Q & A: A Behind the Scenes Look at the Organization Assessment Tool

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A conversation between Kelsey Merkeley, OAT Project Lead and Sarah G. Schmidt, Design & Development

Sarah: We’ve launched the tool and I was hoping you could tell me more about this project.

Kelsey: Sure, the Organization Assessment Tool (OAT) is an interactive tool that we developed for our members. It has two parts: Part 1 begins with the Organization Assessment Tool Questionnaire (OATQ), where members complete an 18-question self-assessment on the structure of their organization and the delivery of their organization’s programs. Part 2 begins after the member has completed their OATQ self-analysis. Continue reading

How Learning Keeps You Motivated During Challenging Times

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Written By: Janet Rock, Director, Design & Development

We all know times are tough in Calgary. Tracking the news can be depressing, but so can applying for a job or seeking a grant. We’re always looking for ways to keep ourselves motivated and engaged in our work when all of the bad news can be distracting. Continue reading

Community Service Learning with the Scholars Academy

Since 2009, Propellus has been pleased to offer Community Service Learning as a way for our members to help strengthen their organizations.

Community Service Learning, sponsored by Cenovus Energy Inc., is an innovative partnership between post secondary institutions, students, and our members, that allows for non-profit organizations to get much needed expertise that they may not otherwise have the resources to access; and for students to gain real-world, hands-on experience in their field. Continue reading