Nonprofits struggling to hire staff amid labor shortage

David L. Thompson is with the National Council of Nonprofits, which represents a network of 25,000 nonprofits across the country.

“It's a significant problem for nonprofits,” he said.

Tags: #Relief4Charities, Workforce Shortage, Employment

Funding dwindling amid COVID-19 pandemic, leaving nonprofits in dire situations

The president and CEO of Maryland Nonprofits, Heather Iliff, told the 11 News I-Team: "Neighborhood, smaller organizations and organizations run by people of color are finding fewer opportunities for funding.

Tags: Maryland, Workforce, Employment

Nonprofits stretch to compete in tight labor market

Nonprofits across the country continue to struggle to fill roles, particularly human service organizations, where the burden has been "immense," said Rick Cohen, chief communications officer and chief operating officer at the National Council of...

Tags: Labor Shortage, Employment

For Many Hawaii Companies, The Pandemic Has Changed Work Forever

Lisa Maruyama, executive director of the Hawaii Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations, said the pandemic has made her realize that she is personally way more productive at home.

Tags: Hawai`i, Workplaces, Employment

Senate Bill Would Provide For $50 Billion In NPO Aid

The WORK NOW Act is a “front-burner issue” as the Biden Administration and Congress get to work on their next legislative priority, an infrastructure package, Thompson said.

Tags: Employment, Jobs, WORK Now Act, #Relief4Charities

Nonprofit Job Loss Climbing Amid The COVID-19 Pandemic

Marnie Taylor, President and CEO for the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits says, “People think of us as oh those charities, and oh those little things but we are huge employers, so when you lose 8% of a sector that was 10% of the workforce it has a...

Tags: Oklahoma, Employment, Nonprofit Impact

Workforce Woes Creating Crisis In State's Human Services, Advocates Tell Legislators

Michael Weekes, CEO of the Providers' Council, said many community service groups — which are often contracted almost entirely by the state for service but at a rate lower than directly employed state workers — have staff vacancies of 25 to 40...

Tags: Massachusetts, Human Services, Nonprofit Impact, Employment

Nonprofit wages match government salaries in Minnesota for the first time

“Over the last 10 years, there’s been major progress,” said Jon Pratt, executive director of the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits. “There’s no economic reason it should be less [than government wages].”

Tags: Minnesota, Employment, Wages

Employment rises at Maine nonprofits, but wages lag inflation, study finds

“Just like our private-sector colleagues, nonprofits are increasingly under pressure to offer competitive pay and benefits to attract and retain talent while continuing to provide the services people rely on,”...

Tags: Maine, Employment, Wages

Report: Competition with Massachusetts hampers private social service employment

Demand for services is increasing with an aging population, higher rates of autism and veterans returning from overseas, according to the council.

Tags: Human Services, Employment, Massachusetts


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