Best NonProfits to Work For by the NonProfit Times, April 2018
Large nonprofits generally have more resources to be able to provide more services to their constituents or better salaries and benefits for employees. But bigger organizations are not without their own challenges compared to their more diminutive counterparts.
“When we think about things, sometimes it’s a little slower than I’d like because we want it to work for 850 people versus 10 people in one site, and the tax impacts may vary by state,” said John Bradley, chief operating officer (COO) of Year Up. “How do you make what we’re talking about work both nationally and local, operating within markets we need to be working within?”
Year Up is consistently ranked in the Best Nonprofits To Work For. This year, the Boston-headquartered nonprofit that provides intensive professional education to young adults comes in at No. 35 overall and fourth among large organizations (those with at least 250 employees). There are about 175 staff in the national office and another 21 sites in the field, totaling almost 800 employees.
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Best NonProfits to Work For by the NonProfit Times, April 2017
Year Up was recently named one of the best nonprofits to work for by TheNonProfitTimes, marking its seventh consecutive year on the list. The award program is sponsored by The Nonprofit Times and Best Companies Group (BCG), which utilize a nationwide survey to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in the nonprofit industry in the United States.
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E & M Learning for Connected Collaborative Teaching and Learning Communities, 2015
Year Up won for its design and delivery of a number of courses, including the Career Ready Toolkit, Social Media Digital Footprint, and its preparatory Front-End Web Development course.
As with the Optimas Gold Award we won in 2014 from Workforce Magazine for executing on our E-&-M-Learning vision and strategy, we will also include this International award in all of our grant applications, marketing material and devo opportunities. Thanks to the Academic Directors for implementing and enabling this success.
About the IELA Awards
The International E-Learning Awards are given each year for the best work in e-learning, mobile learning, and blended learning, in two divisions: Academic and Business/Industry. All submissions are evaluated by the IELA Awards Committee, who look for a variety of attributes. These include, among others, educational soundness and effectiveness, usability, and overall significance.
Workforce Magazine Optimas Gold, 2014
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