ChiTribe is working to compile all the resources being sent by JPRO for Jewish Organizations and other important resources for being successful when working from home in Chicago due to COVID-19. These resources include Zoom best practices, how to get your emails answered, and even some news for our consultants bored at home! This is News from the Tribe
NON FOR PROFIT RESOURCES
eJewish Philanthropy has some amazing resources for dealing with working from home and making the best of your time.
For those who weren’t familiar with Zoom prior to practicing social distancing, it’s a video- and audio- conferencing and screen-sharing tool that allows up to 1,000 participants to conference remotely at once.
Zoom offers robust collaboration and engagement tools as part of its standard free license, including the ability to connect using VoIP or via traditional phone when the internet is not available. Administrators, teachers, parents, and students also have access to:
Nothing beats the personal touch but sometimes, meeting remotely is the only way. In the face of the COVID-19 outbreak, many companies worldwide have switched to remote meetings to keep their employees safe. Meeting in the virtual space, however, comes with certain challenges.
We were no strangers to all of these. Our team worked on fixing these issues and came up with a list of tactics that work for us.
In light of the Coronavirus, many nonprofits are engaging in scenario planning. Organizations have also been encouraging their employees to work from home or enlisted travel bans. The list of conferences cancelled is growing, with some now being delivered a virtual gatherings. It’s time to up your virtual facilitation and convening skills.