CVNA Premier Internship Presentation

Is Student Debt Hurting The Nonprofit Sector?

What does the increasing student debt have to do with the nonprofit sector? 

Come find out if college students wanting careers in the nonprofit sector are abandoning nonprofit work for higher wage earning jobs due to their debt. And internships are an excellent recruiting tool. Learn about the trends in the Cedar Valley regarding internships for both agencies and students and how these trends affect student debt and the sector's ability to recruitment new employees. 

Dr. Julianne Gassman's presentation will also
include the unveiling of CVNA's new Premier Internship Program and grant opportunities available to all member agencies. You won't want to miss this!

Join us for this discussion on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 from 8-9:30 a.m. @ The Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa.  Free for members; $25 non-members. Click here to RSVP by January 16, 2018.

Marketing Meet-Up 

Join us on January 25, 2018 from noon to 1 pm at The Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa to listen to  James Infelt, Partner and Chief Digital Officer at Amperage, as he will be presenting on SEO. 

Jim's expertise is in interactive and digital marketing and communication. He has over 30 years of experience in the advertising industry and is passionate about working with the philanthropic community.

Please click here to RSVP.

Webinar Opportunities

Nonprofit Data for Beginners
Thursdays between Feb 8th and Feb 22nd noon - 1:30 p.m.

The term "big data" gets used (and misused) a lot, making it seem scary and expensive. But bigger isn't always better. Gathering the right data-and knowing how to use it-is what matters. Join us for Nonprofit Data for Beginners, a three-week course designed to help you ask the right questions, find the data you need, and use your data to strengthen your organization.

February 8: Asking the Right Questions
February 15: Hunting Down the Data 
February 22: Making Use of Your Data

About our Expert Trainer - Karen Goodenough
Karen Goodenough has over 20 years of professional experience ranging from direct practice and senior leadership, to research, professional coaching, and teaching.  She is an effective leader and facilitator who is passionate about empowering organizations to strategically improve their practice and decision making capabilities with data. 

Click here to read more on the program and speaker.  As a CVNA member you are eligible for a discounted rate, see Member Resources section on website for more details.
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Job Openings 

Job Title:  Receiving and Inventory Control Coordinator  

This position is responsible for receiving all product coming through the warehouse as well as maintaining an accurate inventory control program. In addition this position works with the Perishable Foods Coordinator on all aspects of distribution. 

Minimum BA degree in an affiliated field and must have skills and experience related to inventory and database systems.

For full description and how to apply, please contact Tammy Morrison.

Job Title:  Program Supervisor - Residential Services

If you have a passion for making a positive change in your community, LSI is looking for you. Our Bremwood Residential Treatment Center in Waverly has a long history of serving trauma-impacted kids in Iowa. LSI is looking for a compassionate, dedicated full-time Program Supervisor to empower these children toward success. [read more...]
 In our first 5 years we have: (continually being updated)
  • 78 member organizations
  • 6 investors
  • 1,542 program registrations
  • 173 hours of programming
  • 174 e-newsletters
  • Grant Gurus workshops
  • 190 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
Check out the other benefits of membership  HERE    If you are interested in joining CVNA, you can access our application form online 

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