Kale lover turned sustainability entrepreneur – Conner Tidd, Just Vertical

1. Introduction: My name is Conner Tidd, sustainability entrepreneur and lover of kale. My real passion lies in creating a global shift in the way we view our food production system and grow our food. I’ve traveled the world from Geneva to Taiwan, studying and meeting with leaders from different …

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The 5 myths of nonprofit jobs

Non profit jobs are both challenging and rewarding. If you’re like us, you may have some preconceived notions about what it’s like to work in the non profit sector. We spoke with non profit insiders to help set the record straight as we demystify 5 common myths.

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Paige Souter. Executive Director. Dress for Success Toronto

Experts in non-profit series: One of our charity crushes is Dress for Success, not only because of their focus on careers but also because of the amazing work they do in our local community. They were our charity of choice for our #givingtuesday pledge back in December and we were fortunate …

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Megan Ellison. Special Events Coordinator. United Way Toronto

Young Professional Series. As we spring forward to warmer days (hopefully), we come closer to graduation season (aka job hunting season). As a recent graduate, Megan knows first hand the struggles of job search and the triumph of success- landing an awesome opportunity at one of the most recognizable non-profits, United …

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Anne Connelly. Director of Fundraising and Marketing. Dignitas International

For those of us who dream of combining our love of travel and adventure with work will be inspired by Anne’s career story. Throughout her career, and most recently with Dignitas International, Anne has combined her passion with purpose, a value we promote strongly at Bmeaningful. We love her insider tips on a …

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What Companies Doing CSR Can Learn From Non-Profits

Companies often look to other industries for inspiration. Take new start-up, EatWith for example, it’s looking to become the next Airbnb for the restaurant industry. Instead of looking at other for-profits for ideas, a secret source of innovation for companies doing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) should come from non-profits. Charities …

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Antonia Kalmacoff. Manager of Philanthropic Giving at Covenant House. MBA with a Non-Profit Job.

Antonia is a “career switcher”, transitioning from a professional in the entertainment industry to one in non-profit, via an MBA. Antonia’s current meaningful job is at Covenant House Toronto, an organization that provides shelter and programs for homeless youth. Working on the leading edge of philanthropy, she manages a large …

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Adrienne Lo. Head of Living Planet @ Work At WWF-Canada. MBA with a Non-Profit Job.

Adrienne’s meaningful job has the perfect combination of purpose and impact. Adrienne shows us how it only takes one moment to realize you were destined for greater things. Since that moment she’s been on a career path that’s taken her from healthcare to working to help save the environment. In her …

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