What are the possibilities of securing benefits for the paid staff of a nonprofit organization?
I am looking to start a nonprofit organization in a small rural town. My research has only just begun, but it feels like the best route to take with this particular project. Any experience with the area of paid staff and how their employment may be different from a for profit business would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! PS The business project is a Community Learning Center that picks up where our federal government services leave off: child care, after school program, tutoring, and a homeschool supplement program.
Asked By: Deborah D - 4/15/2008
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Staff at a nonprofit need to be paid a competitive salary -- you want the best people for jobs, and you don't want to lose them. If you can't pay, say, the marketing director the same salary as at a for-profit business in your area, then you have to come up with other benefits, such as three weeks vacation, for... More
Answered By: Jayne says READ MORE BOOKS - 4/15/2008
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payroll and benefits work exactly the same for a non-profit and for profit organization.
Answered By: Courtney - 4/16/2008
Answered By: NewBamaBelle - 4/17/2008
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