Cultural Competencies and Diversity | Friday, June 2, 2017
9 am to 4 pm | WCU at Biltmore Park
- Workshop Fee: $119 / CNP Course Fee: $300 (includes on-line portion)
- Instructor: Tim Sinatra, Chief Executive Officer, Eliada
Participants can attend this one-day workshop independent of the Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) program or can register for the entire CNP On-Site/On-line Module 3 Course, which includes
This one-day workshop will highlight the importance of developing cultural competency
as part of the nonprofit professional practice in culturally diverse settings. Participants
will learn more about the role of culture, alternative views, and differences when
advancing mission and engaging in nonprofit management practice. Additionally, topics and group discussion will
focus on developing increased knowledge of diversity and cultural competency, and
effective skills to gain the trust, respect, and legitimacy of the nonprofit's stakeholders
(e.g., volunteers, funders, program participants, donors, etc.). Participants will
be encouraged to act in a supportive manner that recognizes the feelings of another
cultural group, especially when managing/supervising others.
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About the Instructor
For over 27 years, Tim Sinatra has brought non-profits, key stakeholders and public
organizations together to develop a collective vision for success, and has provided
the leadership to build the strategic direction and appropriate infrastructure necessary
to move from vision to strategy and into sustainable results.
Tim Sinatra currently is the CEO/President of Eliada, an organization that serves
children from 6 months to 22 years old through a continuum of services that address
the needs of the most vulnerable children and young adults. Eliada’s current operating
budget is $10 million and serves youth 365 days a year and 24 hours a day. Tim has
expanded critical services across the organization, enhanced the brand awareness across
the community and stabilized funding sources.
Prior to Eliada Tim served as the Executive Director of the Boys and Girls Clubs of
Salem, Marion and Polk Counties in Oregon. This youth-development organization serves
over 11,000 children with over 80 employees and hundreds of volunteers at eight sites.
Tim’s duties also encompass leadership for a supporting foundation and oversight of
a charitable business established by the foundation. He has also developed high impact
youth development programs that have been scaled across the state through strategic
investments by Oregon’s Youth Development Council. In addition, he was instrumental
in developing the highly successful strategy called Designing for Impact that is influencing
other Boys and Girls Clubs and regional youth development agencies.
Before joining the Boys and Girls Clubs of Salem, Polk and Marion Counties in Oregon,
Tim Sinatra was successful working in a diverse set of communities customizing solutions
for success. He has served in executive leadership positions with Boys and Girls
Clubs organizations in Florida, California and Virginia. Early in his career he also
worked with the YMCA in Florida.
In addition to his current position, Mr. Sinatra trains local non-profit organizations
in purpose-driven organizational and board development, mentors non-profit leaders
from a variety of organizations, serves on state level youth development committees
and networks with international business leaders to develop localized solutions.