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Essential HR Practices for Mission Driven Leaders: Aligning Nonprofit HR Policies for 2024

1/8/2024, 1/11/2024

9:00 am - 10:00 am PT | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET


Nonprofit human resources is essential for recruiting talent, a positive organizational culture and retaining staff. This series training covers strategies from recruitment to termination, onboarding, leaves of absence and employee agreements. This workshop will help you better understand what to include in an employee handbook and how to navigate evolving employment laws to maintain compliance. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of identifying potential areas of risk and learn strategies for improving workplace culture and employee engagement. Participants will learn how to develop an action plan for implementing a mission-driven approach to HR in their nonprofit organizations. The training is designed to address the distinctive challenges faced by nonprofit leaders managing HR with an emphasis on fostering a healthy and positive organizational culture by ensuring that your organization has effective HR policies.

Who Should Attend?

Professionals responsible for supervising a staff

What The Training Will Cover

Day 1

  • Understand the recruiting process including how to develop an accurate job description and how to find to talent to fill open positions

  • Determine methods for pre-employment screening including reference checks, background checks and applicant vetting process.

  • Review best practices in the hiring process including interview candidates, how to make the offer and how to decline candidates that don’t get an offer

  • Analyze strategies to create a winning culture and effective mission driven performance

Day 2

  • Review key components of employee handbooks and HR policies for virtual, hybrid and in-person office environments

  • Analyze and discuss best practices for progressive discipline

  • Understand how to manage employee leaves of absence and the steps of a termination process


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Additional Information

All workshops are live & recorded. Registrants receive slides & recordings. It is best to attend live. If you miss the workshop, you can watch the recordings and reach out to the instructor with any questions.

Looking to register 3+ people? Email us at to receive $5 off per registration!

Please Note: 

We do not offer any other discounts for this training other than the member rate. Upon registration, you will receive a link to participate in the training. Please check your inbox or spam folder.


Greg Wilken is the Founder and CEO of Edunamo Consulting, LLC. Endunamo is a Human Resources consulting company that focuses on providing HR expertise and services to nonprofit organizations. Endumamo’s clients include SafeNest, DISCOVERY Children’s Museum, Nevada Public Radio and others. Endunamo works closely with organizations to provide highly-personalized, cost-effective HR consulting that helps them to flourish and be more mission-driven. Greg is also the co-founder of the HR Collaborative, a group that he formed to provide networking and professional-development opportunities to HR professionals who work for southern Nevada nonprofits. The HR Collaborative meets bimonthly and is open to anyone who works for a southern Nevada nonprofit and is interested in helping their organization to be more successful. Prior to forming Endunamo, Greg practiced employment and labor law and worked in corporate human resources. He has worked in all aspects of HR with a particular focus on employee relations, labor-management relations and HR compliance.



1 hour of training = 1 credit hour



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