There are all kinds of jobs and careers that can make a difference in the world.
If you find yourself saying, “I want to make a difference” consider thinking outside the box when it comes to your job or career choice.
This article reviews the top outstanding careers.
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Inventors improve things for others. Many inventors are motivated by wanting to make a difference on the planet. Some inventors work independently, coming up with ideas, and then either presenting them to manufacturers or marketing them on their own, while others work for companies who develop new products.
As an activist you will work for a cause that’s important to you in making the world a better place to live on an environmental, political, and social level.
4. Congressional Aide
Working as a congressional aide means you will work for a House of Representative or Senate member at the state or federal level. This is a very rewarding career if you like to make a difference.
5. Ethics Officer
Ethic officers are like the moral watchdog for a company. Your job is to ensure the company is acting socially responsible. An ethics officer looks at business practices and whether they are right or wrong in accordance with the company’s ethical code.
Mediators work to resolve conflict outside of the court system. Some mediators help with landlord and tenant issues, some with amicable divorces, and others with business disputes. Mediators can work in all kinds of situations where there is a disagreement that needs to be resolved.
7. Human Rights Advocate
There are all kinds of human rights advocacy positions occurring around the world. Some are in third world countries while others are in developed countries. A human rights advocate can deal with abuse, incarceration, addiction, work, minorities, etc.
8. Spiritual Leaders
Spiritual leaders are important to people around the world regardless of religion. Career opportunities are not necessarily tied to religion or the church. These can be some of the most rewarding careers out there and they certainly make a difference in peoples’ lives.
9. Animal Workers
Working with animals in rescue, rehabilitation, or other services can be very rewarding. Animals cannot talk for themselves and the work you do can make a huge difference in an animal’s life and well being.
10. Torture Survivor’s Counselor
Torture victims receive physical help immediately but emotional scars can take much longer to heal. As a torture survivor counselor you will play an important role in helping those tortured receive all the help they need. Of all the jobs that make a difference this could be the most important.
11. Textile Importer
There are fabulous artisans around the world. South American and Africa have some of the finest textiles produced by the local women. As a textile importer you can bring their wares to the developed world while ensuring the women receive a fair price for their products. You can help these women better their lives.
12. Ice Cream Vendor
At first glance you might think how could an ice cream vendor possible make a difference in the world. In addition to putting a smile on the face of those you serve, which can make a difference to someone’s day, there are opportunities around the world. More dairy products are sold, ice cream shops are set up, etc.
There are a number of jobs that make a difference in the world. All you need to do is find the right match for you.