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Matched with Kathy B
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Kathy B.

Leadership Coaching

for  Shoes That Fit
Claremont, CA, USA
Posted by
Amy F.

CEO and Executive Director

Posted Date
Jun 18, 2019
Virtual volunteer opportunity
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Impact statement
This project will save us $13,348 , allowing us to purchase more shoes for children!

Project Details

What We Need
  • Up to 4 coaching sessions with a staff member
  • Actionable steps and advice to address an ongoing managerial issue
  • Assessment of the effectiveness of the Organization's leadership team
Additional Details

I am the CEO of a growing non-profit with background in fundraising and strategic planning. This is my 6th year and I am so proud of where the organization has come. But I now feel a need to step up my own leadership skills to keep up with what I've created! My leadership style is very supportive and encouraging, but as we grow I have also had to make tough decisions that are unpopular. I'd like to develop my own leadership skills.

What We Have In Place
  • I am motivated and have some specific issues I want to work on.
How This Will Help

As the CEO of a growing nonprofit that helps over 131,000 children a year, I believe that any investment in my leadership skills will strenghten the organization and help us reach more children!

Project Plan

Milestone 1: Initial Assessment
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager discuss perceived areas of strength and area of improvement, leadership style, and assessment of team motivation and morale
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager decide on specific areas to focus on and goals for coaching sessions
  • Professional communicates if feedback from other members of the Organization will be necessary
Milestone 2: Coaching Sessions
  • In-depth discussions may include issues such as strategy and goal-setting, program management, personnel management, and board management
  • Various techniques may be employed by the Leadership Coach to achieve the desired results
Milestone 3: Wrap-up and Learnings
  • Volunteer Manager and Professional evaluate lessons learned and progress made
  • Volunteer Manager and Professional discuss areas and actionable items to focus on going forward
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About The Org

Our Mission

Shoes That Fit tackles one of the most visible signs of poverty in America by giving children in need new athletic shoes to attend school with dignity and joy, prepared to learn, play and thrive.

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