I previously wrote about how to change career fields to social innovation. Whether you are new to the space, or already committed to a social change career, here are some resources to help you with your job search.
Check these job boards regularly for new opportunities.
Social Enterprise/Private Sector Social Good:
Social Enterprise Jobs <firstname.lastname@example.org> (e-mail list)
Social Enterprise List <SE-L@listserv.american.edu> (e-mail list)
Corporate Social Responsibility:
Fellowships are great for an entry-level move into the space, or for further development for professionals.
Foundation for Sustainable Development
Acumen East Africa Fellows Program
Ashoka Humphrey Fellowship in Journalism
Nieman Fellowship in Journalism
Ford Foundation International Fellowship
MindTrust Education Entrepreneur Fellowship
Maybe you want to try out a short stint before making a full-time move into social innovation. There is a multitude of short-term volunteer programs out there, or volunteer with one of these organizations.
Join a community of individuals committed to social change. Whether it’s a university or local club, or one of these international organizations, it’s a great opportunity to connect with peers, receive trainings, and learn about new opportunities in the space.
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy
What social innovation job resources are missing from this list? Add them in the comments.