Volunteering During a Pandemic

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Pandemics can be scary, uncertain times. Volunteering is a great way to counteract that uncertainty and relieve the stress pandemics can cause, while also giving back to your community and nonprofits. Below are five benefits of volunteering and how to get involved. 1. Volunteering enhances your skills and experience Many people have more time on… Volunteering During a Pandemic Read more »

A Three Step Approach to Cyber Securing Your Nonprofit

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Cyberattacks against small and mid-sized organizations are at unprecedented levels. The differences between large and smaller organizations are the size of the information technology security budget and the resources available. For nonprofit organizations, it can be even harder to secure information technology and personal information because budgets and resources are even tighter than small and… A Three Step Approach to Cyber Securing Your Nonprofit Read more »

Pre-Employment Background and Reference Checks for Non-Profit Organizations

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Pre-Employment Background Checks for Non-Profits

Many non-profit organizations consider background and reference checks as an unnecessary burden. Because many non-profits are staffed by volunteers, some mistakenly think that these pre-employment checks can actually discourage people from wanting to join their organizations. Pre-employment checks should not discourage potential volunteers (unless the volunteers have something to hide). On the contrary, they can… Pre-Employment Background and Reference Checks for Non-Profit Organizations Read more »