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Wake up with United Way
Second Thursdays of the month, 7:45 am - 9:00 am

Join us the second Thursday each month for breakfast, networking, and an enlightening presentation and discussion of timely topics. Alongside friends, neighbors, nonprofits and community partners, learn more about issues that directly or indirectly affect everyone in our area: homelessness; innovative treatments for substance use disorder; the intersection of housing and poverty; raising children in the 21st century; and disabilities in the workplace, among others. You’ll have the opportunity to deepen your awareness about someone else's reality while learning about the challenges, innovations, collaborations, and resources available through area nonprofits.


Your $10 ticket will cover the cost of breakfast, with remaining proceeds supporting United Way of Monroe County's efforts to address our community's critical needs today, while reducing those needs tomorrow.
We look forward to seeing you on the second Thursday of every month - mark your calendars and look for specifics to be announced each month.
 
Nonprofit Events

NPA Advocacy Breakfast
Wednesday, 4/17 at 8:30am at the Inkwell Cafe

Ever tried to figure out who will be sympathetic to your advocacy issue?  Ever tried to figure out who is sure to push back? How to navigate a relationship with a legislator who doesn't represent your district, but has power over your issue area? Join us for breakfast and a strategy session.


NPA Outreach Monthly Breakfast meeting 
Tuesday, May 14th  8:30am-9:30am, The Uptown Cafe (102 E. Kirkwood Ave.) held on the bar side in the family dining area

Breakfast is on your own. REMINDER of Parking changes: The 4th St. garage is closed and parking behind the BCT is no longer FREE. The closest and cheapest option for parking is the Walnut St. garage, and also metered parking.  Walnut Street Garage - 302 N. Walnut Street - Entrance on Walnut Street between 7th Street and 8th Street
  • Pay to Park 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.
  • Gated garage monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • $0.50 per hour
* 1 hour free parking Monday through Saturday, all garages.
 
The May discussion topic led by Orion Day, The Center for Sustainable Living: "Better, Clearer Communication Tips and Tools"


Regional Opportunity Initiatives (ROI) Annual Report to the Region
Thursday, April 18th, 2019 from 9:00 am- 3:00 pm, French Lick Resort

Abbreviated Schedule:

  • 8:30-9:00 Registration & Check-In

  • 9:00–11:00 ROI's Annual Report to the Region

  • 11:15–12:15 Morning Breakout Sessions

  • 12:30–1:45 Lunch, Keynote Address, and Indiana Uplands Regional Innovation Awards

  • 2:00–3:00 Afternoon Breakout Sessions

To register- Click Here!
 

39th Annual Gene Flander Golf Outing in support of the Miles Kanne Harmony School Scholarship Fund
Harmony School invites the community to our 39th Annual Harmony School Golf Outing on Sunday, May 5th, 2019 at Eagle Pointe Golf Course located at 2250 E Pointe Rd, Bloomington IN 47401. Breakfast will begin at 7:30 AM, followed by the shotgun start at 8:30 AM. In the event of bad weather, an alternative rain date is scheduled for May 19th.

This event is perfect for business teams, families, and people of all ages! All proceeds from the event support the Miles Kanne Scholarship Fund for Harmony students which distributed over $25,000 in scholarships to students in 2018 and since 1980 has provided over $625,000 in scholarships. The event will feature a raffle with over $5,000 worth of prizes, refreshments will be offered throughout the events, and a luncheon sponsored by Bloomingfoods Market & Deli.

Sponsorship opportunities available! Team fees are $600 per foursome ($150/person) which covers green fees, carts, breakfast, refreshments, lunch and one raffle entry per player. For more information please contact golf@harmonyschool.org or call 812-334-8349 or visit www.harmonyschool.org/golf.  

Nonprofit Training Opportunities

How to Turn Event Guests Into Donors Webinar- Free
Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 - 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Wouldn’t it be great if there was an easy-to-follow strategy that helped organizations engage event guests and turn them into donors?  In this free 45-minute live webinar, event planning expert A.J. Steinberg will show you how to make guests feel the love at your event and turn that into long-term supporters.  In this 45-minute FREE webinar you’ll learn…

  • How to apply donor-centric messaging to your event
  • How to pivot from “us” to “you”
  • How to use appreciation in all of your event elements
  • How to get “up close and personal” with the art of appreciation
  • How face-to-face beats smart phones every time
  • How to switch from “mobile phone mentality” to real time engagement
  • How to use mingle-time to build community

To register: Click Here!

 

Google Ad Grants 101 Webinar- Free
Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 at 1:00 pm
Have you heard of Google’s Ad Grant program, where they give $10,000 a month in free advertising to nonprofits? Join us for a crash course on how Google Ad Grants can benefit your nonprofit by bringing thousands of new visitors to your website every month.

Presenter Jason Jensen, a Google Ads Certified Consultant, will also cover how to get started, what’s necessary to be successful, and a special offer for The Digital Nonprofit’s Ad Grants management service.

If you attend, you’ll learn:

  • What Google Ad Grants is
  • How Google Ads works
  • How Google Ads can benefit your nonprofit
  • Real examples of how other nonprofits used it effectively
  • How to get started successfully
  • The costs & benefits of hiring someone to manage your grant

We’ll also include an extra long Q&A portion so no question goes unanswered. If you’ve ever wished for a silver bullet to reach thousands of supporters, grow your email list, or attract more donors, this webinar is for you!  To register: Click Here!

 

Turn Your Website Into A Membership Growth Engine Webinar- Free
Thursday, April 18th, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Is your membership website an engine that brings in new members while you sleep? If not, I’ll show you how anyone with no tech experience can use membership management software to turn their website into a new member recruiter — in just an afternoon.

In this free webinar, you’ll learn:

  • Three website changes that will start attracting new members right away
  • How to get anyone on your board to easily make updates by themselves (even if they don’t have any tech experience)
  • The top website features our most successful clients use to drive membership growth

To Register: Click Here!

 

Protect Yourself: Legal & Financial Responsibilities of a Nonprofit Website Manager Webinar- Free
Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 at 11:00 am
Learn about the laws and regulations that affect you and your nonprofit organization’s website. Digital skills trainer Yesenia Sotelo will walk you through an informative conversation about topics such as: copyright, privacy, security, accessibility and disclosure. Bring your questions to this interactive training session.

(This training is especially created for nonprofit communications, fundraising and executive professionals who are involved in managing their nonprofit organization’s website. The materials are appropriate for organizations of any size, focus area, website budget and technology capacity. A recording will be available!  To register: Click Here!

 

Donor Stewardship that Tells a Story Webinar- Free
Thursday, April 25th, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Storytelling and stewardship go hand in hand. They are also your organization's ticket to building a loyal, engaged donor community. There are lots of ways to steward donors and even more ways that you could tell stories. In this webinar, you're going to talk about the best ways to combine these strategies so that donors feel thanked, connected to their giving values, and understand their impact. We'll be sharing lots of inspiring, creative examples of storytelling and stewardship throughout the webinar.

Learning objectives:

  • 3 best practices for infusing storytelling into donor stewardship
  • Which elements of the story to emphasize
  • The types of stories that work best for stewardship
  • How to consistently use stories to thank donors
  • Examples of storytelling and stewardship in practice

To Register: Click Here!

 

Successful Volunteer Interview Strategies Webinar- Free
Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Interviewing each prospective volunteer can seem overwhelming, but it's one of the best ways to ensure that the volunteers you recruit are the volunteers you need. This webinar introduces a variety of question types used in volunteer interviews and offers strategies for honing your interview skills. Materials will be provided to help you implement this process in your organization, as well as a training syllabus so you can learn how to recruit and train a volunteer staff to assist with prospective volunteer interviews.

What You'll Learn:

  • Methods for interviewing prospective volunteers
  • Strategies for honing your interview skills

To Register: Click Here!

Employment

WonderLab
Assistant Gallery Operations Director- Full Time
Create a positive, welcoming impression of WonderLab to all museum visitors and represent WonderLab as a place that values curiosity and learning, outstanding customer service and the power of community volunteerism. Assist gallery operations director with oversight of core visitor-oriented services: serve as gallery floor manager as scheduled, prepare the exhibit galleries at the start of each day and monitor the galleries during museum open hours, assist visitors at exhibits and encourage playful experimentation, supervise and support daily team of gallery volunteers, present science demonstrations and activities, and address facility maintenance and safety issues. Serve as birthday party coordinator and oversee a successful birthday party program.
QUESTIONS: Ella Heckman, Gallery Operations Director, ella@wonderlab.org, (812)337-1337, Ext 26
Detailed job description and application form is online here!

Museum Experience Associate -full time
Provide core visitor-oriented services and experiences for the museum gallery, volunteers and visitor services welcome desk, in support of WonderLab’s commitment to building curious and creative problem solvers inspired by the wonder of science.
QUESTIONS: Ella Heckman, Gallery Operations Director, ella@wonderlab.org, (812)337-1337, Ext 26
Detailed job description and application form is online here!

 

Planned Parenthood of Indiana & Kentucky
Health Care Assistant
Performs administrative and clinical tasks to keep the health centers of Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky running smoothly and to provide customer services and patient care, excluding physical examinations, within a health care setting as part of a health care team.  For more info: Click Here

Pets Alive
Position Title: Development and Community Engagement Director
The Development and Community Engagement Director position reports and works in close coordination to the Executive Director and staffs and supports the Development Committee. The responsibilities for this position include working to secure financial resources for the short and long-term future to achieve the mission, goals and objectives of the organization. The position provides leadership and management of the direction, planning, and execution of a comprehensive development program for Pets Alive.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in nonprofit preferred or commensurate experience. Nonprofit Leadership Alliance certification desired.
For more information contact Pets Alive Executive Director Melissa Lewis at melissa@petsaliveindiana.org

Resources
12 online fundraising tools for 2019:  Click Here
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