In the nonprofit sector, there’s this joke (sort of?) that we are prone to multiple-hat syndrome: instances when we’re asked to do things that fall outside of our job description, to keep things running smoothly. This summer, I’ve definitely fallen
I’ve worked with quite a few organizations that use Salesforce, and I’m even helping one organization transition to it now. After years of dabbling in the platform, I’ll quickly say this: I really do love it. That’s not to say
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
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
“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.