How do I get a job in the social service/non-profit field?

I want a job in the social service/non-profit field. The job could be childcare worker, counselor, overnight supervisor, aide or ??? I expect a pay cut from my current job but all that matters to me is that it pays at least $10/hr, 40hrs a week and offers benefits. I have a BA but not in psychology, social work or etc. I do plan to go back to school in a year or two. I don't have any related work experience. I have volunteer experience working with seniors, teens, child, homeless and people with illness. I have looked in newspapers and online. I have sent 11 resumes to different places. Only a few have responded. Except for one they say that I don't have any experience or education. Where do I look for a job? What do I say in my CL, resume or interview to show that I really want this job, am capable and etc. Is it possible to jump fields with no education or work experience?

Asked By: methodistbambina - 4/16/2007
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
1) Sending out 11 resumes is actually not that many so don't give up yet... More
Answered By: Dr_Adventure - 4/16/2007
Additional Answers (1)
Try this site is is specifically for Non Profits
Answered By: Tim B - 4/16/2007
Sponsored results
Over 482 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $19-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Jobs hiring near your local area. Part-time, Full-time, Work at home.
Sobre 287 Trabajos en tu area. $15-87/hora - Aplica Ahora.

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-308