Resources

Information, research, and resources strengthen the nonprofit sector.

We have gathered some key resources that shed light on the different ways the nonprofit sector, volunteerism, and civic engagement support our society. We continue to monitor social trends, explore statistical information, and gather inspiring resources that support you in your day-to-day work.

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Tool

Your HR Tools – HR Intervals

HRIntervals.ca is a new, improved and entirely free HR toolkit for the nonprofit sector. 

Specifically developed for managers, employees and board members who perform HR functions at their nonprofit organizations, the HR Intervals service builds off assets from the former HR Council for the Nonprofit Sector with an updated and reimagined set of resources. The content, which is accessible in both French and English, has been adapted and updated by a team of nonprofit HR professionals and reviewed from an equity and inclusion lens. 

Guide

Interview and Hiring Guide

A guidebook for interviewing and hiring interns at your organization. Make their experience memorable, beneficial and engaging

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Other

HR Tools and assessments

From the HR Council of Canada, this tool assists employers of small nonprofits in understanding their core functions as it relates to the following areas:

  • Governance
  • Financial Management & Sustainability
  • IT and Human Resources
  • Fund Development and more

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Other

Government of Alberta Employment Standards

Make sure your HR practices meet the Alberta Employment Standards. Check out the latest information and fact sheets on the Government of Alberta website.

Guide

Recruitment and retention for nonprofit employees

Information on nonprofit recruitment and retention strategies to assist you in finding and retaining quality employees.

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Guide

Creating job descriptions for nonprofit employees

A guide to creating the perfect job description to get your organization noticed by potential employees.

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Guide

A nonprofit interview guide

A guide to the interview process for nonprofits. Includes tips on preparing for an interview, conducting an interview and hiring a candidate.

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