Non-Profit and Membership Organizations

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Sep 13, 2022 - 12:37
Jun 1, 2023 - 21:53
Non-Profit and Membership Organizations
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The nonprofit landscape is highly varied, although many people have come to associate NPOs with charitable organizations. Although charities do make up an often high-profile or visible aspect of the sector, there are many other types of nonprofit organizations.

Overall, they tend to be either member-serving or community-serving. Member-serving organizations include mutual societies, cooperatives, trade unions, credit unions, industry associations, sports clubs, retired serviceman’s clubs and advocacy groups or peak bodies – – organizations that benefit a particular group of people, i.e. the members of the organization. Typically, community-serving organizations are focused on providing services to the community in general, either globally or locally: organizations delivering human services programs or projects, aid and development programs, medical research, education, health services, and so on. It could be argued that many nonprofits sit across both camps, at least in terms of the impact they make.

Senior Management

  •  Executive Director
  • Associate Director
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Associate Director
  • Chief Operating Officer

Programs and Service Delivery

  • Program Coordinator
  • Program Associate
  • Project Manager
  • Director of Special Initiatives

Administration, Human Resources, and Finance

  • Accountant
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Office Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Information Technology Manager

Development and Fundraising

  •  Grant Writer
  • Director of Major Gifts
  • Donor Relations Manager
  • Coordinator of Planned Giving
  • Director of Major Gifts
  • Membership Director
  • Membership Coordinator
  • Member Relations


  • Graphic Designer
  • Publicist
  • Community Outreach Specialist
  • Marketing Associate
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Social Media Coordinator
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