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    Find Your Fit in Nonprofit Finance

    Find Your Fit in Nonprofit Finance
    Are you a mid-career finance, real estate or accounting type who suddenly wants more from life than a fat paycheck? You don't have to leave your profession to change the world. Instead, transition to the nonprofit sector. "What the not-for-profits do is very interesting, and it's also a very secure industry, which is why people are focusing on them these days," ...
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    New Grads Can Make Community Service Jobs the First Step in Their Career

    New Grads Can Make Community Service Jobs the First Step in Their Career
    Community-service programs skewed toward recent-grad volunteers are certainly gaining in popularity. For example, online applications to AmeriCorps more than tripled for the period November 2008 to June 2009 compared to a year earlier, according to the federal government program. But for college grads facing the most brutal job market in decades, is devoting a year or two to the greater good ...
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    Volunteering Can Buy You IT Experience

    Volunteering Can Buy You IT Experience
    A supposedly hot certification or a few months of technology training isn't always enough to propel you into the market for tech jobs. Employers almost always prefer to hire people with real-world experience. To aspiring techies, it's a catch-22: You can't get a job without experience, and you can't get experience without a job. One solution: Volunteer work. Grassroots environmental groups, ...
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    Hispanics/Latinos in Legal Careers

    Hispanics/Latinos in Legal Careers
    Not every lawyer's career is the same. Many freshly minted attorneys use their degrees as a gateway to different kinds of legal careers. Three typical paths, as illustrated here by a trio of Hispanic/Latino lawyers, are the pursuit of a partnership in an established law firm, nonprofit work or setting up an entrepreneurial practice. Each has found a niche by focusing ...
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    Rural Healthcare Jobs in the American Indian Community

    Rural Healthcare Jobs in the American Indian Community
    For more than a century, American Indians have been significantly more vulnerable to illness and disease than other Americans. A dearth of nurses and doctors on or near far-flung, sparsely populated reservations makes it difficult for American Indians to take care of their most basic health needs. And the caregivers they do find may lack understanding of tribal cultures and traditional ...
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    Job Profile: Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization

    Job Profile: Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization
    Job Description Management, business, and financial occupations. Chief executives in advocacy, grantmaking, and civic organizations formulate policies and direct daily operations. In publicly held and nonprofit corporations, the board of directors ultimately is accountable for the success or failure of the enterprise, and the chief executive officer reports to the board. Chief executives perform a variety of duties depending the size ...
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    Job Profile: Administrative Assistant, Nonprofit Organization

    Job Profile: Administrative Assistant, Nonprofit Organization
    Job Description The larger the organization, the more administrative support occupations it needs. Advocacy, grantmaking, and civic organizations also employ bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks, receptionists and information clerks, executive secretaries and administrative assistants, office clerks, and first-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers commonly found in most business organizations. Salary Information Median Salary by Job - Employer Type: Non-Profit ...
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    Job Profile: Program Manager, Nonprofit Organization

    Job Profile: Program Manager, Nonprofit Organization
    Job Description In larger associations, there might be a number of operations specialty managers, each of whom is responsible for part of the organization’s operations. In a small association, executives are likely to direct many or all of these functions themselves and be required to wear many hats at one time. The most common type of operations specialty managers in advocacy, ...
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    Job Profile: Social Worker

    Job Profile: Social Worker
    Job Description Social work is a profession for those with a strong desire to help improve people’s lives. Social workers assist people by helping them cope with issues in their everyday lives, deal with their relationships, and solve personal and family problems. Some social workers help clients who face a disability or a life-threatening disease or a social problem, such as ...
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