Volunteer Engagement 

Please plan to attend the Volunteer Engagement workshop on June 14th from 8-9:30 a.m. at the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa.  

Guest speaker, Lauren Finke with The Volunteer Center of the Cedar Valley will discuss, there are always barriers and challenges your organization needs to address to succeed. During this training She'll walk you through an activity to help you envision how you can operate effectively and efficiently leverage volunteers throughout your organization. She'll explore challenges focusing on actual barriers (not the things you lack) and help you determine ways you can move your organization towards more strategic, capacity building, and high impact volunteers.

Please RSVP by June 12th.  Free for members; $25 non-members.
Grantwriting Power Hour      

The Cedar Valley Nonprofit Association is happy to announce the rolling of of the new and improved Grantwriting Power Hour (formally know as Grant Gurus).  Please stay tuned for more information in the next couple weeks.
Job Opportunities

Job Title:  Executive Director

The Job Foundation Executive Director is the key management leader of  The Job Foundation. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the  administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties  include staff management, fundraising, marketing, and community outreach [read more...].   Email a resume with cover letter to:  TJFSearch2018@gmail.com  by 6/21/18

Job Title:  4/5 year old Early Childhood Teacher - full-time 

You will facilitate the delivery of a well-planned, nurturing, developmentally appropriate learning environment which promotes the emotional, physical, social and intellectual growth and well-being of each child. Ability to work independently with children [ read more ...]

Job Title:  Personnel Director

Primary responsibilities include staff recruitment, management and employee relations, policy review, benefits administration and staff training [read more...]

To learn more and to apply for these opportunities please click here.

Job Title:  Executive Director

The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing all operational functions of this well-established and long-running
organization. The Executive Director is selected by and reports to the Symphony's Board of Directors through the Board President, and works directly and collaboratively with the Artistic Director/Conductor, a staff of up to six full- and part-time office employees, musicians from across the
state of Iowa, and venue personnel [read more...]. 

All applications will be treated as confidential. Email submissions with the subject 'wcfsymphony Executive Director Search - [Your Name]' to:  edsearch@wcfsymphony.org

June 12, 2018

Workshop Block 1  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
How To Use Prospect Research To Propel Fundraising Efforts led by Joan Ogwumike of JStrategies:  Online Donation Forms: An Empathetic Donor Approach to Online Fundraising led by Carrie Rice and Adam London of Project Donor Love
Workshop Block 2  1:45 PM - 2:45 PM ET
How to Innovate your Nonprofit with Fundraising Technology led by Jared Sheehan of PwrdBy:  Hold 'Em or Fold 'Em: How to Inspire, Fire, or Move Challenging Volunteers led by Dana Litwin of Dana Litwin Consulting + ALIVE

Nonprofit Learning Lab members $20; non-members $40. Click here to register and to learn more about other events they offer.
Keep up-to-date with what's going on with our State Representatives & Legislative team (not all represented)

Walt Rogers           Iowa Capital Report
Bob Kressig         

 In our first 5 years we have: (continually being updated)
  • 80 member organizations
  • 6 investors
  • 1,600 program registrations
  • 179 hours of programming
  • 185 e-newsletters
  • Grant Gurus workshops
  • 200 jobs advertised
  • 20+ organizations connected with 50 UNI students 
  • added additional educational training workshops to our members
  • won the "Gift of the Heart Innovation" award in 2013
  • Partners with Idealware
  • Developed a new website 2017
  • Created Seal of Distinction & nternship Program
Check out the other benefits of membership  HERE    If you are interested in joining CVNA, you can access our application form online 

Share your good news with the CVNA and be featured in future e-newsletters.   Have you implemented an innovative idea?  Are you hiring?  Have you created or updated your website?  Are you hosting an event?   Let the CVNA spread the word. 

To submit an item for the next newsletter, click on the  submit news page.  Please note that only member organizations who have submitted membership applications may post items.  The newsletter is published every two weeks.
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Holly Dusenbery | Coordinator Cedar Valley Nonprofit Association |   holly@cedarvalleynonprofits.org| Website | Facebook | | Event Calendar |