Management roles key for street fundraisers who want to move into charity departments

first_img  50 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Rory White, Flow Caritas’s founder and managing director, says: “This project has told us that street fundraising is not the equivalent of a bar job – for those people who are using it to learn about the sector and develop their careers, it is something that helps them to discover and match their values to their career and learn about the culture of the industry from the ground up.” Most street fundraisers who have gone on to build successful charity fundraising careers have acquired management experience as a team leader.The findings of the a survey by recruitment consultancy Flow Caritas  – that mapped the career trajectories of 90 former street fundraisers – found that 75 per cent had been team leaders ad 5.5 per cent had undertaken office-based roles.However, among the proportion of respondents (which was more than 60 per cent) who rated their street careers as very useful in getting a wider fundraising job, the number who had done team-leading rose to 83 per cent while 60 per cent had done office jobs with agencies or in-house teams.The results of the Streets Ahead study – published today at the IoF National Convention – also showed the types of skills street fundraisers thought had helped them progress in their careers.Rated on a scale of 1-7, these were:Confidence to ask for donations: 6.0Getting used to rejection: 5.8Making the ‘elevator pitch:’ 5.4An intuitive feel for most likely donors: 5.3An intuitive feel for the timing of an ask: 5.2 Rory White, Flow Caritas Howard Lake | 7 July 2014 | News Management roles key for street fundraisers who want to move into charity departments Tagged with: face-to-face Flow Caritas Management Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis One survey participant comments in the report: “If you get good at street fundraising, you can be good at any other kind of fundraising because street fundraising is many times more difficult.” About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

Lovable Cynic Alonzo Bodden Returns

first_img Alonzo BoddenHugely popular comedian Alonzo Bodden makes his much anticipated return to The Ice House on October 7. James P. Connolly (Make Me Laugh, Comics Unleashed), Kate Oakley, and Ryan Dalton (Comedy Central, Sullivan and Son) will join him.Alonzo Bodden’s material is “cynically good natured.” Well, the older he gets, the less good natured it’s gonna be. “‘What can I say? The stupid out there is wearing the man down.”Bodden, who won Season 3 on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, is a regular on NPR’s “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!” and “Comedy Congress,” as well as being a panelist on the Game Show Network’s Mind of a Man.In 2011, he starred in the comedy special “Who’s Paying Attention” on Showtime, released a DVD, and hosts a podcast of the same name. That same year, he was a panelist on the syndicated show Inside the Vault, and voiced the character of Thunderon in the Power Rangers Movie.Bodden has also hosted Speed Channel’s 101 Cars You Must Drive and America’s Worst Driver on Travel Channel. Alonzo’s first big comedy break came when he was on the “New Faces of Comedy” showcase at industry festival, Just For Laughs in Montreal.Alonzo has made the rounds on the late night television circuit including appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, and The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show. His film credits include Scary Movie 4, The Girl Next Door, and Bringing Down the House starring Steve Martin and Queen Latifah.Alonzo has traveled around the world entertaining USO troops from Iraq to Greenland. He currently co-hosts “The Ride” on KPCC, a weekly series on modern mobility.Alonzo Bodden will headline two (2) shows on October 7. The complete show schedule for September 29 through October 9 is listed below:Thu. 09/29 – $10 Thursday All-Stars with Orlando Leyba and more – 8 p.m.; $10Fri. 09/30 – Friday Funnies with Bil Dwyer and more – 8 & 10 p.m.: $17.50Sat. 10/1 – WellRED Comedy Tour (Special Event) – 8 & 10p.m.; $25Sun. 10/2 – Ice House 56th Anniversary Show (Special Event) – 7p.m.; $25/$50/$75Mon. 10/3 – ClosedTues. 10/4 – ClosedWed. 10/5 -Full Throttle comedy with Michael Quu and more – 8 p.m.; $15Thu. 10/6 – $10 Thursday All-Stars with Stephanie Blum and more – 8 p.m.; $10Fri. 10/7 – Alonzo Bodden featuring James P. Connolly, Kate Oakley and Ryan Dalton – 8 & 10 p.m.; $20Sat. 10/8 – Call for Details – 8 p.m. / Ralph Figueroa and Friends – 10 p.m.Sun. 10/9 – Fritz Coleman Speaks to a Generation Benefitting cancer support community Pasadena (Special Event) – 7 p.m.; $15For more information about Alonzo Bodden, please visit www.alonzobodden.com.There is a two-drink minimum and patrons must be at least 18 to attend. The Ice House is located at 24 N. Mentor Ave. in Pasadena. For more info or to purchase tickets, call (626) 577-1894 or visit www.icehousecomedy.com. Community News Subscribe Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. 111 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it First Heatwave Expected Next Week Business News Community News More Cool Stuff Top of the News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenacenter_img Nightlife Lovable Cynic Alonzo Bodden Returns Friday, October 7 From STAFF REPORTS Published on Thursday, September 29, 2016 | 3:51 pm Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Make a comment Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS HerbeautyThis Trend Looks Kind Of Cool!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Brutally Honest Reasons Why You’re Still SingleHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyNerdy Movie Kids Who Look Unrecognizable TodayHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyNutritional Strategies To Ease AnxietyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHere Are Indian Women’s Best Formulas For Eternal BeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThe Most Heartwarming Moments Between Father And DaughterHerbeautyHerbeauty Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website last_img read more