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.