Human Resources and Payroll/Benefits Management

Community Initiatives provides the following human resources, payroll, and benefits services to its fiscally sponsored projects on an as-needed basis. Not all projects are eligible for all services.

Employment Administration

  • New-hire processing: job-offer letters and employee visa authorizations
  • Employee changes: salary adjustments, promotions, title changes, FLSA clarification, leaves of absence, etc.
  • Separation processing: cause-of-termination review, final pay arrangements, exit interviews, layoffs, salary reductions, etc.
  • Full payroll services
  • Independent contractor templates and advice
  • Maintenance of I-9 information

Benefits Administration

  • Benefits plan design, development, and administration
  • Employee health and welfare plans
  • Retirement plan administration through our 401(k)
  • Flexible spending account administration
  • COBRA administration

Risk Management & Compliance

  • Maintenance of employee personnel records and documentation
  • Regulatory compliance (ERISA, FLSA, EEO, and other federal and state regulations)
  • HR risk management for worker’s compensation and unemployment insurance
  • Compliance-related training for project directors and managers (EEO, sexual harassment, etc.)

HR Policies and Employee Relations

HR policy development including comprehensive Employee Handbook
  • Performance management coaching
  • Employee relations consultation
  • Conflict resolution
  • Grievance handling and administration
  • Mediation

To communicate with a member of our human resources staff, please contact us.

“We looked at several fiscal sponsors before choosing Community Initiatives. In the course of my research, I heard from other projects about how responsive and supportive Community Initiatives staff was to their needs. That has certainly been my experience.”