Essential Skills for New & Experienced Supervisors: How to Make the Leap and Land on Your Feet

Event ID:69160

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On-Demand (OD)     $299.00
Duration: 90 minutes including question and answer session.
Presenter(s): Lynn Ivey, nonprofit consultant
Price: $299.00, On-Demand includes full audio presentation, question and answer session, and presentation slides.
CE Credits: This program has been approved for 1.5 general recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. This program is valid for 1.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.
Who Should Attend? Supervisors, CEOs, executive directors, volunteer coordinators, program managers, HR

Being promoted to supervise others is an exciting, challenging and rewarding opportunity. For many nonprofit supervisors, this role comes with little preparation. Yesterday, you were providing services directly to your clients. Today, you’re supervising employees and volunteers who were your peers—while implementing steps and accountability to meet organizational goals and keep your nonprofit on track with its mission. An open mind, persistence and perseverance certainly help during the transition period. But also key to your success is gaining key skills and understanding how to navigate your new responsibilities. Join Lynn Ivey, nonprofit consultant, as she shares ways to build on your talents and experiences to enhance your success as a supervisor. Whether you are a new supervisor or one with more time in the position, you will gain information and ideas to enhance your performance as a supervisor.


Just a sampling of what this webinar will cover:

  • The first steps to take with staff
  • Your duties and responsibilities
  • Your management style
  • Key skills for managing performance
  • How to enhance your communications skills
  • How to coach staff to success
  • How to survive change
  • How to have a positive motivating environment
  • How to interview for success
  • Generational differences


Your conference leader for “Essential Skills for New & Experienced Supervisors: How to Make the Leap and Land on Your Feet” is Lynn Ivey. Lynn is a consultant, trainer and speaker for nonprofits throughout the U.S. Her nonprofit experience spans more than 20 years and includes senior executive and leadership positions with healthcare, education, and family support/intervention programs. Her roles have been diverse including: administrator of one of South Carolina’s largest nonprofit hospice programs, director and coordinator of volunteer programs, personnel manager, social worker, staff trainer, clinical instructor, and preschool director. Lynn is a licensed social worker and long-term care administrator with a strong passion for building stronger communities. Because of her wealth of first-hand experience, both in senior nonprofit executive and volunteer positions, she is a sought-after speaker and has been invited to present at national, state and regional events and conferences. In addition to her professional work, she also has a wealth of volunteer experience including: women’s shelters, a theater company, U.S. Navy Family Service Center, and scouting. She has also held volunteer positions serving on the National Council of Hospice and Palliative Professionals CEO Steering Committee, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Cancer Control Advisory Committee, and the South Carolina Association of Residential Care Homes Board of Directors, to mention only a few. QUALITY COMMITMENT

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