” We are much broader than the zoo; we are a mission-driven organization with a global presence. Our mission is to save wildlife and wild places worldwide through science, conservation action, education and inspiring people to value nature. The Zoos and Aquarium operate as one of our primary educational arms to our conservation efforts.”
job seeker success story
If you’ve been wondering how to turn “apply now” into “you’re hired” after you’ve responded to an Idealist job listing, our latest video series featuring Connie Lewin, Director of Marketing and Strategic Partnerships at Sustainable Health Enterprises (SHE) will give you some insights.
It took Connie two years to make the switch from for-profit to nonprofit and she has some helpful tips on what it takes to make a career change.
How can you build your network and finding great opportunities? Volunteer and be active in your community. I think that this is incredibly important for nonprofit work.
What does it take to follow your passion? Gregg Grenier—who works as a Relay for Life Specialist with the American Cancer Society in Acton, Massachusetts, a position he found on Idealist—believes that being clear about what he wanted helped him find his dream job.
Samantha Neil is the Community Relations Assistant at Employment Horizons, a nonprofit in New Jersey. She found this opportunity on Idealist and through her new job, feels she is having a positive impact on her community.
Zachariah Mattheus is the senior visual designer for ITHAKA, a nonprofit that helps the academic community use digital technology to preserve the scholarly record and to advance research and teaching in sustainable ways.
If you’re looking for a career that makes a difference, you’re certainly in the right place. On Idealist.org there are 10,000 jobs, listed for changemakers like you!
After spending months searching for a job, Kate Horner began to worry about her future. However, she soon found her dream job: supporting veterans like her brother as a program director at Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America. Below
Kelly Blandford Bah, is the executive director of Sustainable Sandhills in Fayetteville, North Carolina, a position she found on Idealist. Her journey began as a Peace Corps member in west Africa.