Career Resources: Nongovernmental Organizations
Association for Community Organization & Social Administration (ACOSA)
Professional organization for community organizers, activists, non-profit administrators, policy practitioners, students, and educators. ACOSA offers opportunities for networking and professional development.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Online journal for non-profits to share news, jobs, and ideas.
Council on Foundations
National non-profit association that offers networking opportunities and sharing of best practices.
Directory of Development Organizations
Listing of more than 65,000 development organizations.
Comprehensive database of philanthropic and grant opportunities both in the U.S. and abroad.
Funds for NGOs
For students looking to start their own NGOs.
Go Abroad: Volunteer Abroad
Comprehensive international education and alternative travel database.
National Council of Nonprofits
The National Council of Nonprofits is the largest network in the nation dedicated to helping nonprofits more effectively engage in critical policy issues affecting the sector, manage and lead more effectively, collaborate and exchange solutions, and achieve greater impact in their communities.
Non-Profit Career Network
Resource center for individuals seeking jobs and volunteer positions in non-profit organizations.
Sparked: the Micro-Volunteering Network
Network where non-profits post projects and challenges that volunteers can sign up to complete online.
International directory of more than 100,000 NGOs.
Young Non-Profit Professional Network
Free list serve for young professionals in the non-profit sector.
In our Print Career Collection:
Alternatives to the Peace Corps a Guide to Global Volunteer Opportunities
The Top 100 NGOs 2013