A Tweet By Any Other Name

A Tweet By Any Other Name

We’ve been thinking a lot about communications lately at Spark, specifically how challenging social media can be with its ever changing landscape.   Post, viral, and tweet are all common social media terms now, but not so long ago they had very different meanings. A...
5 fast questions with Spark pro bono consultant Ed Hildebrandt

5 fast questions with Spark pro bono consultant Ed Hildebrandt

  When Ed Hildebrandt signed up as a pro bono consultant with Spark! he was delighted to be matched with a resource centre right in his own neighbourhood. But the HR advisor from Manitoba Hydro got even more out of the opportunity than he expected. Working with...
I popped the question, we made the match!

I popped the question, we made the match!

  The following is a guest blog by Spark pro bono consultant Cate Friesen: Why I work as a pro bono consultant with Spark First of all, the staff at Spark make a mean cappuccino. Just saying. I called Spark out of the blue, around the time I launched my own...
Jubilee Fund recruitment and hiring process match

Jubilee Fund recruitment and hiring process match

“We need to get our posting out to networks we aren’t connected to yet” – Derek Pachal, The Jubilee Fund The Jubilee Fund provides flexible loans and bridge financing to community development and social change – related projects that...
Adding it up at ACOMI

Adding it up at ACOMI

ACOMI or the African Communities of Manitoba is an umbrella organization of smaller community organizations. They also run a variety of mentorship and support programs for youth at different schools across the city, and a drop in and meeting centre for the African...