Posts

Redundancy to Reduce Rattle

By Whitney Claire Thomey Being faced with our own personal mortality or the inevitability of losing a valued team member can feel paralyzing. Although uncertainty often inspires worry, there is one ‘risk’ about which you can be absolutely certain; everyone leaves eventually. I remember the day my grandfather walked in and proudly announced that he … Continued

NRMC Virtual Conference

“You Too: Workplace Harassment is Real”

Ho Ho Hold On There! Managing Office Party Risks (Episode 3)

~8.5 minutes | Recorded 12.16.17 Listen to this podcast to learn about office party risk management, including top risks to ward against when planning office holiday parties. Also meet The Risk Jockeys hosts, Melanie Lockwood Herman – Executive Director of the Nonprofit Risk Management Center (NRMC), and Derek Symer – Principal and Senior Vice President … Continued

Resources

Turnover Truths and Consequences

By Melanie Lockwood Herman NRMC team members are inclined to describe staff turnover as a reality, not a risk. Why? Because every member of your team will—generally at a time and for reasons beyond your control—resign their position and leave for different, if not greener, pastures. True, some may separate at your behest, and a … Continued

Safe and Sound for the Holidays

By Melanie Lockwood Herman and Whitney Claire Thomey This holiday season, nonprofits face conditions unlike any other year. Along with traditional year-end stresses, many face employee relations questions that include nuanced issues related to staff and mission safety. The NRMC team wants to support you as you serve and support your community, whether it’s the … Continued

Events

September 1, 2021

Boston, MA

National Community Action Partnership

“Risk Lessons and Insights from COVID-19: What Next? What Now?”

September 21, 2021

virtual conference

Communities In Schools – 2021 Virtual Leadership Town Hall

“Working Forward: Imperatives for the Workplace of Today and Tomorrow

July 13, 2021

webinar

Communities In Schools

“The Workplace of Today and Tomorrow: Capably Managing Risk and Reward”

June 15, 2021

Land Trust Alliance

“Affordable Retirement and Healthcare Benefits”

March 24, 2021

virtual

NeighborWorks America

“A New Day: Managing HR Risk in the Next Normal”