Opportunity Knocks Announces Award Winners of 4th Annual Best Nonprofit to Work For

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Opportunity Knocks announced the winners today of the 4th Annual Peoples Choice Best Nonprofit to Work For Awards. Winners were selected by Opportunity Knocks from nominations held October 12, 2010 through December 15, 2010 based on employee submissions of a brief essay on why they consider their organization a great place to work.

The 4th Annual Peoples Choice Best Nonprofit to Work For Awards demonstrates how nonprofit organizations...have an incredibly positive impact on the lives of the people that work for them. -Karen Beavor, CEO of President of Opportunity Knocks

Opportunity Knocks announced the winners today of the 4th Annual Peoples Choice Best Nonprofit to Work For Awards. Winners were selected by Opportunity Knocks from nominations held October 12, 2010 through December 15, 2010 based on employee submissions of a brief essay on why they consider their organization a great place to work.

Nominators could take into consideration factors that are important to them such as, quality of work/life balance, their organizations' adherence to its mission, comradery of employees, unique benefits, training programs and career paths.

A total of fifteen (15) winners were awarded based on three categories of operating budget size.

Look for the award logo on their site to know that they truly are a great place to work!

And the winners areā€¦

Operating Budget of 1 million or less

Furniture Bank of Metro Atlanta
RSVP of Montgomery County
Sugar Law Center for Economic and Social Justice
Universal Giving
VASH Hawaii Island

Operating Budget of 1 million to 5 million

Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation
AVID Center
MOUSE
Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance

Operating Budget of 5 million or more

ACDI/VOCA
National Outdoor Leadership School
New Leaders for New Schools
Special People in Northeast
Stand for Children
Stanford University

"Opportunity Knocks continues to see the need to provide nonprofit professionals a platform to give recognition and appreciation to the organizations providing quality work environments for the people in jobs that change the world. The 4th Annual Peoples Choice Best Nonprofit to Work For Awards demonstrates how nonprofit organizations can not only make a difference in the community but also have an incredibly positive impact on the lives of the people that work for them. Congratulations to the winners and thanks to all that took the time to submit their nomination."

  • Karen Beavor, President and CEO of Opportunity Knocks.

Further information can be found at http://www.opportunityknocks.org

About Opportunity Knocks: Opportunity Knocks is the national nonprofit Job Board, HR Resource and Career Development website exclusively on the nonprofit community. For Nonprofit professionals, http://www.OpportunityKnocks.org is the premier destination to find nonprofit jobs and access valuable resources for developing successful careers in the nonprofit community. For Employers, http://www.OpportunityKnocks.org is the best way to find qualified nonprofit candidates and receive valuable information that nonprofit organizations need when building successful recruitment, retention and human resource strategies.

Contact: Lynne Norton, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Opportunity Knocks, 678-916-3066 or lnorton(at)opportunityknocks(dot)org

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