Hiring Strategy

Help Eight Million Stories, Inc. build a team of talented and passionate people to help their organization meet its goals with a comprehensive recruitment strategy.
Eight Million Stories, Inc.
Houston, TX, USA
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Eight Million Stories, Inc.
Houston, TX, USA

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Posted January 4th

Project Details

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

As a new non-profit organization, we are seeking a formal hiring process to evaluate candidates that are interested in working in youth development/ young adult work within a non-profit.

What We Have In Place
  • We currently have some core values and skill sets that we identifed., which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have collected feedback on what has worked and doesn't work, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help
This project will save us $4,806 , allowing us to allocate funding to other areas of the organization

In order for our mission to be fully accomplished we have to attract the right candidates that have the right skills and alignment to mission and values.

Project Plan

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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
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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.
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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
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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

Eight Million Stories, Inc.
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Our Mission

Transform the lives of vulnerable youth (16-24) through education, skills training, employment, and authentic relationships.