TGIF! Am I right?! I’m sharing one of my favorite looks to kick off the weekend and share a bit of news.
So today marks a bit of a transition in my life… For the past four years (and some change) I’ve worked in the non-profit sector. If I’m being honest though, I focused on non-profit in college so it’s been longer than that. Regardless, today is my last day at my current position and I am transitioning to agency life on Monday. It’s definitely time for the transition, but is also a little unsettling because non-profit is what I know.
I’ve been pretty tight-lipped about what I do full-time on the blog. When asked, I just say “I work in non-profit communications.” Since I’m making a transition, I can finally reveal a little more. I think I’ve mentioned in one post that I work with kids. More specifically, I worked in foster care. I planned fundraising and appreciation events, created digital marketing campaigns, managed volunteers, spoke at community events, etc. It was my job to raise money and awareness so that the children and families that my organizations served could thrive.
I think it’s important that you know that so the rest of this post makes sense…plus it feels good to finally mention it since this blog is almost three years old and I’ve never actually said what I spend the majority of my time doing.
I’ve learned a lot in the past 4.5ish years. So today, I’m passing along some of the lessons I’ve learned while working in non-profit.