Tuesday, January 28, 2020 from 8:30 AM to 2 PM CST
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Volunteer Center McHenry County 
620 Dakota St
Room E/F
(Second Building)
Crystal Lake, IL 60012

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Rebecca Stiemke 
Volunteer Center McHenry County 

Cancellation Policy

We rely on accurate attendance counts. If you need to cancel a workshop for any reason, the following refund schedule applies:

-One week or more prior to start date: 
5% cancellation fee applies.

-Less than one week prior to start date: 
No refund is available. 

If you have registered for an event but cannot attend, you may transfer your ticket to another person. Please contact us for assistance. 

Please note, we reserve the right to cancel or reschedule workshops based on attendance. In the event of a cancellation, you will be contacted promptly about a refund and other opportunities.

If a class is cancelled due to weather conditions, we reserve the right to change the presentation to a webinar and will notify participants as quickly as possible.


HR for Nonprofits Masterclass 


Hiring & Retaining Great Talent: Navigating the Path to Staffing the Organization

So, you have an organization to fill.  A mission to fulfill, things to get done, a difference to make.  But, how will it all get done?  Who will do the work?  Where will they come from?  How to you find them, and then keep them?  This is one of the most critical roles that any organizational leader and HR team must carry out. But, how successful are you when it comes to staffing and keeping staff.  This session will take a strategic look at the recruitment function and the organizational decisions that can impact retention.  With some nuts and bolts tips mixed in, join your colleagues and our experienced team in this exploration of the all-important responsibility of finding, attracting, hiring and retaining talent.  Greg Kuhn, PhD, and Assistant Director at NIU’s Center for Governmental Studies will share his approach to the staffing function from both his graduate school courses in HR coupled with his own experiences in hiring as a local government manager and serving as a professional recruiter for governments and non-for profits during his doctoral studies.


  • Understanding of the strategic importance of staffing the organization through a focused and effective selection process
  • Explore the approaches and strategies that can be employed to help retain key staff members and talent
  • Learn some of the nuts and bolts techniques to use at the critical stages of recruitment, candidate screening, selection and making an offer to join your team

Meet the Trainer: 

Gregory Kuhn, PhD, Assistant Director of Public Management and Training, Center for Governmental Studies, Northern Illinois University



Tax Law & HR Updates for Nonprofits

In this workshop, we'll spend time examining the effect of tax reforms based on various reports. We'll also take a look at the economic outlook of Illinois. Finally, we'll take a look at the new developments your organization needs to know about what is on the IRS's radar screen. 


  • Understand how tax reforms have impacted nonprofits recently and how they'll continue to do so.
  • Examine the economic outlook of Illinois from a broad perspective.
  • Understand the important new IRS developments nonprofits need to know.

Meet the Trainer:

James C. Provenza, JD, CPA, Attorney, CPA, and Nonprofit Consultant at James C. Provenza & Associates, PC. 


Tuesday, January 28 from 8:30 am - 2 pm

Volunteer Center McHenry County, Room E/F
620 Dakota Street, Crystal Lake, IL 60012

Non-Member Fee: $89.99
Bronze Member Fee: $71.99
Silver Member/Sponsorship Fee: $35.99

NOTE: Continuing Education Unit (CEU) and Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits for participation in CLA workshops are available to participants. Continuing education credits are earned based on the instructional hours. CEUs/CPEs are $5.00 with online registration or $10.00 at the door.

For more information call 815-344-4483 or visit us at:
Volunteer Center McHenry County