Never stop learning. ArtsWestchester is committed to helping your organizations grow by presenting an ongoing series of professional development workshops are geared toward cultural organizations, on a variety of topics that are relevant to you.
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Professional Development for Arts Administrators 2012-2013
ArtsWestchester is offering a series of professional development workshops to help build your capacity as a more effective leader. From legal advisement to staff resources, these workshops educate and inform you on pertinent topics for your non-profit organization. Sign up today by calling Jessica Cioffoletti, 914.428.4220 x314
Developing a Strong Board
This event has been canceled
Learn how to attract board members who can help build your organizational capacity. Interactive discussion among panelists will include how to successfully cultivate a board, organizational and financial expectations, governance practices, thinking strategically, best practices and what should happen during a board meeting to engage and involve.
Mark Rollins, CEO, Rollins Insurance Agency; Board Chair, The Volunteer Center of United Way; Board Member, NonProfit Westchester; Board Member, Westchester County Association
Rob Cordero, O’Connor Davies , Treasurer, The Volunteer Center of United Way; Treasurer, Charles Brieant Center; Treasurer, RiverArts
Molly Penn, Partner, Penn Flood Consulting; Board Member, RiverArts; Board Member Greystone Foundation
Rick Hobish, Executive Director, New York Office, Pro Bono Partnership. He has served or serves on the boards of directors of several non-profit organizations, including Westchester Residential Opportunities, Community Capital Resources, Child Care Council of Westchester, The Bridge Fund of New York and Camp Starfish, a camp he co-founded for children with severe emotional, learning and behavioral problems. He is also a member of Westchester Children’s Association’s Advisory Board.
Alisa Kesten, Executive Director, The Volunteer Center of United Way; Board Member, New Rochelle Public Library Foundation
ReServe: Resources for Nonprofits
Wednesday, January 9, 5:30- 7:30pm
ReServe is an innovative nonprofit that matches continuing professionals age 55+ with organizations that need their expertise at affordable rates. ReServe seeks to enhance the lives of older adults while connecting them to opportunities that strengthen their communities. Learn how ReServe can benefit your organization at this information session.
Linda Breton, LCSW, MPA has spent her professional career as a clinician or senior manager in various mental health and human service organizations in Massachusetts, Illinois and New York. In 2010, following more than a decade as Assistant Executive Director at Westchester Jewish Community Services, she retired from full-time employment. Still committed to serving her community, she works part-time at ReServe where, among other responsibilities, she has been charged with establishing and expanding a Westchester branch of the organization.
Legal Matters: Artists as Contract Employees CANCELLED
February 6, 5:30-7:30pm
Learn the legal requirements and practical pointers of hiring and working with artists.
Topics covered will include the artist as an employee versus an independent contractor, how to correctly determine the employee status of a performing artist and when to enter into a written contract with an artist.
Jennifer Grudnowski is a Senior Staff Attorney at The Pro Bono Partnership in White Plains providing direct legal services and education to nonprofit organizations, focusing on employment law matters.
The Pro Bono Partnership provides free business and transactional legal services to nonprofit organizations serving the disadvantaged or enhancing the quality of life in neighborhoods in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Free: ArtsWestchester Affiliate and Associate Members
$15 per workshop : General Public
Sign up today by calling Jessica Cioffoletti, 914.428.4220 x314
ArtsWestchester’s programs and services are made possible in part with support from New York State Council on the Arts.