As we move into the second half of 2016, it makes sense to take some time to assess some of the areas where third-sector organizations are beginning to truly establish progress for themselves and for the sector in general, while also looking at areas where further focus and improvements are warranted.
If you consider yourself a modern ambitious professional, chances are that you have a very unique blend of priorities. For example, you may have the desire to serve in a public sector or nonprofit leadership role or volunteer, all while enjoying flexible work arrangements. This flexibility has manifested itself both within organizations, with employees requesting more telecommute or work-from-home opportunities, as well as in the manner in which employees are spending less time with individual organizations, advancing their careers while working for a number of companies.
By definition, any job you choose will have a purpose, whether it is producing widgets or serving as president. But it could be argued that careers in nonprofit offer the added benefit of having a higher purpose, where your efforts could directly impact positive change. If that sounds like something that interests you, here are seven positions within the third-sector you may consider pursuing for an enriching career.