MCN Careers

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Current Openings

The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits is searching for enthusiastic, mission-driven individuals to join our statewide organization in the following positions:

There are currently no openings at the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits

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Join our team supporting Minnesota nonprofits

It is MCN’s goal to provide employees a place where they can bring their whole selves to their work, accomplish their goals, and live healthy, balanced lives.

Our comprehensive benefits package and supportive work environment encourage individual growth and supports the mutual success of our mission to inform, promote, connect, strengthen Minnesota nonprofits and the entire sector.

No waiting period! MCN benefits start day 1

Excluding 403b contributions and match, employee benefits, premiums, and contributions are effective on your start date by enrolling within your first 31 days.

All employees can enroll, change, or decline benefits each year during MCN’s Annual Open Enrollment period. Employees are also eligible to make changes within 31 days of a qualified life event, such as getting married, welcoming a new child, or losing health coverage.

MCN Employee Benefits

Employee Time Off

Paid Vacation

MCN offers a generous time-off package that encourages staff to take time for self-care,  spend time with family and loved ones, and achieve a healthy work-life balance.

Effective January 1, 2024, all new employees begin accruing an annual total of 22 days of paid time-off (PTO) from their first pay period.

Personal Days

Each regular and long-term temporary employee of MCN also receives two personal days to be used in each calendar year (pro-rated for part-time employees). These days are granted automatically upon hire or anniversary of hire or benefit eligibility, and are not eligible for carryover from one year to the next.

Summer Hours

MCN will grant all regular and long-term temporary employees up to an additional eight hours paid time off per month in May, June, July, and August (pro-rated for part-time employees), intended to be used the last Friday of the month.

Earned Sick and Safe Time

Full-time employees will accrue 80 hours of paid sick and safe a year, or 3.08 hours per pay period; earned sick and safe time accrual for regular part-time employees is prorated according to hours worked. Employees may carry over any accrued and unused earned sick and safe time to the following calendar year, and may not at any time exceed a maximum balance of 780 hours, at which point an employee will stop accruing earned sick and safe time. 

MCN Holidays

MCN will be closed to regular business on all MCN observed holidays. Holiday pay will be paid, based on base pay for an eight (8) hour day, to all regular and long-term temporary employees (pro-rated for part-time employees).

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Holiday
  • Presidents Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth National Independence Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Indigenous People’s Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving Day
  • Winter Holiday
Medical Insurance

All active MCN employees working 20 or more hours per week are eligible for medical plan benefits on Day One.

MCN contributes 90 percent for employee premium and 70 percent of dependents of any plan choice for employees working full time 40 hours per week. For employees working 20-39 hours per week, MCN’s contribution is prorated based on hours worked per week, but is at least 50 percent of the employee’s premium based on the state requirement.

Carrier: Medica with BenefitsMN Association Health Plan

Health Savings Account (HSA)

MCN contributes 50 percent of the deductible, up to $1,000 for single and $2,000 for family plans.

Dental Insurance

All active employees working 20 or more hours per week are eligible for dental plan benefits on Day One.

MCN contributes up to 75 percent for employee premium and 50 percent of dependent premium on a pro-rated basis depending on hours worked per week.

Long-Term Disability Insurance & Life and AD&D Insurance

All active employees working 20 hours per week are eligible for Long-term Disability Insurance and Group Life and AD&D Insurance benefits on Day One.

Dependents are not eligible to participate in this coverage.

MCN pays 100 percent of the premium.

403(b) Retirement Plan

MCN offers a 403(b) retirement plan, which enables eligible employees to elect to make contributions through a payroll deduction of a portion of their compensation, up to the federally allowed yearly maximum, subject to application and acceptance after a qualifying period.

MCN contributes three percent of the employee’s income to the 403(b), and will match an additional two percent dollar-for-dollar, for a total potential employer contribution of five percent.

New employees are eligible for the employer contribution and match the first of the month following three months’ employment.

Section 125 Flexible Spending Account

MCN makes a section 125 plan available to staff, which allows for pre-tax payroll deductions for certain medical and dependent care expenses.

Maximum Annual Election Amounts:

Transit Expenses$300 per month
Dependent Care Expenses$5,000.00
Dental PremiumsOffered
Medical or Medical-Related PremiumsOffered
Parking Expenses$300 per month
Non-employer Sponsored PremiumsOffered
Medical (Out-of-Pocket) Expenses$1,000.00
Personal Development Fund

MCN employees can be reimbursed up to $200 per employee per calendar year for activities related to personal wellbeing.

Personal development fund reimbursements are taxable and paid through MCN’s payroll system.

Other Voluntary Benefits

MCN currently offers a suite of voluntary benefits including short-term disability, accident coverage, critical illness coverage, life insurance, and pet insurance. 

Premiums are paid by the employee via payroll deduction, but employees are able to access more affordable group rates through MCN’s plan.


Interested in other nonprofit opportunities?

For over 15 years, MCN has helped jobseekers and employers connect. MCN’s Nonprofit Job Board hosts over 1,000 nonprofit jobs, board positions, internships, and volunteer opportunities at any one time, with many Minnesota employers and jobseekers alike rate this service as their top tool for finding nonprofit employment.

MCN requires all Job Board positions to list a salary.