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Millennials Want Skills-Based Involvement With Charities
Skill development is a driving factor in Millennials’ philanthropic engagement. A quarter of Millennials surveyed indicated that they volunteer through their work to utilize their skills or expertise. More than three-quarters (77 percent) indicated that they’d be more likely to volunteer if they could use a specific skill or expertise to benefit a cause.
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Risk Management …
7 Areas of OSHA-Related Issues
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is an entity that many employers would prefer to forget, but it is a governmental entity that is aimed at improving the health and safety conditions of working people. During the Nonprofit Risk Management Center 2016 Risk Summit, risk consultant Arthur F. Blinci shared thoughts about OSHA and items that should be in the awareness of managers.
The NPT Career Board is a great resource to find quality professionals with experience in the non profit sector. Our goal is to connect Top Talent with Industry Leaders.
Human Resources …
4 Takeaways From Intern Lawsuits
Nonprofits rely heavily on volunteers and often on unpaid interns. That is nothing new, but recent disputes that went to court have caused the U.S. Department of Labor (DoL) to review the need for additional guidance about unpaid internships at nonprofits. Referring to the case of Wang vs. The Hearst Corporation, attorneys Nicholas M. Reiter and Jeffrey S. Tenenbaum of Venable LLC offer four takeaways from the case that are of particular concern to the sector:
Engaging can mean many things, from financial support to helping spread word about an organization or mission. It can also mean volunteering, and sometimes enlisting volunteers can benefit from a strategic approach as much as fundraising can. In her book “Diversity and Philanthropy,” Lilya Wagner discusses volunteering by Hispanics, which she says is growing, although it needs to be addressed on its own terms, in part because of what she sees as a perception that Hispanics are poor at volunteering.