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26 Companies
Talkspace
Consumer Web • Healthtech
Talkspace is the world's leading online therapy company. Talkspace has been used by more than one million people, and we have 2000+ therapists on our platform. We're quickly showing the world that therapy and technology are a great combination!

Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
+21
New York
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Sidewalk Labs
Greentech • Real Estate
Sidewalk Labs is an Alphabet company tackling the challenges of urban growth. We are currently designing a new kind of mixed-use, complete community on Toronto's waterfront in partnership with the tripartite agency Waterfront Toronto and the local community.

Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
+36
95
Local Employees
New York
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Healthify
Healthtech • Information Technology
We build software that social workers and nurses use to connect their patients with social services. Our mission is to build a world where no one’s health is hindered by their need.

Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
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+32
30
Local Employees
New York
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Meetup
Events • Information Technology
Meetup brings people together in thousands of cities to do more of what they want to do in life. It is organized around one simple idea: when we get together and do the things that matter to us, we’re at our best. And that’s what Meetup does. It brings people together to do, explore, teach and learn the things that help them come alive.

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
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220
Local Employees
New York
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Tempest
Healthtech • Social Impact
Tempest (formerly known as Hip Sobriety) provides alcohol abuse treatment for the 46 million Americans who don’t identify as addicted. We are building the next generation of recovery care: a meticulously designed brand and media presence which positions sobriety as an aspirational lifestyle choice and an online educational platform to help people.

Eat lunch together
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
+13
12
Local Employees
New York
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Murmuration
Big Data • Machine Learning
New York
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The Future Company
Co-Working Space or Incubator • Social Impact
39
Local Employees
New York
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NowPow
Healthtech • Information Technology
NowPow is a women-owned and led technology company based on Chicago’s south side. NowPow, whose name is a play on “knowledge is power”, is a social determinants of health (SDOH) referral platform that includes a comprehensive, local community resource directory, SDOH screenings, resource matching algorithms, closed loop referrals, and more.

Volunteer in local community
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3
Local Employees
New York
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Great Believer
Agency • Digital Media
We're a design agency for nonprofits, specializing in web, branding and print. We're lucky to partner with some amazing organizations, including The Fresh Air Fund, Animal Medical Center, Sanctuary for Families, Make the Road New York and Hillel International.

Friends outside of work
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
+13
Brooklyn
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Gala Prompter
Social Impact
The GalaPro app provides translation and accessibility services for theatre, cinema, live shows and conventions around the world. We aim to make culture accessible to everyone.
3
Local Employees
ny
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OrangeYouGlad
Professional Services • Social Impact
OrangeYouGlad Brooklyn's freshest creative agency. We work with local businesses, tech startups, fortune 500 companies and mission driven non-profits to provide visual solutions to their communications needs. Our work focuses on branding and digital communications.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open office floor plan
+3
6
Local Employees
Brooklyn
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Protect Democracy
Social Impact
5
Local Employees
New York
Location
Tempest (formerly Hip Sobriety)
Healthtech • Social Impact
Tempest (formerly known as Hip Sobriety) provides alcohol abuse treatment for the 46 million Americans who don’t identify as addicted. We are building the next generation of recovery care: a meticulously designed brand and media presence which positions sobriety as an aspirational lifestyle choice and an online educational platform to help people.

Eat lunch together
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
+13
12
Local Employees
New York
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Summer
Edtech • Fintech
There are 44 million Americans burdened by student debt. Summer’s vision is to save these borrowers time and money by building an innovative platform to help navigate the complex student loan market. We're passionate about building smart tools to provide customized recommendations for all borrowers. Join us to help fix the system!

Friends outside of work
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Daily stand up
Open door policy
+13
9
Local Employees
New York
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Verité
Enterprise Web • Professional Services
35
Local Employees
Amherst
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Embark
Edtech • Social Impact
Embark is a leading admissions software company supporting schools, universities, and fellowships with 15+ million applications to date. Clients include the New England Conservatory of Music, the Rhodes Scholarships, NYU and a number of smaller non-profits. More recently, we've launched a free service called TurboFAFSA that lets student claim aid.
30
Local Employees
New York
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MobilizeAmerica
Enterprise Web • Events
We are the unified marketplace for progressive action. We work with hundreds of progressive organizations and campaigns, connecting them with hundreds of thousands of activists and volunteers.
14
Local Employees
New York
Location
Downtown Brooklyn Partnership
Events • Other
Downtown Brooklyn Partnership (DBP) is a not-for-profit local development corporation that serves as the primary champion for Downtown Brooklyn as a world-class business, cultural, educational, residential, and retail destination.
25
Local Employees
Brooklyn
Location
Summit
Events • Social Impact
Summit designs experiences that educate, connect and inspire. We gather entrepreneurs, artists, non-profit founders, neuroscientists, musicians, global explorers, humble innovators, and diverse thinkers from around the world to develop positive, impactful relationships around dynamic shared experiences. Summit hosts an annual invitation-only...
20
Local Employees
New York
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Climb Credit
Edtech • Fintech
Climb Credit is a FinTech company that provides financing for students to affordably learn valuable career skills that have a life-changing impact. Climb partners with schools ranging from IT, coding and data science to healthcare, welding, and heavy machine operations. (NMLS# 1240013)

Friends outside of work
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Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
+17
30
Local Employees
New York
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Social Impact Jobs in NYC

Director of Product

The Future Company
Greater NYC Area
2 days ago
WHO WE ARE The National Innovation Service (NIS) partners with governments across the country to engage in systems-level transformations. We do this by creating collaborative coalitions between communities, public sector partners, and other relevant stakeholders to redesign systems with those most impacted at the center of decision-making processes. Our work is to build new systems that produce equitable outcomes. Our team draws on a variety of

Enterprise Product Manager

Talkspace
Greater NYC Area
2 days ago
+22
Our mission at Talkspace is to make therapy affordable and accessible to everyone. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. Help over one million people feel better. We are looking for an experienced Enterprise Product Manager to join our team in our NYC Headquarters. This role would be responsible for how we define, build, measure and optimize the Talkspace for Enterprise product. We are looking for someone who

Machine Learning Engineer

Talkspace
Greater NYC Area
3 days ago
+22
We’re looking for a Machine Learning engineer with practical experience writing production-quality code to join our growing team, working to address the challenge of understanding how differing messaging-based interactions between therapists and patients lead to differing behavioral health outcomes. The person filling this role will join a team of data scientists responsible for analyzing all aspects of Talkspace’s data to understand customer

Content Marketing Intern

Talkspace
Greater NYC Area
3 days ago
+22
Blogging: Contribute to and help manage the daily production and posting of content for the Talkspace blog. You’ll source, edit, and organize a large volume of content on mental health topics, including blogs, content offers, email campaigns/newsletter. Understand that it’s not only about creating good content, but how to strategically find an audience that will love it. A strong interest in building a wide audience for content, i.e., SEO (on and off-page), link-building, and Google Analytics: knowledge in conducting keyword research using Moz/ahrefs/other tools to identify topics and keywords that we should rank for and have search volume. An interest in metrics and analysis of materials and campaigns across channels. You’ll analyze and report on content performance and ROI. Help managing contract writers, partners, therapist subject-matter experts. Have an interest in mental health topics, and want to be a voice in promoting therapy and mental health education. Positive, energetic attitude, and initiative; strong work ethic. Able to work comfortably in a hands-on, multi-tasking, deadline-driven environment.

Business Operations Manager

MobilizeAmerica
Greater NYC Area
6 days ago
Role MobilizeAmerica is at a pivotal point in its growth. After a successful midterm cycle (450+ campaigns, including 33 out of the 38 flipped Democratic House seats, and 380,000 volunteers signing up for 750,000+ shifts), we’re gearing up for the Presidential cycle. We’re also rapidly expanding our base of partners working on critical ballot initiatives, advocacy campaigns, and more. As MobilizeAmerica’s Biz Ops Manager, you will be