Careers & Volunteers That Give Back - January 2020

Working or Volunteering with Nonprofits and Social Enterprises 

What is your social good goal? Discover a world of opportunities with nonprofits and social enterprises, and learn how you can develop transferable skills, enhance your career prospects and network through volunteering and board leadership opportunities. 

  • Are you considering a career in the nonprofit and/or social enterprises?

  • Already working in the nonprofit sector and looking to explore other options?

  • Looking to give back and volunteer in the community?

  • Thinking about your future and what positive impact you can have on the world? 

Meet with Michelle Baldwin, Executive Director of Pillar Nonprofit Network, for this one-hour introductory presentation. We will explore skills, networking opportunities, individual social responsibility, the hidden job market and tips for finding your dream job or the perfect volunteer role with a nonprofit or social enterprise. 

Target Audience: All individuals, including youth and adults looking to learn about working and/or volunteering in the nonprofit community, switch careers and/or explore opportunities to work or volunteer with nonprofits and social enterprises  

Additional Details:

  • Please wait in the Edgar & Joes Cafe area to be taken to the room

  • Interested in learning more about Innovation Works? Join us after the talk for a 30 minute tour

  • In the event that Michelle is not available, another Pillar staff member will deliver the presentation 

About the Presenter:

As a social innovator whose personal mission is to be a community connector, Michelle Baldwin is passionate about connecting people and organizations. Currently, she serves as the Executive Director at Pillar Nonprofit Network, just returning from a six month Reflective Practice & Research Fellowship about collaborative network structures and public policy. Michelle is a firm believer that nonprofits and social enterprises are integral to our community as social and economic drivers. She is a productive disruptor who has co-founded and co-created Innovation Works, a shared space for social innovators and VERGE Capital, a social finance intermediary focused on local investment for local impact.

She currently serves on the Board of the Ontario Nonprofit Network as the incoming Chair and recently joined the board of Atlohsa Family Healing Services. Pillar Nonprofit Network has been recognized with the June Callwood Outstanding Volunteerism Award from the Ontario government and London Convention Centre Ambassador Award. Michelle was the recipient of an Honorary Diploma from the Faculty of Media, Arts, Design from Fanshawe College and Green Umbrella Award from the Urban League of London for demonstrating outstanding community citizenship and leadership in the City of London. Michelle holds a Masters of Educational Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, as well as a Communications & Public Relations Professional Certificate from Western, Volunteer Management Certificate from Fanshawe College and completed the Maytree Policy School and Banff Centre for Creativity & Arts Foundations of Purpose program.

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