Leadership: Volunteers

Guest Post by Ashley Illenye, Marketing Intern, Fall 2018 Before my first day at Maryland Nonprofits as a Marketing Intern, I found myself worrying more than I am proud to admit. With no prior marketing experience, I wondered how I would be able to make my mark at an established organization. Shortly after I arrived, […]

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My all-too-short time at Maryland Nonprofits comes to an end today, and though I only worked at the office for a month, I credit this internship with changing my career path for the better.

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By Anne Radcliffe, Maryland Nonprofits Marketing and Communications Intern, Summer 2018 Through ever-changing and hectic schedules, Annual Conference preparations, and day-to-day communications with the Maryland Nonprofits community, my time here in the office has offered every opportunity I could hope for. Walking into my first day as an intern I was overdressed and unsure of […]

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Blog by Danielle Brown, Maryland Nonprofits Marketing Intern, Spring 2018 I have only a few more days left in my internship at Maryland Nonprofits and I have learned so much in my time as Marketing Intern. When I first arrived at the office, I was immediately welcomed by everyone in the office. My supervisor, Lydia, […]

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Organizations rarely have playbooks for how employees execute their jobs. The recipe for success is mixed: one part job description, one part best practices, one part professional development, and one part personality. In an ideal world, every nonprofit position would have an overlap between predecessor and successor. Yet, that rarely happens.  The Standards for Excellence®: […]

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By Allison Albert, Director of Marketing and Membership, Maryland Nonprofits Members often ask whether something that’s happening at their organization is ‘normal’… Thankfully the answer is almost always YES, most organizations move through predictable stages of development – commonly referred to as Nonprofit Lifecycles. Just as people grow-up, organizations “Start-Up” and go through a “Growth” […]

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