May 1, 2014

The 25 Best Non Profits

There are thousands of non profits in the world. They are all dedicated to a cause and strive to make the world a better place. If you have a desire to stand behind a cause and get paid, then maybe working for one of these non profits would be an ideal job for you. Non Profits, which are sometimes called NPOs, operate the same as normal businesses. The only loophole is that they have to qualify for non profit status.

The best part about non profits is that they are focused on positive things. Are you wondering what this actually means? Non profits are typically charitable organizations that focus on things like service, disaster relief, awareness, environment, education, art, health, and other causes that will make you smile.

Millions of people work for non profits – probably many that you have heard of or support. Non profits are growing niche of the economy that offer a secure place to make a living with consistent paychecks and benefits. Overall, non profits are a really cool way to earn a living. Not only is there job security, decent pay, and plenty of options, but at the end of the day, you’ll feel good because your efforts are supporting a cause. That’s cool.

Learn more about the Non Profit Sector on JobMonkey.

We recently stumbled across a website called They create a list in April 2014 called The Top 100 NonProfits On The Web. They included all non profits except churches, colleges, and universities. Then they ranked them based on how they are represented on the Web. This is based on social media, search ratings and more. Here are the top 25 results for the best non profits on the web:

  1. National Public Radio
  2. Smithsonian Institute
  3. Human Rights Campaign
  4. Charity: Water
  5. Creative Commons
  6. Kiva
  7. World Food Program USA
  8. United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
  9. Human Rights Watch
  10. Feeding America
  11. Metropolitan Museum of Art
  12. Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
  13. Sierra Club
  14. Habitat For Humanity
  15. Oxfam
  16. American Red Cross
  17. Do Something
  18. Invisible Children
  19. Save The Children
  20. United States Olympic Committee
  21. Best Friends Animal Society
  22. Environmental Defense
  23. Planned Parenthood Federation of America
  24. Rotary Foundation of Rotary International
  25. ASPCA

As you can tell the list encompasses a broad range of non profits. Which of these would you choose to work for? Or are you keen to see the other 75 that made the list? There are lots of cool non profits that made the list such as Green Peace, American Heart Association, Teach for America, Livestrong, Goodwill, YMCA, Art Institute of Chicago, Ted Talks, United Way, Nature Conservancy, and many more. You can see the entire list and learn more about the ranking systems on the original post.

The cool thing about all of these organizations is that they need people just like you. Non profits are actively seeking full time, part time, interns, and volunteers. Applying to a non profit is a great way to build your resume or make a career.

Luckily, it’s super easy to apply for jobs with non profits on JobMonkeyJobs. Stop by to search and apply for jobs today!

About this Author 

Derek Lennon is a skier and writer who lives, works, and plays in the mountains. He travels the globe in search of snow and adventure. Life has allowed him to live and work all over the world doing cool jobs and loving every minute of it.

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