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Date

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
(Light refreshments in the morning and lunch provided)

Event Description

Title
Effective Supervision

Presenter
Cliff Jones, Consulting Partner, Capacity Building Partnerships

Employees are your organization’s greatest resource, but if they are not being effectively supported and directed, you may not be receiving their maximum contribution to your organization’s mission and goals. Cliff Jones, Consulting Partner at Capacity Building Partnerships, offers a holistic approach to supervision. He has helped hundreds of supervisors in nonprofit settings develop skills and supervision methods that really make a difference.

You will explore the most essential elements of a supervisor’s role, including setting goals, giving and receiving feedback, addressing challenges, providing support, and creating development opportunities that promote individual and professional growth. Cliff will address the specific challenges of supervision in the nonprofit environment, highlight participants’ real experiences in supervising staff, and help you identify concrete goals and changes that you can implement with individual staff and teams. You’ll gain strategies to address unclear expectations between staff and supervisor, ambivalence about authority, low pay, and heavy workloads.

In this workshop, participants will learn:

  • Four key functions of supervision
  • Getting and giving useful feedback
  • Strategies to get good people to stay
  • Dealing with staff performance difficulties
  • Recognizing the impact of cultural/style differences in supervision and
  • Organizational systems to support supervision

Whether you have the title of supervisor or not, this workshop will help you develop the techniques to build staff ownership, encourage joint problem-solving, and help staff experience success and satisfaction in working together. “Effective Supervision” focuses on practical applications to build upon the supervision skills you've already developed or are beginning to develop, and learn new approaches to make a difference in your organization.

Who Should Attend?

This workshop is designed for both new and experienced supervisors in nonprofit organizations. The session will include techniques and strategies for program managers, unit leaders, supervisors, and lead workers.

Area of Nonprofit Excellence - Human Resources & Operations and Leadership & Culture

Every learning opportunity NAO offers is aligned with one of nine areas of our Principles and Practices for Nonprofit Excellence that NAO believes are critical to every nonprofit’s effectiveness and success. Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential for a thriving, effective and successful nonprofit; therefore, DE&I is embedded across all nine areas.

This event focuses on Human Resources & Operations and Leadership & Culture. For additional resources in this category, visit: Human Resources & Operations and Leadership & Culture.

About the Presenter

Cliff Jones, Consulting Partner - Capacity Building Partnerships

Cliff Jones is Consulting Partner at Capacity Building Partnerships. He is an organizational development consultant and a human rights activist with over 30 years of experience in working in nonprofit, government, labor and for-profit organizational development. He has experience as a frontline staff, supervisor, project manager, and executive director. He has been working in advancing diversity, equity and inclusion for over 30 years. He was a staff consultant with NAO for 25 years. Cliff has served on the boards of MRG Foundation, Funding Exchange Foundation, Oregon Minority AIDS Coalition, Multnomah Legal Service Workers Union, and Peer Counseling Community. He has been a trainer for the Black Leadership and Community Development Institute and is a recipient of Nordstrom’s Cultural Diversity Community Service Award.

 

Thank you to Columbia Bank for making this workshop possible!

Cost

$175 NAO Members
$250 Nonmembers

NAO Members must be logged in to receive discounted rate when registering.
Contact training@nonprofitoregon.org or 503-239-4001 ext. 123 if you are having difficulties registering.

Location

When
October 8th, 2019 8:30 AM   through   4:00 PM
Location
Inn at the 5th
Maple Room
205 East 6th Ave
Eugene, OR 97401
Event Fee(s)
Price $ 250.00
Event Particulars
City Eugene
NAO Event? Yes
Topic Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, Human Resources, Leadership Development
Presenter Cliff Jones
Event Region Southern Willamette Valley
Programmatic Approach Capacity Builiding

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