If you perform a quick search on Idealist with the keyword “foundation”, you’ll see that there are thousands of jobs available in that field. Working for a foundation can mean many things, and you can often find many director level jobs in addition to entry level positions. So no matter what type of work you’re looking for, a foundation may be the place for you!
Work with foundations as an Associate Director with the Teacher’s College at Columbia University in New York City, or head over to New Jersey and apply to be a Foundation Finance Manager with the New Jersey Organ and Tissue Sharing Network.
Get in on the ground floor as an Administrative Assistant with the Epilepsy Foundation of New England in Boston, or stay in Beantown and use your fundraising experience as the Manager of Corporate and Foundation Giving at Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries.
If you’re interested in or have experience with dance, you should check out this position with Hubbard Street Dance in Chicago. You’ll be able to combine your artistic passion and working for a good cause!
Work in Idaho and put your managerial experience to good use as the President and CEO of the Idaho Community Foundation in Boise. Or start in an entry-level position with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation in Washington, D.C.
There are plenty of jobs on the West Coast as well! Work for the UCLA Foundation in Los Angeles, get involved in the exciting world of social enterprises in Oakland, or become a Director with the Downtown Emergency Service Center in Seattle.
There are always plenty of positions available on Idealist, so get out there and start your job search!