ZERO is the only prostate cancer organization ranked in the Top 50 by The NonProfit Times’ annual list.
Washington, D.C., April 4, 2022 – ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer is proud to have ranked seventh in the Best Nonprofits To Work For list, a ranking released annually by the NonProfit Times. This is the eighth time ZERO has been included in the top 50 and its fourth time in the top ten.
“We’re thrilled to be ranked as one of the best nonprofits to work for again this year,” said ZERO’s President & CEO Jamie Bearse. “This recognition is a testament to our dedicated team, whose passion for working on behalf of men battling prostate cancer is unrivaled. Every day ZERO and our advocates are making strides in our mission to end prostate cancer, increasing research funding, and providing critical patient support.”
This year’s top nonprofits separated themselves from the rest in the areas of culture and communication, compensation and benefits, and leadership. In the area of leadership, longevity has been a key component in making the list over the years. ZERO’s CEO Jamie Bearse has held the role for nine years, and has been with the organization for more than 20 years. His leadership and dedication to ZERO’s mission have been vital in ensuring a culture in which employees feel supported and challenged all while working toward a shared goal.
The NonProfitTimes is a leading business publication for nonprofit management. To compile the annual list, employees and employers participated in a battery of surveys, with results scored across eight different categories and ultimately ranking the top 50 Best Nonprofits To Work For. Best Nonprofits are categorized by size: small (15-49 employees), medium (50 to 249) and large (250 or more). Of the 50 organizations on this year’s list, the top nine organizations overall are in the small category, including ZERO with 46 employees.
“Since joining ZERO, I’ve become more confident in my programming skills and in turn have become more confident voicing my opinions and ideas,” said Nicole Abbott, ZERO’s Coordinator of Patient Programs & Education. “ZERO has helped me grow in tremendous ways that not only affect my work life but my personal life as well. I have learned to value my strengths and my weaknesses and that is only going to help me strive and continue growing.”
ZERO’s high responsibility and high freedom philosophy helps team members excel professionally and thrive personally while making a life-saving difference for those impacted by prostate cancer. Working at ZERO means more than a job, it means being part of an incredible community of people that inspires each other every day.
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About ZERO — The End of Prostate Cancer
ZERO — The End of Prostate Cancer is the leading national nonprofit with the mission to end prostate cancer and help all who are impacted. ZERO advances research, provides support, and creates solutions to achieve health equity to meet the most critical needs of our community. From early detection to survivorship, ZERO is the premier resource for prostate cancer patients and their families to access comprehensive support, make meaningful connections, and take action to save lives. Our dedicated national and chapter staff is joined with a growing team of passionate volunteer champions to increase advocacy, awareness, and community engagement to ZERO out prostate cancer. ZERO is recognized with four out of four stars by Charity Navigator and accredited by the Better Business Bureau. ZERO spends more on programs than any other prostate cancer charity, dedicating 85 cents of every dollar to support, education, and research.