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Non-Profit Professional

While community-based work can be a very rewarding career, it can also be a difficult one to maintain long term. High stress, job instability, and lack of work life balance can all lead to burnout and the need to explore a new path.Your skills and experience as a Non-Profit professional make you a great fit for a Salesforce career. We invite you to check out the important resources below to learn more.

Hear from others just like you!

The first month is the hardest, it's like learning a new language. You have to understand that this is all new terminology and it will take time to understand. Just keep going through the trail and ask for help from the amazing community at Talent Stacker!

Testimonial from    Jennifer McLain

Jennifer McLain

Former Non-Profit Administrator

Don’t wait - get started now! Time will pass whether or not you start studying, so you might as well start now. You won’t regret it! The community it so supportive and even if it seems too hard at first, it will start to “click” faster than you’d think.

Testimonial from    Becca Davis

Becca Davis

Former Non-Profit Executive

It will be challenging and you will definitely experience highs and lows. But if you are persistent, trust yourself, allow yourself to feel your feelings and keep in mind that YOU'VE GOT THIS, then you will succeed.

Testimonial from    Julie Russell

Julie Russell

Former Non-Profit Executive

Showcase your nonprofit sector knowledge on LinkedIn and in interviews, look for a role that works specifically with nonprofits, and start studying Nonprofit Cloud the moment you're done the Admin Certification.

Testimonial from    Tracey Braun

Tracey Braun

Former Non-Profit Administrator

Transfer Your Skills

Check out how some of our Talent Stacker Members translated their previous experience from the Non-Profit sector to their Salesforce Career!

Communication & Stakeholder Engagement: Developed external partnerships to deliver programming, research projects, and support community development.

Data Management and Insights: Managed finances and diversified funding sources to meet budget targets for new projects.

End User Training: Recruited, trained, and supervised interns and program support staff.

Program Management: Utilized Content Management System (CMS) to oversee organizational program offerings, outreach and marketing campaigns, and donor gifts.

Industry Knowledge: Implemented and evaluated strategic programmatic, administrative, and fundraising priorities.

Your Questions Answered

Here are some questions or concerns we commonly hear from people thinking about making this transition

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