NYN Media: Will nonprofits stay virtual post-pandemic?


May 21, 2020

‘As the coronavirus pandemic continues, employers are left wondering what the future will bring for their workers. Several large technology companies have already made commitments to let employees continue to work from home for the coming months – or even forever, if they want to. But what reality awaits for those in the nonprofit sector?

“I think our best practice is probably going to be a hybrid,” said JoAnne Page, president and CEO of The Fortune Society, during NYN Media’s webinar on Thursday. The nonprofit organization’s shift to offering many of its services digitally has created innovative approaches, such as allowing formerly incarcerated clients do practice job interviews with volunteers by phone. “Our ability to deliver high-skills training without people having to commute to us is working better in some cases in terms of attendance,” Page said.”

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