Accessibility and Inclusivity in the Workplace
Accessibility in the workplace is the practice of making information, tasks and activities, and the work environment practical, meaningful, and usable for as many people as possible. Inclusion is the behaviors within team culture that encourages everyone to feel heard and valued for their individual skills and uniqueness. Through this guide, we review inclusive practices and considerations to take when proactively addressing accessibility at the virtual and physical workplace. After reviewing the guide, this worksheet can be used to assess your own organization’s accessibility and inclusion policies and procedures and identify areas to improve.
Accessible and Inclusive Events
How can we be mindful of different needs while proactively providing a welcoming and inclusive experience for all at events? Accessibility and inclusion matter just as deeply in temporary spaces where we invite community to join together for dialogue or learning. Here are some considerations to provide a more inclusive and accessible experience to your audience as you go through the event planning process.
Indigenous Lands Activity
This activity invites you to have a team discussion about the history of the lands you inhabit, the historical and present day contributions of the Indigenous peoples’ in those territories, […]
Meaningfully supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion at your organization requires practices that help everyone be explicit, direct, and clear with each other. The Personal Blueprint can support effective understanding, communication, […]
Preparing for Courageous Conversations & Personal Influence Activity
Issues of race, gender, ethnicity, and identity are personal, sensitive, and can be emotionally challenging to address, no matter how our individual experiences impact our world views, how we relate […]
Allocating Shared Operating Expenses
Shared Allocation is the process of spreading your shared expenses such as rent and utilities across your programs and other cost centers. By using shared allocation, each program shows its full costs. This toolkit shows you why this is important and how to do it.
Budgeting as a Strategic Tool
Resources are tight, and conservation groups need a robust budget tool designed to help them plan for the year ahead. TREC’s budget template is an easy-to-use budgeting tool that makes developing a budget more accurate while using far less staff time to prepare it.
Decisiveness and Decision-Making
Decisiveness is one of the most valued traits in a leader. Learn more about the process of how we make decisions, where we can get hung up, and how to become more decisive, as well as to create clearer decision-making processes amongst your team. In this tutorial, Kristi also unpacks the ways that our identities affect our relationship to decisiveness.
Wondering when to delegate, when not to, and how to delegate in a way that sets people up for success so that you get the results you’re hoping for? This tutorial walks you through how to set your team and staff up for success through clear, intentional delegation, which not only builds your organization’s ability to increase your impact and achieve results, but also builds the skill and the strength of the movement more broadly.
Demonstrating Financial Leadership
Two essential traits effective leaders demonstrate are dedication to their organization’s mission and finances, and the ability to evoke trust in effectively leading both. This tutorial will cover what to do and continue doing, and what you may be doing to undercut that leadership, and offer six steps to improve your financial leadership to your staff and board.
Diversifying Revenue Sources
Diversifying revenue is a good idea for many organizations; however, implementing diversification is not a one size fits all solution for every organization. This tutorial looks into when, why, and how your organization can benefit from diversifying revenue sources.
Fiscal Controls for Your Organization
Fiscal controls are critical to every organization to protect against fraud and also create solid financial systems and procedures. This short tutorial covers the how and why of fiscal controls.
Foundations of Management
Most conservationists and activists don’t have degrees in management, so we can struggle to create processes to set our staff up for success. This tutorial walks through a straightforward, five-part process that demystifies supervision and increases your ability to create a foundation for your staff that leads to more impact and less time spent dealing with personnel challenges.
Getting the Most Out of Your Grants
Since many organizations are grant dependent, meaning they rely upon grants for a large percentage of their revenue, it’s essential that these grants be formed in such a way that they sustain the organization overall. This short tutorial covers how to calculate and include the full costs of your programs into your grant budgets.
Hiring Process: Preparing, Seeking, and Assessing
The first of two short and informative video tutorial that walks you through the necessary steps you and your organization need to take to hire an individual to complement your organization. This tutorial covers Preparing, Seeking, and Assessing candidates.