If you’re passionate about giving back to your community or doing good for the world, chances are, you’ll want to work for a company that shares your morals. It’s not always easy to find a job at a company that is in line with your “do good” mission–so how do you know when you’ve found the company that is just as passionate about helping others as you are?
There are so many companies that do a lot of good for our world. Luckily, most companies doing good are pretty vocal about the ways they help–which makes it a lot easier for like-minded job seekers to find their dream company. The job hunt alone can be difficult to navigate and though it can be tough to find a good job at a company that helps its community by giving back, we promise there are lots of great opportunities out there.
Take a look at the following companies that give back–and may also give you a job if you apply today!
How they give back: Patagonia is a leading company for its good work in environmental and social responsibility. From designing and creating sustainable products to its treatment of their workers and product sourcing, Patagonia is very active in giving back by helping care for both our planet and its people.
Open positions: Sales Associate, Assistant Store Manager, Director to Consumer Merchant, Category Quality Specialist, Global Marketing Manager, Head of Benefits and Payroll, E-mail Marketing Specialist, Director of Photography
What employees say: “The management was amazing and really cared for the employees. Patagonia takes their mission statement seriously as well as the well-being of their employees.” – Former sales associate employee
How they give back: Salesforce constantly volunteers in its community and partners for local non-profit organizations. They have a sustainability program focused on the environment to put people and the planet first. They also give employees paid time off to volunteer!
Open positions: Business Development Associate, Account Executive, Marketing Cloud, Senior/Lead Full Stack UI Developer, Senior Director, Network Software Engineer, DevOps Engineers, Director, Data Risk Management, Customer Success Engineer
What employees say: “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 our most important values. We’re not just saying it. We’re actually practicing it too.” – Current senior director of product management
How they give back: Google goes a lot of good. For starters, it is the largest corporate renewable energy purchaser. It also provides multiple grants to social initiatives they support, such as Goodwill, and the Equal Justice Initiative.
Open positions: Software Engineering Intern, MS, Program Manager, Partner Support, Engineering Manager, Software Engineer, Account Manager, Research Intern, User Experience Researcher, Campus Security Manager, Test Engineer, Interaction Designer
What employees say: “There is a huge diversity of work ranging from defending independent journalism worldwide (Google Project Shield) to crisis response during disasters (see Maps during Hurricane Sandy or Tsunamis), to the best machine learning experts and projects in the world, to more mundane revenue-driving projects in advertising, there’s really something for everybody.” – Current software engineer
How they give back: The company dedicates over one million dollars to donating to philanthropic causes every year. Additionally, Ben and Jerry’s created the Ben & Jerry’s Foundation to encourage their employees to give back to their communities and uses the fund to offer grants for social justice programs.
Open positions: Flavorologists, Chief Euphoria GM, Store Manager, Catering Team Member, Strategy & New Business Coordinator, Business Development Manager, Assistant Store Manager
What employees say: “Great, lively atmosphere with a company that’s really trying to make a difference.” – Former anonymous employee
How they give back: Stonyfield wants farms to survive, so they created a nonproft, organic farm school. They also consistently donate to farms and give back in their community by providing access to healthy food and do their part to help the environment with organic growing methods.
Open positions: Supply Planning Manager, Shipping Clerk
What employees say: “Great company and mission. Always looking for feedback and ways to improve ways of working. Friendly environment. Great benefits and vacation time. Great to work for a company where employees are proud of their company and products.” – Former employee
How they give back: The LEGO company is committed to reducing their carbon footprint and created their Sustainable Materials Center to help find sustainable alternatives for their materials and packaging so they are always improving. They also partner with charitable organizations such as the World Wildlife Fund.
Open positions: Retail Merchandiser, Temporary Sales Associate, Project Coordinator, Frontend Development Intern, Model Designer, Technical Project manager, Education Content and Training Specialist
What employees say: “Great brand, good benefits, creative inspiring people, good work-life balance.” – Former graphic designer
7. Levi Strauss
How they give back: The jeans company is dedicated to doing good and giving back by reducing their water usage when producing their jeans products. They have saved more than one billion liters of water since 2011. They also give back by supporting people living with HIV/AIDS, working on recycling programs with Goodwill, and they work to decrease their carbon footprint through their production process.
Open positions: Product Developer, Supervisor, Merchandise Planner, Agile Program Manager, Assistant Designer, Account Planning Manager, Manager of Global Retail Productivity, Finance Manager, Digital Producer, Ecommerce
What employees say: “Levi’s not only treats their employees great, they also have great standards too! My favorite part about working there was participating in a monthly service project and getting paid for my hour of volunteer work. They care about the community, recycling, the LGBTQ+ community, HIV/AIDS awareness, and so much more!” – Former anonymous employee
How they give back: Through their partnership with Feeding America, BoxLunch donates $10 of all purchases of their products and merchandise to help provide meal security.
Open positions: Sales Associate, Key Holder, Store Manager, Assistant Store Manager
What employees say: “It’s a great atmosphere and people and it’s helping the community with Feeding America donations.” – Current sales associate
How they give back: The company gives back to its community by helping local high school student and immigrant workers find high-paying jobs.
Open positions: CNC Machine Operator, General Laborer, Accountant, Manufacturing Production, Office Assistant, Display Order Expeditor, Lean Engeineer, Production Worker, Senior Accountant, Electrician & more.
What employees say: “There’s a large budget for education and growth. My workload is diverse, so I get the opportunity to work on a lot of different things.” – Current software developer
How they give back: “As the world’s largest and most successful college athletic recruiting network, Next College Student Athlete (NCSA) is committed to making college accessible to all student-athletes. Giving back has been a pillar of NCSA’s mission since it was founded in 2000, and over the last 15+ years, the company has helped over 100,000 qualified athletes find a path to college through sport. NCSA has donated millions of dollars in services to deserving athletes and their families through its All In Award and Seat At The Table programs, awarded to qualifying student-athletes facing financial or personal hardship. In 2018, NCSA donated over $15M in services to student-athletes and their families. And last year, the company led an initiative to pledge $1M in college recruiting support to Chicagoland student-athletes in 2019.”
Open positions: Remote Sales Recruiting Coordinator, Software Development Manager, Systems Engineer, Entry Level Phone Sales, Senior QA Engineer, Customer Success Representative, Member Support Assistant, Inside Sales & more.
What employees say: “Great team atmosphere and culture! NCSA has created a great compensation structure that allows you to manage your own business all while controlling how much money you make.” —Current Employee
How they give back: In 2018, Schellman introduced it’s charity matching program earlier this year, multiplying the giving power of their team members for the organizations and causes that are near and dear to their hearts.
Open positions: QuickBase Developer, Senior IT Auditor, Associate Penetration Tester, Senior Penetration Tester & more.
What employees say: “This is weird to say, but I feel as though I go to work with a bunch of friends here. No one treats you like you work FOR them, more like you work WITH them. It’s a great team environment. Enjoy going to work every day, whether that involves working from home, a shared office space, or a client site. Too many pros to list.” —Current employee
How they give back: “In 1953, 3M became one of the first companies to establish a foundation. Since then, 3M has contributed $1.6 billion in cash and in-kind contributions to community partners. The company’s social investment arm, 3Mgives, maximizes 3M’s community impact related to three focus areas: education, community and the environment. Recently, 3Mgives launched a skills-based service program for 3Mers called 3M Impact, which sends teams of employees to developing 3M markets where they spend two immersive weeks collaborating with a local organization to contribute to a solution for a pressing social or environmental issue. 3Mgives improves lives and builds sustainable communities through social investments and thoughtful engagement of 3Mers worldwide. For more on how 3M gives back, visit 3Mgives.com.”
Open positions: Specialist Product Development, Tesla Global Key Account Manager, Microbiologist, Advanced Manufacturing Engineer, Customer Account Analyst, Sales Specialist, Global Product Marketing Manager & more.
What employees say: “They encourage you to volunteer. They encourage you to get up out of your cube to take a walk. They encourage you to seek a mentor to get you through your professional career. Everyone I have encountered is more than happy to sit down with you and discuss your professional life and give you advice.” —Current project manager
How they give back: “At Audible, we seek to exemplify what a company can mean beyond what it does. We moved our headquarters to Newark, New Jersey in 2007 to become part of a transformational urban turnaround and leverage our entire company – our mission, our people, and our product – to drive positive social and economic impact in this great city. As Newark’s fastest-growing private employer, we recruit and cultivate local talent, and drive forward a wide range of community initiatives to encourage employees to live, serve, buy, and play in Newark. We incentive our employees to live in Newark, $500/month, tripling the number of Audible employees who live in this great city. We encourage our employees to eat in local restaurants and explore the city, subsidizing over 13,000 visits to neighborhood eateries in the past two years. And we have given every Newark high school student an Audible membership, a bundle of educator-selected audiobooks, and an Amazon Fire tablet, unleashing the educational power of Audible across the city. We’re just getting started, both in Newark and in the cities and countries where we operate.”
Open positions: Executive Editor, Manager of Corporate Communications, Voice of Customer Specialist, Data Scientist, Original Content Partnerships and Programming Sr. Manager, Sr. Software Development Engineer, Creative Director, Acquisitions and Content Partnerships Director & more.
What employees say: “Audible while 20+ years old still has a start feel to it and embraces change and is an innovative place to work. You can find your voice a this company and infuse new ideas in a way most companies don’t empower you to do. Great place to get energized and to see ideas flourish from start to finish.” —Current employee
How they give back: Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest integrated health system, announced an impact investing commitment in 2019 of up to $200 million through its Thriving Communities Fund to address housing stability and homelessness, among other community needs. The organization’s initial focus will be on preventing displacement or homelessness of lower- and middle-income households in rapidly changing communities; reducing homelessness by ensuring access to supportive housing; and making affordable homes healthier and more environmentally sound.
Open positions: Director of Digital Strategy, Inpatient Care Manager, Business Process Specialist, Project Manager, Event Manager, Psychologist, Data Consultant, Department Manager Leader, Executive Assistant, Operations Manager & more.
What employees say: “High-quality company with high standards of care and protection for workers. No other company provides employees with such great pay and amazing benefits. There are also many ways Kaiser can help facilitate career progression if that is your goal.” —Current registered nurse
How they give back: Tech company Ivanti strongly believes that volunteering and giving back is critical for happy employees, but not having enough time to do so can often be a deterrent. And so to ensure its employees are participating in volunteer opportunities and specifically ones they care about, Ivanti provides a unique perk: “Unlimited VTO – Volunteer Time Off”. As part of the program, Ivanti offers its employees unlimited time-off to go and volunteer in their communities. With this, employees have performed cataract surgeries in Africa, taught in specialized schools and volunteered with organization focusing on STEM and Women in Tech.
Open positions: Product Manager, VP of UX Design, Jr. IT Compliance Analyst, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Territory manager, Social Media Intern, Business Analytics Engineer, Global Sales Operations Analyst, Named Account Manager & more.
What employees day: “Amazing Corporate Culture, Strong Compensation, Great Strategic and Technology Vision, Exceptional Sales Enablement Team, Strong Sales and Executive Leadership.” —Current employee