If you need to hire new employees for the nonprofit you own or run, you may have already discovered finding qualified staff can be a little difficult. Putting job ads in newspapers will often cultivate a slew of people that do not have the experience or qualifications you need. Placing ads on your own website will often do the same.
Nonprofit job boards are key — Using a nonprofit job board, however, can often help you find the most qualified employees. Usually because people have to register to be able to respond to your job ad, and because the ones who use a nonprofit job board tend to have years of experience.
Using a nonprofit job board — Most of the online nonprofit job boards charge a small fee for placing your job ad on their site. This is usually less than $100 per listing, and is done to weed out those nonprofits that are not really looking for new employees but are using job boards as a place to recruit donors instead.
Using them is easy as well. You just pay the fee, and then upload your job ad to the site. In most cases, it will go live minutes after you upload it. It is then up to you to read the applications that appear in your In box, and find the ones that have the experience you need.
Contacting possible applicants — Another wonderful thing about using a nonprofit job board is you can also contact possible applicants yourself as, once you are registered, you can read through all the resumes that have been uploaded to the site.
This allows you to find people with the relevant experience in your area, or people that may be willing to relocate from their current town to the one where your nonprofit is located.