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Careers in Social Change

Making a Difference


The United States celebrates the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the third Monday of January. Renown for his activism, Dr. King shared a dream with many of us. He wanted to make the world a better place. If you dream of a better world, you too can take an active role in making it so. Take a look at the following links that will lead you toward a career in social change. Paid, as well as volunteer positions, are listed on many of these sites.


American Red Cross Volunteer Opportunities
Find out how to volunteer with your local Red Cross.

Lists jobs in the nonprofit sector.

National Human Services Assembly
This organization is made up of organizations that provide programs related to health, social welfare, and human service delivery. Look here for a member list and internship opportunities.

Non Profit Charitable Orgs
All about this industry from About.com Guide Joanne Fritz.

Social Work World
Resources and support for social workers and social work students, and those interested in the field.

United Way
Each local United Way raises funds for community needs. Contact your local United Way to find out about volunteering opportunities.

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