Nonprofits are faced with tough decisions around staffing and potential layoffs. Following social distancing practices and working remotely add new challenges. The video above offers some suggestions for tackling these tough human resources challenges.
As nonprofits deal with challenges posed by COVID-19, these are certainly unprecedented times. Watch this video by Elizabeth Wagner from Bryn Mawr Trust for some great ideas about how board members can best provide leadership and support.
During a crisis, contingency planning becomes critical for the success of an organization. This video provides insight into creating contingency plans, help for those who haven't yet done that and advice on managing through challenging times.
In these times of crisis, the way that we communicate with our constituents is key to how we are perceived.
In these times of crisis, the way that we communicate with our constituents is key to how we are perceived. In this video by NonProfitConnect board member Toni-Anne Blake, you can learn five key concepts for strategic communication during a crisis.
In January 2020, VolunteerConnect launched its BoardConnect Diversity & Inclusion pilot program with our first Advisory Committee meeting of community experts. The goal of the program is to develop a road map to increase diversity in nonprofit boards.
Banker Carole Bursac, marketing professional Dana O’Donnell, and fundraising expert Traslyn Butler have joined the VolunteerConnect board of trustees. The new appointees began their board service with the Princeton-based capacity-building nonprofit in September 2019.
Liz Erickson Volunteer Impact Award honoree Jeremy Perlman, Rising Star Award honoree Celeste Avery, and Community Award honoree YWCA of Princeton’s NextGen Board have been selected as this year’s Impact Awards recipients for their commitment to community service and volunteerism.
Volunteering, by definition, is unpaid work. But for job-seekers, it might still be a good use of time, even if it doesn’t immediately result in much needed cash, says Allison Howe, executive director of Princeton-based Volunteer Connect.
Boards whose members are culturally and economically diverse, and represent a broad range of skills across a wide age range, bring a fresh perspective to any organization. This can only boost your recruitment, fundraising and community outreach efforts.