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(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy today sent a letter to state agency commissioners directing them to work with the Department of Administrative Services and the Department of Labor to widely advertise agency summer job opportunities.
“Connecticut’s falling unemployment rate is good news, but we still have a lot of work ahead of us,” said Governor Malloy. “Any one of these jobs can make a difference to someone who is unemployed or a young person looking…
Added by Lee Cruz on April 18, 2012 at 4:11pm — No Comments
Prepare For Your Future
If you are working in a nonprofit, have an associate degree (or 60 college credits) and seek to move into a leadership role in the nonprofit sector, the University of Connecticut has designed a degree-completion program for you. The Bachelor of Professional Studies in Nonprofit Leadership allows you to enter UConn as a junior (if you have an associate degree), complete your degree and prepare you for…Continue
Added by David Garvey on April 12, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
On April 2, the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) released a study glamorously entitled Arts Education in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools 1999-2000 and 2009-10. The surveys that contributed to this report were conducted through the NCES Fast Response Survey System (FRSS), mailed to about 3,400 elementary and secondary school [...]…Continue
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By Jane Ford
Do you understand the financial reports that you receive each month with your board packet? Financial oversight is a major responsibility of all nonprofits board members, not just the treasurer. By the time you finish reading this article, you will have two quick tools to help you better use those financial reports.…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on April 11, 2012 at 3:19pm — No Comments
IRIS- Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services (www.irisct.org) has immediate openings in its employment services department, which helps refugees—people who have fled persecution in their home countries and resettled in Greater New Haven—become self-sufficient through employment as soon as possible following their arrival in the US.
Two positions are currently open: a FT Employment Services Coordinator and PT Employer Outreach Specialist. Full…Continue
Added by Kelly Hebrank on April 9, 2012 at 9:10pm — No Comments
Did you know that Google gives out free advertising dollars to non-profit organizations? Did you also know that qualifying organizations could receive $10K or as much as $40K each month from Google to use for advertising and promoting their good cause? If you were not aware of these opportunities or Google Grants, then we want to share our experience and best practices for this generous program. We want to give non-profit organizations the…Continue
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Visual.ly Create is the fastest, smartest and most beautiful approach to data visualization yet. Simply connect and click to produce an infographic in seconds at http://visual.ly/
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Let Your Customers Become Mayor and Rule Your World!
'Phone and GPS-based social networks like Foursquare and Facebook Places have millions of users that join them to “check-in” into their favorite hangouts for fun & rewards. The more they check in, the more points & badges they accumulate. Foursquare's notable badge of honor is "Mayor." Businesses can then use this…Continue
Added by Selam on April 4, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments
Join a team dedicated to serving children and youth from underserved neighborhoods in the city of New Haven. LEAP provides children and youth with comprehensive afterschool and summer programs, youth leadership opportunities and access to technology. LEAP’s mission is to develop the strengths and talents of young leaders who implement year-around community and…
Added by Lee Cruz on April 4, 2012 at 10:20am — No Comments
Are you an individual who has the passion and professional experience to fulﬁ ll the role of State Child Advocate? If so, we are seeking applicants with extensive experience in advocating on behalf of children and families to be the Child Advocate at the Oﬃ ce of the Child Advocate, State of Connecticut.
Connecticut established the Oﬃ ce of the Child Advocate (OCA) in 1995. Its mission is to oversee the protection and care of the state’s most vulnerable and youngest citizens…
Added by Lee Cruz on April 3, 2012 at 12:13pm — No Comments
The State Historic Preservation Office of the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development is seeking grant applicants for its “Our Places, Our Stories” initiative – a program designed to raise awareness for the rich cultural assets of our ethnic nationalities. This effort is being launched in partnership with ethnic historical and cultural organizations throughout the state. Phase I will document the historical links between the people of various ethnic communities and the…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on April 2, 2012 at 1:17pm — No Comments
Every month they give a $1,000 grant with no-strings-attached to a worthy and awesome project. Projects may touch upon any field – food, music, art, publishing, the environment, education (you name it!) and exist in any phase of development. http://www.awesomect.com/
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Provides a tax credit to business firms that make cash investments in qualifying community programs conducted by TAX EXEMPT OR MUNICIPAL AGENCIES.
For more information please go to ct.gov/drs or click below to fill out the forms.
If you are interested in…Continue
Added by Catherine Carbonaro-Schroeter on March 27, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments
This book will help educators make sense of the many patterns and behaviors that we see in the Net Generation but don’t quite understand.
Added by Lee Cruz on March 23, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments
The article below highlights just some of the skills you will learn at trainings hosted by Community Mediation, inc. Please see our website for our up-coming training schedule. Conflict doesn't have to be a problem, it could be a drive for innovation, creativity, and design.
Each year businesses and organizations lose millions of dollars due to unresolved workplace conflict. On the other hand, those businesses that have positive action plans to handle conflict such as peer…Continue
Added by Joe Brummer on March 21, 2012 at 9:32pm — No Comments
After several people have taken to the airwaves to express their concern that the killer, George Zimmerman is still walking around a free man, we now get this report: U.S. | March 21, 2012…
Added by N'Zinga Shani on March 20, 2012 at 9:25pm — No Comments
TEAM, Inc., a non-profit social service agency serving the lower Naugatuck Valley has the following opportunities:
Family Resource Center Manager: Proven professional sought to implement Family Resource Center initiatives in the lower Naugatuck Valley. Responsibilities include: space fit-up, promoting collaborations with local public schools, facilitating playgroups, coordinating parent workshops. Position is approximately twenty (20) to twenty-seven (27)…Continue
Added by Richard Knoll on March 20, 2012 at 4:36pm — No Comments
Connecticut Main Street Center seeks a multifaceted Community Engagement Director. This outgoing and engaging professional will spark and guide downtown revitalization through a comprehensive statewide strategy using a combination of training and education, coalition building, community organization and grassroots advocacy.
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