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Providers’ Council seeking applicants for 9-week internships

Applications are available for the positions of Marketing Intern and Workforce Development Intern, available Summer 2018. Applications are due April 27, 2018.

Report: Nonprofit engagement can boost young voter turnout

Voter registration and turnout among hard-to-engage voters under age 30 increases when nonprofits are involved in voter engagement and get-out-the-vote initiatives, according to a new report from Nonprofit VOTE.

Convention workshop proposals now being accepted

The Providers' Council's 43rd Annual Convention & Expo will be held Thursday, September 20, 2018 in Boston. The event features 34 workshops on a diverse range of topics of interest to human services professionals of all levels.

Join Council for new forum: Unleash the Power of the Human Services Ecosystem

The Council will host the luncheon forum following the Annual Business Meeting at the Beechwood Hotel on Wednesday, April 11. Alliance for Strong Families and Communities CEO Susan Dreyfus addresses the transformational potential of the human services ecosystem and its economic impact, and new data will take a deeper look into the makeup of the Massachusetts human services workforce.

HRIS Integration option saves time, eases compliance tracking

Providers' eAcademy can be linked directly to human resources programs to track staff trainings, requirements and more.

Members have access to archived webinars

The Providers' Council records the webinars it hosts throughout the year and shares the link in the Members-Only Resources section of providers.org.

New guidance, tools for complying with Equal Pay law

Will your organization be in compliance with the amended Massachusetts Equal Pay Act that goes into effect on July 1, 2018? The Attorney General's Office has online resources to help you figure it all out.

Spring Supervision Series registration open

Nearly 500 supervisors have completed this popular, six-week training program, which regularly sells out. The spring 2018 program will take place in Boston's Dorchester section.

New Courses added to Providers’ eAcademy

New offerings are added regularly to the Council's online learning management system and it now features more than 600 courses.

Ready to rally with The Caring Force? Registration now open

The Seventh Annual Caring Force State House Rally and Lobby Day takes place Tuesday, April 10 at 10 a.m. in the Great Hall.

HR Roundtable looks for ways to work together

Many organizations, especially those with residential and day habilitation programs, employ staff that also work at other agencies. This roundtable explored the challenges around shared staff and discussed ways to work together.

Applications available for master’s-level Certificate Program

This acclaimed program helps current leaders can sharpen their skills and prepares future leaders to climb the career ladder.

Legislators seek input on budget; hearings scheduled across Mass.

The Joint Ways & Means Committee has scheduled public hearings around the state to get input on the Fiscal 2019 state budget.

Council defends nonprofits in Globe letter

The Providers' Council was disappointed late last month to read a front-page Boston Globe article maligning the work done by nonprofits. The Globe claimed in a headline on the front page of its Sunday newspaper that "Theft at nonprofits 'shockingly common,'" an assertion that greatly disappointed us.

Council marks 20 years under Weekes’ leadership

Council President and CEO Michael Weekes recently marked a significant milestone of 20 years of leadership at the organization.

Take advantage of these free, members-only opportunities

The calendar includes two webinars and two in-person sessions being offered exclusively for Council members on trends affecting your organizations.

Nonprofit VOTE webinars will prepare nonprofits for big voting year

In preparation for a significant mid-term election year, Nonprofit VOTE will host a series of webinars to prepare nonprofit organizations to maximize nonpartisan voter registration and voter engagement efforts.

Governor proposes $40.9B budget for FY ‘19

Spending plan would make a significant investment in Department of Mental Health; plus increases for Department of Children and Families and Department of Transitional Assistance.

Better benefits can help attract, retain employees

The Providers' Council's new dental insurance rate will be in place for two years, and the rates for vision insurance are good for four years.

Save the date! Annual Business Meeting & Forum are April 11

A short business meeting to elect new board members will be followed by a forum to address the latest research project.

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