This month marks the 47th year since the official declaration of Black History Month, when communities across the country celebrate the myriad contributions of Black Americans.
As part of this celebration, there are many organizations whose goal is to support Black communities year-round. The mission of each organization is varied, including issue areas like investing in Black farmers, providing mental health resources, and advocating for anti-racist government policies.
We’ve picked out nine of these organizations with current opportunities on Idealist; if you’re looking for a full-time or part-time role addressing issues that impact Black communities, you may just find your perfect fit!
Black Farmer Fund, New York, NY
A nonprofit that invests in Black farmers and Black-owned food businesses, this organization provides financial and technical assistance to community initiatives in traditionally-underserved communities. Black Farmer Fund is currently hiring for an Impact Investment Associate and Executive Assistant to help achieve its mission of shifting economic control to Black communities.
Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective, Culver City, CA
The Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM) trains individuals, organizations, and grassroots movements to integrate mental health strategies into their communities to foster Black healing. They are currently hiring a Graphic Designer for a remote role.
National Urban League, New York, NY
Since 1910, National Urban League has collaborated with community leaders, policymakers, and corporate partners to empower Black Americans economically and socially. They are looking for a Compliance Manager.
National Cares Mentoring Movement, Nationwide
CARES recognizes the importance of Black mentors to inspire and nourish Black children by connecting volunteers with youth-serving organizations. This nonprofit is hiring for six open Program Manager roles across the country.
Young Black Leadership Alliance, Charlotte, NC
This organization is committed to uplifting young Black leaders through leadership, service, and education programs so they will grow up to have a positive impact in their communities and beyond. The Young Black Leadership Alliance is looking for a Fundraising Director.
Black Men Heal, Jenkintown, PA
Black Men Heal was established to address the broken, inequitable mental health care system and improve its service of Black and brown communities. By providing free mental health treatment to Black men and men of color, this organization creates a safe space to heal the wounds of intergenerational trauma and systemic racism. They are hiring an Administrative Assistant for a hybrid position.
Black Mothers Breastfeeding Association, Detroit, MI
Black Mothers Breastfeeding Association’s goal is to build foundational networks that will help Black families overcome historical, societal, and social barriers to breastfeeding support. Currently, this nonprofit is hiring a Program Director for a hybrid role.
Black Voters Matter Fund, Nationwide
To empower marginalized, predominantly Black communities, the Black Voters Matter Fund works in policy reform, advocacy efforts, and organizational development. They are hiring for five open roles: Regional Organizer based in Texas, Michigan, and Georgia; and State Organizing Manager in North Carolina and Texas.
California Black Power Network, Los Angeles, CA
The California Black Power Network is a network of grassroots organizations seeking to change the lived conditions of Black Californians by dismantling systemic and anti-Black racism. They are hiring an Organizing Coordinator and a Director of Operations.
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If you’ve missed the boat on any opportunities with the above organizations, don’t forget to explore our latest job listings to find potential employers focused on supporting Black Americans.