Spark – what’s in a name?

Spark – what’s in a name?

Did you know that our name is not, in fact, an acronym? It’s true! Back in the day when this service first started here in Winnipeg, it was called the Community Economic Development Technical Assistance Service, or CEDTAS. However, over time it became clear that...
Spark on the air

Spark on the air

  Last week I had the pleasure of being interviewed on CJOB radio. Laine Jubinville, Spark pro bono consultant and Human Resources guru was guest hosting the afternoon show along with Colin Fast, and as a big Spark supporter she invited us to be part of it. It...
Recommend your Pro Bono Consultant on LinkedIn

Recommend your Pro Bono Consultant on LinkedIn

There’s no denying that online social networks are powerful tools, for non-profits and for our volunteers. And while it may seem like some social networks are mostly about cats, or pictures of food, LinkedIn has a special place in professional networking....
3… 2…1… launch!

3… 2…1… launch!

We’re thrilled to finally launch Spark’s new website into the web-o-sphere. We think it’s a great representation of where our matchmaking service is now, and we hope you like the new look, language, and that you’re inspired to become involved....