Software That Helps Nonprofits Screen Volunteers

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Here is a must-read article from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about new software built just for nonprofit organizations.

Application Verification, a 6-year-old East Pittsburgh technology business, has built employee screening systems for 300 organizations ranging from Westinghouse Electric to oil and gas firms that hired thousands of workers during the shale drilling boom.

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So it didn’t surprise David Reed, chief operating officer, when a group of local nonprofits in 2014 sought its help in developing an efficient — and affordable — way to handle background checks for the crowds of people who volunteer to help out with charity work.

“It’s an administrative burden for these organizations to have to go to all their volunteers and get them to do the clearances,” said Mr. Reed.

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About Ceci Dadisman

Ceci is an arts marketer with over 10 years of experience successfully working with arts organizations and nonprofits utilizing innovative and cutting-edge initiatives. She is nationally recognized as a leader in digital and social media marketing and specializes in the integration of digital marketing and technology into traditional marketing methods.

A frequent public speaker, Ceci’s recent and upcoming engagements feature national conference appearances at NTEN, National Arts Marketing Project, Arts Midwest, OPERA America, and Chorus America in addition to many other local and regional events.

Ceci was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA and graduated from West Virginia University. She currently lives in Cleveland and makes digital marketing magic at FORM, an agency that works exclusively with arts + culture and nonprofit organizations.

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