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Transforming the Non-Profit Community in Edmonton: An Introductory Conversation with Three Willful Women

ᑖᓂᓯ and hello from ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᕀ ᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ or Edmonton, When we were asked to write a blog about transformation for ECVO, we thought that rather than start with the daunting and limiting challenge that a blank page often presents, we would continue in the spirit of the work so far and spend time visiting instead. We …

Leadership Transition: The Candidate’s Perspective

ECVO recently underwent a leadership transition, with a new Executive Director taking the position at the beginning of 2020. We understand that such an initiative can be a challenging and overwhelming for organizations. In this series, we will explore the ins and outs of leadership transition, sharing some insight from our collaborators and lessons we …

Leadership Transition: The Board’s Perspective

ECVO recently underwent a leadership transition, with a new Executive Director taking the position at the beginning of 2020. We understand that such an initiative can be a challenging and overwhelming for organizations. In this series, we will explore the ins and outs of leadership transition, sharing some insight from our collaborators and lessons we …

The Challenges…and Importance of a Good CEO Transition

ECVO recently underwent a leadership transition, with a new Executive Director taking the position at the beginning of 2020. We understand that such an initiative can be a challenging and overwhelming for organizations. In this series, we will explore the ins and outs of leadership transition, sharing some insight from our collaborators and lessons we …

Leadership Transition: Start from Where You Are

ECVO recently underwent a leadership transition, with a new Executive Director taking the position at the beginning of 2020. We understand that such an initiatives can be a challenging and overwhelming for organizations. In this series, we will explore the ins and outs of leadership transition, sharing some insight from our collaborators and lessons we …

Government of Alberta Announces the Critical Worker Benefit Program

On February 10, 2020, the Government of Alberta announced the introduction of the new Critical Worker Benefit, offering one-time payments of $1,200 to eligible front-line workers in Alberta, include those from the non-profit sector. Critical workers in the health-care, social services, and education sectors are eligible to receive the Critical Worker Benefit, which will be distributed through their …

Join ECVO’s Board of Directors and Play an Active Role in Shaping the Non-Profit Sector

*Please note: these positions are no longer accepting applications. Directors are pivotal in helping steer the organization towards achieving our strategic goals and funded outcomes. Directors adhere to policies and bylaws in coordinating sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial management practices for the organization, including approving the annual budget and ensuring the organization has …

Statement on the Canada Student Service Grant Program

At Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations, we believe that youth are vital to volunteerism and the non-profit sector. One of our key strategic priorities is to encourage volunteerism so that the sector has a rich repository of human capital to draw upon. Certainly, youth are fundamental to this goal, as they bring invaluable new ideas …

Five Resources to Guide Your Way to Becoming a Tech-Savvy Non-Profit

In full transparency, I’m writing this post from the floor of my home office in – you guessed it – loungewear. Sure, I have a room dedicated to work, a desk with a pretty pen holder, and a chair borrowed from my kitchen table. But it’s far from the setup I’m accustomed to at ECVO …