Entries by Kira Page

Changes to Our Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic

To COCo community,  We are writing to you to share the decisions we as COCo are making in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We hope this minimally helps clarify what this means for our ongoing services, and also might help your nonprofit make the best decisions possible given the circumstances.  What We are Changing  Our […]

18 Ways We’ve Improved Our Hiring Process

Over the past couple of years, we have been overhauling our hiring process. A lot of this is because a number of the current staff at COCo had challenging hiring experiences with the organization, where we felt our time was wasted, or our talents were undervalued – and those were the people who got hired! […]

We’re Winners! COCo won the “Empowerment” Prize

We’re excited to let you all know that we were announced last night as the winners of Centraide’s “Le Prix des Solidaires” in the “Empowerment” category. The selection committee highlighted our work on Diversité d’Abord, looking at racism in the community sector, and ateliers/c, our series of co-learning events. Congratulations to all the other winners – […]

Looking for youth involvement on your Board?

We got wind of an opportunity for community organizations to bring young women on to their Board – but also to ensure that those young women are well supported, trained, and mentored! The Organization  G(irls)20  is a Canadian charity dedicated to building the next generation of female leaders. One of their programs is Girls on […]

Save the Date: Our 20th Birthday Party & AGM!

On Monday, March 23rd, we will celebrate our 20th Annual General Meeting with a (short) AGM and then move right into celebrating COCo’s birthday – cakes, balloons, hats, the works! We would love to have you all there for this momentous occasion – so write it in your planners now! The details: The location will be […]

Podcast Recommendation: Coffee with my Ma

We’ve been listening to a new podcast recently “Coffee with My Ma“, and we wanted to share it with you. The podcast is a series of interviews with Kahn-Tineta Horn, by her daughter,  Kaniehtiio Horn. The podcast is loving, heavy, sharp, funny and brave. We’ve been learning so much about the history of Tiohtià:ke and […]

We’re Hiring! Human Resources Coordinator and Organizational Health Consultant

Human Resources Coordinator and Organizational Health Consultant Please note that this is a leave replacement with a possibility of renewal. The application deadline is January 13th, 2020 at 5PM. Interviews will take place during the week of January 20th, 2020. Position Summary: The Centre for Community Organizations (COCo) is a provincial non-profit that works to […]