Applicant Tracker: Our free applicant management tool, tailor-made for nonprofits
Since 1995, Idealist has connected mission-driven job seekers with social-impact organizations. Now, we're making that process even easier.
A simple solution for all your recruitment needs
Applicant tracking systems can be overwhelming, cumbersome, and expensive. That's why we've designed a free, flexible, and easy-to-use alternative, specifically for organizations like yours.
Job, internship, and volunteer opportunity seekers apply directly to your listing. No more clutter in your inbox!
Use your dashboard to track active candidates, application materials, and activity. No apps to download, no new platforms to learn, no extra logins to manage.
You’ll be notified as soon as new applications are received, and you can view all of the relevant information in one place.
Understanding the reach of your listing is key. That's why Applicant Tracker provides the resources to help you monitor your progress.
Listing view numbers
A comprehensive assessment of your application data that allows you to track conversion rates.
To-the-minute updates on every active applicant across all of your listings.
Notes and comments
Centralize applicant assessments with notes on your dashboard, keeping relevant information together.
We do our thing so you can do yours
Our goal has always been to connect you with the best, brightest, most qualified candidates. Now applicant tracking is available right on our site, and making those connections is quicker and easier than ever.