Who’s Hiring? | 7 Orgs with Remote Opportunities

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As the ability to work outside of a traditional office setting becomes more accessible, many organizations are finding new flexibility in regards to the types employees they’re looking to hire, geographically speaking.

Some organizations offer work-from-home flexibility or may even offer to set up employees in a coworking space, while others are open to negotiating terms for super-commuters. In light of the changing landscape of the workplace, it should come as no surprise that more and more of these flexible opportunities are being posted on Idealist.org.

This week, we’re featuring seven organizations hiring remote employees, contractors, and freelancers.

National Domestic Workers Alliance

Founded in 2007, the National Domestic Workers Alliance organizes domestic workers in the United States for respect, recognition, and labor standards. Through leadership development, strategic campaigns, and alliance building they seek to help build a vibrant movement for social and global justice.


Rewire.News is an award-winning, nonprofit daily online publication devoted to evidence-based reporting on reproductive and sexual health, rights and justice, and the intersections of race, environmental, immigration, and economic justice.

OpenTent LLC

OpenTent LLC is a small team of community-building strategy consultants working exclusively with nonprofits. They partner with mission-driven organizations to build beautiful CRM systems, usually using Salesforce.

Colon Cancer Alliance

The Colon Cancer Alliance is the leading national patient advocacy organization dedicated to increasing screening rates and survivorship. The CCA works to knock colon cancer out of the top three cancer killers by championing prevention, funding cutting-edge research and providing the highest quality patient support services.


MoveOn is a catalyst for a new kind of grassroots political involvement, supporting busy but concerned citizens in finding their political voice. Their nationwide network of more than 3,100,000 online activists is one of the most effective and responsive outlets for democratic participation available today.

Parkinson’s Foundation

The Parkinson’s Foundation is a national organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with Parkinson’s Disease. They support research, provide education, and promote an interdisciplinary model of care that seeks to treat the whole person, and not just the disease, leading to improved quality of life.

Democracy Reporting International

Democracy Reporting International promotes political participation of citizens, accountability of state bodies and the development of democratic institutions world-wide.


Clicked one of these organizations only to find that they’re no longer hiring? To keep you apprised of the latest in social-impact opportunities, all listings on Idealist.org have a predetermined expiration date.

If you’ve missed the boat on opportunities with any of the above organizations, don’t forget to explore current search results for remote listings on Idealist.org.

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