Carmichael Vacancy: Community Employment (CE) Scheme Supervisor
28 Feb 2019
Carmichael are recruiting a Community Employment (CE) Scheme Supervisor (from 1 July 2019) to lead and supervise our CE project. The key responsibility of the CE Supervisor will be to ensure the effective and efficient direction of the human, financial and material resources of the CE Programme. Thereby, ensuring that the programme is being run…
Next round of the Carmichael Mentor Programme is now open for applications
26 Feb 2019
To date 74 CEOs and managers of nonprofit organisations have benefited from the Carmichael Mentoring Programme. We are now launching the next round of the mentoring scheme. Being the leader of an organisation can be tough anywhere but it is especially true in the nonprofit sector. The value of a mentor is having someone who…
Heart Children Ireland
6 Feb 2019
Discover more about the inspiring work of our resident member organisations, their impact and the difference they make to communities across the country. Our featured story is Heart Children Ireland. www.heartchildren.ie Heart Children Ireland is a support group for parents and families of children with a Congenital Heart Disorder(CHD). Who we are and what…
Facilities Management Training – 17th & 18th April 2019
6 Feb 2019
Development Trusts Northern Ireland (DTNI) is hosting professional facilities management (FM) training events this spring, one of these events is in collaboration with Carmichael in Dublin. The FM course will follow the Institute for Workplace and Facilities Management professional standards framework and cover the fundamentals of health and safety, energy, contract management and much more.…
Pobal SSNO Programme Funding – Application deadline is 3pm, 31st January.
8 Jan 2019
Pobal, on behalf of the Department of Rural and Community Development (DRCD) are inviting applications for funding from eligible organisations under the Scheme to Support National Organisations (SSNO) 2019-2022. Details about the new programme and the application process is available on https://www.pobal.ie/programmes/scheme-to-support-national-organisations-ssno/. The closing date for receipt of applications is 3pm on Thursday 31st January,…
Setting up a non-profit of any sort (community, voluntary, charity) can be an exciting project. People who are inspired to make a difference, to address unmet needs or to make a change in the way things work can achieve great things. It is almost impossible to make significant progress without involving others and organising the work that needs to be done. Sooner or later it becomes necessary to set up an organisation to progress ideas and take action – having the vision is only one step on the journey. If you want to create an organisation that will capture your vision and turn it into a reality a number of practical steps will have to be taken.
Do you really know how to prioritize?
In my experience, most of us are somewhere between okay and pretty awful when it comes to really understanding how to prioritize.
It tends to be a mixture of crisis management and those things that fall into the category of “things I like to do”!! Not great criteria!
So, what lessons on how to prioritize can we learn from the top performing CEOs that I have worked with?