Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Director Job for Richfield Springs Community Center

Wanted: Director for Richfield Springs Community Center & Youth Programs. Candidate must possess proficient writing, positive people, and communications skills. Director will be responsible for two After School Programs (K-4 and 5-8th Grade) and evening Teen Program (7-12th Grade). Seeking individual with experience in program design, community engagement, fundraising and/or grant writing. Send letter of intent with resume to RSCC, P.O. Box 108, Richfield Springs, NY 13439 or  For more information call 315-858-3200     

Idealware's Upcoming June Trainings: Technology and Social Media Tools for Your Nonprofit

June 2012

Idealware's Upcoming Online Training

Have you heard about "the Cloud" but don't know what it is? Or are you just not sure how it compares to traditional software? Idealware has you covered with TWO seminars this week. Tomorrow, Idealware and NTEN present the findings from their "2012 State of the Nonprofit Cloud" report in a free seminar, The State of the Nonprofit Cloud. On Thursday, delve deeper into online software and see how it stacks up with Comparing Google Apps to Outlook

Later this month, expand your tech knowledge with some Idealware crowd favorites. Learn how to monitor your website traffic with Google Analytics, AWStats and more in Introduction to Website Analytics, or learn the best practices of creating online surveys with the free Online Survey Tools and Techniques seminar.

TOMORROW: The State of the Nonprofit Cloud: Results of the Study
May 30, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Eastern. $0.00
Consultants and advertisements alike are urging nonprofits "to The Cloud," but how many have heeded the call? Are organizations actually using it? To answer these questions and more, NTEN and Idealware surveyed 780 nonprofits nationwide about how they used hosted software.
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THIS WEEK: Comparing Google Apps With Outlook
May 31, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Eastern. $40.00
Google Apps provides a compelling set of features -- from email to calendars to a organizational portal to shared documents -- that gives Outlook a run for its money at a fraction of the  cost. We'll demo the main components of Google Apps, talk about administrating it as an organization, and show how it compares to Microsoft Outlook. This session is geared for those familiar with Outlook who want an introduction to Google Apps.
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Choosing a Volunteer Management System
June 7, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Eastern. $40.00
How do you keep track of your volunteers? Do you still use pen and paper? Should you buy a new tool for tracking volunteers, or use one that you already have?
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FREE: Online Survey Tools and Techniques
June 14, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Eastern. $0.00
We'll talk through the tools (and demo a few) that can help you create online surveys, from low cost options to more robust ones. We'll wind up with best practices on designing a solid and reputable online recruiting participants and analyzing the data.
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Have you been asked to take a lot of online surveys and always thought you could make a better one? Learn how with the free seminar, Online Survey Tools and Techniques.

Branding Through Social Media
June 21, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Eastern. $40.00
In this session we will dive into the concept of branding through the lens of social media. Taking a detailed look at how you can create, refine and manage your brand message and personality through social media, this class will explore how what you say and how you say it impacts people's impressions of your organization.
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Introduction to Website Analytics
June 28, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Eastern. $40.00
How many people visit your Web site? What are they doing there? Through demos of AWStats and Google Analytics, we’ll look at what analytics packages can tell you about your site.
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Telling Your Story with Blogs, Photos, and Videos
July 12, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Eastern. $40.00
How do you convey the great work your organization is doing with blogs, photos and videos? These tools are powerful ways to share the difference you're making in the world.  We’ll cover the principles of good storytelling, look at examples and research about what’s working for nonprofits, and then discuss the tools that can help you put them online.
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