Resources for the Nonprofit Job Seeker

Searching for a new job? YNPN Chicago has compiled a directory of job search engines, career development resources, and networking events in Chicago. Email us at if you have something new to add!

Job Search Engines 

Association Forum of Chicagoland
National job board with resources to advance your career

Association of Fundraising Professionals-Chicago Chapter (AFP Chicago)
Chicagoland job board with email alert system

Careers in Nonprofits
National job board featuring temporary to full-time positions

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Focused on fundraising, administrative and executive positions

Commongood Careers
National job board with monthly newsletter featuring new jobs and career advice

Council on Foundations
Easy-to-use breakdown of sectors within the nonprofit field

Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP)
National job board with great career resources and articles

National job board with job listings for high-level and executive positions in the nonprofit sector

National job board with nonprofit job, internship, and volunteer opportunities

International job board that posts numerous nonprofit and for-profit job opportunities. Lists positions posted to 1,000s of websites around the world.

National Council of Nonprofits
Includes industry news along with jobs nationwide

National job board with nonprofit job listings and a high concentration of positions in Illinois

Opportunity Knocks
National job board with nonprofit job listings

Career Development

Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management

Brazen Careerist


The Daily Muse

The Ladders

Learn How To Become


US News & World Report-On Careers

Wall Street Journal Careers

Events in Chicago 

YNPN Chicago Events

All A-Board Alliance


Eventbrite: Chicago Nonprofit

Idealist Chicago Events Page

Meetup: Chicago Nonprofit