COVID-19: Remote Work, Telecommuting, and Help with Online Meetings 

Slowing the spread of the COVID-19 means working from remote locations.  Below you will find sample agreements and policy templates, as well as training and information for being productive while telecommuting.   

Comparison Guide: Video Conferencing Tools for Your Nonprofit

Many nonprofits have made the switch to remote work in recent months, and the need for a solid video conferencing tool has never been greater. However, different organizations have different needs — from cost-effectiveness to security measures and everything in between. TechSoup created this handy, at-a-glance guide to help you make a more informed decision about choosing what's right for your organization.

Google

Google has compiled a set of quick tips for how to use technology to navigate this time with your employees and beneficiaries. 

Remote Work and Telecommuting

The National Council of Nonprofits has information, resources, and samples for remote work

Sample Policies and Forms 

Tools for Conducting Online Meetings 

Training and Resources for Productive Remote Work  

From Alliances Management, the two blog posts below outline ideas and guidance for steps in establishing working remotely. 

Other resources:

  • How to facilitate effective virtual meetings: Beth Kanter shares her experiences and knowledge with remote work, with actionable and realistic steps. Virtual meetings that are not well designed and facilitated can also mean a loss of productivity. Aside from technical issues, the biggest problem is engagement. 
  • Resources for Virtual Training Design and Facilitation: The Association for Talent Development (ATD) has curated several resources to help you design and deliver effective training to a remote audience. Find courses you can take to deepen your skills on this important work.  
  • Guide to Remote Working: Powtoon’s guide to remote working.