This session will combine small and large group activities with time for personal introspection to help you identify key aspects in your search for meaningful volunteer work. A short personal questionnaire and a brief organizational assessment will be provided help you get a better handle on how to find the best volunteer role for you.
Demystify donor advised funds (DAFs) and learn to engage, acknowledge and grow this special group of donors!
An effective not for profit needs to have a strong board that is conducts it’s board business with strong governance. Learn the top 10 important tips for board governance at this interactive workshop
One of the challenges of working with diverse groups is how to engage individuals so that they will become an effective team and help make the mission of the organization a reality. This workshop will give a brief overview of what can undermine motivation and then mainly focus on tools and techniques that can be used for Board, Staff, Volunteers, or Committees to engage and empower. The tools and techniques will help accomplish the following:
• Create a climate of inclusion and respect
• Enable each person to have a voice.
• Prevent anyone from dominating
• Foster listening
• Facilitate problem solving and decision making
• Finding out what individuals like or don’t like to do
• Suggest ways to recognize and appreciate individuals or the team
Marge Smith is a Nonprofit Consultant and Founder & Chair of Princeton Community Works.
Marge brings great expertise in working with nonprofits. Having served in multiple roles — executive director, board president, nonprofit consultant, and volunteer. She has had numerous opportunities to develop ways to motivate individuals and groups. She currently teaches Nonprofit Management and Emotional Intelligence at Mercer County Community College (MCCC), runs board retreats and/or workshops for volunteers and staff, and is the founder and chair of Princeton Community Works. She is a board member of CASA of Burlington/Mercer County, the Princeton Rotary Club, and the Princeton YWCA Friends. She is totally committed to enabling individuals and groups to gain the skills necessary to accomplish their goals and thus enhance our communities.
Everyone is confused by the budget process. In too many cases an annual budget is prepared in a rush, put in a drawer and not reviewed until year-end. What good is a static budget that doesn’t tie into your cash flows and doesn’t allow management to review performance and manage the future? In this workshop, […]