Defining roles for volunteers and why it matters

By: Heather Davidson Activate and Grow Your Volunteer Network  Nonprofits are the safety nets of our communities—weaving the protections that support our most vulnerable. Organizations are asked to solve complex systemic issues requiring time, capacity, and resources. Few resources are as invaluable and transformative in nonprofits as dedicated volunteers. Driven by passion and a desire […]

Being fully present and appreciating the past are key to mindfulness

Jessica in Vietnam on boat in canal

By: Jessica Munday | jess@thrivewithcloud9.com Cloud Nine Nonprofit Advisors, Co-Founder Last year, my business partner stepped away from the daily grind to participate in a mission trip in the Bahamas. She returned with a profound new perspective: “Be where your feet are.” Her reflections on being fully present resonated with me, and whenever the opportunity […]