|VBSR Community Bulletin|
Opportunities and news for a just, thriving, and transformative economy for all people and the planet
|This monthly, member-only communication features opportunities and member news from throughout VBSR’s statewide community, including:|
-Upcoming Member Events
-Member Job Listings
To ensure your content is included in this monthly communication, be sure to:
–Post jobs, news and events to our website
-Offer a member-to-member discount in your member profile.
Questions? Contact Membership Manager Toby Aronson
|VBSR is Hiring!|
For more than 30 years, VBSR has recognized that what is good for people, communities, and the environment is also good for business. We are seeking 2 positions to help us continue to leverage the power of business for positive impact:The Communications Manager is responsible for defining VBSR’s value proposition and communications strategies, and for promoting, enhancing, and protecting VBSR’s value proposition and brand reputation to ensure that the organization’s external communications are aligned with organizational goals, effective, and coordinated.
The Education and Events Manager will provide leadership and implementation for VBSR’s educational and events programming, including strategy, planning, coordination, development, fundraising, logistics, and facilitation.
Those who identify as women and non-binary, people of color, veterans, individuals with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and other individuals from underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.
|Member Blog: Green Square Consulting|
Want to have an impact? Three things small businesses may consider
Life in Vermont is pretty good. On average, we are a collective that appreciates a thoughtful approach to getting things done. From a business perspective, this may not seem profound, but there’s an extra layer to our businesses the P&L Statement doesn’t calculate – our intentions.
Read more at: https://vbsr.org/news-item/want-to-have-an-impact-three-things-small-businesses-may-consider/
|Want to share a piece of VBSR mission related thought leadership for the Community Bulletin? Contact Toby Aronson (email@example.com) for more information.|
4 Points VT – 10% Discount on any offering
Accessible Web LLC – 10% Discount
Adaptiva HR – 20% discount on our comprehensive HR compliance & best practices assessment (Learn more at link)
Aegis Renewable Energy, Inc. – $1,000 referral payment to any VBSR member or member employee who’s referral leads to the installation of a solar project over 50kW AC. Payment will be made at commissioning of project. One referral per project.
All Earth Renewables – No cost solar program for VBSR Businesses
Annette’s Preschool – 5% Discount off Childcare Tuition
Aplomb Consulting – Free one-hour initial consultation for strategic planning, capacity building, facilitation, or communications projects. If this results in our working together, Aplomb Consulting will donate $100 to VBSR in your name
AroMed Essentials – 15% off storewide
Ascend Group – Free initial consultation in order to determine whether our team of accounting and finance professionals can lend a hand in improving the financial management of your company
To see a full list of member-to-member discounts, visit vbsr.org. If you would like to offer a member-to-member discount in an upcoming community bulletin, email Toby.
|Member Engagement Tip of the Month|
Attend a VBSR Workshop in November!
VBSR’s virtual education series continues with a number of fall workshops and webinars, including a variety of leading-edge topics: Becoming a B Corp, Inclusive Workplace Practices and Sustainability.
Beyond B Corp Basics
Wednesday, November 3rd
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Aligning Your Facility Investments with Your Mission and Values
Wednesday, November 10th
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Navigating Economic Diversity in the Workplace
Thursday, November 18th
1:00 pm – 2:30pm