You’re a do-gooder, a big-hearted advocate, a community-driven activist. You’re building a mission-driven career, and it’s time to make a next move. Below, eight non-profit organizations that are hiring people like you right now. Not seeing anything that strikes your fancy? Head on over to all the non-profits hiring in Oakland right now.

1. Girls Inc. of Alameda County

Says the nonprofit: “Girls Inc. of Alameda County’s mission is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Since 1958, we have responded to the unique needs of girls aged 5-18. We empower girls in underserved communities, equipping them to navigate gender, economic, and racial barriers and grow into healthy, educated, and independent adults.”

2. ARISE High School

Says the nonprofit: “ARISE High School ensures that our community RISES UP! to become intellectual leaders of the world. ARISE is located in the heart of the Fruitvale neighborhood of Oakland. 95% of our 260 students are low-income students of color. Our students are immersed in a challenging college-prep curriculum that emphasizes knowledge of self, critical consciousness, and performance assessment.”

3. Public Allies Silicon Valley

Says the nonprofit: “Public Allies' mission is to create a just and equitable society and the diverse leadership to sustain it. We proudly partner with AmeriCorps.”

4. Jewish Community Center of the East Bay

Says the nonprofit: “The JCC of the East Bay provides a comfortable and warm gathering place for Jews wishing to affirm their cultural and ethnic origins. Our members and visitors represent all facets of the Jewish community and many are unaffiliated with other Jewish organizations or synagogues. All programs emphasize and celebrate Jewish values and culture, and are open to everyone.”

5. Resource Development Associates

Says the nonprofit: “RDA is a mission-driven consulting firm. Our commitment to social and economic justice permeates every aspect of our work. We believe that government, when partnered with community based organizations and consumers of service, can and does improve the lives of individuals, families, and communities.”

6. Alternatives in Action

Says the nonprofit: “At Alternatives in Action, we believe young people are powerful. In our schools and community programs, we seeyoung people striving for more voice, more connection, more ownership, and more meaningful ways to make a difference - for their own future and their communities."

7. Oakland Parks and Recreation Foundation

Says the nonprofit: “Since 1981, the Oakland Parks and Recreation Foundation has worked to provide financial and volunteer resources in addition to advocacy for recreation programs and parks in Oakland. The Foundation plays an active role in rehabilitating park facilities, funding recreation programs all across Oakland, and supporting more than 90 community groups.”

8. Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley

Says the nonprofit: “Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. We revitalize neighborhoods, build affordable and sustainable housing solutions, and empower families through successful homeownership.”

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