Remember when you said, "Let's circle back after the holidays"? Well, it's circle-back time, baby. If you wanna procrastinate a lil bit longer, scroll down and start applying for social impact jobs.

Here's what we got on tap for you today

  • Meme of the Week
  • Article of the Week: New Year, New Resume
  • New Job Opportunities
  • Win of the Week: Pivot Bio Address Food Insecurity Across the US
  • Bummer of the Week: 2023 Ends with Record-Breaking Weather

Apply to the VOA Futures Fund Community Health Incubator

Entrepreneurs with innovative solutions to health disparities are invited to apply by February 1st.

Volunteers of America (VOA) has launched this first-of-its-kind Incubator to accelerate social enterprises that improve quality, equity, and access to care for Medicaid and at-risk populations. Sponsored by the Humana Foundation, the VOA Community Health Incubator powered by SEED SPOT supports entrepreneurship that develops innovative products and services for equitable community health outcomes.

This is a fully funded opportunity with $15k in non-diluted grants for each participant, an additional $10k can be accessed for pilot programs with VOA Affiliates, and the potential follow-on investment of up to $200k is available. To be eligible for this Incubator solutions must have demonstrated traction. Both for-profit and nonprofit enterprises are supported through this program.

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Meme of the Week

Article of the Week

New Year, New Resume

Happy New Year, Impact Jobbers! Is your New Year's resolution to land your dream job in the social impact industry? We've got ya covered. We're back with more great social impact jobs, news, job tips, and jokes.

To ring in 2024 and the start of a new job-hunting season, we're giving you all the advice you need to brush up your resume. We know ya haven't looked at that thing since before Thanksgiving. Hope you got your holidays kicks in cause the party is over, friendo.

Here's how to create a winning social impact resume in 2024:

  1. Personalize it. Start with a basic resume template that you can personalize for each job you apply for. Do your research on the company so that you can write in their tone of voice and highlight your past projects that align with their mission the most.
  2. Don't be afraid to use color on your resume, but don't go overboard. A boring black-and-white resume will easily get lost. However, you still want your resume to be easy to scan (aka, not super busy). Strategically use colors and formatting to walk that line.
  3. Write in active voice and use quantifiable data whenever possible. When speaking about your previous positions that make you a great candidate for the role you're applying for, include a bulleted list of highlights from each role. Rather than buzzwords, include quantifiable data to showcase the tangible impact you made in your previous position.
  4. Keep it relevant. Focus on your positions from the last 10-15 years. In fact, you can remove experience from 2010 and before.
  5. Add your LinkedIn bio to your contact info. If the hiring manager wants to know more about you, LinkedIn is the first place they'll go. Make sure your profile is up to date and that you're adding new posts on a regular basis.

Want more resume tips? Check out this article. Want personalized feedback on your resume before you apply for your dream job? Our team offers one-on-one resume reviews with detailed feedback that's specific to the social impact industry. Let's get you hired.

New Job Opportunities

Development Manager, Institutional Giving @ Reading Partners - New York, NY (USA)

Account Director, Sustainability @ Bridge Partners - Remote (USA)

Program Coordinator @ Human Impacts Institute - New York, USA (Hybrid/Remote)

Vice President of Development @ LA's BEST Afterschool Enrichment Program - Los Angeles, CA (USA)

Program Assistant @ Institute for Sustainable Communities - Remote (USA)

Data Director @ New Georgia Project - Atlanta, GA (USA)

Managing Attorney: Mental Health Team @ Disability Rights Maryland - Baltimore, MD (USA)

Director of Development @ Book Harvest - Durham, NC (USA)

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Win of the Week:

Sustainable agriculture company Pivot Bio ended 2023 by partnering with local food banks and pantries to help address food insecurity across the United States. The company chose locations across the country based on where their team members live and work.

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Bummer of the Week:

The end of the year brought record-breaking weather around the world, from flooding in Saudi Arabia to warm temps in Canada. Read more below.

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