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With over 20 years of recruiting experience, Nurys is the driving spirit behind Careers In Nonprofits.  Her deep rooted beliefs in growth and every individual's pursuit of love in the workplace has laid the groundwork for the CNP Mission.  

Her passion and enthusiasm empowers, and her track record speaks for itself.

Nurys Harrigan-Pedersen

Founder & President

Leadership matters.  Period.  Doug is motivational, engaging, and at the forefront of how we prepare ourselves for the changes of tomorrow.  

A 21st century CEO, Doug is built on putting your mind, body, and health where it needs to be—first.  His motto?   "Here we grow!"  

Doug Pedersen


Previously our D.C. Managing Director as well as our longest tenured employee, Emily's expertise and "win the day" mentality were called upon when a unique and challenging opportunity arrived – opening a new branch in San Francisco.  

With now almost two years in the books, Emily and the San Francisco Branch are soaring and taking CNP clients and candidates to new heights.

Managing Director, San Francisco

Emily Schelle

Kimmi Cantrell

Managing Director, Washington, D.C.

Washington DC

1001 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 314
Washington, DC 2



Since 2006, Careers In Nonprofits has helped organizations and job seekers make their mark in the nonprofit sector.

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San Francisco

466 Geary Street, Suite 201
San Francisco, CA 

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Stephani Peterson

Senior Manager, Chicago

It began in Washington, D.C., and now her journey has continued to the city of Chicago.  Proving herself time and time again—Stephani has worked her way into a role, city, and client base that she absolutely loves.  

She's growing fast and we can't keep up.  Hold on tight because she's going to take you for a heck of a ride.  The best of course.

We connect you with talent from our nonprofit database tailored to fit your needs.

Our recruiter networks go to work for you.

You grow your nonprofit team and advance your cause.

What We Do.




We make your life simple by providing you with mission-driven talent who have the expertise to fill your needs, and the spirits to serve your cause.


33 N. Dearborn Street, Suite 1610
Chicago, IL 60602




Our Impact.

With gratitude, empathy, and a love for what we do—we've served the very best of the nonprofit sector since 2006.

Our Careers In Nonprofits Code of Conduct calls on us to be servant leaders, high achievers, and solution-focusedwhile enabling you to be the same.

Since our opening the nonprofit sector has been felt by Careers In Nonprofits on both coasts, all time zones, and in all areas of advocacy and nonprofit advancement.

We love to make an impact.

Our Quality.

You get recruiters with the skills to make it happen, and the recognition to back it up.  Our nonprofit specialists have been awarded Inavero Best of Staffing  four consecutive years.   

How It Works.

Our nonprofit staffing experts work with your organizational needs, and your budget—to bring you the mission-driven talent that will build your staff, and grow your nonprofit into tomorrow.


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Executive Search

Our nonprofit recruiters work exclusively with your sector and understand what makes nonprofits so unique. This rooted familiarity helps ensure that your organization gets the most experienced mission-driven candidates to fit your open role.

Michelle Anderl

Senior Manager, Operations & HR

If you have a question, Michelle has the answer.  Our second longest tenured staff member, she is our stabilizer, our go-to, and our force for operations behind the company-wide branches.  

We're on a mission to help you— and Michelle has us on the right track. at the right speed.  Have any questions?

An absolute joy, and one of the most uplifting presences we've ever experienced.  Kimmi has the "it"—and people are taking notice.  

With an ability to connect, empathize, and listen to individuals in the way they need to be heard, she gets it.  And so do the clients who keep coming back for more.  We love her, and you will too.

Nonprofits Served

Candidates Connected

Cities Placed

in 2017


Your nonprofit staffing made easy.

(Are you a candidate looking for a job?  Apply here under our "Candidates" section.) 


As they pave the way for our team of nonprofit recruiters in San Francisco, 
Washington D.C., and Chicago.

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At Careers In Nonprofits we are a full-service staffing firm that has been helping nonprofit organizations achieve their missions since 2006.

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Awarded Inavero's "Best of Staffing" Four Consecutive Years.

Nonprofit Mastery.

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