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Nonprofit Career Resources

Nonprofit Career Resources

As a Spertus student or alumnus — or as a graduate of one of our continuing professional development workshops — you've already built an educational platform for future opportunities. As you consider possible next career steps, you may want to check out some of our favorite nonprofit job and career resources.

  • Idealist
    Resources and information relevant to nonprofit community members including jobs, internships, graduate school programs, nonprofit organizations, and volunteer opportunities worldwide.

  • Nonprofit Organizations of Illinois (
    A longtime fixture in the Chicago-area nonprofit community for those seeking jobs and those seeking quality employees. Now managed by Lumity, this is Illinois' largest nonprofit job board. Also posts internships and volunteers opportunities.

  • Higher Ed Jobs
    The name says it all. Local, regional, national, and international.

  • Association of Fundraising Professionals
    International job board of development and fundraising positions.

  • Chronicle of Higher Education
    National resources, news, and job postings related to higher education.

  • Jewish Vocational Service (
    Offers a comprehensive listing of non-sectarian employment and training services to help Chicagoans explore career choices and find jobs in a rapidly changing marketplace.

  • Jewish Jobs
    Clearinghouse for job postings at nonprofit Jewish communal organizations.

  • Chicago Public Library Job Searchers Resource
    Resources for researching potential employers, applying for jobs, preparing for interviews, and more.

  • Townie Jobs
    Chicago-land specific job listings for a wide variety of open positions.

A variety of mobile apps and email services are designed to alert you when openings in your area(s) of interest are posted. Here are some worth investigating: