Global Peace Careers is a website dedicated to career related information in the sectors humanitarian aid and action, international development, peace and conflict studies, negotiation, conflict resolution, diplomacy and international law. On our website we collect and distribute information about entry level jobs, paid internships, affordable master degrees, free online courses and other opportunities. 

Peaceful Career Alternatives website has been developed with the support of multiple national, regional, and local peace and religious organizations to provide young people deciding how to begin their productive working lives with alternative ideas and options without entering military service.

CAUSE (Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy): CAUSE Builds grassroots power to invoke social, economic and environmental justice for the people of California’s Central Coast Region through policy research, leadership development, organizing, and advocacy., (805) 658-0810

Pacific Pride Foundation: This organization has a youth program that focuses on youth who do not always experience safety in predominantly heterosexual and cisgender environments and whose unique needs are sometimes overlooked at other agencies. SB: (805) 963-3636. SM: (805) 349-9947

Domestic Violence Solutions: Domestic violence affects all people in our society, not only the victim and the perpetrator. SB: (805) 963-4458. SM: (805) 925-2160

Just Communities: Just Communities advances justice by building leadership, fostering change, and dismantling all forms of prejudice, discrimination and oppression. 805.966.2063.

Youth Making Change: This group is a teen-led grant-making program providing young people with the opportunity to engage directly in organized philanthropy (giving grants). SB: (805) 962-9164, SM: (805) 922-1707

Community Action Commission: Creating opportunities for Santa Barbara County families to achieve stability. CAC has been helping low-income people and changing lives since 1967. (805) 964-8857.

SB County Action Network: A countywide grassroots organization that works to promote social and economic justice, to preserve our environmental and agricultural resources, and to create sustainable communities. 805.563.0463

Conflict Solutions Center: Serves the communities of Santa Barbara County by providing: compassionate communication, appropriate dispute resolution and problem solving practices, restorative Justice, consultation, training, and mediation services. (805) 349-8943

AmeriCorps: AmeriCorps engages more than 75,000 Americans in intensive service each year at nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups across the country. Opportunities in Santa Barbara include Common Ground and United Way of Northern Santa Barbara County, and Partnership For Veterans & People Experiencing Homelessness,

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