No matter where your passion may reside, there’s an organization to ignite the eager and compassionate spirit in all of us. Working for a nonprofit can be rewarding in more ways than one, not only for the world, but for you too! Keep reading for ten of the top nonprofit environments employees love working for.
The Habitat For Humanity has established itself as a household name both literally and figuratively, through its commitment to improving communities and providing affordable housing. Habitat For Humanity offers flexible schedules and a warm, hospitable atmosphere to its employees. Volunteers will be intrigued to know that the nonprofit offers a variety of volunteering opportunities, including those specific to veterans, women, and youth-centered projects.
Since 1860, the Boys & Girls Club has been dedicated to enabling kids to become the very best citizens that they can be, particularly those in low-income areas. Employees who work with the boys & Girls Club are driven and passionate about what they do, and as a bonus– only work weekdays, and no weekends!
The Wounded Warrior Project, which is dedicated to empowering veterans who have incurred a mental and/or physical injury, is consistently rated as one of the top nonprofits for employees to work at. From pay and benefits, to training, leadership, and general work environment, Wounded Warrior Project ranks high in satisfaction.
The AARP is devoted to empowering people to choose how they live as they age, and as of 2018, has more than 38 million members. Employees are offered extensive health, life, and work related commuting benefits.
Where’s the best place to start changing the world? Locally! GlobalGiving recognizes this by connecting international donors with grassroots projects, and was recently recognized by Forbes for being one of the top 10 startups changing the world. Employees here love the entrepreneurial spirit and the encouragement to contribute their own innovative visions to the project.
Through accessibility to healthcare and a proper education, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is devoted to narrowing the opportunity gap in developing countries worldwide. From casual dress code, to 401(k) benefits, paid sick leave, and complimentary snacks in the office, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation ranks highly with employee satisfaction.
Planned Parenthood is devoted to providing reproductive healthcare and educational resources both in the United States and globally. Employees have a passion for healthcare accessibility and reproductive rights and enjoy comprehensive training, a supportive environment, and competitive compensation and benefits.
If you’re passionate about environmental preservation, fighting climate change, and challenging the systematic injustices involved with corporate power, Rainforest Action Network and its four-plus star Glassdoor rating may be the perfect place for you.
With more than 2.4 million youth participants and over one million adult volunteers, the boys Scouts of America is one of the largest scouting and youth organizations in the United States. Employees should expect anything but a cubicle job, and will also enjoy comprehensive health, accident, and life insurance, in addition to retirement plans.
Since 1912, the Girl Scouts of America has blossomed into one of the largest and most well-known youth organizations for girls. Beyond Thin Mints and Tagalongs, employees will enjoy competitive compensation, a flexible schedule, and health benefits.