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 hosted by the American Society of Association Executives, which is the national professional society for association executives. Many states and some larger cities have chapters that host their own jobs boards. To locate the chapters, Google “Association careers” and [city name].
  • CEOUpdate.com features senior- level executive jobs in trade associations, professional societies, cause-oriented organizations, and foundations.
  • ExecSearches.com posts executive, fundraising, and mid level jobs in nonprofits, government, health care, and education.
  • Nonprofit Jobs Center is a jobs board provided by Bridgespan. Listings are not exclusively executive positions.

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.

  • jobs.cof.org, the Career Center hosted by the Council on Foundations posts jobs of various levels in philanthropy.
  • DeepSweep.com posts nonprofit jobs primarily in California.
  • encore.org doesn’t post jobs but it’s a resource-rich site for those interested moving into an encore career.
  • idealist.org posts jobs, volunteer opportunities, and internships.
  • nonprofitjobs.org posts jobs and candidate profiles.
  • nonprofitjobsource.com posts nonprofit jobs.
  • nonprofittalent.com features a variety of jobs in nonprofits, mostly in Pennsylvania or the Mid-Atlantic.
  • careercenter.nptimes.com The Nonprofit Times is a trade publication focused on the nonprofit field that posts nonprofit jobs and resumes.
  • workforgood.org was founded as “Opportunity Knocks,” which was one of the earliest job posting services for nonprofits.
  • philanthropy.com/jobs The Chronicle of Philanthropy is a trade publication focused on the nonprofit field – features mostly jobs in fundraising and resource development.
  • philanthropynewsdigest.org/jobs hosted by the Foundation Center offers free job postings to nonprofits.

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.