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Non-Profit / Social Justice / Education

Welcome to the Nonprofit, Social Justice, and Education interest community!

Members of this community are interested in careers that support, teach, advocate for diverse populations including members of underrepresented communities, young adults, and children. People who pursue careers in nonprofits, social justice, and education collaborate well with diverse groups, are adaptable, and have outstanding communication skills. Examples of career pathways include (but are not limited to): Early childhood and K-12 educator, counselor, volunteer coordinator, victim advocate, academic adviser, community organizer, and fundraising manager.

Peace Corps Panel Discussion

An excellent opportunity for anyone considering the Peace Corps or taking gap years.

On Thursday February 29th from 3:30-4:30 p.m, you can learn about the challenging, rewarding, and inspiring moments of service from a panel of returned Peace Corps Volunteers …

By Lily Burnstein (She/Her)
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Candidate Success Advisor full-time role – application due March 1st. *Great for recent grads and alumni

OVERVIEW OF ROLE

Integrate Autism Employment Advisors is seeking an experienced career advisor with a deep understanding of autistic/neurodivergent individuals to join our team. Primary responsibilities of this position are to share information and best practices with candidates in professional …

By Lily Burnstein (She/Her)
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Register for LABOR 480: Applied Research for the Labor Movement

LABOR 480, Spring Quarter:
The MyPlan link is here

LABOR 480 utilizes popular education techniques – we learn with and from each other. This is a project-based class. There is one independent project that focuses on unpacking power and accountability at a …

By Lily Burnstein (She/Her)
Lily Burnstein (She/Her) Career Coach
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Volunteer at Camp Promise as a Counselor- June 8th-14th in Mt. Vernon, WA

Are you a motivated, energetic, and responsible individual? Have you ever wanted to go to summer camp? We thought so! We are actively seeking people like you for Camp Promise in Mount Vernon, Washington!! 
Typically, volunteers who serve as counselors …

By Lily Burnstein (She/Her)
Lily Burnstein (She/Her) Career Coach
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BASW Info Session 2/12! Earn Your BA in Social Welfare

Our UW Seattle BA in Social Welfare (BASW) program will be hosting a general BASW Information Session (virtual) next Monday, February 12th from 6PM – 7PM PST.

We welcome any all prospective BASW students, no matter where they are in their …

By Lily Burnstein (She/Her)
Lily Burnstein (She/Her) Career Coach
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Featured Classes

Speaking Up for Yourself and Underrepresented Groups

Taught by Jessica Chen
Are you at a point in your career where you’ve realized that putting your head down, doing the work, and…

Become a Teacher

Taught by Dr. Monica Clem
Interested in pursuing a career in education? Becoming a teacher may be a whole lot easier than you think, especially…

Nonprofit Fundraising: A Beginner’s Guide

Taught by Fundraising Academy
Relationships are part of our daily lives, and focusing on them is a proven method for successful communication. To raise…

Keynote for Educators

Taught by Oliver Schinkten
Technology like Keynote has transformed learning. With a little bit of skill, this inexpensive presentation tool can be used to…

Nonprofit Management Foundations

Taught by Leslie Crutchfield
Thinking about leading a nonprofit organization? Internationally renowned author Leslie Crutchfield provides a primer on nonprofit management and leadership. She…

Certificate in Fundraising Management

Taught by UW Continuum College
The essence of fundraising is identifying people whose values align with your mission or organization and establishing lasting relationships with…

Certificate in Nonprofit Management

Taught by UW Continuum College
Nonprofit organizations occupy an important niche in the community, making a critical impact on a wide range of social, economic,…

Foundations of Accessible Elearning

Taught by Oliver Schinkten
Providing accommodations to make learning accessible is a focal part of training and education. But how do you remove the…

Understanding and Supporting Asian Employees

Taught by Sarah-SoonLing Blackburn
Underrepresented employees face unique challenges in the workplace, and understanding how to support them in these challenges is key to…

Foundations of Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Taught by Oliver Schinkten
Teachers educate their students. Administrators can assign and grade work online. Users can access content and resources anytime, inside or…

Data for Good: Using Data Science in Nonprofits and NGOs

Taught by Martin Kemka
The revolution in data science has transformed, for better or worse, the way companies do business in the last few…

Student Stories & Advice

Nikki Atienza

Student Stories & Advice
  • Librarian Pierce County Library System
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Nikki Skorupa

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  • Masters in Elementary Education Seattle University
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Payton Sullivan

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  • M.Ed. Intercollegiate Athletic Leadership University of Washington
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Avi A

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  • Masters in Teaching - Secondary Math Western Governors University
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CJ Bermudes

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  • Masters of Arts in International Relations Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies
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Emery Edwards

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  • Americorps VISTA Oregon Health Authority
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James G

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  • Kitchen Staff Megumi Preschool
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Lauren H

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  • Assistant Teacher Experimental Education Unit (EEU)
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Lilly Bosworth

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  • School of Psychology Eastern Washington University
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Jiwen Xiao

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  • Graduate School of Education University of Pennsylvania
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Todd Hodges

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  • Case Manager Todd Hodges
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Meredith Weinstock

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  • Public Services Technician University of Washington Libraries
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Featured Resources

Nethubb  

Nethubb makes it easy to start building your professional network to be discovered for career opportunities. They provide you the …

Non-Profit / Social Justice / Education Job Search Engines

Idealist
Jobs. Internships. Volunteering. Action. Events. Idealist is all about connecting idealists – people who want to do good – with opportunities for …

Scholarships & Fellowships Supporting Non-Profit / Social Justice / Education Career Goals

There are a lot of great scholarship programs that want to support future educators, change-makers, and folks who seek after …

Tips for Job Searching in Handshake – Non-Profit/Social Justice/Education

With thousands of jobs and internships for students on Handshake, how can you find the ones that are right for …

Virtual Interview Practice

StandOut is a mock video interviewing platform. You can access a Teaching practice interview.

In Demand Skills for Nonprofit, Social Justice, & Education Careers

Career & Industry Guides

Vault Guide to Nonprofit Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …