Cultivating Workplace Wellness for Nonprofit Leaders

Emerge as a renewed and strengthened leader with the tools and skills to kick off a season of wellness.

About this Seminar

Nonprofit organizations face even more changes as the summer approaches and public spaces continue to reopen. This session is for nonprofit leaders seeking to build the skills necessary to support their teams through a new phase of the pandemic and to cultivate a workplace that prioritizes wellness and empathy. In this session, you will connect with sector peers to reflect on what’s been learned these past two years and identify the values that have successfully guided our teams through constant change. You will gain frameworks for understanding wellness and strategies that nurture team care and renewal.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand your unique part in the collective resilience of your team, your organization, and the nonprofit sector
  • Emerge renewed and strengthened, with greater clarity about the impact of the COVID-19 era on nonprofit organizations
  • Acquire tools, strategies, and skills to support your team by prioritizing and cultivating wellness and lead your team in navigating the next chapter of the pandemic
  • Build your network and establish connections with sector peers


Who Should Attend:
This program is designed for Nonprofit Board Members, Executive Directors, and Senior Managers. Virtual Seminar
Optimized for the virtual environment, this 2-hour seminar will consist of presentations, group discussions, breakout group sessions, polls, and short breaks. This is an opportunity to do a deep dive on a new topic and leave with tools that you can put into practice immediately.

Instructors

Alda Merino-Caan – Strategist, Center for Nonprofit Management

Alda has more than 10 years of experience in the nonprofit realm, providing training and professional development, mentoring leaders of both new and established organizations, and designing successful and long-lasting programs. At CNM, Alda participates in evaluation by working directly with donors, organizations, and those involved during the various evaluation phases of program management to coordinate and provide support.

Alda also provides capacity-building consulting, training and facilitation, and mentoring for nonprofit organization leaders. She facilitates professional growth workshops and coaching both in small groups and individually. Alda helps organizations progress through strategic planning, evolution, and governance of the Board of Directors, improvement of funds and resources, communication, and supervision. She has a Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School and a BA in International and Intercultural Studies and Spanish from Pitzer College.

Alexis Moreno – Senior Strategist, Center for Nonprofit Management

Alexis has over two decades of leadership experience in higher education and the non-profit sector. Her career has centered around building the leadership capacity of staff and community members, organizational development, program evaluation, and community-based participatory research. She has worked in and with organizations focused on educational equity, urban planning and local history, environmental advocacy, community health, systems change, and family strengthening.

Alexis experiences joy when co-creating opportunities for all community members-especially those that have experienced structural violence and discrimination-to act on their highest aspirations for themselves, their families, organizations, and communities. She is a lifelong Southern Californian whose ancestors were born in the US, Mexico, and the Isleta Pueblo in New Mexico, and identifies as a first-generation college graduate and white-collar professional.

To nurture her resilience, she enjoys reading science fiction and fantasy, listening to podcasts, practicing yoga, learning about herbal medicine and other healing modalities, spending time in nature, and resting.

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