CORE is currently reviewing our Match for Change program and is not accepting Connector applications now.
What does it take to be a CORE Connector?
CORE Connectors work out their schedules to contribute approximately 25-30 hours between early September and mid- December to:
And through it all, Connectors engage with curiosity, honor confidentiality, and generate value for themselves and the community.
Who are the CORE Connectors?
CORE Connectors are people who enjoy meeting new people, asking deep questions, listening exquisitely, and collaborating with a team. They are:
What do CORE Connectors do?
In pairs, trained Connectors host 30- to 90-minute learning conversations with applicants to explore strengths, growing edges, and expectations. All of the Connectors working together synthesize what’s been learned and make recommendations about which applicant organizations and consultants might work well together.
Previous participants have said that this process, by itself, results in valuable new relationships and perspectives.
With the Connectors' recommendations in hand, applicant organizations do their due diligence to select the consultant that is the best fit for them.
“Being a CORE Connector was an excellent professional development opportunity for me. I learned about local consultants’ areas of expertise, how their particular talents might match nonprofits’ needs, and how the successful matching of consultants with nonprofits can enhance our social change efforts.”