Hiring Strategy

Help Black Men Teach build a team of talented and passionate people to help their organization meet its goals with a comprehensive recruitment strategy.
Black Men Teach
Minneapolis, MN, USA
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Black Men Teach
Minneapolis, MN, USA


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Posted August 24th

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What We Need
  • Recommendations on active and passive recruiting and proper channels to pursue candidates
  • Guidelines for hiring process, including 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

I am looking to hire two positions within the next 2-3 months.

What We Have In Place
  • We currently have position descriptions drafted, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have a compensation policy created, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help
This project will save us $4,806 , allowing us to dedicate more funding to scholarships and loan forgiveness for our particpants.

We are an early stage organization and the most important thing we can do to be successful is bring on the right people as we scale.

Project Plan

Prep: Information Sharing
  • Volunteer Manager shares current or past job descriptions used in the Organization, as well as relevant materials such as existing internal policies and procedures
Milestone 1: Audit of Existing Processes & Policies
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager meet to discuss current hiring processes and policies, including how candidates are sourced, interview questions and principles, hiring procedures, and overall hiring philosophy
  • Volunteer Manager identifies 1-2 key challenges or focus areas for hiring within their organization, which could include retention, equitable and transparent compensation, building a staff that reflects the communities served by the Organization, etc.
Milestone 2: Analysis & Recommendations
  • Professional identifies existing strengths and suggests key areas of improvement, particularly around the identified key challenges or focus areas for hiring
  • Volunteer Manager provides feedback to Professional
Milestone 3: Hiring Strategy Document
  • Professional drafts a new or revised hiring strategy for the Organization which outlines each aspect of recruitment and includes recommendations with actionable implementation
  • Professional incorporates feedback from Volunteer Manager into final draft
  • Optional: Professional creates a template job description or role visualization for the Organization
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About The Org

Black Men Teach
Posted by
Markus F.

Executive Director

Our Mission

To recruit, prepare, place, and retain Black male teachers in elementary classrooms.

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