Phone: 616-331-2362
Fax: 616-331-7120
Quincy Williams, Director of American Humanics
williamq@gvsu.edu

School of Public/Nonprofit Administration
228C Devos, 401 W. Fulton
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Career Opportunities

Today more than 1.5 million nonprofits are serving communities throughout the United States, including 1,600 here in the Greater Grand Rapids area.

As the nonprofit sector grows at twice the rate of the government and private sectors, demand for capable nonprofit professionals increases accordingly and is higher than ever. Each year nearly 30,000 new agencies are established. They offer an estimated 50,000 entry-level professional positions. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated that the need for qualified nonprofit professionals would increase significantly over the next several years. As a result of this expansive growth, the demand for candidates to fill professional positions far exceeds the supply of qualified applicants.

Students seeking American Humanics' Certification are eligible to apply for various scholarships and academic awards. The AH Student Online Profile enables students to post resumes on the World Wide Web where prospective employers can view students' qualifications and students can review employment opportunities.

American Humanics' students are a preferred source of entry-level nonprofit professionals among the organization's national nonprofit partners, which include:

  • AmeriCorps *NCCC
  • American Red Cross
  • America's Second Harvest
  • The Arc of the United States
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Boys and Girls Club of America
  • Camp Fire U.S.A.
  • Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.
  • Girls Incorporated
  • The Humane Society of the United States
  • Junior Achievement Inc.
  • March of Dimes
  • National 4-H Council
  • National Urban League
  • Points of Light Foundation
  • Opportunity Knocks
  • Outreach International
  • United Way of America
  • Volunteers of America
  • Young Men's Christian Association (Y.M.C.A.) of the U.S.A.

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