Press | Opportunity Knocks Names New Leaders as One of 15 Best Nonprofits to Work For

PRESS RELEASE [Opportunity Knocks]

We are pleased to announce the Winners of the Opportunity Knocks 4th Annual Peoples Choice Best Nonprofit to Work For Awards!

Winners were selected by Opportunity Knocks from nominations held October 12 through December 15, 2010 based on employee submissions of a brief essay on why they consider their organization a great place to work.

Nominators could take into consideration factors that are important to them such as, quality of work/life balance, their organizations’ adherence to its mission, comradery of employees, unique benefits, training programs and career paths.

A total of fifteen (15) winners were awarded based on three categories of operating budget size.

Look for the award logo on their site to know that they truly are a great place to work!

And the winners are…

Operating Budget $999,000 or less 
Furniture Bank of Metro Atlanta
Sugar Law Center for Economic and Social Justice
VASH Hawaii Island
RSVP of Montgomery County

Operating Budget 1 million to 5 million 
Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation
AVID Center
Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance 

Operating Budget $5 Million or More 
Special People in Northeast
Stand for Children
National Outdoor Leadership School
New Leaders for New Schools
Stanford University

“Opportunity Knocks celebrates the rewards of working in the nonprofit sector, by honoring those organizations who do it best,” says President and CEO Karen Beavor. “Our annual Best Nonprofit To Work For Awards provide nonprofit professionals a platform to give recognition to the organizations providing top quality work environments for people doing ‘jobs that change the world.’ The enthusiasm of our nominators for their employers demonstrates how nonprofits can not only make a difference in the community but also have an incredibly positive impact on the lives of the people that work for them.”

– Karen Beavor, President and CEO of Opportunity Knocks.