By Nancy Collamervia Nextavenue.org
Nancy Collamer, M.S., is a career coach, speaker and author of Second-Act Careers: 50+ Ways to Profit From Your Passions During Semi-Retirement. Her website is MyLifestyleCareer.com; on Twitter she is @NancyCollamer.
Eager to find a job that matters?
With the economy warming up, now might be a good time to explore potential nonprofit employment opportunities. According to the 2013 Nonprofit Employment Trends Survey, 44 percent of the groups plan to create positions in the year ahead.
That’s especially encouraging news for boomers who want to launch encore careers and serve the greater good.
According to that nonprofit survey, job opportunities look strongest among organizations that deal with health, faith, education, environment and animals.
So where can you find the openings? Big job-board sites, like Indeed, CareerBuilder,SimplyHired and LinkedIn, have nonprofit listings. But if you’re really serious about looking for work in the nonprofit arena, I think it’s best to use sites specifically focused on that world.
7 Best Sites to Find A Nonprofit Job
Here are my seven favorites; they’re all free, but you need to register on some of them: