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Activist Job Board - Jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities to get involved in activism and social causes.

Bridgespan Group Nonprofit Job Board - The Bridgespan Group is a nonprofit advisor and resource for mission-driven organizations and philanthropists.

Chronicle of Philanthropy - Jobs - Job search tool and career advice sections of this online and print publication.

Commongood - Commongood Careers is a mission-driven search firm, committed to supporting the recruitment and hiring needs of innovative nonprofits. Search for job opportunities currently available with our clients.

Community Career Center - An online resource to connect not-for profit Employers and management personnel.

City Limits - A long-standing provider of New York City's top career opportunities and marketplace resources for the non-profit, civic, and social service community.

Guidestar - Connecting people with nonprofit information.

idealist.org - Idealist is a widely used job posting site in the nonprofit sector.

MD Career Connections - Official job board of InterAction, an alliance of US-based NGOs, offered through Monthly Developments magazine. Search for NGO positions here.

National Council of Nonprofits Career Center - Jobs posted in charitable nonprofits nationwide.

New York Nonprofit Press Job Classifieds - Nonprofit jobs in the New York Metroplitain Area.

nonprofitJOBMARKET.org - A job search resource for non-profit jobs.

Nonprofit Jobs Cooperative - A collaboration of nonprofit management centers from across the United States providing a one-stop source for job seekers to search for nonprofit jobs.

NonpProfit Job Seeker - Online career center from The NonProfit Times, the leading business publication for Nonprofit Management.

NonProfitJobs.org - Search jobs in the non-profit industry. NonProfitJobs.org is an on-line gathering place where not-for-profit employers and management personnel can meet one another.

nonProfit-jobs.org - Job postings across the US, powered by execSearches.com.

OneWorld - International Development jobs with NGOs and charities.

Opportunity Knocks - A national online job site focused exclusively on the nonprofit community.

Philanthropy News Digest (PND) Job Board - PND's job board provides listings of current full-time job openings at U.S.-based foundations and nonprofit organizations.

PublicServiceCareers.org - Job board and career information website brought to you by the three most prominent groups in professional public service careers and education:  NASPAA, ASPA & APPAM. 

Featured Employers

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) - The ACLU is our nation's guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country.

Amnesty International - Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 3 million supporters, members and activists in over 150 countries and territories who campaign to end grave abuses of human rights.

Applied Research Center - Racial justice through media, research, and activism. Jobs and Internships available under About Us.

Center for Constitutional Rights - CCR is a non-profit legal and educational organization committed to the creative use of law as a positive force for social change.

Center for Economic and Social Rights - CESR works in partnership with national and international organizations in different countries across a range of disciplines to promote social justice through human rights.

Center for Reproductive Rights - The CRRi uses the law to advance reproductive freedom as a fundamental human right that all governments are legally obligated to protect, respect, and fulfill.

Change.org - The online petition platform hires for full time and internship positions in areas including Accounting, Campaigns, Marketing, Product and Design, Business Development, Communications, and Engineering.

Clinton Foundation - President Bill Clinton established the William J. Clinton Foundation with the mission to improve global health, strengthen economies, promote healthier childhoods, and protect the environment by fostering partnerships among governments, businesses, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and private citizens to turn good intentions into measurable results.

Doctors Without Borders - Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) works in nearly 70 countries providing medical aid to those most in need regardless of their race, religion, or political affiliation.

Domestic Workers United - Volunteer opportunities with DWU - an organization of Caribbean, Latina and African nannies, housekeepers, and elderly caregivers in New York, organizing for power, respect, fair labor standards and to help build a movement to end exploitation and oppression for all.

Drug Policy Alliance - The nation's leading organization promoting alternatives to current drug policy that are grounded in science, compassion, health and human rights.

EngenderHealth - Works to improve the lives of men, women, and families through its work in family planning, maternal health, HIV and AIDS, gender equity, and many other programs.

ESCR-Net - The International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net) is a collaborative initiative of groups and individuals from around the world working to secure economic and social justice through human rights. Jobs and Internships listed in the About section.

Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) - GMHC fights to end the AIDS epidemic and uplift the lives of all affected.

Global Fund for Women - We advance the rights of women and girls worldwide by increasing the resources for and investing in women-led organizations and women’s collective leadership for change. Jobs and Internships listed under Who We Are.

Global Justice Center - The Global Justice Center (GJC) is a human rights legal organization that develops innovative strategies to enforce international law.

Harm Reduction Coalition - Harm Reduction Coalition is a national advocacy and capacity-building organization that promotes the health and dignity of individuals and communities impacted by drug use.

Human Rights First - Human Rights First is an independent advocacy organization that challenges our country to live up to its ideals. We press American institutions—including government and business—to respect human rights, seeking to close the gap between values and action.

Human Rights Watch - We enlist the public and the international community to support the cause of human rights for all.

Immigration Equality - National organization fighting for equality under U.S. immigration law for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and HIV-positive individuals.

Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility - The pioneer coalition of active shareowners who view the management of their investments as a catalyst to promote justice and sustainability in the world.

International Center for Transitional Justice - ICTJ works to help societies in transition address legacies of massive human rights violations and build civic trust in state institutions as protectors of human rights.

International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission - IGLHRC is a leading international organization dedicated to human rights advocacy on behalf of people who experience discrimination or abuse on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

International Planned Parenthood Federation - IPPF aims to improve the quality of life of individuals by campaigning for sexual and reproductive health and rights through advocacy and services, especially for poor and vulnerable people.

International Rescue Committee - The IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster.

Legal Momentum - The women's legal defense and education fund.

Make the Road New York - Builds the power of Latino and working class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services.

National Economic and Social Rights Initiative (NESRI) - In partnership with communities, NESRI works to build a broad movement for economic & social rights, including health, housing, education and work with dignity.

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health - NLIRH works to ensure the fundamental human right to reproductive health and justice for Latinas.

Open Society Foundations - The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant societies whose governments are accountable and open to the participation of all people.

PILnet - Public Interest Law net envisions a world where rule of law, as developed and supported within a wide variety of countries, delivers justice and protects human rights. PILnet connects with local partners to develop the institutions essential to rights-respecting societies.

Revenue Watch Institute - Non-profit policy institute and grantmaking organization that promotes the effective, transparent and accountable management of oil, gas and mineral resources for the public good.

SafeHorizon - Provides victims of domestic violence, child abuse, human trafficking, rape and sexual assault, as well as homeless youth and families of homicide victims, with a wide range of comprehensive support.

Sakhi for South Asian Women - Anti-domestic violence organization that works with the South Asian community in the New York metropolitan area. 

Sauti Yetu - Multi-issue community-based organization that works with African immigrant women and families. Direct services, public education, and policy and advocacy programs promote immigrant girls' safe transition into adulthood, curb violence in the family, and give poor and low income immigrant women access to life skills and leadership opportunities.

Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States - SIECUS affirms that sexuality is a fundamental part of being human, one that is worthy of dignity and respect. We advocate for the right of all people to accurate information, comprehensive education about sexuality, and sexual health services. SIECUS works to create a world that ensures social justice and sexual rights.

Social Accountability International (SAI) - Non-governmental, multi-stakeholder organization whose mission is to advance the human rights of workers around the world. It partners to advance the human rights of workers and to eliminate sweatshops by promoting ethical working conditions, labor rights, corporate social responsibility and social dialogue.

Sustainable South Bronx - Works with the South Bronx and under-served urban communities as they transform themselves into great sustainable places to live. We do this by providing a collaborative model that addresses environmental, economic and social concerns through green job training and community greening programs, and environmental education.

Urban Justice Center - Serves New York City's most vulnerable residents through a combination of direct legal service, systemic advocacy, community education and political organizing.

United Nations Internship Programme - Opportunities for students enrolled in a graduate programme to undertake an internship at its Headquarters in New York, Geneva, Vienna, Nairobi, Addis Ababa, Bangkok, Beirut and Santiago.

WE ACT for Environmental Justice - Northern Manhattan community-based organization whose mission is to build healthy communities by assuring that people of color and/or low-income participate meaningfully in the creation of sound and fair environmental health and protection policies and practices.

WITNESS - Uses video to open the eyes of the world to human rights violations. WITNESS empowers people to transform personal stories of abuse into powerful tools for justice, promoting public engagement and policy change.

Women's Environment & Development Organization (WEDO) - WEDO’s mission is to ensure that women’s rights; social, economic and environmental justice; and sustainable development principles-as well as the linkages between them-are at the heart of global and national policies, programs and practices.

World Vision - A Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

Professional Associations

International League for Human Rights - Works to keep human rights at the forefront of international affairs and to give meaning and effect to the human rights values enshrined in international human rights treaties and conventions. 

Social Venture Network - Organization helping entrepreneurs create socially responsible businesses in the private and public sectors.

Wango - The World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (WANGO) is an international organization uniting NGOs worldwide in the cause of advancing peace and global well being. WANGO helps to provide the mechanism and support needed for NGOs to connect, partner, share, inspire, and multiply their contributions to solve humanity's basic problems.