My Self-Care Journey: Part 1

Over the past several months I've had multiple people tell me that I should do more self-care. I’ll be honest; I cringe whenever I hear the word mindfulness and I generally think of self-care of something other people do who are kind of woo-woo. (That’s the technical term.) But those “other” people seem to enjoy … Continue reading My Self-Care Journey: Part 1

Stepping Up, Aside, and Out

Stepping Up As of July 1, I'm the new Marketing Chair on the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Portland board and I couldn't be more excited! I've been on the Marketing Committee for the last two or so years, primarily managing the Twitter channel. This group of changemakers has had a significant role in my … Continue reading Stepping Up, Aside, and Out

Catching Up & Looking Ahead

What a busy time of year! Work, life, non-work work (aka professional development), friends, family, fun... This time of year has it all for me. To get myself back on track, here are a few updates. 2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference This conference was such an amazing experience and I was honored to be on the … Continue reading Catching Up & Looking Ahead

It’s Official!

I'm going to be a speaker at the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Austin, TX in March! I'll be giving a 5-minute, Ignite-style talk on communicating volunteer impact. Check out my speaker page and description of my talk for more info. Looking forward to meeting and connecting with other speakers and attendees! And, when I say … Continue reading It’s Official!

On “13 Steps to the CVA Credential”

I'm so excited to share that I have a blog on VolunteerMatch! It's all about my journey to the CVA credential and the process that CVA candidates can expect. Check it out and let me know if you have any thoughts. As soon as Jennifer Bennett (Senior Manager of Education and Training at VolunteerMatch) asked … Continue reading On “13 Steps to the CVA Credential”