(1) Financial Reporting Policy
Sample from a Yukon Non-profit organisation
(1) Sponsorship: Volunteer Yukon Sponsorship Kit (for example)
One way for Volunteer Yukon to become more sustainable and less dependent with governments funding is to look for sponsors.
(2) HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
Sample Job Description (Executive Director)
Sample Job Contract (Volunteer Manager)
Sample Request for Proposal
Hiring Process: Human Rights Tips for Employers
Employment interviews/applications are designed to learn about the suitability of people for positions in the workplace. However, sometimes the information sought may not be relevant to the job being filled, and may unintentionally create a potentially discriminatory situation. If an employer asks questions that are not directly related to the necessary requirements for the job ("bona fide occupational requirements"), and relate to some of the grounds of discrimination listed in the Yukon Human Rights Act, then the employer may be open to complaints of discrimination by unsuccessful candidates. This area of the law is constantly changing and it is important for employers to be aware and have up to date information.
Following are some general tips about the kinds of information that employers might address in interviews and application forms, and when making your selection:
(This is a general guide only. The Yukon Human Rights Commission welcomes your inquiries and all information is available at no charge. Visit us at 101 – 9010 Quartz Road in Whitehorse or phone 1-800-661-0535 or 667-6226.)
HR Council for the Non-Profit and Voluntary Sector
This national organization provides a wealth of practical HR tools and information for the non-profit sector: http://hrcouncil.ca/
(3) PRIVACY/INFORMATION PROTECTION
Privacy Principles: A Guide for Organizations
The following policy template was developed by Privacy Consultant Hank Moorlag. The template incorporates 10 universal privacy protection principles that will afford organizations a high standard of privacy protection for personal information. Hank volunteered his time and expertise in developing the template and has generously offered one hour of time at no cost to any of Volunteer Yukon’s member organizations to help adapt the template to your specific needs. Please make your request for Hank’s help through Volunteer Yukon.
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has prepared this guide to help organizations fulfill their responsibilities under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA):
(4) NON-PROFIT LIABILITY
Directors’ Liability: A Discussion Paper on Legal Liability, Risk Management and the Role of Directors in Non-Profit Organizations
A discussion paper produced by Volunteer Canada:
(5) SOCIAL ENTERPRISE
Detailed information about social enterprising: http://www.enterprisingnonprofits.ca/
(6) NATIONAL ’UMBRELLA’ ORGANIZATIONS
Volunteer Canada is THE national resource for anyone working with volunteers! Find out the facts and trends, read the latest research, learn about national events, search the directory of organizations, find answers to your questions and more: http://www.volunteer.ca/
Imagine Canada is a national registered charity that looks into and out for Canada’s charities and nonprofits. We deliver research that puts the sector on the map and raises its profile in the minds of Canadians. We shape public policy and build support, encourage collaboration and engagement from businesses, government and individuals. And we deliver tools, resources and networking opportunities directly to nonprofits and charities to build and strengthen the sector one organization at a time: http://www.imaginecanada.ca/
(7) PARTNERSHIP BUILDING IN YUKON
The intent of this document is to serve as a relevant, practical partnership reference tool. This tool will help organizations review their partnering practices to be better partners.
This document is the collective effort of the Yukon Literacy Coalition (YLC) with its partners including delegates of the recent Partnership Forums, volunteer writers, researchers and the Volunteer Yukon (VY)