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Announcements
Save the Date- 2018 Be More Awards Celebration
On Tuesday, March 27th, 2018
From 7-8:30pm, Buskirk-Chumley Theater
Come honor Bloomington's outstanding volunteers. Awards presentation is free and open to the public, with a special after-party at Nick's English Hut. 

Seeking Applications – 2018 Jack Hopkins Social Services Funding Program
The 2018 Jack Hopkins Social Services Funding Committee announces the availability of $300,000 in grants for social service programs that primarily serve City residents. Applications and application instructions can be found at: http://bloomington.in.gov/jack-hopkins.  Applications are due no later than Monday, 02 April 2018, 4:00 pm 

Important dates: 
Technical Assistance Meeting (attendance optional) Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 4:00 pm McCloskey Room (#135)
 
APPLICATION DEADLINE
MONDAY, 02 APRIL 2018, 4:00 PM
Invited Agencies Present Applications
* Failure to attend this meeting may be grounds for the elimination your proposal from further consideration.
Thursday, 03 May 2018, 5:30 pm Council Chambers (#115)
Committee Recommends Allocation of Funds (attendance optional) Thursday, 24 May 2018, 5:00 pm Council Chambers (#115)
Agencies to Sign Funding Agreements       Early June 2018
Common Council Acts on Committee Recommendations   (attendance optional) Wednesday, 13 June 2018
HAND Technical Assistance Meeting Regarding Claims & Reimbursements Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 8:30 am
McCloskey Room (#135)
To learn more, please visit:  http://bloomington.in.gov/jack-hopkins  
Questions?  812-349-3409 or council@bloomington.in.gov
 
Nonprofit Events and Training Opportunities
Harmony Golf Outing Event
Sunday, May 6th, 2018
7:30 am breakfast, 8:30 am start, Stone Crest Golf Community 
Harmony School invites the community to our 38th Annual Harmony School Golf Outing. 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 $20,000 in scholarships to students in 2017 and since 1980 has provided over $600,000 in scholarships. The event will feature a raffle with over $5,000 worth of prizes, refreshments (featuring Sun King Beer) throughout the events, and a luncheon. Sponsorship opportunities available! Team fees are $600 per foursome, 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.  

Introduction to Cultural Competency for Nonprofits
Nonprofit Central Event, Monroe County Public Library
Thursday, March 22nd, 9:30 a.m-12:00 p.m. or March 23rd, 10:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Register for one session.
Main Library, Meeting Room 1B
Cost: Free, but please register by going to   http://bit.ly/CulturalCompetencyTraining  or by calling Ms. Bobby Overman at 812-355-7515
An introduction to the core concepts of cultural competency, implicit bias, introductory health equity discourse and inclusive practices.  Open to all nonprofit staff and volunteers interested in deepening their understanding and practice of cultural competency in the programs and missions of their organizations. Two online modules (Understanding Race and Ethnicity and Understanding Class, Socioeconomic Status and the Impact of Poverty) will be available to participants following this session along with an optional in-person module on Advocacy and Social Justice (offered in May 2018 to participants of this session).

Digital Fundraising Tools and Trends for 2018
Tuesday, March 27, 2018   2:00pm-3:00pm (Bloomington time)This webinar is designed to help your nonprofit improve its digital fundraising practices and better understand the latest digital fundraising tools. We'll discuss a wide range of digital tools & opportunities such as:
Email messaging
Email subscriber welcome series
Mobile design
Automation
Using video
Monthly giving
Donation pages
Peer-to-peer fundraising
Multi-channel campaigns
Social media platforms
Websites
Register HERE for FREE!

Strategic Planning Done Right 
Thursday, March 22, 1:00pm 
Effective strategic planning results in all your people in your organization understanding and supporting the organization's direction. Find out key tips for successful strategic planning at our free webinar!By attending this webinar you'll gain:
A practical understanding of the key components of a strategic plan
Practice at developing outcomes that can be measured
An understanding of measures and key performance indicators (KPIs)
Register HERE for FREE!

Finding Funders for Nonprofits Using the Foundation Center Database
Nonprofit Central Event, Monroe County Public Library
Tuesday, March 27th, 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Main Library, Meeting Room 2C
Cost: Free, but please register by going to   https://mcpl.info/  and click on events or by calling Ms. Bobby Overman at 812-355-7515

Learn to use the Foundation Center's database to ensure you have the most up to date complete information about grantmakers, what they offer and to make sure you aren't missing out on funding opportunities for your organization.
Arts Start Up Education Series: Arts Start Up
Nonprofit Central Event, Monroe County Public Library
Saturday, March 31st, 10:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Main Library, Program Room 2B
Cost: Free, but please register by going to  https://mcpl.info/   and click on events or by calling Ms. Bobby Overman at 812-355-7515.  Lunch will be served.

Modeled on tech start up weekends the Arts Start Up offers participants an opportunity to pitch and workshop their idea to both other dreamers and experienced event presenters, Networking with the individuals behind the events, festivals, and venues that make Bloomington the special place it is. Only Arts Start Up participants are eligible to submit proposals to the Arts Start Up Fund which will select viable proposals for a three time commitment of support from the John Waldron Arts Center or the Buskirk-Chumley Theater. Support includes rent-free use of the spaces, additional marketing and on-going guidance from BCT Management, Inc. staff. This is part of the Arts Start Up Education Series.

Presenter: Danielle McClelland, BCT Management, Inc.
Co-sponsored with Buskirk Chumley Theater  Management, Inc.
Employment
Pets Alive
Veterinary Technician (Full-Time)
Pets Alive is seeking an experienced veterinary assistant. Must have flexible schedule, be a team player, willingness to get hands dirty, commitment to our mission, and a positive attitude. Duties include:
Kennel work
Surgical assistant
Administrative duties
Customer service
Wage is commensurate with experience, skills and abilities. Employer subsidized health, dental and vision insurance available.
Email cover letter and resume to Jamie Fullen.  info@petsaliveindiana.org 

Administrative Assistant (Part-Time)
The administrative assistant greets all clients. It is important that this individual has excellent customer service skills and represents Pets Alive in a professional and courteous manner. Duties may include:
Customer service
Manage cash register
Data entry
General cleaning
Please visit our website for the full job description. Wage is commensurate with experience, skills and abilities.
Email cover letter and resume as attachments to Jessica Foster.  jessica@petsaliveindiana.org  

WonderLab
Internships for College Students
Semester and summer part-time positions are available either as a work-study job (current starting rate of $10.15/hr), an internship paid by stipend, or for course credit. Some positions also are available as unpaid internships. Check with the listed supervisor for which options apply to a particular position and the commitment of hours per week. Internships for course credit must be approved by the student’s school or department.
wonderlab.org/about-wonderlab/college-student-internships/
 
Internship for High School Students
Interns help camp instructors guide lively science activities inside the building and outdoors. Scheduling is highly flexible to accommodate the intern’s job schedule and family vacation. A background in science is not required. Applicants must be entering grades 9-12 or home-school equivalent. Graduating seniors also may apply. This is an unpaid internship.
 wonderlab.org/volunteer/#internships-for-high-school-students

Museum Experience Assistant, Full Time
Reports to: Gallery Operations Director 
Full-time (40 hours per week), flex-time, with weekend and occasional evening hours (Fair Labor Standards Act category: "non-exempt"). Hours will be shared between gallery, volunteer and visitor services department responsibilities. 
$11.25/hour, Start Date: March 15, 2018.
This position entails providing 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.
A detailed job description and application form is online at
https://wonderlab.org/about-wonderlab/job-opportunities/
Have Questions? Contact Ella Heckman, Gallery Operations Director, ella@wonderlab.org, 812-337-1337, Ext 26

Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington
Resource Development (RD) Associate for Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington
F/T: salary. Includes paid time off and benefits. Working directly with the RD Director on all RD work for the organization including annual campaigns, donor stewardship and cultivation, events, marketing & communications, donor database management, etc.
Key requirements: resource development/fundraising education or experience is a must; attention to detail; exceptional prioritization and organizational skills; good written and verbal communications skills; PC proficiency; commitment to agency mission. Apply with cover letter and resume to Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington, P.O . Box 1716, Bloomington, IN 47402 or labshier@bgcbloomington.org. the full job description can be found on our website at bgcbloomington.org/work.

The Monroe County Humane Association
The Monroe County Humane Association is currently interviewing for the position of a Part-time Marketing and Events Coordinator.  This position is marketing heavy with a demand for working knowledge of InDesign with Friday hours at our office at 3410 S Walnut.  Good with people, animals, and multi-tasking required for this position of 20 hours a week!  For more information or to submit a resume, please contact Kimberly Goy, Development Director for the MCHA, at kgoy@monroehumane.org
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