Voluntary Sector Careers
Did You Know?
Every single degree program at Luther College offers an optional experiential learning component; gain real world experience and get paid while you go to school!
Luther College offers Bundles and Bundles Plus programs! Bundles and Bundles Plus are groupings of courses hand-selected by our academic advisors to help set new students up for a successful first semester.
Luther students enjoy personalized one-on-one academic advising: our academic advisors are here to help you from registration to graduation.
Small classes = big advantages. As a federated college, Luther College classes are typically smaller. This allows for students to connect with their profs and classmates.
Luther students can sign up for the UR Guarantee program - get a guaranteed job after you graduate!
Luther College opened the first residence on campus in 1971, and is still a “home away from home” to students: meals, laundry, and lifelong friendship included.
The Luther College Residence is a great place for student athletes; it’s conveniently located and comes with a great meal plan.
Voluntary Sector Careers
Did you know?
- 2 million Canadians are employed in the voluntary sector
- Canada has over 170,000 nonprofit organizations where you can find career opportunities
Examples of careers in the voluntary sector include Executive Director; Program Manager; Biologist; Communications Specialist; Social Worker; Financial Officer; HR Manager; Curator; IT Support; Research Director; Health Promotion Specialist; Marketing Coordinator; Policy Analyst; and many more!
Below are links to a number of local, national, and international career opportunities just waiting for you to explore:
Canada (Search by Province)
- Charity Village – Find Jobs: https://charityvillage.com/jobs/find-jobs.aspx
- Work in NonProfits – Find Jobs: http://workinnonprofits.ca/
- Canadian Society of Association Executives - Job Board: http://niche.workopolis.com/association-executive-jobs/index.htm
- Government of Canada – Job Bank: http://www.jobbank.gc.ca/home-eng.do?lang=eng
- Wow Jobs - Search "Non-Profit": http://www.wowjobs.ca/start.aspx
- The Canadian Association of Gift Planners - Find Jobs: http://www.cagp-acpdp.org/
- Pillar Nonprofit Network – Ontario Job Opportunities: http://www.pillarnonprofit.ca/jobs
- Ontario Nonprofit Network – Connect Nonprofit Jobs: http://connectjobs.ca/
- Reach Hire – Alberta’s Non-profit Career Centre: http://www.reachire.ca/
- Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations - Jobline: http://www.ecvo.ca/index.php/jobline
- Caring Careers - Saskatchewan Job Opportunities: http://www.caringcareers.ca/
- Idealist – Worldwide Jobs: http://www.idealist.org/
- Total Professions – UK Charity and Volunteer Work: http://www.totalprofessions.com/profession-finder/sector-summaries/charity-and-voluntary-work
- Third Sector Jobs – UK Charity Jobs: http://jobs.thirdsector.co.uk/
- The Guardian Jobs – UK Charity Jobs: http://jobs.theguardian.com/charity/
Disclaimer: Links from the Nonprofit & Voluntary Sector Studies Network (NVSSN) to third-party sites do not constitute an endorsement by the VSSN of the parties or their products and services. These parties are listed to provide connections to jobs in the nonprofit sector for university students.