Monthly Archives: September 2011

Ask Amber: Young nonprofit professionals and starting salaries

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting This week, I tackle the issue of how young professionals can negotiate a reasonable starting salary. Question: Most nonprofits don’t have much flexibility on salaries (I was prepared in advance for how small mine would … Continue reading

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Colorado Nonprofit Association provides nonprofits with advice for inspiring voters

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting The Colorado Nonprofit Association wants you…to inspire voters! Trusted Voices: Nonprofits and Colorado’s Fiscal Future was the theme behind the Colorado Nonprofit Association’s September 27 meeting at the Metropolitan Community Church of the Rockies. Attendees … Continue reading

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Nonprofit professionals weigh in on new Facebook features

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting In order to get some real-world perspective on some of the new Facebook features, such as the timeline, which allows you to look back to see which posts received the most “Likes” and other metrics, … Continue reading

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JVA goes to Greeley

By Ashley Kasprzak, JVA Consulting Partnerships can make our lives easier and extend the reach of our programs. One partnership that JVA Consulting values greatly is its partnership with the United Way of Weld County. United Way’s leaders have been … Continue reading

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Ask Amber: Tips for starting your nonprofit career

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting As a young nonprofit professional and recent college grad, I find myself with a seemingly ceaseless stream of questions about advancing my career and on-the-job etiquette. When I turn to other young professionals with these … Continue reading

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Tips for nonprofit executive searches

By Wendy Steinway, JVA Consulting At JVA, we have recently seen a number of inquiries about our nonprofit executive search services, as well as several new job announcements for our Boomer Job Board. With all of this activity, we decided … Continue reading

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My don’t-miss-sessions in the upcoming Colorado Nonprofit Association conference

by Janine Vanderburg Friday is the last day for early registration for the Colorado Nonprofit Association conference, and this year, there are lots of great reasons to attend. Over two days of workshops on a variety of topics, as well … Continue reading

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