2011 List: 100 Best Nonprofits To Work For in Oregon

| Print |  Email
Articles - October 2011
Thursday, September 22, 2011

1011_Nonprofit_List

METHODOLOGY

EMPLOYEE SURVEY

The survey was voluntary and free of charge. Participating nonprofits had to employ at least 10 Oregon workers (and/or volunteers who worked an average of 20 or more hours per month) at the time of the survey. Organizations were categorized as small if they had fewer than 20 Oregon employees; medium if they employed 20-49; and large if they employed 50 or more in Oregon. For the 2011 survey nearly 5,500 nonprofit workers rated their satisfaction with 170 organizations in 25 workplace qualities — five in each of the following categories:

1. Work environment: scheduling, diversity, family balance, teamwork, fun, technology, policies and procedures

2. Management and communications: treatment and feedback from supervisors, workplace communications, discipline for poor performance, rewards and acknowledgement for top performance

3. Mission and goals: progress of mission, trust in management and board, employee involvement in decisions, community support, workplace pride

4. Career development and learning: on-the-job training, off-site education and training, growth opportunities, promotion and advancement, job goals and expectations

5. Benefits and compensation: adequacy and fairness of pay, health and wellness plan, retirement plan, paid time off and leave, opportunities for better pay and benefits

EMPLOYER BENEFITS SURVEY

Organization representatives answered about 50 questions covering a comprehensive set of benefits including health and wellness, time off, family-friendly policies, work scheduling, incentives, retirement plans and culture.

SCORING

The employee survey counted for 5/6 of a nonprofit’s score. For each organization, the average employee satisfaction rating was calculated in each of the five categories above on a scale of 0-100. The benefits survey was also scored on a 100-point scale, accounting for the remaining 1/6 of the overall score, resulting in a total possible score of 600.

HOW TO ENTER THE 2012 100 BEST NONPROFITS:

1. Eligibility: Any nonprofit 501(c)-type organization, government agency, association, hospital, credit union, etc., with at least 10 employees (and/or volunteers who work an average of 20 or more hours per month) in Oregon will be eligible to enter the 2012 survey. Organizations may be based outside the state but only their Oregon workers may participate.

2. Survey period: The process for 2012’s list will begin in April and end in June 2012. There is no charge to participate, and organizations that do not make the list will remain anonymous. All participants that complete the process can obtain survey results.
3.Submitting your workplace: Send an email with your name, title, phone number and email address to: 100best@oregonbusiness.com.

4. Mark your calendar: The sign-up link will be posted to www.oregon100best.com in April 2012.



Untitled Document

Want to have the full list?

Do you place a high-priority on social causes? Are you looking for great workplaces that do the same?

Click the PayPal button now to start your order for the enhanced version of the 100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in Oregon list for 2011.

Note: the 2012 version will not be released until October 2012

As a bonus, you'll also receive the 100 Best Green Companies to work for in Oregon 2012!

Buy Now with PayPal

For only $8, safely purchased through PayPal, you will receive:

New content not available in other versions, including:
  • Direct links to job pages or contact pages
  • Number of Oregon and worldwide employees
  • Company Address, Oregon
  • And so much more!
A PDF of the list in an easy-to-read layout

An Excel spreadsheet with the full data for you to sort, manipulate and research with all 100 winners


Buy Now with PayPal

Click the PayPal button at right to start your order.



You will receive the files to your PayPal account's email address immediately after purchase.

The instanteous file delivery system is handled by e-junkie.com, a respected digital media provider. You can learn more about e-junkie here or what they do here.

Problems? Please contact us.



 

More Articles

Courtside

April 2015
Thursday, March 26, 2015
BY JACOB PALMER

Power lunching at the Court Street Dairy Lunch in Salem.


Read more...

100 Best: The Power of the Worker

March 2015
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
BY KIM MOORE | OB RESEARCH EDITOR
AND AMY MILSHTEIN | OB CONTRIBUTOR

Technology is empowering people like never before and transforming how employees interact in the workplace. How can companies attract and keep staff engaged in this rapidly changing world?


Read more...

4 highlights of the MLS labor deal

The Latest
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
timbersthumbBY JACOB PALMER | OB DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

On Wednesday night, a couple days ahead of the 2015 season kickoff, Major League Soccer and the Players Union reached an agreement.


Read more...

Power Players

April 2015
Friday, March 27, 2015
BY ROBERT MULLIN

A new energy-sharing agreement sparks concerns about independence and collaboration in the region's utility industry.


Read more...

Bike Chic: 7 stylish options for cyclists

April 2015
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Cycling to work is all the rage. But not everyone wants to arrive at the office messy, sweaty — and unfashionable.


Read more...

5 questions for inDinero CEO Jessica Mah

The Latest
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
jessicathumbBY JACOB PALMER | DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

inDinero, a business that manages back-office accounting for startups and smaller companies, recently announced it would relocate its headquarters from San Francisco to Portland. We talked to CEO Jessica Mah about what drew her to Portland and how she plans to disrupt the traditional CPA model.


Read more...

10 Twitter highlights from #OR100Best

The Latest
Friday, February 27, 2015
100bestBY OB STAFF

Oregon Business held its  22nd annual 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon celebration Thursday night in the Oregon Convention Center.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS