Talent Recruitment Strategy

Youth Development

By William C.


Posted Jan 10, 2018

This project is

In Progress

Matched with:

LaDonna W.

This project will save us $3,750, allowing us to change more lives for the better, forever.

What We Need

  • Recommendations on both style of recruitment (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
  • Effective interviewing techniques and clear, consistent standards for judging candidates
  • Tips for negotiating details such as compensation package and title

How This Will Help

This project is crucial to our organization. Because nonprofits are generally stretched thin, it is important that we are able to use all of our resources. With this project, we are trying to find the best way that we can start a work study program.

What We Have In Place

We currently have a staff member who has done research on local colleges which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have a successful internship program and the ability to provide any other information you need.

  • Location: Remote (work anywhere)

Project Steps

  • Prep: Information sharing
    • Current or past job descriptions used
    • Relevant materials such as internal policies and procedures already in place
  • Milestone 1: Audit of existing policies
    • Catchafire Professional and Volunteer Manager meet to discuss current current hiring processes, including how candidates are found, interviewing principles, hiring steps normally taken, and overall hiring philosophy
  • Milestone 2: Analysis and recommendations
    • Professional dentifies key areas of improvement, and recommends ways to improve current processes
    • Volunteer Manager provides feedback, which Professional incorporates
  • Milestone 3: Draft Talent Recruitment 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 to 3 job descriptions the Organization can use
    • Professional recommends appropriate hiring channels for the Organization, and assists in any setup necessary to list job descriptions
Prerequisites for Professional
  • Background in recruiting, HR, or management
  • Experience in searching, interviewing, and hiring candidates
Prerequisites for Organization
  • Executive responsible for hiring or HR committed to this project

Our Mission

Each time Big Brothers Big Sisters pairs a child with a role model, we start something incredible: a one-to-one relationship built on trust and friendship that can blossom into a future of unlimited potential. And thanks to the first-ever nationwide impact study of a mentoring organization, we have the facts to prove it.

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