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Roadmap for the Dedicated Board Member in Times of Crisis
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
Positioning Your Nonprofit to Endure the Crisis
During a crisis, contingency planning becomes critical for the success of an organization. This presentation provides insight into creating contingency plans, help for
Strategic Communication in Tough Times
In these times of crisis, the way that we communicate with our constituents is key to how we are perceived. In this video by VolunteerConnect board member Toni-Anne Blake, you can learn five key
In January 2020, VolunteerConnect launched its BoardConnect Diversity & Inclusion pilot program with our first Advisory Committee meeting of community experts, whose goal 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.
Skills-based volunteer projects provide an opportunity to make an impact in a more fulfilling way by using skills honed over many years. The experience can also be extremely personally rewarding and can even promote better health.
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
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
The Board of Directors of New Jersey nonprofit VolunteerConnect has named Allison Howe as the organization’s new Executive Director.