Human Resources & Operations

Effective nonprofits invest in their staff and/or volunteers. Values have been articulated and practices are expressed in policies and team building. 

Resource Topics On This Page:

1. HR Legal & Compliance
2. Employee Compensation & Benefits
3. Employee Hiring 
4. Employee Management
5. Volunteer Management
6. Independent Contractors
7. Demographic Data Collection
8. Health Insurance
9. Workplace Discrimination & Harassment
10. Workplace Safety, Health & Well-being
11. Data Privacy & Security

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion resources - See Leadershp & Culture

1. HR Legal & Compliance

OregonSaves - state-run retirement plan (all staffed nonprofits must register)

  • OregonSaves Website - State of Oregon
  • OregonSaves: Everything You Need to Know about state-run IRA retirement plan - Zenefits

Oregon Workplace Fairness Act

2. Employee Compensation & Benefits

Retiring/Exiting Executive Director/CEO

3. Employee Hiring

Diversity in Recruiting

Job Boards for Nonprofits

Background Checks

4. Employee Management

Executive Director Evaluation (see #2 above for Comp & Benefits info)

Workplace Re-entry during COVID

  • Workplace Re-entry: General Guidance for Employers & Organizations - Oregon Health Authority 
  • Protecting Workers: Guidance on Mitigating & Preventing Spread of COVID-19 - OSHA
  • Workforce Re-entry Toolkit for Nonprofits - UST 

5. Volunteer Management

Volunteer Screening & Background Checks

6. Independent Contractors

7. Demographic Data Collection

  • Resources for Demographic Data Collection - D5 Coalition
  • Gathering Demographic Information from Surveys - SurveyMonkey

8. Health Insurance

NAO offers a member benefit with Nonstop Wellness for health insurance (50+ staff members).

9. Workplace Discrimination & Harassment

10. Workplace Safety, Health & Well-being

Oregon Healthy Workforce Center - OHSU

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health - NIOSH

  • Advancing Worker Safety, Health and Well-being - Workbook
  • Future of Work Initiative - Overview
  • Making the Business Case for Total Worker Health - Business Case

11. Data Privacy & Security

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