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4 August 2006

STAFFING ISSUES! call NICOLA

ACT-1

Our company has multiple positions available for experienced professionals with positions that range from data entry to Attorneys.

1. Please visit our website at www.act-1.com to complete an online application.
2. Schedule an interview on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday between the hours of 9:30-3:00 via our website.
3. email a Word attachment of your resume to njones@act-1.com

You must be professionally dressed, and bring a hard copy of your resume along with id for your I9.

Nicola R. Jones
Staffing Manager
Act-1 Personnel Services
2 Penn Center West
Suite 225
Pittsburgh, PA 15276
(P) 412-787-2403
(F) 412-787-2404
njones@act-1.com
www.act-1.com

3 August 2006

Helping Hands



Trauma and Critical Incident Care

Our second online training module "Trauma and Critical Incident Care" is now online for free. This module aims to help humanitarian workers understand the dynamics of trauma and stress reactions, recognize common trauma reactions, and learn how to care for themselves and others after a traumatic event..more

URL:
http://www.headington-institute.org/Default.aspx?tabid=2084

2 August 2006

Can I Get A Dollar?

Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management, 718 Fifth Avenue / 4th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-3099

For more information or to register, please call Jarrett Lambright at 412-397-6806 or email lambright@rmu.edu.

Need to raise more money? Remember the Essentials.

If you're charged with raising funds, you know that it can be an overwhelming task! The Association of Fundraising Professionals, Western Pennsylvania Chapter is a great resource for information and support. This summer, the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management is teaming up with AFP to bring you the nationally recognized Essentials of Fundraising Series.

The series is ideal for anyone seeking to understand the knowledge and skills required to successfully raise charitable funds for a worthy cause.

Join us on August 18, 2006 for two modules:

Starting an Integrated Development Program 9 a.m. to 12 noon
Instructor: Lisa Young, CFRE; The Salvation Army

Is your nonprofit working to build a diversified funding base? If you're looking to create a strong foundation for future giving, this class will outline board/staff roles, donor motivations, assessing current efforts, crafting a compelling case for support and shaping a plan to guide your work throughout the year. It also serves as great background for newer staff, volunteers and board members seeking to understand the complexities of securing philanthropic gifts. Veteran fundraisers know that planning your work is the key to reaching philanthropic goals.

Identifying and Soliciting Annual Donors 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Instructor: Teresa Gregory, CFRE; Consultant

Annual gifts are the life's blood of most nonprofits and many organizations have potential to grow their donor base! But there is more to a successful annual giving campaign than sending a letter every December 1. This workshop will help participants think through their annual calendars, through their contact lists and their agency's operations to determine the most successful strategies. We'll also discuss the importance of stewardship- communicating with donors and understanding their needs and interests, too.

Cost per session is $50, or attend both and pay just $75 including a light lunch.

For more information or to register, please call Jarrett Lambright at 412-397-6806 or email lambright@rmu.edu.

1 August 2006

Gmail - Duquesne University ~ VOLUNTEERING FOR BUSY PROFESSIONALS

Gmail - Duquesne University ~ VOLUNTEERING FOR BUSY PROFESSIONALS

---this is an excellent opportuniy for anyone with even a few hours to spend with our youth! jim r.

Volunteer Opportunities For Busy Professionals 2006-2007

Career Literacy for African American Youth (CLAAY), a program of Duquesne University is seeking enthusiastic and motivated volunteers who want to positively contribute to the lives of high school students. 2006-2007 is the fourth program year of CLAAY.

Check out the website (www.iet.duq.edu/claay) and look under Learn About CLAAY/Press Coverage for articles on CLAAY.

How can I get involved as a CLAAY mentor?

Total Time Commitment: 15 Hours (Total Mentoring Time) From Beginning of October 2006 to May 2007

Career Literacy Mentoring

¨ Participate in a one-time 3 hour mentor training session

¨ Commit 2 hours per month during the academic year to working with a high school student in a one-to-one mentoring setting inside the school day (for a total of 12 hours from beginning of October 2006 to May 2007)

¨ One-to-one career mentoring in a group setting

Contact Megan at 724.650.9545 or grabski@duq.edu for more info!

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