Staff Management

Recruiting and retaining paid staff is a key priority for most organizations. This section focuses on key aspects of staff management. Many organizations operate with paid staff and volunteers working side by side. See our section on Volunteer involvement to understand unique policies and principles for working with volunteers. In this section:

Policies and Practices provides examples of practical policies and practices to have in place.

Compensation and Benefits provides links to compensation principles and links to studies that provide more data.

Legislation and Liability outlines key issues in managing risk within your human resources unit.

Imagine Canada's Standards Section D provides a comprehensive list of practices & policies for every board to have in place. See the library for key documents supporting the Staff Management Standards.