Born to be a loser!

Learning Objectives                                              5
Introduction                                                     5
The Mission Depends Upon the People                              6
A Nonprofit Workforce Glossary                                   6
The Nonprofit Workforce                                          8
Procedures and Policies                                         10
Laws and Regulations                                            14
Employees                                                       14
Timely Remittances Avoid Penalties                              21
The Employee-Independent Contractor Issue                       22
Criteria for Worker Classification                              22
Noncompliance Penalties                                         23
Employee Benefits                                               24
Retirement Plans                                                25
Volunteers Are Special People                                   26
Volunteers as a Resource                                        26
Volunteer Burnout                                               26
Roles for the Volunteer                                         28
Volunteers Are Not Free                                         28
Fostering Staff/Volunteer Appreciation                          29
People Resource at the Top                                      30
What Is a Board?                                                30
The Corporate Board                                             30
The Nonprofit Board                                             30
The Bylaws                                                      31
Board Member Recruitment                                        32
Board Member Retention and Removal                              32
Efficient Board Meetings                                        33
What Is a Director?                                             35
Director Training                                               35
A Director’s Dual Role                                          35
The Director’s Kit                                              35
Keeping Directors                                               37
Responsibilities of Directors                                   37
The Duty of Care                                                37
The Duty of Loyalty                                             38
“D&O” Insurance                                                 38
Check Your State Laws                                           38
The Leadership-Partnership Concept                              40
What Is Leadership-Partnership?                                 40
The Origin of the Unique Concept                                40
Partnering Is Not Micro-Managing                                41
Who Takes the Lead?                                             41
The Advisory Board                                              42
Broadening the Constituency Base                                43
Committees                                                      44
What Are They?                                                  44
Standing Committee                                              44
Ad Hoc Committee                                                45
The Steering Committee                                          46
The Resource Committee                                          46
The Project(s) Committee                                        47
The ACTION Committee                                            47
Summary                                                         52
Questions                                                       57
Appendix F – Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification      60
 

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