What is the purpose of your organisation? What was the purpose of its creation? What difference does it make? Let us help you to find out how you can make a start in this blog.
A question we often get asked at Do Good Jobs, from employers and job seekers, is how we decide which jobs are ‘good’ and whether we let ‘just anyone’ list with us.
This month, John Morrow, JB Were’s Head of Philanthropy, wrote a blog for Do Good Jobs regarding the report’s results, with a focus on the for-purpose workforce.
Grants make up a key part of the fundraising mix for many Kiwi not-for-profit organisations. If you are new to this space or want to ramp up your grant income, check out this Do Good Live Chat. In this Do Good Live Chat we have two experts on this topic – Dave Marsh and Stephanie […]
Joining a not for profit board can be a great opportunity to both boost your personal development and give back to your community. But here are some things to consider before you join.
By Julia Capon BEWARE, this is puns a-plenty, but carries a serious message. When we did our recent jobseeker survey 12% of people said they left their last job because of the lack of organisational culture. Work well-being is fast becoming a top priority for employees! We strongly believe that bringing people together for non-work […]
Do you suffer from a case of the Monday morning blues? Wondering if there’s more to life than this? Maybe you already work in the for-purpose space, and while you have purpose in your work, the passion and happiness you used to feel in your role has faded? This month I talk with Jess Stuart, […]
Are you ready make a change in your career? If you want to find a job that will make you happy, the first step would be finding your ikigai. Learn how to find your ikigai in this article.
Do-good work is not restricted to the charity sector. There are opportunities to create a positive impact through using business as a force for good too. Julia chats with Paul Kerssens, co-founder of Impact Hub Waikato, about their programmes to inspire, enable and connect people using business as a force for good. We also discuss […]
Some considerations for nonprofits who are figuring out how to survive this year through collaboration or merging. They can join together other organisations and take even bigger strides in improving their community and the world.
To help you figure out what gifts to buy this Christmas, check out our ten do good gift ideas wherein you will not only give joy to the recipient but also do something good for the planet and the organisations who made them.
Nonprofits have a language all their own, just like other community. Check out these favorite not-for-profit words and the importance of knowing them.
Do you want an (almost) guaranteed way to break into the not-for-profit sector? One that often doesn’t require a formal qualification, is ALWAYS in demand, has limitless potential for the right people, attractive salary packages, is dynamic and has the potential to make an ENORMOUS impact? Watch this Do Good Live chat with guest Tilda […]
The year is just about half over. This is a good time to revisit and reflect upon your goals and dreams for this year.
To continue our Prepared for Good series, I caught up with Grant Verhoeven (Sparked) a coach who supports leadership and team development. Here are his bite-sized insights on some of the leadership struggles people are facing during COVID-19, key tips to lead through this, and resources to support you to be a stronger leader.
Is ‘do good schmoozing’ an oxymoron? Liz doesn’t think so. She believes that integrity is at the heart of all good networking. If you reckon networking has to be fake and unscrupulous, this post might be the push you need to get out there. Until recently, I had a BIG issue with professional networking. My issue […]
We’re halfway through the year. Yikes! I am not quite sure how it’s been six months since Christmas but here we are. It’s a good time to dust off goals and intentions from the New Year and reflect on the year so far. Or in gardener-speak, do a bit of weeding and pruning, and feed […]
The satisfaction of knowing that you’ve made a real difference? That’s hard to beat. Working at a not-for-profit (NFP) can be absolutely amazing, but it’s not always going to feel like laughing-while-eating-an-organic-salad. Sometimes, working at NFP can feel like being trapped on an island filled with dinosaurs. While I’m not trying to dissuade you from working […]
Contrary to what we often see in films and on TV, board members aren’t always suit-clad white, older men. We know that diversity leads to greater strength, and resilience, so it’s not surprising that not-for-profit boards are often made up of diverse ethnicities, genders and ages. A not-for-profit board makes sure an organisation has a […]
Working for a not for profit can be immensely rewarding and life-enhancing, but it’s important to be honest about the challenges too. That said, here are 10 surprising skills that’ll help you thrive at a not for profit. It’s not all solar power and organic roses. In the real world, not for profits often lack important resources […]