Celebrating Right To Play Employees On International Women’s Day
Celebrating women’s achievements and taking action for equality is something that Right To Play does every day. They play to give girls a voice and empower them to claim their rights to equality, education, dignity and safety. This International Women’s Day we’re celebrating two Right To Play employees, Tanya Phillipps …
How nonprofit professionals can develop a strong personal brand on social media
When we think about social media in 2020, we likely think about cat videos and late-night presidential rants. On one hand, social media is perceived as a frivolous time waster, while on the other, it has a potentially dangerous quality to it. It’s no wonder that many nonprofit leaders and …
Aligning Values With Work. An Interview with Naomi Morenzoni, Vice President of Philanthropy Strategy at Salesforce.org
Naomi Morenzoni, Vice President, Philanthropy Strategy at Salesforce.org and Evangelist for Pledge 1% Naomi leads Salesforce.org’s efforts to encourage and enable companies to adopt an integrated philanthropy model, in which 1% product, 1% equity and 1% time are dedicated to improving communities around the world. She also heads Salesforce’s strategic …
5 Meaningful Job Search Hacks for the New Year
As we enter into a new decade, you may have an itch to pursue a new career path or explore new opportunities. Whatever your reason may be, we want to support you in your job search. To help you, here are 5 simple tips on how to better streamline your …
The Intersection of Profit, Purpose and Talent. What It Means to Job Seekers Looking for Meaningful Work: Imagine Canada Study
The 2019 Corporate Community Investment Report by Imagine Canada – Profit, Purpose, and Talent: Trends and Motivations in Corporate Giving & Volunteering, was released on November 12th, 2019. It brings to light that high levels of community engagement lead to long-term business advantages. In today’s workforce, it’s increasingly important for …
The new corporate “ask”: Is corporate philanthropy dead?
A recent post by Tawanda Chirenda, Imagine Canada’s manager of corporate engagement, posited the question: Is corporate philanthropy dead? Chirenda noted that there is an evolution in corporate giving which may make some nonprofits wary, especially due to the trend and growth of strategic corporate-nonprofit partnerships. In his recent post on Imagine’s Grantseeker …
How living a sustainable lifestyle can lead to success in a socially sustainable career
When you picture the most successful people in the world, who do you envision? Think about what qualities they have that you admire; what are they? A majority of successful people embody qualities such as charisma, knowledge, dedication, and good instincts. However, in order for these influential people to reach …
Five reasons why the nonprofit sector may be the perfect fit for you
Are you wanting more challenging and interesting work, accompanied with great colleagues, innovative environments and an organization that cares about social responsibility initiatives? Read on!
Five qualities that make a candidate stand out to a CSR employer
Check out our insider tips on what you need to stand out from the crowd when it comes to applying for your job in the nonprofit and social impact sector!
How you can grow in an impact career: two Right To Play employees share their stories
Right To Play employees share how they’ve grown rapidly in their impact career.
The power of community – an interview with Ryan Collins-Swartz, Social Impact Manager
Ryan Collins-Swartz, Social Impact Manager at Tapestry Community Capital shares his career path and insights on the future of community bonds.
How to pick between a job in nonprofit and corporate social responsibility
Insights to help figure out how to choose between a career in nonprofit, corporate social responsibility or both.
Geoff Earle of CharityVillage on people not just profit
Six years ago, Geoff Earle was your typical successful corporate executive, climbing the typical corporate ladder. But Geoff is anything but typical. And when he got near the top, rather than keep going he switched ladders. Geoff is now the chief operating executive of CharityVillage, Canada’s most popular nonprofit job board. We talk …
Marsha Doucette at WE on the unexpected nonprofit career path
A Director of National Partnerships at WE describes how her nonprofit career is personally rewarding everyday.
Breaking into nonprofit work: What you need to know before getting into the nonprofit sector
Our guide is designed for people interested in breaking into the nonprofit sector- it’s everything you need to know about nonprofits but haven’t googled yet.
Chris Baylis: Secrets of sponsorships
A career path story of starting a business, sponsorship secrets and tips for killing it on your first day of work.
A Leadership Story. Meet Jennifer Jones, President at Toronto Public Library Foundation
As children we’re taught the tale about the tortoise and the hare. Jennifer Jones’ story reminds us of the moral of that tale: slow and steady still wins the race. Jennifer shares that it took her over a decade of living and working in various countries across different companies and industries to …
How to volunteer your way to a career switch: Q&A with Rose Lipton, Director of Canada Programs, Right To Play
Rose Lipton had always wanted to be a teacher, but when she started teaching she found herself frustrated by the systemic challenges of the public school system and made the difficult decision to switch career paths. Taking a more active role on a community level, Rose started volunteering. Rose’s story …
The first step to getting the impact job of your dreams
How to career plan in the impact economy including a practical (and fun) exercise to help you get the impact career of your dreams.
Martin Barnard the CEO of Golf Canada Foundation
Martin Barnard works in the world of sport philanthropy – a place where you can blend your passion for sport, business and giving back. As the leader of a national foundation, Martin reminds us the power of having a vision and the importance of being flexible. As most of us who’ve worked in (or with) …