Nonprofit Jobs

Links to nonprofit job websites and search firms specializing in nonprofit careers

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National General Job Boards

The large, general job boards have nonprofit listings.

CareerBuilderMonsterIndeedSimplyHired and LinkedIn.

Best Bets for Executive Jobs

Sites that feature mostly executive and senior-level jobs in nonprofits.

  • associationcareerhq.org American Society of Association Executives (Career HQ), the professional society for association executives. (Some larger cities have a local or statewide professional society for association executives with a jobs board. to locate, Google “Association careers” and [city name].)
  • CEOUpdate.com CEO Update features senior- level executive jobs in trade associations, professional societies, cause-oriented organizations, and foundations.
  • ExecSearches.com Features executive, fundraising, and midlevel job postings in nonprofits, government, health care, and education.
  • Nonprofit Jobs Center Jobs board provided by Bridgespan. While listings are not exclusively executive positions, it has the most listing of any of the job boards.

International NGO Jobs

Sites that feature a variety of jobs with internationally-focused nonprofits.

U.S. Nonprofit Job Sites

Sites that feature executive jobs and other positions, mostly in the U.S.

  • cof.org Council on Foundations (see Career Center), a membership organization of grantmaking foundations and corporate giving programs.
  • DotOrgJobs.com An online employment resource for nonprofits.
  • DeepSweep.com Job posting and resume bank for nonprofit employers.
  • encore.org Encore, a comprehensive site for those interested moving into an encore career.
  • idealist.org Idealist, a portal for anyone interested in nonprofit careers, volunteering, and internships.
  • nonprofitcareer.com Job and volunteer opportunities.
  • nonprofitjobs.org Job site for nonprofit organizations.
  • nonprofitjobsource.com Job site for nonprofit organizations.
  • nonprofittalent.com Features a variety of jobs in nonprofits, mostly in Pennsylvania or the Mid-Atlantic.
  • NPTimes.com The Nonprofit Times, a trade publication focused on the nonprofit field.
  • opportunityknocks.org Nonprofit jobs resource.
  • philanthropy.com/jobs The Chronicle of Philanthropy, a trade publication focused on the nonprofit field – features mostly jobs in fundraising and resource development.
  • philanthropynewsdigest.org/jobs Foundation Center

Regional Sites

Most states have a statewide association of nonprofits, some of which have a jobs board or career page. Find your state/regional association at: www.councilofnonprofits.org/find-your-state-association

Executive Search Firms

Executive search firms that specialize in nonprofit executive positions.