The Organizers’ Collaborative (OC) is seeking an energetic person with substantial organizing and fund-raising experience. This is a hands-on, part-time position, involving program administration, fund-raising, and office management responsibilities. The organization has a strong base of volunteers, over 300 paid members, good administrative systems, an active board, and a solid track record in providing an annual nonprofit technology conference as well as free database software. New leadership is needed to help the group cement the progress and relationships it has already built and to develop a stronger financial base for its operations in the long term. The job involves approximately 15-20 hours a week and is compensated at $20 to $25 an hour.
NTEN (Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network)has a number of really great(and affordable) webinars (online learning opportunities) ideal for small groups looking to use technology more effectively. Check them out at: http://feeds.feedburner.com/nten-webinars.
The Institute for Nonprofit Management's latest paper, Successful Technology Use in Small Grassroots Nonprofits, examines how small nonprofits use technology and what it means for a nonprofit to use technology successfully. This report identifies factors that help and hinder small nonprofits’ ability to incorporate technology as a basic part of their operations and has implications for nonprofits, their funders, and technical assistance providers. This report is the result of a larger project on technolog
For those interested in voter advocacy work in Florida there is a statewide voter database for all 10 million plus Florida voters at www.florida-voters.org.
Are you interested in how to better manage technology projects in your nonprofit or as a consultant to nonprofits? We're hosting a first-of-its-kind Nonprofit Technology Project Management event in New York City on Thursday, January 10th and Friday, January 11th, 2008.
Managing Nonprofit Technology Projects will examine the tools and best practices that help nonprofits achieve successful technology solutions - whether web sites, packaged software implementations, or custom applications.
Interactive sessions and demos will allow participants to compare processes, tools, successes, and lessons learned. We will discuss areas such as team collaboration, project planning, software selection, migration, and project roll-out, and map out the software tools from project management packages to collaborative communication to issue tracking and more that support successful technology projects.
We are excited to announce that the Sunlight Foundation has joined a coalition of government watchdog groups launching a
revolutionary new online tool, called Government Documents
[http://governmentdocs.org] that gives anyone with an Internet
connection the power to investigate the federal government.
Starting today, you can browse, search and help us review
documents we receive from the government, and root out instances
of illegal and unethical behavior. Utilizing the combined power of thousands of individuals working together to search and review
Online strategy generally becomes one of the lowest priorities during the annual strategic planning process. This leaves web teams in a tough predicament, generally scrambling for time and resources as they move from campaign to campaign thinking of creative ways to meet fundraising goals and stimulate online action. As a result, organizations are suffering from list fatigue, lower constituent engagement, and stagnating online fundraising.
Come join Community IT Innovators Online Strategy Team as we help your organization to turn your online strategy 180 degrees by learning to develop long term strategies for online technology and message delivery. We will cover:
On December 15th, a team of media folks, techies, designers and artists is launching the beta test version of a new progressive news, views and arts website for the Boston area. If you're a fan of democracy, social justice, fair and accurate reporting, and fun, then you'll want to check us out.
We're calling the site Open Media Boston, and we're looking for experienced journalists and essayists, photographers, radio and video producers, and digital artists (or artists whose work can be digitized) who are interested to become regular contributors. We're particularly interested to talk to folks who'd like to cover one of the various community, political, and thematic "beats" that we'll run content about on an ongoing basis. Be it a community like Roxbury or Allston, a polity like the State House or Boston City Hall, or a interesting theme like Anti-War or Technology or Theater, Open Media Boston wants coverage in text, photos, audio and video. We're also planning to make room for academic publications and youth media--and doubtless other areas of interest we haven't thought of yet.