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10 Companies Making the World a Better Place

If one of your New Year’s resolutions involves giving back or contributing to positive change, one of the ways you can achieve that is to work for a company with an inspiring mission. Whether a non-profit or a large company dedicated to social impact, there are plenty of organizations with open roles that will allow you to volunteer, give back or contribute to driving positive social change.

No need to sacrifice a top salary in order to invest in your local, national or global community. Here are 10 organizations currently hiring and will make you feel good at the end of the workday.

KIND Snacks
How They Give Back: “We believe in inspiring and celebrating kindness. By improving the way we live, eat and relate to one another, we hope to foster communities that are healthier, more empathetic and embrace our shared humanity.”
Open Roles: Brand Ambassador, Trade Production Assistant, Sr. Analyst RGM Pricing, Senior Manager Strategic Sourcing, University Ambassador, Director of Logistics, Process EngineerAccounts Payable Associate & more.
What Employees Say: “KIND provides everyone with opportunities to make an impact, and it is extremely gratifying to work for a company which not only creates the highest quality products, but that also has an incredible social mission. Team members have opportunities to actively support the KIND foundation, which includes participating in days of service where the entire company volunteers in our local communities. KIND is working every day to create initiatives that drive positive social change, including KIND people, KIND causes, Empatico (to name a few), and I appreciate that team members are always updated on the impact these causes have.” —Current Employee

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Salesforce
How They Give Back: “Salesforce.org puts the world’s best technology in the hands of nonprofits and educational institutions, so they connect their organizations and accelerate their impact. As a social enterprise, the more missions our technology supports, the more we can invest back into the community, creating an endless circle of good.”
Open Roles:Finance Manager, Senior UX Product Designer, Patent Counsel, Digital Strategy Manager, Associate Customer Success Manager, EVP CSG, Data Science Lead & more.
What Employees Say: “In addition, the culture of the company is great. Not only are you encouraged to support your colleagues but you’re also encouraged to help the community. Volunteering is a big part of the company and trust and customer success are one of out most important values. We’re not just saying it. We’re actually practicing it too.” —Current Employee

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Phoenix Children’s Hospital
How They Give Back: “Phoenix Children’s provides world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families in Arizona and throughout the Southwest. As one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country, we provide care across more than 75 pediatric specialties. Every day our clinical, professional and support staff work collaboratively to deliver on our mission to provide hope, healing and the best health care for children and their families.”
Open Roles: Mental Health Therapist, Clinical Doc Improv Educator, Pre-Access Specialist, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Supervisor, Physical Therapist, Clinical Nurse, Genetic Counselor & more.
What Employees Say: “The whole hospital works as a team to provide outstanding quality care for the patients while also helping staff grow and develop in a healthy, positive environment. It’s a phenomenal place to learn and help children heal.” —Current Nurse

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American Red Cross
How They Give Back: “The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.”
Open Roles: Disaster Services Coordinator, Regional Account Manager, Development Operations Specialist, Corporate Regional Philanthropy Officer, Manufacturing Instructor, Youth Services Coordinator, Regional Preparedness Coordinator & more.
What Employees Say: “The mission and values of the Red Cross are outstanding, and knowing I’m a part of an organization that helps save lives and make a difference in communities across the nation.” —Current Employee

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
How They Give Back: “Guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, it focuses on improving people’s health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty.”
Open Roles: Enterprise Architect, Program Officer, Senior Program Office of Neglected Tropical Disease, Senior Salesforce Administrator, Deputy Director of Strategy & more.
What Employees Say: “I’m constantly inspired by the work supported by BMGF, which impacts some of the biggest problems in global health. As a private foundation, they can take controversial stances and innovate in ways you often don’t see elsewhere in development. I feel lucky to contribute.” —Current Employee

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The Nature Conservancy
How They Give Back: “The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.”
Open Roles: Applied Consideration Science GLOBE Intern, Executive Assistant, Events Manager, Director of Conservation Programs, Global Water Strategy Associate, External Affairs Advisor, Sustainability Fellow, Finance Manager, Philanthropy Writer, Development Program Director & more.
What Employees Say: “Great conservation staff, very dedicated and smart. Ability to work with colleagues in other chapters and units across US and abroad. Nonpartisan approach, this nonprofit excels in bringing many viewpoints to bear on conservation problems.” —Former Employee

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Wounded Warrior Project
How They Give Back: “Every warrior has a next mission. We know that the transition to civilian life is a journey. And for every warrior, family member, and caregiver, that journey looks different. We are here for their first step, and each step that follows. Because we believe that every warrior should have a positive future to look forward to. There’s always another goal to achieve, another mission to discover. We are their partner in that mission.”
Open Roles: Outreach Specialist, Website Administrator, Sponsorship Specialist, Training Specialist, Systems Analyst, Government Affairs Director, IT Security Engineer, Physical Health & Wellness Specialist, Travel Specialist & more.
What Employees Say: “Huge impact on the lives of warriors and their family members. Teammates are friendly and passionate about the mission.” —Current Employee

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Year Up
How They Give Back: “Year Up is an award-winning national 501(c)3 organization striving to close the Opportunity Divide by providing young adults ages 18-24 with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education. Through a one-year intensive program, Year Up utilizes a high support, high expectations model that combines hands-on technical and professional skills, educational stipends, college-level coursework, and corporate internships at more than 250 top companies.”
Open Roles: Program Manager, Director of Development, Admissions and College Enrollment Manager, Internship Services Specialist, Project Management Instructor, Operations Specialist, Development Data System Specialist, Recruitment Manager, Director of Corporate Engagement & more.
What Employees Say: “Staff is mission orientated and well motivated. Everyone works long hours to accomplish the mission.” —Former Employee

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Children’s Defense Fund
How They Give Back: “The Children’s Defense Fund champions policies and programs to improve the odds for America’s children. We focus our advocacy on the whole child because we believe children don’t come in pieces. We seek to end child poverty, give every child a healthy start, a quality early childhood experience, a level education playing field, and safe families and communities free from violence—with special attention to children involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems.”
Open Roles: Director of Legislative Advocacy, Development Marketing Director, Youth Program Associate, Special Assistant Policy Department, Director of Research, Business Affinity Program Manager & more.
What Employees Say: “No better way to showcase your passion for Children and ensure they are able to thrive on the health and education front. If you are an advocate that is willing to work on improving a child’s successful passage to adulthood then this organization is for you!” —Current Employee

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Robin Hood Foundation
How They Give Back: “Over its 25 year history, Robin Hood has distributed more than $1.25 billion to hundreds of New York City-based soup kitchens, homeless shelters, schools, job training programs and other vital services that give New York’s neediest citizens the tools they need to build better lives for themselves and their families.”
Open Roles: Managing Director of Education, Senior Program Office, Program Associate of Mobility Team, Visual Designer, Software Security Engineer, iOS Engineer, Product Designer, Content Strategist, Corporate Accountant & more.
What Employees Say: “Amazing people, incredible mission. Everyone who works there is so motivated and helpful.” —Former Employee

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