Personnel Policies and Employee Orientation – Standards for Excellence Educational Resource Packet (08)


A nonprofit should have written, board-approved personnel policies that govern the work, safety, and actions of all employees and volunteers of the organization. This packet outlines the benefits of personnel policies, how to manage staff and volunteers, and the outcomes of competitive compensation and employee evaluations.

Attached at the end of this packet you will find the customizable companion documents:

  • Annual Reviews of Executive Director
  • Executive Director Evaluation- Generic Issues
  • Annual Employee Evaluation Form
  • Compensation Philosophy Statements
  • Compensation Policy for Employees
  • Compensation Policy for Executive Director
  • Model Review of Organization’s Salary Structure
  • Model Employee Handbook (includes employee orientation checklist)
  • A Charitable Nonprofits’ Guide to Telecommuting

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