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Job opportunities in Fall River

Catholic Social Services in Fall River, MA has full time job openings for a Program Manager and Case Manager at the Donovan House, as well as a part time Site Manager position of the Talbot Apartments.  Click here to view full job descriptions and how to apply.

The Boston Youth Arts Evaluation Project

Here at the Urban Initiative evaluation is one of the things we do best. Check out this video by the Boston Youth Arts Evaluation Project about innovative ways to measure progress and outcomes in nonprofit organizations focused on youth arts. The Urban Initiative is a great resource for organizations interested in learning more about the evaluation process or how to conduct their own.

To learn more about the BYAEP check out: http://www.byaep.com

Events to check out at the Rhode Island Foundation this week!

Evaluating your nonprofit program: the what and the how Presented by the RI Foundation’s, Jill Pfitzenmayer, Ph.D., this workshop will cover the key components to creating a successful evaluation plan for your program or nonprofit. You will learn about methodology, data collection tools, and basic data analysis. Thursday, April 12, 2012, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Cost: […]

Are there too many nonprofits?

Tune into the Urban Institute’s panel discussion on Tuesday, April 3 from 12:00 to 1:30p Panelists include: Elizabeth Boris, director, Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy, Urban Institute (moderator) David La Piana, managing partner, La Piana Consulting; author, The Nonprofit Strategy Revolution and The Nonprofit Mergers Workbook Glen O’Gilvie, chief executive officer, Center for Nonprofit Advancement […]

Brown University will host three part event series in April

In April, the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage at Brown University will be hosting three events as part of their professional development workshop series.  Registration is open to everyone! Monday, April 2, 2012 9 a.m – 12 p.m. Collaborative Communities: Why We Need Them and How They Are Created (Cost $15) Thursday, […]

Nonprofit job opportunities in New Bedford

There are two opportunities working with New Bedford nonprofit organizations. 1) The New Bedford Whaling Museum is seeking a Director of Finance.  The Director of Finance will serve as a key member of the senior leadership team and will ensure excellent leadership across the financial, administration, human resources, and plant operation functions. 2) ArtWorks! is […]

Food stamps for fast food?

Not long after the federal government rejected Mayor Bloomberg’s plan to ban the use of food stamps to buy soda (see full article). The NY Times is revisiting the debate from the other extreme.  What do you think?  Should the federal government expand the use of food stamps and loosen the restrictions on fast food […]