Getting a role in an impact organization like a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) can be exciting; however, with NGOs operating in various fields it can be a daunting task, figuring out where you fit into the workforce. As intimidating as it might seem to match up your qualifications and training to a role in an NGO, it's possible to find a job that explicitly suits your interests and expertise.
That being said, this article details how to find a suitable role in an NGO, from identifying your transferable skills and interests to conducting research into the job and employer. Finally, to help you make the process of matching your qualifications to a role in an NGO more actionable, we’ll provide various practical examples.
But first, let’s dive into what an NGO is.