Playworks Los Angeles #33 Best Nonprofit to Work For in 2012

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Darlene Kiyan, executive director of Playworks Los Angeles, believes she knows what doesn’t attract would-be employees.

“They don’t come here for the pay or the benefits,” said Kiyan, whose organization was number 14 in the Small Organizations category and 33 overall in The NonProfit Times’ 50 Best Nonprofits to Work For in 2012. It’s all about mission.

For the second year in a row, Wounded Warrior Project was selected the best nonprofit for which to work, as well as being at the top of the Medium Organization list.

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