COVID-19 resources for the nonprofit and charitable sector

In the wake of recent and unprecedented events related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadian nonprofits and charities are under more pressure than ever to provide valuable services while operating under incredibly challenging circumstances. At the same time, it is heartening...

Building resiliency with Monica Bodurka

During this global pandemic, I know you are holding down the fort for your organization, your community, and your family. So, how can we make sure you have all the tools you need to get through these tough times. Part...

7 important tips if you’ve never worked from home

Right now, millions of people around the world are being asked to stay home. For the lucky ones who still have a job, they will work from home and receive a paycheque. Many are grateful for that. But, if you’ve...

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...

Girls on Boards: An initiative to give young women a voice

As a University of Toronto Commerce student, Khadija Waseem was frustrated that her classes “encouraged young women to be in business, but you still don't see them in decision-making spaces, and you don't see them as the heads of organizations”. Born...

Boost your DEI by embracing community

This article is the fifth in a series. Read the first, second, third and fourth articles. One of the most memorable lessons I learned about engagement was during my time in business school when my professor shared with us the...

Hiring help: 5 practical recruitment strategies for nonprofit managers

Want to learn more practical hiring strategies? We've partnered with the author for a free webinar on Thursday, February 27. Click here for more details and to register. At some point (more often than most wish), nonprofit managers/directors become hiring...

The introvert’s survival guide with Trina Isakson

Are you introverted or extroverted? It can sometimes look like the modern work environment is created for extroverts and if you're introverted, it can feel draining or even exclusionary. Today’s podcast guest, Trina Isakson, spent years working in our sector...

Apply to be recognized for your recruitment efforts in the nonprofit industry!

In today’s changing environment, organizations are innovating at a rapid pace in order to remain or become competitive in recruiting top talent. The nonprofit community works extremely hard, with limited resources and now it’s your time to show all of...

Empathy: A key ingredient in effective diversity, equity and inclusion

It’s no surprise that resistance and lack of buy-in can be major obstacles to successful diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) implementation.  I commonly work with organizations that are struggling with this very issue.  A typical case has staff outwardly supporting...