Whether your volunteer position gives you the responsibility of staff or you volunteer at a nonprofit while working at another, wearing both hats provides insight and perspective.  Often you will understand the potential and see the possibilities.

How can Mersky, Jaffe & Associates make your sometimes staff – sometimes volunteer leader job easier?

Fundraising – Fundraising and development is the cornerstone of many nonprofits. Achieve the best possible results through individual and group consultation.

Campaign Management – Annual Funds, capital campaigns and endowment campaigns each require agency specific strategies. If you are looking to raise more money, increase the number of people raising money, or understand the possibilities of your nonprofit in your community, Mersky, Jaffe & Associates can help you achieve your goals.

Executive Search – Replacing employees in the organization can be very time consuming and costly. Learn how MJA can guarantee a smooth and quick staff transition.

Solicitor Training – Learn the skills to raise more money and encourage your fellow board members to do the same.

Feasibility Study – Not sure whether your community will financially support the proposed capital or endowment campaign? Learn how we can test the concept while stewarding donors and additional volunteer leaders.

Board Development and Governance – Without strong leadership and governance, an organization will never succeed. We can help ensure that you, your board, and committee volunteers are supportive, productive and responsive members of your team.

Staff Training – Working with staff but not being staff gives you a unique perspective. Help improve an individual or department’s fundraising, management, board management, and governance skills.

Employee Survey and Performance Assessment – Looking at your entire staff’s strengths and weaknesses allows a nonprofit to answer the questions you didn’t even know to ask.

Organizational and Development Assessment –This in-depth tool can help you determine an honest, accurate situation analysis for your nonprofit as well as a plan for the future that builds on what currently exists.

Strategic Planning – We can guide you through the strategic planning process, collect ideas and transform the numerous voices represented in your nonprofit into one cohesive document with targets, and triggers.

Succession Planning – Whether you have an expected, or unexpected, executive opening we can help you with a transition plan.