Finding a job and/or career is one of the biggest decisions we will make in our lifetime. It can be very easy to fall into a typical job or career. Good pay and benefits can be very enticing for a young person joining the workforce.
What if we could make money and impact change at the same time? That is what social enterprise jobs answer. Typically, when you choose a career in social good or social impact, they have traditional never paid very well. Now, the revolution of the social enterprise company is changing tradition.
Social enterprise companies and brands provide outlets for potential employees to find social impact jobs that pays well, are fun, and makes an impact. It does sound too good to be true, but below are a list of social impact job resources that will help anyone searching for a career in social impact… Cheers to finding your social good!
Social Enterprise Alliance Job Board
Social Enterprise Alliance is the national membership organization and key catalyst for the rapidly growing social enterprise movement in the United States. We provide social enterprises with the resources they need to succeed, support and grow social entrepreneurship on a national scale and serve as a voice for more sustainable social impact. Click here to check out the social impact jobs board.
goodgigs is a marketplace for creative freelancers to combine profit with purpose.
Hire purpose-driven talent, and change the world together Find full-time, freelance and remote professionals who care about your cause and share the same values. Hire good humans to do great work together.
Click here to check out their social impact jobs board.
Work for Impact
Work for Impact is a freelance platform designed specifically for socially, environmentally responsible and nonprofit organizations. They offer organizations access to a talented workforce and provide exciting paid work opportunities to freelancers. By connecting these organizations with skilled individuals, the company aims to bring life to meaningful projects that will have a positive impact on our world.
Click here to check out their social impact jobs board.
Global Impact Investing Network
The GIIN is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the scale & effectiveness of impact investing. Impact investments are investments made into companies, organizations, & funds with the intention to generate social & environmental impact alongside a financial return. Click here to check out their social impact jobs board.
Tech Jobs for Good
Tech Jobs for Good is a job platform for mission-driven organizations to hire technical roles such as engineers, designers, product managers, analysts, and more. We believe that organizations doing meaningful and impactful work should have access to the best talent. Click here to check out their social impact jobs board.
Business for Social Responsibility
BSR™ is a global nonprofit organization that works with its network of more than 250 member companies and other partners to build a just and sustainable world. From its offices in Asia, Europe, and North America, BSR™ develops sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration. Click here to check out the social impact jobs board.
Net Impact Job Board
Net Impact inspires and equips emerging leaders to build a more just and sustainable world. Net Impact is a leadership accelerator for these future changemakers. Their programs help new leaders broaden their thinking, build their networks, and scale their impact beyond just individual actions. Simple ideas—from healthy school lunches to water conservation—become powerful initiatives with real impact. With 400 + chapters in nearly 40 countries, the Net Impact network is a diverse and determined force for good. Click here to check out the social impact job board.
Next Billion Job Board
NextBillion is a community of business leaders, social entrepreneurs, NGO managers, policy makers, academics and others exploring the connection between development and enterprise. NextBillion chronicles new trends in market solutions to poverty that benefit the world’s 4 billion low-income producers and consumers – often known as the base of the pyramid. The site features in-depth analysis and opinion from thought leaders and researchers – as well as on-the-ground insights from social entrepreneurs. Click here to check out the social impact job board.
Skoll Social Enterprise Job Board
The Skoll Foundation drives large-scale change by investing in, connecting, and celebrating social entrepreneurs and innovators who help them solve the world’s most pressing problems. By identifying the people and programs already bringing positive change around the world, Skoll empowers them to extend their reach, deepen their impact, and fundamentally improve society on a local to global scale. Since 1999, the Skoll Foundation has led the charge for social entrepreneurship, buoyed by the knowledge that social entrepreneurs are the world’s best bet for solving some of world’s thorniest problems. Click here to check out the social impact job board.
Moving Worlds Impact Career Path
More people than ever are interested in finding careers that contribute to the greater good. In fact, Deloitte recently published its Human Capital Trends report which shows that 77% of workers are expecting their companies to increase their social impact.
This means two things if you’re looking to find a corporate responsibility or sustainability career: First, there will be more opportunities, but not where you might expect them. And second, there will be more competition for those jobs.
MovingWorlds Institute runs a Global Fellowship to help people find more fulfilling work in a career path that will make the world better.
Idealist Job Board
Idealist is one of the top resources helping people find careers, internships, and volunteer opportunities with nonprofits. They were founded in 1995, and today have more than 115,000 organizations and more than a million users. Click here to check out the social impact job board.
Bmeaningful Job Board
Bmeaningful is the leading Canadian career site for social impact jobs. We help connect professionals looking to make a difference with purpose oriented positions. Bmeaningful helps companies’ recruitment efforts by bringing more attention and awareness to their impact and CSR activities. Click here to check out the social impact job board.
PCDN Job Board
This is where you can connect, learn from, and be inspired by a global community of almost 40k social change professionals. Whether you’re looking for a job, seeking to stay informed on key opportunities (funding, grants, events); or looking for inspiration or to be part of our community, PCDN is the place to be. Click here to check out the social impact job board.
tbd* Social Enterprise Job Board
tbd* supports those who are determined to make a career out of changing the world. We’re a digital hub where people like you can find a job, hire the right team, discover workshops and courses, locate funding opportunities, connect with mission-driven companies, share best practices, or learn from others who are using their careers to make an impact. Click here to check out the social impact job board.
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