Interested in pursuing a non-profit fellowship?
If you decide that you want to pursue a non-profit fellowship, learn more about the selection criteria for admissions, timeline and more in the Non-Profit Fellowships section of this website.
Considering a Non-Profit CareerNon-profit does not mean non-paid, but the primary focus of the organization is to serve a mission, not shareholders. At the core of each organization, there is a mission they are seeking to reach, be it environmental, community service or educational, to name a few.
There are several ways to be involved: as a volunteer, staff member or board member,using a variety of majors and skills:
- Grant writing
- Oral/Verbal and Written Communication
- Program Development/Management
- Training and Facilitation
- Fundraising and Development
- Event Planning
- Budget Preparation and Management
Preparing for a Non-Profit Career
- Volunteer! Here are some of our favorite volunteer resources:
- UVM Leadership and Civic Engagement Programs
- UVM Volunteers in Action
- United Way of Chittenden County, Volunteer Database
- Career Center's Guiding Questions for Students Considering Volunteering Abroad
- UVM Office of Community-University Partnerships & Service-Learning
- Explore our blog series, Doing Good, Doing Well
- Sustainable Food Jobs
- The New Service
- Opportunity Knocks.Org
- Nonprofit Career Network
- Young Nonprofit Professionals Network
- NonProfit Career Network
- Peace Corps
- Council on International Educational Exchange
- International Partnership for Service Learning and Leadership
- International Volunteering Guide from the UVM Career Center
- International Volunteerism Resource Center
- World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms
Working in the field of Nonprofits: Job Search Links
Many of these sites have resources in multiple types of opportunities, so be sure to investigate them thoroughly.
1-2 years of service, with stipends, benefits and experience building.
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