non-profit job boards for your search
If you’re looking for your next career move that will make a difference, check out nonprofit job boards for job opportunities in the areas you’re interested in. Below we’ve compiled a list of places to help you find the right fit. Take a look at our larger list of job boards, job banks and search companies here.
GainPower: This national job board lists a variety of progressive jobs and is free for job seekers. You can search for your next position by keyword, title, location, and company, and save your search to receive email updates as more positions become available.
Sujata Strategies: This progressive job board is run by Sujata Tejwani, a well-known leader in the progressive movement. A plus point with Sujata Strategies is that you don’t have to check the website but get regular email updates to your inbox when new jobs are opened.
Idealist: Of all the non-profit job boards, this is one of the best known. Idealist is a New York-based nonprofit that focuses on progressive causes. Idealist offers several filter options to help you narrow down the type of job you want and where you want to work. There are even separate lists for internships, graduation programs, and volunteering.
Inclusv: This body was created to ensure that people of color are represented at all professional levels in the political sector, including community service jobs. Membership is free. All you have to do is upload your résumé. As soon as you have registered, you will receive weekly emails with new vacancies and invitations to trainings and webinars.
Union Jobs: This website contains job vacancies for both unions and allied sponsored organizations around the world. If you’re interested in a union job, just type in a few keywords in the search bar to get started.
Progressive Exchange: Progressive Exchange is an online community designed to support progressive causes. By signing up for their list, you will receive regular emails about new openings and be part of the conversation of the progressive movement. Members often send questions to the rest of the list to get crowdsource information and highlight important news, such as: B. Facebook’s lifting of the moratorium on political ads. PX also has one of our favorite nonprofit job boards.
ReproJobs: This website lists reproductive health, rights and justice jobs nationwide, with an emphasis on jobs that provide a healthy, supportive, and productive work environment. These jobs include inclusive cultures, generous politics, and thriving wages. When looking for jobs, you can use the numerous filter options such as the specific benefits listed (health insurance, paid leave, etc.) to find a position that suits your needs.
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Work for Progress: This is one of our preferred nonprofit job boards focused on recruiting candidates for organizations like US PIRG, Environment America, Green Corps and other organizations that make a difference to our environment, health and future. They also employ one of the largest field campaigns in the country during each election cycle to select candidates who stand up for these issues. The organizations they work with are non-partisan and appeal to any job seeker who might be fighting for their job – whether liberal, conservative, or anything in between.
WorkBlue. This community of democratic job seekers and employers is designed to help talented change makers find opportunities with democratic candidates and committees, progressive organizations, and nonprofits. Your team searches job postings from credible groups, organizations and campaigns and creates nationwide listings with filters such as location, category and job type.
The Feminist Jobs Board: This board offers feminists of all genders the opportunity to find jobs that improve the status of women or reflect their passion for social justice. They have a weekly job summary posted on Friday afternoons with nationwide job postings from employers such as Planned Parenthood, the American Civil Liberties Union, the League of Conservation Voters, and the National Women’s Law Center.
All Hands: This job board works with progressive organizations, including nonprofits like Fair Count, National Audubon Society, and The Movement for Black Lives. Submit your resume to All Hands and they will vouch for your candidacy, encourage partners to review your profile, and email you to introduce you to partners interested in hiring you. They will also be connected to their recruiting team so you can let them know if you are applying for a position with one of their partner organizations and they can flag your profile for that organization. This forum makes it easy to connect directly with nonprofits and other progressive groups.
NTEN: The Nonprofit Tech Job Board lists tech jobs in nonprofits. You can search for openings by keyword and location, and follow NTEN on Twitter to keep up to date with new openings.
National Council of Nonprofits: This job board contains listings from various nonprofits across the country. You can search by category, location, and get the latest information on hot topics for nonprofits.
Jobs.Philanthropy.com: The Chronicle of Philanthropy created this non-profit job board to provide career advice and help professionals find jobs in the non-profit sector. You can search for locations using various filters. When you create an account, you can shortlist jobs, receive notifications, and receive special offers. Make sure you also upload your resume so employers can match your experience with their job vacancies.
Foundation List: This is a national non-profit job board designed to connect foundations, organizations, educational and socially conscious institutions with passionate, mission-minded job seekers. You can search for a job by keyword, location, and category and subscribe to this search to receive email notifications when more jobs are available.
Nonprofit job boards are a great place to start your search, but there are other things you can do to increase your chance of getting the position you want. If there’s an organization you’re interested in, see if you’re connected to someone who works there (this is usually done through LinkedIn) and request an informational interview. Even if they don’t have current vacancies, an informational interview will help you connect with people in that organization and give you an idea of what it would be like to work there. You can also hire a career advisor to help you figure out your goals and get advice on finding a job, such as: B. write a good cover letter and update your resume. Also take a look at our larger list of job boards, job banks and search companies here. Also, check out our Guide to Issue Advocacy Campaigns to get started right away on your next job.