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Profitable careers in nonprofit
Lewis, William, 1946-
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New York : Wiley, [1987]

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vi, 202 pages ; 24 cm
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This handy volume provides an honest look at the realities of a career in nonprofit, where 23% of America's workforce is employed. Explains the structure of the nonprofit corporation, types of groups comprising this sector, major areas of job responsibility, and how to target, explore, and get a job. Covers cultural, religious, educational, health and medical, social service, environmental, international, civic, and animal welfare industries. Corporate career changers, new college graduates, mothers re-entering the job market, and others will discover a great diversity of opportunities, ranging from public relations, publications, finance, office management, through program departments, development offices, and executive directorships. Includes a section on the biggest nonprofit prospect of all: the public sector. Looks at earnings at entry, mid-career, and senior levels. Includes an appendix of job information sources, such as hotline telephone numbers, associations, publications, special libraries, etc.

Table of Contents

How Nonprofits Differ from Other Corporations
The World of Nonprofit
Finding Your Place Among Nonprofits
The Executive Director
The Development Office
The Program Department: Providing the Service
Membership and Publications
Public Relations
Administrative Areas
Government: The Nation's Largest Employer
Targeting, Exploring, and Getting a Job