Volunteer: Employee Handbook for UpRoot Colorado


Austin, TX

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Help UpRoot Colorado improve transparency and accountability with clarified rights, policies, and other expectations in a new or revised employee handbook.

Our Mission

We increase the nutritional security of Coloradans by harvesting and redistributing surplus, nutrient-dense foods while supporting the resilience of farmers.

Fun Fact About Us
The brother of Colorado Governor Jared Polis saw the following article in the Colorado Sun ( https://coloradosun.com/2019/02/19/colorado-farmers-food-waste-uproot-startup/ ) and called us to have coffee and share more about what we do!

What You’ll Work On

  • Audit of existing Employee Handbook, or internal communications regarding employment policies
  • Edit or creation of a new Employee Handbook, which may include any of the following: Standards of Conduct, Work Schedules, Leave Policies, Termination Policies, Safety and Security, Anti-Discrimination policies, Compensation and Benefits policies, any Non-Disclosure Agreements or Conflict of Interest statements that may apply, and any other pertinent information

Additional Details
Greetings. We started an Employee Handbook project on Catchafire early in 2021. We made decent progress before the volunteer with whom we were working needed to focus on family matters.

Your Skills

  • Human Resources

Your Experience

  • Background in HR or Operations

Your Availability

  • Works remotely from anywhere
  • 15-20 hours over 2-3 weeks

Why You’ll Love Volunteering With Us

  • Enhance your skills while supporting a cause you care about
  • Gain samples of work & references to add to your portfolio
  • Directly impact a community organization on the ground
  • Work remotely & create your own schedule

Catchafire is committed to helping nonprofits affected by COVID-19 who need virtual volunteers now more than ever. Take a look at the projects we have available to see how you can help.

This volunteer opportunity was originally posted on Catchafire, an online tool that connects nonprofits & social enterprises with passionate professionals who want to donate their skills, pro bono. All Catchafire volunteer opportunities are well scoped, flexible, and include access to support from Catchafire’s team of Nonprofit Advisors.

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