CSCNS

July 27, 2018

CSCNS Is Looking For A New Team Member - Central Region Convenor

The Community Sector Council Nova Scotia is growing!

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July 9, 2018

CSCNS Annual Report 2017-18

 

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July 9, 2018

Welcome Nadine Bernard - Cape Breton Convenor

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July 9, 2018

National Indigenous Peoples Day

In cooperation with Indigenous Peoples’ national organizations, the Government of Canada designated June 21 National Indigenous Peoples Day, a celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ culture and heritage. This date was chosen because it corresponds to the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, and because for generations, many Indigenous Peoples’ groups have celebrated their culture and heritage at this time of year.

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June 13, 2018

CSCNS AGM June 22, 2018 1pm-1:30pm

CSCNS' AGM is scheduled for June 22, 2018 from1pm to 1:30pm.

All are welcome to attend.

Please join us by either of the following two methods:

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/820938085 
 

Or you can dial in by phone:
Canada: +1 (647) 497-9391

Access Code: 820-938-085

First GoToMeeting? Let's do a quick system check:: https://link.gotomeeting.com/system-check

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June 12, 2018

Welcome Alexandra Theroux-Operations Coordinator

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The Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia is pleased to announce our newest addition, Operations Coordinator, Alexandra Theroux!  Welcome to the team!

For more about Alexendra please visit our staff profile page.

http://csc-ns.ca/staff/

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June 11, 2018

Here We Grow Again!

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The Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia is pleased to welcome Brandi MacCuish to the CSCNS team!   Brandi is the new Northern Region Convenor for the Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia.  For more about Brandi please visit our Staff Gallery.

http://csc-ns.ca/staff/

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June 7, 2018

CSCNS Continues to Grow!

With support from the Student Summer Skills Incentive (SKILL) through the Province, the Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia has been able to provide a meaningful work experience for Nova Scotia youth.  We are happy to bring Kathleen Rose on board our team as our Outreach & Operations Assistant.  Welcome Kathleen!

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June 6, 2018

The Community Sector Council Nova Scotia is growing (again)!

It is with mixed emotion that we announce that Jessica Farrell, our Cape Breton Convenor, will be leaving the CSCNS at the end of June. Jessica has accepted a position with Dalhousie University. Her great attitude, professional, and insight will be missed by the CSC team. We wish her all the very best in her new role!

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April 19, 2018

National Volunteer Week . April 15-21, 2018)

The Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia would like to recognize National Volunteer Week(April 15-21, 2018). Over 450,000 Nova Scotians volunteer every year and that keeps growing...in other terms, volunteer contributions represent over 30 million hours of volunteer efforts every year. In a monetary sense it equates to 1.8 billion dollars of services to the Provincial economy. How's that for a return on your investment? Volunteer efforts in our Province are very humbling and we, the Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia are proud to be part of the social profit you create in Nova Scotia each and every year. Thank you.

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April 13, 2018

How We Thrive-Call For Community Stories

As part of our partnership and collaboration with the How We Thrive conference (https://www.howwethrive.org/), the Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia is collecting video vignettes from around the province to bring into the THRIVE gathering (June 17-20, 2018). We strive to have a cross-section of Nova Scotians contributing to a conversation about a future that works for all. We recognize the reality that not everyone will be able to participate in-person. So it's kind of a given that we will be missing some voices in our conversation about a "future that works for all." 

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March 1, 2018

What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Facebook's New Algorithm

If one of your favorite pastimes is mindlessly scrolling through viral videos on Facebook, your days of doing so are numbered. On January 11, the global social media giant announced some sweeping changes to its most central product — the News Feed.

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February 7, 2018

Canada Service Corps -Youth Service Opportunities Stream

The Government of Canada is currently accepting proposals from organizations interested in receiving financial assistance from the Canada Service Corps for projects under the Youth Service Opportunities Stream - Local and Regional Scale Projects.

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February 7, 2018

Provincial Volunteer Awards 2018 Nominations

The deadline for the Provincial Volunteer Awards, February 16th, 2018 is now less than 2 weeks away. Have you sent in your nomination yet?

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January 29, 2018

CSCNS welcomes Jessica Farrell as the new Cape Breton Convenor

The Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia is pleased to welcome Jessica Farrell to our team as the new Cape Breton Convenor.

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November 15, 2017

Many Hands, Many Voices Conference Highlight Reel

Nova Scotia nonprofit leaders, funders, government partners met Oct 3-4, 2017 at Membertou as part of the Many Hands, Many Voices conference. This is a highlight reel of the conference. #ManyHandsNS

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November 14, 2017

Recruiting for a Diverse Board

Recruiting for a Diverse Board

Laurie Cook (CSCNS) and Sobaz Benjamin (iMove Arts Association) will be on hand at the Halifax Volunteer Conference (Nov 17-18, 2017) to deliver a workshop titled "Recruiting For a Diverse Board"

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November 14, 2017

Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 20: Transgender Day of Remembrance, established in 1998 to memorialize those who have been killed as a result of transphobia, and to raise awareness of the continued violence endured by the transgender community.
 

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November 1, 2017

Many Hands Many Voices Follow-Up

Thank you to all who participated and supported our Many Hands Many Voices conference. We are currently collecting feedback and will be producing a summary report. Delegates and sponsors will receive a copy automatically. Please check back for a downloadable copy once completed.

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October 17, 2017

Mi’kmaq History Month

Mi’kmaq History Month

October is Mi’kmaq History Month in Nova Scotia. The goal of the month is to help Nova Scotians build awareness of Mi’kmaq history and heritage, and to increase understanding of the province’s rich Mi’kmaq culture.

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October 17, 2017

Celebrate Women's History Month

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October 5, 2017

Our Community's Voice

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September 19, 2017

Storytelling-Many Hands Many Voices Oct 3-4, 2017

At the upcoming Many Hands Many Voices Conference (Oct 3-4) in Membertou, Cape Breton various stories of collaboration will be featured.  Some of the storytellers are highlighted here.

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September 11, 2017

The Value of Nova Scotia's Community Sector

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August 9, 2017

Many Hands Many Voices Conference Registration is Open

October 3-4, 2017, Nova Scotia NGO's, community sector volunteers, staff and supporters will gather in Membertou, Cape Breton, NS for the Many Hands, Many Voices Conference.  We, the staff of the Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia hope you will join us for this gathering.

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