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CEO of Non Profit Organization

I currently work for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and am in graduate school to obtain a Master's in Public Health. I am wondering if any advisers have advice about the best way to advance within a non-profit organization all the way to the top- to be CEO of the non-profit....

#nonprofits #nonprofit-management

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Active Feb 14 at 13:46

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Posted by Amy C.
Kate Wallace | Manager of Corporate and Foundation Giving Amy, I'm also a nonprofit professional - hello! :-) First, I ...

What kind of nonprofit jobs do you need a masters degree for?

I am hoping to go into the nonprofit sector and want to know if I will need to get my masters....

#nonprofits

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:30

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Posted by Alayna B.
Amy Spencer | Development Manager- Communications, JA of OR & SW ... It really depends on what kind of work you want to ...

What are the positions within a nonprofit organization that allow you to interact with the people the organization is serving?

I am interested in having a career where I would work in a nonprofit organization either to better water quality worldwide or uplift and empower women worldwide. I want a position where I get to be a part of the process in ensuring the help gets to the people that need it using my math and...

#nonprofits #non-profits

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:26

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Posted by Rachel N.
Amy Spencer | Development Manager- Communications, JA of OR & SW ... That's a great question. When you start looking at nonprofit jobs, ...

How can I get a job at CareerVillage?

I want to get a job at a nonprofit like CareerVillage.org...

#nonprofits

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:18

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Posted by jayaprasad yadav K.
Wael Al-Rihawi | Mechanical Engineer I Automotive If you go all the way down in the webpage, you ...

How to have a board that can attract $500,000 capital for a non-profit start up

I've been accepted at Harvard's joint bachelor's and master's program in management for the summer of 2018. Since 2003, I've had a financial planning practice with Indian Tribes. My goal at Harvard is to learn best practices, so I can transition my practice into a sustainable and scalable...

#nonprofits #business-development #business

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Active Mar 14 at 22:00

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Posted by Cynthia T.
Shalini Nataraj | Vice President of Programs at Ing Foundation Hi Cynthia -First of all congratulations on having a well-thought out ...

What are the best business models for building a dynamic and scalable non-profit

Since 2003, I've provided financial planning services to Indian tribes, advising on both personal and tribal policies such as budgets, taxation, risk management (insurance), investments and legacy (estate) planning. In my professional experience, clients who stayed with me were able to...

#nonprofits #business-development #business

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Active Mar 13 at 18:45

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Posted by Cynthia T.

I'm a caring and helpful female who has a desire for a career in a non profit company. What suggestions would you have for me to guide me in my schooling?

I'm asking this question because I want to help homeless people and volunteer for people that are in need. I want to help kids with cancer and help them find a way to smile. When I am older I want to make a difference for people that are in need. #volunteering #nonprofits...

#non-profit

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Active Feb 14 at 16:29

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Posted by Emely L.
Kate Wallace | Manager of Corporate and Foundation Giving Hi Emely,I recommend you study what you're most interested in and ...

What are the beginning steps to start a Nonprofit?

I want to start my own Nonprofit in the future and I don't know where to start. Some of my concerns would be how to get it to be official, how to reach volunteers and employees with little money, and orgs./people to connect to when the nonprofit is still fairly new. #nonprofit-organization...

#nonprofits

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Active Dec 02 '17 at 10:10

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Posted by Branden P.
Ollie Jones | Software Engineer at Glance Networks I have a bunch of nonprofit experience. Others have suggested the ...

What are the beginning steps to start a Nonprofit?

I want to start my own Nonprofit in the future and I don't know where to start. Some of my concerns would be how to get it to be official, how to reach volunteers and employees with little money, and orgs./people to connect to when the nonprofit is still fairly new. #nonprofit-organization...

#nonprofits

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Active Nov 28 '17 at 22:33

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Posted by Branden P.
JENNA ZEBROWSKI | Bilingual JD/MBA with compliance and regulatory experience and ... You will have to incorporate within the state where you do ...

What Should I major in if I want To Run A Non Profit

Hi I am just wondering What I should major in if I would like to start/run a charity that is dedicated to helping the familes and children affected by rare diseases? #medicine #non-profit-management...

#nonprofits

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Active Aug 24 '17 at 00:58

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Posted by Nathan S.
Sallie Oto | Marketing Manager Hi Nathan! I currently run the CSR program at ZipRecruiter, and ...

How do prospective workers/managers get the start-up money to found and run a non-profit organization?

I would like to work with a non-profit organization, but am also interested in starting my own. However, I'm not sure how realistic that is given that grant money or loans may be scarce. #nonprofits #non-profit...

#non-profits

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:32

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Posted by Hannah K.
Sarah Jelley | Vice President Human Resources at BRIDGE Housing Corporation Non-profits are started a few different ways. Some are funded by ...

How much does the major you graduate from college have to correlate with the career you plan to pursue?

I'm planning to be a chemical engineering major in the fall, but I really don't plan on becoming a chemical engineer. I want to work in some type of nonprofit organization (though I'm not exactly sure what position in those organizations). Is it possible for me to be able to pursue that career...

#nonprofits #chemical-engineering

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:26

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Posted by Rachel N.
Julie Otis | Screening Analyst They don't necessarily need to match up, but you will need ...

What advice do you have for people that want to help their community in a creative way?

I am interested in non-profit organizations that brings both creativity and helping kids together #management #arts...

#nonprofits

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:14

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Posted by Elizabeth A.
Ollie Jones | Software Engineer at Glance Networks San Francisco? A great place to do the kind of work ...

What are the skills required to succeed in the nonprofit field?

I am not sure which specific public sector I would like to serve after I graduate from college. But I know I would like to serve the low-income and disadvantaged people through working at non-for-profit organizations. What are the basic and essential skills I should start building now so that I...

#skills #nonprofits

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Posted by Hdg02011 .
Jessica Pliska | Non-Profit Executive D effector Having really strong professional skills is key, like it is in ...

How much does it cost to start a nonprofit?

I want to open a nonprofit that offers services that aren't already provided in my community. I'd like to serve the homeless population with applications, acquiring state ID, provide a mailing address and message phone number, referrals, and a safe place to talk. #nonprofits #homelessness...

#nonprofit-management #business-development #business

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Active 12 hours ago

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Posted by Kimetha S.

How can I make an impact on the world?

I have always wanted to make an impact in the world. I lived for it as a child (16 years and going in the Girl Scouts, NHS Scholar, etc), but doing it with established organizations is different than doing it on your own. #nonprofits #social-change #career...

#philanthropy

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Active Apr 16 at 09:45

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Posted by Chelsea S.
JENNA ZEBROWSKI | Bilingual JD/MBA with compliance and regulatory experience and ... If you're in school now, find a cause that you are ...

What is the typical amount of compensation at a mid-level nonprofit job?

Hello, I am interested in understanding more about working in or for nonprofits. #nonprofits #non-profit #non-profit-organization-management...

#non-profits

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Active Mar 16 at 18:52

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Posted by Jessica W.
Kate Wallace | Manager of Corporate and Foundation Giving Hi Jessica,Great question - it's always good to think about salary ...

What do you wish you had known before starting a non-profit?

I've been accepted into a graduate program where I will learn how to start a non-profit arts company. I would love some advice from people who have started their non-profit, whether it's in the arts or another field. #nonprofits #performing-arts #fine-arts...

#art

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Active Feb 08 at 09:50

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Posted by Olivia W.
Eva Brune | Museum Fundraiser There are many steps in setting up a non-profit organization. You ...

How likely is it I will get an internship as a first year student?

I am a first year, undeclared student and I am looking for internship opportunities for the summer. I live in an area where there are many opportunities for internships but that means many students travel to the area in order to apply. I a specifically looking for internship opportunities in...

#nonprofits #freshmen #internships #advocacy

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Active Dec 05 '17 at 16:49

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Posted by Allaire T.
yoonji KIM | Partnerships Manager Hey Allaire, Great question! Like Nicholas said, anything is possible! I ...

Should I choose a major based on what my parents want for me or what I want, even if mine pays alot less?

I want to go into non-profit work, while my parents want me to get a job that pays six figures. #college-major #nonprofits...

#parents

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Active Sep 29 '17 at 09:10

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Posted by Ashley B.
Maria Choi | Vice President, Fundraising & Partnerships at Fast Forward Hi Ashley! What a good question! I wish I had CareerVillage.org ...

Do employers like reading Functional or Chronological resumes more?

Does the type of resume you have work better for different industries? I have a functional resume that I use in the financial services industry and a chronological resume that I use for non-profits is my method fine? #jobs #financial-services #resume-writing #nonprofits...

#job-application

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 08:50

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Posted by Mounia M.
Jessica Montgomery | Youth Employment and Training Advisor | Helping Young ... In my experience, Functional has been more accepted by employers. You ...

What are some of the worst job sites for finding non-profit work?

I have been using Idealist and not finding many current jobs. Craigslist also has not provided many great non-profit jobs. Should I just use any job posting site and hope that I find something? #job-search #nonprofits...

#non-profits

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Active Aug 06 '17 at 16:28

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Posted by Mounia M.
Kate Wallace | Manager of Corporate and Foundation Giving Hi Mounia, I tried to comment above, but I was over ...

How would I go about getting a job in nonprofit development?

As a political science major, my education is pretty broad. My dream job would be in development for a human rights or international nonprofit organization, but I am unsure how to get experience in that field to be able to apply for jobs. I have heard that joining the Peace Corps is really the...

#nonprofits #organization #international-ngos #ngos

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:33

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Posted by Abigail B.
Shalini Nataraj | Vice President of Programs at Ing Foundation Hello - My advice to people on a path to get ...

To create a non-profit organization combating hunger through sustainable agriculture, what area of study would be most relevant? Business management, agriculture, sustainability and nutrition all factor in, but which is the best approach?

In many parts of the world there is an extreme shortage of nutritious food and simultaneously very little practice of environmentally sustainable agriculture. A non-profit organization specialized in farming could perhaps kill two birds with one stone. #nonprofits #agriculture #public-health...

#sustainability

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:32

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Posted by Hannah K.
Laura Rose Dailey | Farmer & Food Advocate international community development. there are tons of good programs for that ...

What kind of careers can a degree in sociology lead to?

I like the topic of sociology and am interested in the well being of the community at large, but am unsure of how I might apply this degree. #sociology #political-science...

#nonprofits

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:32

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Posted by Hannah K.
deepak d | Student at shantiniketan trust school The 21st century labor market is fast-changing, increasingly global, and technology ...

I want to be helpful in assisting people to accomplish their dreams and goals, I'm having a difficult time deciding which industry (housing, addiction, elderly, etc.) to go into, any answers or suggestions?

I have always dreamed of getting my degree and being able to get into the social service field. I am not sure what industry to head towards, my hope is to get some feedback in many different areas by professionals in their field. I want to help people achieve their dreams and goals, I am very...

#nonprofits #and #bachelors-degree #oneyearexperience

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:26

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Posted by tami B.
Shalini Nataraj | Vice President of Programs at Ing Foundation Hi Tami - It is good to hear from someone who ...

I want to work for a non profit helping humans with illness mostly mental and help animals what should I major in?

I love everything, i want to work for a non profit helping people and animals and also educating them and therapy idk what to major in, i love teaching in third world countries, i love cultures traveled the work i speak 4 languages i love government and UN stuff, i also love bio and science and...

#nonprofits #united-nations #biology #it-management #therapy

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:21

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Posted by Alexia L.
Kate Wallace | Manager of Corporate and Foundation Giving Hi Alexia, Great question! It's awesome you have so many interests. ...

How would you recommend getting your foot in the door in a field like non-profits?

I am a junior psychology major at Santa Clara University and starting to look for jobs as well as internships for the summer. I aim to work in non-profits or social entrepreneurship, but do not know which ones are right for me or the best way to contact these companies. #psychology #nonprofits...

#non-profit #social-change

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Posted by Megan B.
Amy Spencer | Development Manager- Communications, JA of OR & SW ... One of the best ways to get started in the nonprofit ...

What is the career path to a successful career in politics?

What is the career path to working in politics? Politics seems really broad--working in government, working for companies or nonprofits that work with government--and I am a bit confused by the different options. But if I'm interested in figuring out what's politics is like in general (and I do...

#nonprofits #politics #government #career-paths

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 13:57

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Posted by CareerVillage .
Vanessa Williamson Not all kinds of political work are the same, and to ...

How do we keep young men and women involved in the community!

I love social work and I intern for Mercy Corps NW. We work with men and women reentering the community to get the resources they need to be successful. #5-10 #social-work #reentry #community #nonprofits...

#community-involvement

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Active yesterday

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Posted by Anthony R.
Angela Chan | Social services manager, Community advocate, Experienced in partnership ... Hi Anthony:You ask a great question. I believe the key is ...

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