Nominated by other Council members, these organizations are singled out for their contributions and innovation in the Massachusetts human services sector.
The three recipients are employed by member agencies and the women are pursuing master's degrees at Salem State University, Suffolk University and Clark University.
Convention attendees determined the winner of The Caring Force's Sixth Annual Broadcast Your Love of Human Services Contest.
The Providers' Council recognized 13 individuals and organizations that have made notable impacts in the Massachusetts human services sector during the last year.
The day featured remarks from Gov. Charlie Baker, EOHHS Sec. Marylou Sudders and a keynote speech from Steve Pemberton.
The top three photos in the sixth annual Caring Force contest come from Bridgewell, Bristol Elder Services and Doc Wayne Youth Services.
Job views and "Apply" clicks are surging on new jobs board, led by social media ad, MBTA ads.
For more than 40 years, the Providers' Council has been bringing together human services providers, staff, consumers and other stakeholders for an annual celebration and day of professional development.
There are a record number of entries to vote on this year, so check out Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to see them all.
This fall, there's a professional development training available for staff in every area of your organization.
A federal ruled the Overtime Final Rule invalid, but nonprofits are encouraged to submit comments as to what changes should be implemented.
Today, we're also thrilled to announce that Governor Charlie Baker will join us at the largest convening of human services professionals in the Northeast and address the more than 1,100 convention attendees during the day's lunch program.
The Providers' Council encourages members and all nonprofits to actively participate in voter registration activities.
A few years ago, the federal government adopted grants reforms designed in part to improve the way governments at all levels treat nonprofits that perform services on their behalf. Notably, the reforms, known as the OMB Uniform Guidance, provide that nonprofits are entitled to be reimbursed by state and local governments for some or all of their indirect costs when federal money is in the funding stream.
Since 1998, the Peer Provider Awards have been presented to outstanding organizations as recognized by their peers.
The Providers' Council's 42nd Annual Convention & Expo will feature 34 workshops for all levels of staff.
Dormant since late last fall, the Labor Department has reopened the move to increase the overtime exemption that would extend OT pay to millions of workers, including those at nonprofits.
Council offers members another tool to help with hiring and retaining qualified staff.
The database and survey results are valuable tools that allow members to benchmark their salary and benefits.
The loan repayment legislation - H.116 and S.42 - would help low-paid human services workers alleviate some of their student loan debt.