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Jenne and Henderson describe a step-by-step approach non-profit agencies can use when recruiting, interviewing, and selecting an executive director for their organization. Material from the Orange County Rape Crisis Center's recruitment of a new executive director in 1999 is included.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 65 Issue 4, Summer 2000, p25-36, il, f
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7454
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Nonprofit agencies are created with specific functions or populations in mind. Such agencies tend to be either leader-dominated or community-based. In part 1 of this series, Henderson describes a series of characteristics that indicate when a nonprofit organization might be more accountable to and controlled by one person than it is to the community it was created to serve.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 70 Issue 1, Fall 2004, p16-21, il, f
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23250
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The non-profit Durham CAN seeks to improve Durham through affordable housing, better education and transit, and alleviating poverty. The group does this through activism and holding policy meetings with legislators.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 7, February 2015, p10, il Periodical Website
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23632
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Executive Director of MANNA Foodbank, Kitty Schaller helps provide meals to individuals and families across Western North Carolina.
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23898
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With the decline and sale of North Carolina's independent community hospitals, the proceeds often form foundations that support local nonprofits. These nonprofits typically provide services for people in need and long-term benefits for their communities.
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23989
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As part of Asheville and Buncombe County's 10-year plan to end homelessness, a local nonprofit organization called Homeward Bound works with Asheville-Buncombe Homeless Initiative to provide housing and support to the chronically homeless.
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23988
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Kim Stimpson's Optimal Outcomes program called \"The Whole Ball of Wax\" is a 90-minute training session that incorporates team-building concepts, such as working together to create drawings and stimulate interactions between people.
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23997
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Cindy Threlkeld is the executive director of MANNA FoodBank; she discusses the challenges she faces in her position and how she ended up in Asheville.
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23999
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Smart Start of Buncombe County is a nonprofit that is dedicated to providing quality opportunities for early childhood education and development. The organization helps to make early education less stressful for both children and their parents.
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24004
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AsheVillage Institute is a nonprofit that helps people reconnect with nature by building knowledge and skills about growing food sustainably and taking care of the environment.
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24016
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John Stack, director of FATE (Funding American through Entertainment), an Asheville-based non-profit organization, seeks to bring attention to various hunger-related issues while generating revenues to address them.
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24022
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In 2001, a bill was introduced to the North Carolina House of Representatives that would turn over Asheville's water system to Metropolitan Sewerage District, effectively taking decisions about water out of local's hands. Clean Water for North Carolina, a science-based advocacy non-profit organization is helping Asheville residents protect its water sources.
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24027
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Dianne Trammel is the executive director of Meals on Wheels in Asheville and Buncombe County. She works to recruit volunteers to deliver food to more than five hundred elderly; the program is not only a food service, it provides volunteers a chance to build relationships with some of the area's most vulnerable populations.
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24023
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Mountain Area Radio Reading Service provides readouts of the news to Asheville locals over the radio. This Service is particularly geared towards helping those with vision and print disabilities.
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24020
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Mountain BizWorks in a non-profit organization in Asheville that helps local entrepreneurs get their businesses up and running by providing start-up and expansion loans and training to clients.