2024 Human Resources & Employment Seminar

Date(s) - April 24, 2024
8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Pacific Community Church

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De Jager Volkenant and Nelson/Kraft & Associates are excited to announce our free HR-specific seminar taking place at Pacific Community Church in Surrey on April 24, 2024. This seminar is geared toward HR professionals in decision-making roles working in the non-profit and for-profit sectors. If you are a leader who is responsible for recruiting, hiring and HR management in your organization, this seminar is a fit for you.

Schedule Overview:

Doors open at 8AM and a light breakfast will be provided at 8:30AM. Presentations will begin at 9AM and will conclude at noon. There will be a brief Q+A period following the presentations.

Parking Information:

Attendees are free to park anywhere on the north and west sides of the building. The event will be held in the sanctuary, which can be accessed from the west side of the parking lot (there will be signage).

Presentation Content:

1. Starting Well – Common Legal Issues in a Hiring Process – Brayden Volkenant

Finding a good candidate can be a challenge, especially for non-profit organizations, which often leads to a rushed or careless hiring process. Most legal issues in hiring can be minimized or completely avoided with adequate due diligence and a basic understanding of your obligations as an organization, including general employment, privacy and human rights principles. This session will walk through a typical hiring process to highlight some common legal issues, and provide you with practical suggestions for minimizing or preventing these issues in your hiring process.

2. Critical Conversations in Employee Feedback – Jennifer Hill

Stop avoiding difficult or unpleasant conversations and learn how to provide feedback to employees that will empower them to develop their full potential. Build greater trust by having important conversations framed in a constructive way.

3. The ‘Heartbeat’ of Your Organization – Volunteer Best Practices – Brayden Volkenant

Volunteers are often a critical component and resource for your organization. This session will include a discussion about what constitutes a volunteer and what are some best practices, including agreements and policies, your non-profit or charity should consider implementing to protect the organization and the volunteer, and ensure a healthy and beneficial working relationship.

4. Keys to Building a High Performance Team – Jeff Pitchford & Mark Kraft

In today’s competitive employment environment, you may find that you have to do more with less. Attracting, building and retaining a high performance team is key to your organization’s impact and applies to your boards, volunteers and staff.

If you have any questions about the event, reach out to us at [email protected]. We are looking forward to seeing you there!


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