I never planned to learn Excel. It sort of happened by accident. At the end of my junior year of college, I was accepted into an internship program that placed me at a major nonprofit organization. Since the program was
Work projects can contribute immensely to our professional development, especially for those of us just starting out in our careers. In my role, many of the skills that I rely on — like communicating across teams, or setting & managing deadlines —
Events are the double-edged sword of the nonprofit world. For attendees, they can certainly offer an informative & engaging experience. I’ve seen people get inspired by watching a student speak about being in the classroom. I myself have even bawled my eyes out listening
I can clearly remember the times in my adult life when I felt stuck and unsure of what to do next. It happened during my senior year of college while on the job hunt, and then again a few years later when I
“Our organization is transitioning to a new system in the next few months.” When a nonprofit leader first utters these words, it can turn our worlds upside down. Sure, you’ve heard the terms ‘CRM’ and ‘Sales force’ before. You may even
It’s finally spring and for many of us, things in the sector are beginning to slow down. As warm weather settles in and we start leaving the office earlier, it feels like we can FINALLY relax. But this is only
Volunteer coordinators make the world go round. I’ve worked with them, volunteered for them, and I personally know a few. What they do isn’t easy. Finding individuals to engage in a cause, often doing so with minimal resources, is tough.