This session will explore the myriad of ways accountability can show up as we journey towards more equitable and inclusive workplaces. How do we know we are doing it right? What happens when mistakes are made, or harm is done? We will look at accountability strategies to support your goals for diversity, equity, and inclusion and discuss how those intersect with your organizational culture.
Native American, or Indigenous lands, are the basis of the United States’ beautiful landscapes worthy of protection. This webinar will address “better” practices on how to talk with Indigenous communities about conservation and land protection as allies and partners. “Best” practices imply that there is a single way and best way to do this; however, better practices include addressing the failures of the past, challenges of the present, and future considerations of land management, traditional knowledge, and meaningful relationships.
Strategic planning can be the most valuable investment of time and energy your group ever makes. With TREC’s Strategic Plan guide, we offer ideas for making the most of your next strategic planning process, to help you: • Develop a process that fits your group’s unique needs • Identify the most important questions to explore […]
In this session we will develop a greater understanding of what resilience is and how to foster it in our lives. We’ll explore a bit about the biological basis of resilience and talk about the essential skill of effective self care.
Hiring an executive director is one of the most important tasks a board will ever undertake. If you are a board member or chair with little hiring experience, you are in good company. We’ve created this guide to support board members at any level of hiring experience.
A template that helps you calculate the allocation of shared expenses based on staff time.
Every organization has strengths and vulnerabilities, and many leaders are too close to the situation to see these clearly. In this webinar, we’ll walk through TREC’s Organizational Ecology Assessment Tool to show you how to rank your organization on key indicators in three areas: Programs, People, and Money.
Feedback isn’t about “once-and-done.” An effective organization strives to create a feedback-rich culture which takes both organizational systems and leadership behaviors that are applied consistently over time. Systems support and sustain behaviors. Behaviors bring systems to life. Use this list to see where your organizations thrive and identify where you might need to focus on improving.
All staff deserve to know the guidelines for working in your organization. Clear policies provide an essential foundation for getting work done and ensuring a safe, productive, and legally compliant organization.
This webinar reviews the importance of relevant and current policies and provides a set of tools for bringing your policy framework up-to-date.
A brief tutorial that will guide you through a step-by-step self-assessment of your organization. Walk through key indicators of organizational health and learn what to strive for in each. Follow along while you complete TREC’s Organizational Effectiveness Self-Assessment.
Laying the Foundations for DEI Work in Your Organization: An Introduction to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
In this webinar, The Avarna Group will build the foundations for DEI with TREC clients by (a) introducing precise language around diversity, inclusion, cultural competence, and equity so clients can become more fluent in foundational terminology; (b) map out the various reasons why DEI work is critical to the future of the conservation movement; and (c) provide an overview of what DEI work entails.
Many organizations adopt flexible work solutions to attract talent, support resiliency, lower overhead, and build a greater presence across a larger geographic region. However, leading staff remotely has its challenges. Whether you are currently managing remote staff, working remotely, or thinking about adding remote staff to your organization, this webinar will help you and your team establish practices for building rapport, setting expectations, and communicating effectively.
What does an effective organization look like? What are the most important indicators of organizational effectiveness in each of the three main foci of your organization – program, people, and money? What benchmarks should you strive for under each? Use TREC’s Organizational Effectiveness self-Assessment tool to gain clarity on the status of your organization- both in your strengths & opportunities to improve.
Keeping your organization focused, effective, and delivering on your mission is core to your work- and the planning required to keep everything moving is critical. In this session, you will learn how to look ahead using your budget and financial statements to ensure sustainability and effectiveness.
The relationship between the Executive and Development Director may be the most important in your organization: one carries the responsibility of leading the organization to execute its mission, while the other carries the responsibility of finding the money that makes it all possible.
Many economists say that a recession is looming–and that we are starting to see early signs of a downward turn. The time to get prepared is before the worst of it hits. In this session, we’ll talk about stress-testing your financial position. We’ll show you how to do financial scenario planning so you can create your own contingency plan. And because we are facing more than just financial uncertainty, we’ll walk through stress-testing your staffing, board, program, and more.