The tech you need to get started working remotely

You’re at home again. Working. From. Home. Again. While there’s nothing that this article can do to break the monotony of your four walls or make your kids leave you alone long enough to take a deep breath, we can...

How to smoothly run a professional webinar

CharityVillage has offered free webinars to our audience of nonprofit professionals for almost 10 years now. And with so many people now working remotely and shifting their training and learning online, we’ve had several requests from our webinar participants to...

Pro tips from CharityVillage staff on working from home

Did you know that CharityVillage staff have worked virtually ever since our organization was founded back in 1995? With so many nonprofit professionals switching unexpectedly to remote work, we thought we’d get our team to share their best tips for...

Conscious Service and the power of Transformative Relationships

This is the fourth article in a series on Conscious Service. Read the first, second,  third, and fifth articles. Relationships are the container for the potential for transformation. As Service Providers, we usually think in terms of how the relationship will...

Post Secondary Nonprofit Programs

Thinking of heading back to school to further your nonprofit career? We're pleased to offer a list of programs in Canada and internationally, many of which offer online learning components, that have a nonprofit focus area. If you know of...

Conscious Service and the role of Enlightened Communication

This is the third article in a series on Conscious Service. Read the first,  second, fourth, and fifth articles. Intellectually, we all know what makes communication effective: eye contact, tone of voice, using “I” messages, paraphrasing and active listening. You get...

How to navigate workplace conflict

Want to learn more on this topic? We've partnered with the author to present a free webinar on July 11. Click here for details and to register. When I bring up the idea of conflict, what is your reaction? Do...

Professional development on a budget: Key resources so you don’t have to break the bank

Last week we discussed why, despite its importance to creating a strong a vibrant sector, professional development is still ignored by many nonprofit and charitable organizations. You can read that article by clicking here. Since funding challenges are a key...

Professional Development: Why nonprofit organizations must invest in their staff

We may think we’ve put the overhead myth to bed once and for all, but there’s at least one place where we may still indulge in it: professional development. Liz Rejman, associate director, fundraising operations, Pathways to Education, says, “Usually...

Taming the “monkey mind”: How to deal with interruptions in your nonprofit job

A long time ago, Buddha described the human mind as being like a monkey grabbing one branch only to let it go to seize another branch. This so-called “monkey mind” is often encouraged by our surroundings, particularly in the nonprofit...