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Key HR Requirements for Your Nonprofit Organization

Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Time: 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

Sponsored by Lorman Education Services

Registration - Live Webinar Only: $199.00

Registration - Live Webinar Plus CD Recording: $268.00


Learn key issues and unique requirements that nonprofit organizations face regarding HR and Payroll compliance.

Many nonprofits operate within dynamic and nimble organizational environments. Often the amount of time and available resources can play a factor in the ability for a nonprofit organization to fully develop human resource policies, practices, systems and tools.

In addition, as employment laws and regulations are ever-changing, there is an ongoing need to review policies and procedures to ensure compliance. This topic will provide practical guidance on how key HR requirements can be developed, implemented, and maintained in alignment with your organizational culture and in support of the overall mission.

This content will feature case examples and provide applicable recommendations related to HR activities and the employee life cycle, to include: Workforce Planning, Benefits Administration and Compensation, Performance Management, Professional Development, Policies/Procedures, Payroll, and Compliance. This material will also provide recommendations for time and cost-effective options to support nonprofits with limited HR resources.

Learning Objectives:

  • You will be able to review a variety of time and cost-efficient options for supporting the HR function when resources are limited.
  • You will be able to define key HR activities within a nonprofit organization related to the employee life cycle.
  • You will be able to recognize how HR policies, procedures, systems, and tools can align with organizational culture to advance strategic priorities.
  • You will be able to recognize the HR value proposition.

This Live Webinar Covers These Hot Issues:

HR Value Proposition

  • Missions Are Driven by People
  • Create the Right Organizational Structure to Support Strategic Priorities
  • Labor Costs = Largest Expense
  • Cost of HR-Related Errors Can Be Significant

Organizational Culture

  • "Organizational Culture Is a System of Shared Assumptions, Values, and Beliefs,
  • Which Governs How People Behave in Organizations"
  • Organizational Culture Can Serve as a Source of Competitive Advantage

Workforce Planning

  • Supports Strategic Planning by Defining the "How"
  • Financial Planning
  • Anticipate Market Changes and Growth

Benefit Administration and Compensation (Tied Into Culture)

  • Broker Identification
  • Nonprofit HR Case Study
  • Benefit Enrollment System
  • Compensation Philosophy (Tied to Mission and Culture)

Performance Management

  • Poll to Assess: Do Attendees Feel Their Current Process Is Meaningful?
  • Performance Feedback Role in Progress Monitoring and Development

Professional Development

  • On the Job Training
  • Supporting Growth and Retention

Developing Policy and Procedure

  • Poll to Assess Those Who Have Current Handbooks
  • Aligning Key Policies With Culture

Payroll Compliance

  • Payroll Systems


  • Recordkeeping and Audits
  • Definitions and Utilizations of Employee Categories
  • State-Level Compliance

Other Systems and Operations (i.e. HRIS)

  • Metrics

Options for Managing Without Internal HR

  • Part-Time
  • Outsourcing
  • Project-Based
  • Volunteer HR
  • HR Leader on Board of Directors

How to Manage Without HR Support

Credit Information (Sponsored by Lorman Education Services):

  • CPE
  • SHRM
  • HR Certification Institute

For Detailed Credit Information page click here

Only registered attendee will receive continuing education credit.


Jessica Ashburn, SHRM-SCP, Nonprofit HR

  • Senior HR Business Partner with Nonprofit HR
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of performance management, employee relations, recruiting, training, policy and procedure guidance, benefits administration, and creating an organization’s HR function from the ground up in all areas of HR
  • M.S. degree in higher education finance and administration; B.S. degree, international affairs, both from Florida State University; True Colors Certified Facilitator; Leadership Architect Certified
  • Member of the Society for Human Resource Management
  • Can be contacted at 202-644-7448, or

Samantha L. Justice, PHR, SHRM-CP, Nonprofit HR

  • HR Business Partner with Nonprofit HR
  • Serves within the firm’s Virtual Outsourcing division (vHRO)
  • Provides guidance and advisory on organizational development, employee relations, policy and procedure development, staff training, and performance management
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on HR/talent management topics, including preparation for aPHR Certification
  • Member of the Society for Human Resources Management, Ladies DC
  • B.A. degree in psychology, Hampton University
  • Can be contacted at 202-785-2060, or

Lori Kipnis, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Nonprofit HR

  • Senior HR Business Partner with Nonprofit HR
  • Serves within the firm’s Project Consulting division
  • Experience leading the HR function within nonprofit, public sector, and for-profit environments
  • 15+ years of HR experience
  • Member of the Society for Human Resources Management
  • BSBA degree, Washington University in St. Louis in organization and human resources management, international business, and management
  • Can be contacted at 202-785-2060, or

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