Hiring Strategy

Posted by
Roberta R.

Community Organizer

Posted Date
Aug 28, 2019
Virtual volunteer opportunity
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Impact statement
This project will save us $5,776 , allowing us to support the salaries of our staff people.

Project Details

What We Need
  • Recommendations on both styles of recruiting (active versus passive) and proper channels to pursue candidates
  • Guidelines for the hiring process, including the order and number of interview rounds, reference checks, and general best practices for an inclusive interview
  • Effective interviewing techniques and clear, consistent standards for evaluating candidates
  • Tips for negotiating details such as compensation package and title
Additional Details

We need to hire 1-2 part-time community organizers to our organization!

What We Have In Place
  • We have the entire job description and qualifications written out.
How This Will Help

We need to hire qualified, local, caring individuals to grow our community base. This will support our campaigns for tenant protections and immigration support and defense in our communities.

Project may require a short interview with the organization.

Project Plan

Prep: Information Sharing
  • Volunteer Manager shares current or past job descriptions used, as well as relevant materials such as internal policies and procedures already in place
Milestone 1: Audit of Existing Policies
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager meet to discuss current hiring processes, including how candidates are found, interviewing principles, hiring steps normally taken, and overall hiring philosophy
Milestone 2: Analysis and Recommendations
  • Professional identifies key areas of improvement, and recommends ways to improve current processes
  • Volunteer Manager provides feedback to Professional
Milestone 3: Draft Hiring Strategy
  • Professional drafts strategy, which thoughtfully lays out all areas of the recruiting process
  • Strategy should include guidelines and actionable steps to implement recommendations
  • Volunteer Manager provides any feedback, which Professional incorporates into final draft
Milestone 4: Draft Job Descriptions and Recommendations for Hiring Channels
  • Professional drafts up a job description template the Organization can use
  • Professional recommends appropriate hiring channels for the Organization based on budget, and assists in any setup necessary to list job descriptions
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About The Org

Our Mission

Congregations Organizing for Renewal (COR) provides faith-based & grassroots organizing to build the leadership capacity of people in Southern Alameda County. We are an advocacy organization that works to engage and mobilize community members and city leaders through leadership development, empowering voices, and unlocking the power of people.

Our project is sponsored by: The San Francisco Foundation

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