Opportunity Knocks Announces Winners of 5th Annual Best Nonprofit to Work For Awards

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Opportunity Knocks announced the winners today of the 5th Annual Best Nonprofit to Work For Awards. National nominations were held in November and December 2011 and based on essays by nonprofit employees about why they consider their organization to be a great place to work.

"Opportunity Knocks celebrates the rewards of working in the nonprofit sector, by honoring those organizations who do it best,” says President and CEO Karen Beavor

Opportunity Knocks announced the winners today of the 5th Annual Best Nonprofit to Work For Awards. National nominations were held in November and December 2011 and based on essays by nonprofit employees about why they consider their organization to be a great place to work.

Details about the Awards can be found at http://content.opportunityknocks.org/best-nonprofit-to-work-for/

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.

And the winners are…

Operating Budget $999,000 or less
Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
SafePath Children’s Advocacy Center, Inc
Foster Care Support Foundation, Inc
Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County
Special Equestrians, Inc

Operating Budget $1 million to $5 million
ACCESS
Recovery Resource Council
iMentor
Performing Arts Workshop
Voices for Children

Operating Budget $5 million or more
PathWays PA, Inc.
Wounded Warrior Project
DonorsChoose.org
The Health Federation of Philadelphia
The School for Field Studies

“Opportunity Knocks celebrates the rewards of working in the nonprofit sector, by honoring those organizations who do it best,” says President and CEO Karen Beavor. “Our annual Best Nonprofit To Work For Awards provide nonprofit professionals a platform to give recognition to the organizations providing top quality work environments for people doing ‘jobs that change the world.’ The enthusiasm of our nominators for their employers demonstrates how nonprofits can not only make a difference in the community but also have an incredibly positive impact on the lives of the people who work for them.”

About Opportunity Knocks

Opportunity Knocks is the national nonprofit job board, HR resource and career development website exclusively focused on the nonprofit community. For 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:
Sharon Baker-Harris
Opportunity Knocks Program Manager
678-916-3044
sbh(at)opportunityknocks(dot)org

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