Resources

Finding Neverland: Keeping Staff Safe While Traveling Overseas

Like Peter Pan and the Lost Boys as they explore Neverland, nonprofit staff members might encounter a wide range of unfamiliar events and circumstances when working internationally. From facing civil unrest against an authoritarian regime, to a personal health crisis or a natural disaster, your staff members need to get ‘Hooked’ on safety in order … Continued

We Are the World: International Staff Screening

By Melanie Lockwood Herman The world gets very small after a while, if you stick around long enough. – Edie Falco Your goal of recruiting capable staff members who bring different perspectives and diverse backgrounds to your mission may lead you to  seek and consider applicants who have worked, lived, or even studied in a … Continued

Safe and Secure: Supporting International Staff

By Eric Henkel The safety and well being of employees is generally a top-of-mind concern for nonprofit leaders. When an organization deploys its staff internationally, additional uncertainty enters the already complex risk landscape. Deployed staff members may work in limited resource environments or in conditions of cultural and political instability. Issues that might seem routine … Continued