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Employee Handbook

for  NLSM-Elder Law & Advocacy Center
Redford, MI, USA
Posted by
Erin P.

Erin Peets, Grant Manager

Posted Date
Aug 14, 2019
Virtual volunteer opportunity
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Impact statement
This project will save us $2,430 , allowing us to maintain our level of services.

Project Details

What We Need
  • Audit of existing Employee Handbook, or internal communications regarding employment policies
  • Edit or creation of a new Employee Handbook, which may include any of the following: Standards of Conduct, Work Schedules, Leave Policies, Termination Policies, Safety and Security, Anti-Discrimination policies, Compensation and Benefits policies, any Non-Disclosure Agreements or Conflict of Interest statements that may apply, and any other pertinent information
Additional Details

Development of a comprehensive employee manual for our office that is easy to understand for all ages.

What We Have In Place
  • We have several drafts of a new manual or portions of the manual. Those can be provided for reference.
How This Will Help

We are hoping to streamline our office procedures with incoming volunteers and law clerks. We also want refresh current staff on long standing processes.

Project Plan

Prep: Distribution of Prep Materials
  • Volunteer Manager provides Professional with existing Employee Handbook (if applicable), internal communications regarding employment policies and any other employment policies in place that may not be clearly communicated
Milestone 1: Audit of Existing Policies
  • Professional reviews existing materials, and asks any clarifying questions
  • Professional identifies any existing policies that should be modified
  • Professional identifies any new policies or areas that should be addressed and included
  • Volunteer Manager provides feedback
Milestone 2: Outline of Handbook
  • Professional drafts a detailed outline
  • Professional incorporates Volunteer Manager’s feedback
Milestone 3: Writing and Delivery of Handbook
  • Professional drafts the Employee Handbook
  • Volunteer Manager provides any additional feedback
  • Volunteer Manager delivers final draft
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About The Org

Our Mission

Elder Law & Advocacy Center (ELAC) was established as a department of Neighborhood Legal Services Michigan over 20 years ago and is now the Title IIIB legal services provider for adults ages 60 and older in Wayne County. ELAC, located in the Redford Community Center, was developed to better serve the older adult population. ELAC focuses on the specific needs of older adults and caregivers and are experts on issues that affect them. Additionally, ELAC has extensive background and experience in identifying and serving older persons with the greatest economic and social need.

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