Since I transitioned from corporate work into the nonprofit sector over 11 years ago, I’ve wondered and worried about the uncertainty of a long-term career path in the “doing good” world for me, my peers and those who hope to join our ranks. Luckily the tides are starting to turn as the social sector creates a more inclusive, connected community. And there are simple things we can all do as nonprofit leaders to make our sector a place for talented, passionate people to build their professional lives.
In my last blog post, I explored five of the reasons I’m optimistic about the future for the social sector in the U.S. Here are an additional five trends (10 total!) that I believe bode well for the years ahead.