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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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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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Rewarding staff and volunteers when your budget is thin: Ideas from JVA’s Executive Director Breakfast Club.

By Wendy Silveira-Steinway and Janine Vanderburg, JVA Consulting We all want to appreciate staff and volunteers for a job well done. Yet many nonprofits may not have the financial capability or structures for things like bonuses or incentive compensation, rewards … Continue reading

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EDA grad’s outdoor cafe draws people to Civic Center Park

by Collin Lessing, JVA Consulting “People make parks,” said Lindy Eichenbaum Lent, Executive Director of Civic Center Conservancy, as we sat at the Civic Center EATS Outdoor Cafe on a sunny Tuesday afternoon. We first met Lindy when she was … Continue reading

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Why I believe John Hickenlooper would be the best Colorado governor for nonprofits…

Wendy Silveira-Steinway, JVA’s recruitment/staff development manager, shares her thoughts on why John Hickenlooper as Colorado governor would be good for Nonprofit Street. For the last 25 years, I have been involved in the nonprofit sector. Whether as a board member, … Continue reading

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