Free Nonprofit Online Event

Arkus Pro Bono Day

June 16th, 2021 10am PT / 1pm ET Your Desk!

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A Salesforce Nonprofit Community Pro Bono Event

Join Arkus for free workshops and consulting sessions online as part our next semi-annual Pro Bono Day on Wednesday, June 16th. This time we're focusing on duplicate management, the Pardot connector, and critical updates. Not a Salesforce user yet, but thinking about becoming one? This is for you too. 

What to Expect 

Master the art of ensuring you have an org free of duplicates, see how to sync up Pardot like a pro, and learn how to properly assess and install those critical updates. Stick around for a free Ask-the-Expert session where you will have dedicated time with an Arkus expert. Whether you're considering a move to Salesforce or you're already an admin, get answers to your toughest Salesforce questions during this time. You will receive a link to the one-on-one session sign up after registering here. 

About the Sessions

Log on as works with your schedule and come for all only only some of the sessions. Sessions are designed to be valuable to a range of experience levels, from experienced admins to new users, even executives taking their first look. Content is specifically nonprofit focused and applicable to your everyday Salesforce needs. 

Arkus experts will provide remote real-time consultations on automation, architecture, integration, configuration, security, data loading help, and all things Salesforce. Make sure your sandbox login is ready. Experts will not write or alter code or make major changes in Production.

Attendees must be employees of a 501c(3) nonprofit organization. Save your seat soon, space is limited. The unique link sent to you after registration will get you access to all the sessions.


Schedule Outline




Session Topic





Iva Mandic, Arkus Project Manager



Duplicate Management

Scott Searle, Senior Project Manager, with Kate Lessard, Project Manager







Mysteries of Pardot Solved

Sam Safin, Senior Project Manager with Melinda Smith, Arkus Project Manager







Installing Critical Updates

Mario Di Genio, Dev Team Manager



Break & Presentations Close




Ask-the-Expert Sessions 

Arkus Project Managers

Note that exact times and session content may change slightly. Workshop sessions are 45 minutes each, including Q&A, Please check back here the week of to see the latest and most current schedule. 
Read up on our last in person Pro Bono Day on the Ohana Floor at the Salesforce Tower in New York City in this post, and about our previous West Coast Pro Bono Day in this one. 

About Us

Sam Safin

Senior Project Manager, Arkus, Inc. 

Samantha (Sam) Safin is a Senior Project Manager at Arkus. An "accidental admin" turned consultant, she now enjoys working with nonprofits of all sizes to improve and automate their marketing and development efforts. Most recently she was honored to become a member of the 2021 class of Marketing Champions and holds 12 Salesforce certs.

Melinda Smith

Senior Project Manager, Arkus, Inc. 

5x certified Arkus Project Manager, Two WIT Podcast co-host, and on the WITness Success conference board. Find her @girlygeeksocial.

Scott Searle

Senior Project Manager, Arkus, Inc. 

Scott is a 5x certified Salesforce Admin and Financial Services Cloud Consultant with nonprofit and banking expertise, 308 Trailhead badges, and 8 Superbadges. 

Kate Lessard

Project Manager, Arkus, Inc. 

Kate stays active in the Salesforce community as a Trailblazer mentor, Salesforce certification SME, and co-leader of the Portland Women in Tech community group. Outside of the cloud, Kate she barre and yoga classes and enjoys spending time with her husband and three dogs. Kate is 6x certified and a member of the WITness Success Conference Core Team. Find her @salesforceK8

Mario Di Genio

Dev Team Manager, Arkus, Inc.

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Arkus, Inc.

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Our 30+ person team holds over 150 combined individual Salesforce certifications and thousands of Trailhead badges. We are recognized by Salesforce as Nonprofit, Nonprofit Cloud, and Lightning Experience Masters in addition to Marketing & Engagement and Fundraising & Donor Management Specialists. Learn more about Arkus and other Arkus events on our website. 

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