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HandsOn Tech 2013-2014 Training Curriculum

HandsOn Tech 2013-2014 Training Curriculum

The HandsOn Tech Pittsburgh team is proud to announce the training curriculum for our 2013-2014 service year. To promote the effective and sustainable use of technology, we’ll be holding 14 workshops throughout the year on a wide range of topics. From Google AdWords to social media strategy to fundraising to video storytelling, there’s something here for every nonprofit! We’ve highlighted three upcoming workshops below, but there are events scheduled from now until June, so explore our calendar! Click here to see our Eventbrite page. 

Google AdWords

November 6th From Google itself learn how you can use the world’s largest search engine advertising program for free. Hear from Googler Cathy Serventi how best to tailor your organization’s message into free ad space. Register today! 

Google Analytics

December 4th Find out who’s visiting you online, what they’re looking at, when you’re getting the most traffic, why you’re attracting them and how to use this knowledge. Join Googler Timothy James to explore the world of Google Analytics. Register today!

Financial Decision Making

January 28th With limited funding and resources, and so many projects you can do, it’s important to have basic financial knowledge. Join Garrett Cooper to understand how to better control your money. Register today! Free Tech Assessments HandsOn Tech Pittsburgh is accepting applications for our free nonprofit tech assessments. If your organization has a vital technological need, please apply for a tech assessment here. Skill-Based Volunteers HandsOn Tech Pittsburgh is recruiting skilled technological volunteers to help nonprofits achieve technological goals they might not otherwise be able to. If you think you can help out, please click here for more information.

Pittsburgh Cares Now Accepting 2013-14 Applications for HandsOn Tech VISTA

Pittsburgh Cares is now accepting 2013-14 term applications for HandsOn Tech VISTA, an AmeriCorps VISTA program in partnership with Google and the HandsOn Network. HandsOn Tech’s mission is to develop technological capacity within the nonprofit sector, allowing organizations to better address community need. VISTAs also work closely with the local Google office to coordinate nonprofit… Continue Reading

Upcoming Hands On Tech Workshops

Upcoming Hands On Tech Workshops

HandsOn Tech Workshops Please join us for our upcoming workshops. All are FREE for staff of any nonprofit in the Pittsburgh area. View all of our upcoming events online! Understanding Facebook Workshop* Not sure what the world of social media can do for you? Do you have a Facebook page, but aren’t sure how to get the… Continue Reading

Upcoming Workshops from HandsOn Tech

February is here and HandsOn Tech would like to invite you to our workshops this month and next. We have a lot in store, and we hope you can join us.  Google Forms and Spreadsheets In this workshop, we’ll show how to use Google Forms to collect data, including registration forms and surveys. We’ll also… Continue Reading

Learn About Office 365, Office in the Cloud

HandsOn Tech will be hosting out next nonprofit technology workshop at Microsoft’s Pittsburgh office on the morning of January 24.  Many nonprofits use Microsoft Office, including Access, to run their organizations. And many of these programs and databases can be run in the cloud, allowing your organization to safely backup and access its existing information… Continue Reading

Technology Help for Nonprofits In Pittsburgh Area

  HandsOn Tech Pittsburgh,  a new AmeriCorps VISTA program, is tasked with increasing the effective use of technology within the nonprofit sector and low-income communities. The program’s principal belief is that through targeted training and support, we can increase nonprofit technology capacity, in turn helping nonprofits better serve their clients and surrounding communities. A select… Continue Reading