Resources for the Job Seeker
There are as many diverse kinds of jobs in the nonprofit sector as there are in the other sectors.
These organizations need accountants, and marketing experts, and sales people (called fundraisers or
development professionals in the nonprofit sector), and policy advocates, and IT specialists. They need
people with specialized expertise in human services, volunteerism, community development and the like
as well, but most of the skills needed to develop and manage an enterprise of any kind are needed by
It is not necessarily better to work for a nonprofit than another sector, but it has a strong appeal to
people, like you, who want to make their community or the world a better place—not for a profit or any
other reason than because it is important work. And most who work in the sector will tell you it is particularly
Some of the nonprofit sector's leading employers can be found at these upcoming events. We encourage you
to consider attending these job fairs - keep an eye open for a Careers for Good banner and booth, and
connect with NHSA member organizations. Details on each can be found by using the appropriate links.