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September 14, 2011

Personnel Policies: What You Need to Know [Webinar]
Presentd by David Watson, Esq., Sr. VP of Legal Accountability & Compliance Services and Kevin Stadelmaier, Legal Advisor, NYCON’s Western NY Office
September 22nd, 2011 10:00am to 12:00pm
Cost: $25 for NYCON Members; $45 Non-Members
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A good set of personnel policies not only contributes to a positive working environment but also can serve as an excellent risk management tool. In this session you will discover the essential elements of a strong set of personnel policies for a nonprofit corporation as they relate to New York State law and federal statutes, including the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the employee-at-will doctrine. Other topics to be covered include critical issues associated with sexual harassment, probation periods, and progressive discipline.

This webinar session will consist of a 90-minute presentation and a 30-minute question and answer session. Please come prepared with your specific Personnel Policy questions and our legal team will be there to assist you.
Date: Thursday, September 22nd, 2011
Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Cost: $25 for NYCON Members; $45 for Non-Members
Location: This is a webinar. Log-in information will be sent to you 48 hours before the event.
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SAVE THE DATES: New Worskhops Coming Soon

  • October 12th: The Pitfalls of Hiring & Firing for New York State Nonprofits
  • October 25th: Progressive Discipline and Performance Evaluations
Camp Finance 2011
Strength in Numbers: Effectively Stating Your Case
October 6th & 7th , 2011
A two-day retreat for Executive Directors, Financial Staff, Board Members, Practitioners, Fundraisers, Marketing & Communications Staff, Development Staff & More mat Mohonk Mountain House.


Camp Finance 2010Given today´s financial challenges, your participation at CAMP FINANCE 2011 is more important than ever. Celebrating our tenth year, the conference provides the very best in knowledge, skill and strategy sessions for your staff and volunteer leaders. From basic to best practices, CAMP FINANCE 2011´s four tracks this year are:

  • Accountability & Compliance Issues
  • Basic Financial Practices
  • Marketing, Communications & Fund Development
  • New! Public Policy & Advocacy
Successful Email List Building for Fundraisers [Webinar] And Free Preview of the NYCON/Idealware Fall Email Fundraising Course
September 21st, 2011 10:00am to 11:00am
Free: Register Now

EmailSuccessful online fundraising starts with a solid and substantial list of email addresses. But how do you build your list with the addresses of constituents truly interested in your cause? In this hour-long seminar, we discuss a wide variety of tools and techniques to gather solid email addresses, from direct mail and list appending techniques, to online registration methods, to PR and marketing tactics, to social media and viral marketing list building efforts – and how all of those things fit together.

Date: September 21st, 2011
Time: 10:00am to 11:00am
Cost: FREE
Location: This is a webinar. You will be sent log-in and call-in information 48 hours before the event.
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Additional Workshops from NYCON Partners

IEL Program

From the Nonprofit Risk Management Center:

Volunteers, Risk and Reward: What’s New? October 5th, 2011;

2:00pm; $59.00 Most nonprofits depend on volunteers for mission advancement. Volunteers make our missions happen, but they also expose our organizations to risk. Attend this webinar to learn what’s new and what’s practical in the field of volunteer risk management.
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Planning and Conducting Effective Interviews
October 20th; 2pm; $89

For many years the Center has touted the in-person or telephone interview as an important staff screening tool. Yet many supervisors approach interviews on "autopilot," and fail to appreciate the tremendous opportunity that an interview affords the prospective employer. Attend this brand-new webinar to learn about the top three most important interview questions, the worst interview questions ever asked, common mistakes made by even seasoned interviewers, and how to upgrade your staff interviews to increase your chances of making the match between position and applicant that your mission deserves.
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