Beyond volunteering, there are new opportunities every week to do great work combining your passions and your career. Opportunity Knocks’ mission is to encourage career fulfillment, which is why we are proud to introduce our recurring feature, “5 Jobs That Change the World.” Each week, we highlight five open positions that help ignite social change. Here’s this week’s edition:
|Manager, Federal Relations | Washington, D.C.
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
|As one of the world’s largest conservation grant-makers, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) works to protect and restore the U.S.’s fish, wildlife, plants and habitats. Supporting conservation efforts in all 50 states, U.S. territories and abroad, NFWF has given over 12,100 grants to the nation’s environmental organizations. Work alongside with NFWF’s federal partners as NFWF’s new Federal Relations Manager and promote public conservation.|
|Director of Development | Atlanta, GA
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta Inc.
|Serving the Atlanta metro area for nearly 50 years, the Big Brothers Big Sisters Atlanta Chapter is the largest one-to-one mentoring organizations in the Southeast. Currently, the chapter serves over 3,390. youths through their five mentoring programs. Enrich the Big Brothers Big Sisters Atlanta Chapter’s mission as their new Director of Development and impact the future of thousands of children.|
|Programs Coordinator | San Bernardino, CA
American Lung Association
|For over 100 years, the American Lung Association has been working to improve lung health and lung disease prevention through education, advocacy and research. With its mission to ‘fight for air,’ the American Lung Association has been able to award more than $5 million to fund 68 research grants, in 2012 alone. Join the California American Lung Association team as their new Programs Coordinator to help end lung disease in California.|
|Development Coordinator | Portland, OR
|Committed to raising awareness and reducing the impact of arthritis, the Arthritis Foundation’s vision is to create a world free of arthritis pain. As the leading cause of disability, the Arthritis Foundation aims to reduce the number of people suffering from arthritis-related physical activity limitations by 20 percent by 2030. Help make arthritis unacceptable as the Oregon chapter’s new Development Coordinator and help people enjoy a better quality of life with.|
|Marketing Specialist | Palo Alto, CA
|Canary Foundation is the world’s first non-profit organization dedicated solely to the funding, discovery, and development of tests for early cancer detection. Since 2004, Canary has raised over $53 million to support early detection research. Help Canary Foundation realize its mission as their new Marketing Specialist and assist in promoting early cancer detection.|
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