Presented by: Pier Rogers, PhD, Director, Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management
Eager to find a job that matters? It might be a good time to explore nonprofit employment opportunities. Nonprofit organizations form the third largest private employment sector in the United States, numbering over one million. These organizations have a large variety of missions, goals and services, so no matter what kind of experience you have, there is likely a nonprofit that would be perfect for you. Nonprofit organizations thirst for talented individuals that share a passion for its cause and that are capable of advancing its mission. Join this session to learn:
An overview of Illinois’/Chicago’s nonprofit sector
Trends in the current nonprofit job market
Best practices when conducting a nonprofit job search
Helpful networking ideas
Common misconceptions about nonprofits
Pier C. Rogers, PhD, has been the Director of the Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management and Professor of Nonprofit Management at North Park University since 2007. She previously held management positions in the New York City Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, Associated Black Charities, New York University, United Way of Massachusetts Bay and the Massachusetts Dept. of Public Welfare. She also held academic positions at the New School University in New York City, and at Yale’s Divinity School and Program on Non-Profit Organizations. Rogers currently serves on the boards of Chicago Women in Philanthropy, the Chicago Wellesley Club, and the CBE Board of Advisors at Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary at Northwestern. She holds a BA from Wellesley College, an MSSS from Boston University and PhD from New York University.