Cover letters can be a chore to write for job seekers. Whereas the things that need to be in a resume are cut and dry, what to include in your letter is a little more ambiguous.
Niki Jagpal is research and policy director at the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP). She is the co-author of “Smashing Silos in Philanthropy: Multi-Issue Advocacy and Organizing for Real Results.”
You are waking up to your morning fix of coffee and the news before you head into your office to wade your way through a pile of proposals. CNN is reporting on a broken economy, a broken justice system, stymied political process, people protesting and you turn the TV off because it reminds you of something you don’t want to think about.
Hiring talented employees for your organization is one thing; it’s another to get them to work at the height of their abilities on a consistent basis. For nonprofit human resources managers, that’s a challenge they are faced with every day.
Nonprofit managers are always on the lookout for services that can help their organization, which is why The NonProfit Times‘ Resource Marketplace remains a great source. This year, we have taken it a step further to create the most comprehensive list of nonprofit suppliers in the industry: The 2014 Annual Buyer’s Guide.
Are you an expert fundraiser with a strong background in grants? If so, our newest featured nonprofit job — Associate Director of Grants at Essex County College — might be a great fit for you.
Robert Egger founded the DC Central Kitchen and CForward. He is now opening the L.A. Kitchen, which will provide job training, healthy meals, employment opportunities and advocacy for aging Angelinos. His email is firstname.lastname@example.org
Every morning in America, 10,000 people wake up 65…and that won’t stop for the next 22 years.
Are you looking for that game-changing nonprofit job to boost your career? Today is your lucky day if that’s the case, because Easter Seals UCP North Carolina & Virginia is looking to hire a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Andrew Olsen, CFRE is group account director at Russ Reid where he oversees the agency’s fundraising and communications efforts on behalf of 75+ food banks and food rescue organizations across the U.S. During the past 14 years he has served such organizations as Save the Children, Special Olympics, St. Joseph’s Indian School, Boys Town, Best Friends Animal Society, and numerous Rescue Missions, Food Banks, Children’s Hospitals, Catholic Charities agencies, advocacy organizations and political campaigns/committees. He is co-author of Rainmaking: The Fundraiser's Guide to Landing Big Gifts, and is frequently sought after to speak and write on various topics impacting the nonprofit sector. His email is email@example.com
Attribution: What is it, and why is it important?
The war for talent is more intense than ever and the organizations that win that battle have the opportunity to rise to the top. Bringing on new employees is more than just putting an ad on an online job board, however; you have to make sure your organization is ready to hire.
Drew Bernard is on a mission to leverage the world’s largest social network to make a better world. He is a regular contributor to The NonProfit Times and the founder and CEO of ActionSprout.com, a company that helps nonprofit organization build relationships on Facebook that result in real, measurable impact. Drew has been helping nonprofit organizations leverage online technology to build productive relationships with supporters for over a decade. Drew is also an ardent supporter of entrepreneurship in both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A friend of mine, Jon Stahl over at Philanthropy Northwest, often uses the phrase “the exception that proves the rule” when he describes unusual organizations doing things that lie just outside the norm. Yesterday, I found myself on the phone with just such an organization.