Overview of 20 NGO Job Types: Salaries, Qualifications, Tasks

April 11, 2023

Millions of small and large NGOs (non-governmental organizations) work independently of governments around the world. You can work for NGOs dedicated to issues like healthcare, education, economic development, children’s rights, reproductive justice, and humanitarian aid, but what types of jobs are available? In this article, Human Rights Careers describes 20 types of NGO jobs, including what salaries you can expect, what qualifications you need, and what tasks you might be responsible for. The overview is slanted towards the USA, but may still serve its purpose:

Grant WriterEducator
Program AssistantActivism Coordinator
Communications OfficerAdvocacy Officer
Impact AdvisorPolicy Analyst
M&E OfficerInterpreter/Translator
Outreach CoordinatorFinance Officer
HR OfficerDigital Content Manager
Project ManagerDirector

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