Nonprofit HR’s Search Practice

How people and purpose come together.

Nonprofit HR’s Search practice pairs talented, mission-driven professionals with social impact organizations where they can make a meaningful contribution.

Our experts partner with you every step of the way, from sourcing and vetting candidates to negotiating compensation, so that your organization can secure the talent it needs to achieve its goals.

Whether your organization is seeking full-time talent, contingent support or something in between, our Search team has the network and expertise to help you find the right fit.

Nonprofit HR works with both nonprofits and social enterprises that are committed to making an impact on the social sector.

Do you need help with a professional or executive search? Visit our executive search page now!

Practice Lead

Myra Briggs

Managing Director, Search
Phone: 202.644.7420

Having the right talent in the right roles at the right time is critical to your organization’s success. Partner with our experienced Search and Talent Acquisition experts to identify the best people for your mission. Let us match our network of highly-skilled professionals with your full-time opportunities, just as we have for countless mission-driven organizations across the country.


Professional Search

We match skilled professionals with full-time opportunities at social impact organizations.



Contract & Temp

Employees work on long-term or project-based contracts based on your organization’s needs.


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Candidates and employers both have time to see if a placement
is a fit before making a long-term decision.


Hire from our talent pool.

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Nonprofit HR has a network of talented professionals seeking full-time positions, temporary work and contract projects at social impact organizations like yours. Our talent pool changes frequently, so contact us to connect with available talent that fits your needs.


Nonprofit HR has been a valued, stellar partner in growing our staff. We have hired three out of three staff that Nonprofit HR has placed with NBOA on a temporary basis, and Nonprofit HR has supported NBOA to grow from 11 to 14 FTEs.

Robin Smith, Vice President and Administration (Employer), National Business Officer's Association

I just wanted to reach out to you all and say thank you for this opportunity. It has been a pleasure to work with you all. This was the best temp assignment I ever had, and if things change in the future, I will look to you all again for your wonderful staffing assistance.

Jontice Small (Talent)Jontice Small (Talent), International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail & Transportation Workers (SMART)

Featured Insight: The Value of a Contingent Workforce: Your Organization’s Outsourced Recruiting Strategy

Learn how a contingent workforce can help your nonprofit reach its goals. 

Your nonprofit is only as effective as its people, so it’s imperative that you staff your organization for success. But staffing can be a challenge, especially in the face of your nonprofit or trade association’s ever-changing budgets, goals and needs.

Download this whitepaper to learn about:

  • The rise of the contingent workforce in both nonprofit and for-profit organizations;
  • The reasons for this shift in the job market;
  • The benefits of developing a contingent workforce at your organization;
  • The steps you can take to successfully leverage the value of a contingent workforce.


Partner with our Search and Talent Acquisition experts.

Let us handle your search and talent acquisition needs so you can focus on your social impact organization’s mission. Enter your information below and someone from our team will be in touch.

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Nonprofit HR values diversity and inclusion.

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We cast a broad net that is national in scope to attract the best talent. We value and seek diversity throughout our search process by: recruiting high-performing talent from all segments of society; pursuing diverse individuals without regard to national origin, language, race, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic status, veteran status, family structures, and differences of thought and life experiences to efficiently and effectively pursue organizational objectives; fostering inclusion by connecting the new leader to the organization; encouraging collaboration, flexibility, and fairness to enable full participation that contributes to a leader’s full potential; and working with our clients to understand the strategies and systems that are in place to effectively manage diversity, be accountable, measure results, and cultivate a culture of inclusion.

Nonprofit HR has been awarded ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing® and Best of Talent® Award for providing superior service to job seekers. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, ClearlyRated’s winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based completely on the ratings given to them by the permanent and temporary employees they’ve helped find jobs. On average, talent of winning agencies are 50% more likely to be completely satisfied with the service provided compared to those placed by non-winning agencies.

  Nonprofit HR made Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The prestigious ranking list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

CSP_logo_RGBThe Certified Staffing Professional certification is an overarching credential that covers essential labor and employment law from a staffing perspective; covers federal law and state law for a selected state. No other industry certification program delves as deeply into the topics that matter most to staffing professionals and their clients.

The Certified Search Consultant program is designed specifically for search and placement professionals and focuses on federal employment law specific to recruiters. The CSC® program also includes state licensing and registration laws that affect direct hire firms. Everyone who works in search and placement—including recruiters, direct hire professionals, search consultants, talent acquisition managers, executive recruiters, and HR professionals—will benefit from earning the CSC credential.