Nonprofit leaders wear a lot of hats, including serving as Director of Human Resources (HR). In this two-day boot camp, we will discuss some of the challenges facing nonprofits in the current talent landscape and steps that your organization can take to ensure you hire great people, keep them longer, and continue to grow them into future leaders.
Understanding the important role of strategic HR in a nonprofit setting
The executive director’s role in HR and talent development
Knowledge of the current talent climate in the nonprofit sector
Key talent priorities to focus on for various-sized organizations
Strategies and best practices for more effective hiring, talent retention, and leadership development
A framework to develop a plan for your organization to set your strategic HR goals and identify actions steps to move you in that direction
Learn basic HR functions within an organization (e.g. processes, policies,
Understand federal and state employment laws that govern your organization and ensure compliance
Recommended participants include new HR professionals, non-HR staff such as operations managers and executive directors that perform HR functions at their organization. Human Resource Managers with several years of experience are not encouraged to attend.
Facilitated By: Katie Spencer and Desiree Lyles Wallace
Katie Spencer works as a People Strategist for PeopleCap Advisors leveraging her academic background in cultural anthropology and 15 years of experience as a leader in the nonprofit sector to help organizations unleash their full potential. Katie has worked for both local and national organizations, including leading the nationwide implementation of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Club Tech initiative. Katie’s expertise includes team development, facilitation, and training. She is passionate about leadership, organizational culture, and nonprofits.
Desiree Lyles Wallace is the Director of Human Resources at Agape Child and Family Services. Desiree is a proven HR leader with more than 17 years of experience in both the private and the nonprofit sectors. Prior to her work in human resources, Desiree was an educator in what was then Memphis City Schools. She intertwines her love of learning and teaching with her desire to strengthen the human capital within organizations. Desiree loves her city, and on any given day, you can find her dining at local restaurants, cheering on her Tigers and Grizzlies, or attending a local festival with her husband.
$100 for members | $250 for nonmembers
Scholarships are available for needs-based participants! Applications and inquires must be received by Thursday, February 28. Contact Troy Wiggins for more information.