nonprofits,local leaders & Grt.New Haven business sharing information
Interested in sharing your insights about your work in development (you know aka fundraising)? Take the Haas Foundation & Compass Point National Development Director Survey. http://go.madmimi.com/redirects/1338485415-fd208e0be221eceeef559d83148a8a68-804e4b6?pa=9612370389
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Added by Mike Burns on May 31, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Facilitation is a powerful tool to work with groups to reach their goal. It’s largely group-driven, while the facilitator manages the process so the group can focus on content. Think of the facilitator as the oil for the machine — the oil makes it easier for the pieces of the machine to work together, but the oil doesn’t do the machine’s job.
A facilitator can guide a group from brainstorming and idea-gathering to concrete action steps and results. By managing interactions between…Continue
Added by Community Mediation, Inc on May 31, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments
Posted by John Karavas
Board of Director's and member of the Rotary Club of New Haven
Board of Advisers Chairperson, New Haven Citadel, Salvation Army
The New Haven Corps for the Salvation Army is looking for program speakers for a New Haven senior citizen audience for the 2012 summer. Six slots are currently open. For volunteers contact Lt. Jae Im at 203-624-9891, ext. 12.
Added by Rotary Club of New Haven on May 30, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments
Conflict Coaching is one of the many conflict resolution tools used to help individuals, businesses and organizations manage conflict. Coaching involves consultation and guidance on a specific dispute or conflict to get clear on the needs and to open up new options for strategies to meet those needs. It can also be used to evaluate and improve personal conflict and communication skills.
Coaching is appropriate for conflicts where mediation is not possible or necessary. Conflict…Continue
Added by Community Mediation, Inc on May 29, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
Volunteer service on the Board of a local nonprofit is a great way to demonstrate your leadership skills and to learn about your community; it also looks great on your resume. Here is a list of Greater New Haven nonprofits looking for volunteers.The list inclludes specific skill that each organization is looking for in…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on May 25, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
New Haven Rotarians, Jae Im (Commander of the New Haven Salvation Army Citadel) and John Karavas (Board of Advisors Chairperson, Salvation Army) are inviting community members who may be interested in serving on the board of advisors to the next board meeting on May 30th at 450 George St., New Haven. The monthly meetings start at noon and include lunch. Adjournment is at 1 PM. There is plenty of parking on the grounds.
The board is looking to expand its New Haven community…Continue
Added by Rotary Club of New Haven on May 25, 2012 at 9:33am — No Comments
We are encouraged to survey our employees as a best practice. It would be interesting to know of other organziations that have done this and the type of survey they used.
Added by Richard Knoll on May 24, 2012 at 9:44am — No Comments
More than 150 people crowded into a room in the City Hall Annex recently to weigh in on Bridgeport Harbor Station’s request to renew its five-year operating permit, which expired earlier this year.
Environmentalists have been trying for years to shut down the coal operations at the station, which is owned by the Newark-based Public Service Electric & Gas. This may be their best chance, said John Calandrelli, program director for the Sierra Club’s local…Continue
Added by Christopher Zurcher on May 23, 2012 at 8:24am — No Comments
WorkPlace seeking training providers. Excerpt follows. Use this link to access full document. http://www.workplace.org/news.php
Core/soft employability skill areas to be provided include:
Added by Lee Cruz on May 14, 2012 at 11:13am — No Comments
The Yale Office of Facilities and Office of Sustainability would like to invite you to participate in the 2012 Spring Salvage program. Your organization is invited to join us at Ingalls Rink located at 73 Sachem Street on the following Sale Days:
Wednesday, May 16th 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday, May 30st 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
All goods will be sold for a…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on May 11, 2012 at 6:57pm — No Comments
The Journal Register Company newspapers in Connecticut are offering free assistance and resources to nonprofit organizations. Among these services is the inclusion of the GNH Community calendar as a feed on their blog ConnecticutNewspapers.org.
To see how this works go to …Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on May 11, 2012 at 1:23pm — No Comments
All Our Kin is looking for a Fellow in Child Care Policy to join our team! This fellowship is designed for recent college graduates who are interested in early childhood education, policy and advocacy, non-profit management, and public service. Fellows will work full-time at All Our Kin, and will be supervised and mentored by the organization’s co-founders and directors. The fellowship provides a way for bright, committed young leaders to learn more about…Continue
Added by Janna Wagner on May 10, 2012 at 12:51pm — No Comments
Established in 1978, SINA is a partnership between Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Hartford Hospital and Trinity College, that works cooperatively with the community to develop leadership and improve the economic, physical and social characteristics of Hartford’s Frog Hollow, Barry Square and South Green neighborhoods. SINA’s vision is to serve as a catalyst to foster a vibrant urban community where residents, employees and businesses can enjoy a high quality of life and opportunities…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on May 9, 2012 at 2:32pm — No Comments
Each spring, our students demonstrate their mastery and reflect on their academic progress.
We would love to have you join us! Outside guests help make these exhibitions authentic and meaningful. All guests participate in exhibitions and help evaluate student performance. Guests also help us to learn a lot about how we’re doing as a school from their presence and feedback.
Our 9th and 11th graders all present on the same day at the same time. Our 10th and 12th graders present…Continue
Added by Nydia Roman on May 9, 2012 at 8:37am — No Comments
The Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut (AASCC) was honored to host 122 guests, including 28 individuals who are turning 100 this year or who have passed this milestone, at the 26th Annual Centenarians Luncheon on Wednesday, May 2, to kick off the celebration of Older Americans Month.
The centenarians represented 13 greater New Haven towns,…Continue
Added by Libby Makela Johnson on May 8, 2012 at 4:34pm — No Comments
Department: Finance, Investments, Administration & Technology
Reports to: Finance Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Grade: Grade (4)
The Endowment Associate will fulfill the following primary functions:
Added by Lee Cruz on May 4, 2012 at 5:34pm — No Comments
Added by Lee Cruz on May 3, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
From the EmcArts newsletter:Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on May 2, 2012 at 3:35pm — No Comments
I have been a community arts practitioner in Baltimore City for the last 15 years.
After years of being asked by funders how my program evaluates its outcomes and answering with anecdotal stories and satisfaction survey results, I decided to try to find more meaningful ways tell the story of this work so that its potential for impact could be better understood and attract investment and resources. To this end, I began some small research projects...…Continue
Added by Julie Trachtenberg on May 2, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments
A New Haven Catholic parish seeks an English/Spanish bilingual office manager to support the work of the pastor. The successful candidate will be able to read, write, and speak fluently in both languages on a daily basis. Responsibilities include reception and secretarial work, responding to phone calls, emails, and letters; supervising/coordinating volunteers/office staff; coordinating use of facilities; some book keeping and preparation of…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on May 2, 2012 at 1:59pm — No Comments