Working in the non-profit sector of the employment field is often rewarding and satisfying. If you like helping others, giving back to your community, and helping others less fortunate, a career at a non-profit organization may be for you. Non-profit businesses do not aim to make a profit but to fulfill the charitable purpose of their mission. Non-profits include charities, religious groups, advocacy groups, educational and informational, and community organizations.
The roles needed to operate a non-profit are the same as other office-like settings, including people to answer phones, maintain the website, bookkeeper, administrative staff, as well as experts in the field of the non-profit. If the organization is small, staff may be required to perform multiple duties, often serving to provide a well-rounded experience and an opportunity to learn many aspects of the business.