Alberta’s non-profit sector is passionate, vibrant, and diverse, offering unique opportunities to grow, advance, and make a lasting impact. Put your skills to work for Alberta’s communities. – from Volunteer Alberta
Did you know: 176,000 Albertans work at over 25,000 non-profits and charitable organizations in the province? And the non-profit/volunteer sector contributes $9.6 billion in revenue to the Alberta economy. (Source) This summer, Voice of Albertans with Disabilities, in partnership with EmployAbilities, Plan Edmonton and other non-profit organizations, is launching a campaign highlighting some of the many benefits of working in the non-profit sector. This initiative aims to help Albertans deciding on a career or making a career change, to consider the non-profit sector as a viable path that provides meaningful work and typically offers more work-life balance.“You can have a lucrative wage, a lucrative life, nice offices, non-profit has that balance,” says Margot Brunner, Executive Director of Voice of Albertans with Disabilities. “To me it’s not a job. I see the impact that we make,” says Bean Gill, Executive Director of the ReYu Paralysis Recovery Centre.
Voice of Albertans with Disabilities wants you to #WorkForNonProfits
Alberta has over 25,000 non-profits and charitable organizations with about 176,000 paid employees. Voice of Albertans with Disabilities, is launching a campaign highlighting some of the many benefits of working in the non-profit sector. We love this work and think you will too! If you’re about to begin your career, or are ready for a change, consider the non-profit sector.
Please feel free to use any of the assets below. We encourage you to join the conversation as well and share what you love about working for non-profits on social media using the hashtag #WorkForNonProfits.
“There’s so many different careers that you can choose from in the non-profit sector,” says Jason Loewer, Executive Director of EmployAbilities.
We love this work and think you will too! If you’re about to begin your career, or are ready for a change, consider choosing a meaningful career in the non-profit sector.If you’d like to learn more about working for non-profits or the voluntary sector, take a look at these resources:
- Government of Alberta discussion paper on the value and contribution of the nonprofit and voluntary sector
Watch the campaign videos and feel free to share any of our #WorkForNonProfits campaign assets listed at the bottom of this post.