Help for your job search

Looking for a job in the nonprofit sector? Like any job search, it can be challenging; but with the right tools and knowledge, you can be sure to find an organization and position that is the right fit. 

Start with these job searching tips and resources:

Nonprofit Job Hunting Tips

Bridgespan: Career and Professional Development

Grantspace: Writing a Resume for a Nonprofit Job


Just starting your career or new to Nashville? Gain some experience and get familiar with the workings of a nonprofit and Nashville's nonprofit sector:

Hands On Nashville Volunteer Calendar — opportunities to learn the sector by volunteering

GivingMatters — the nonprofit database maintained by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee


Professional development is always a good way to start. CNM offers many workshops and certificate programs that help you build a well-rounded, solid skillset that will stand out on your resume and help you get your foot in the door. 

CNM Workshop Calendar