A resource-sharing community for Canadian HIV and hepatitis C service providers

Wendy Pinder

Position/Job Title: 
Program Administrator

Resources

OODP Risk Management Planning Toolkit

This toolkit offers a systematic and thoughtful approach to help you to address the possible risks facing your organization.  It provides a brief description of what risk management planning is and why you need to do it, and offers tools to help you identify risks and determine your priorities and how/when best to respond.   It has been designed as an operational resource primarily for use by Executive Directors, although non-profit Boards may wish to use it as well.  Boards can also use the OODP Board Risk Management and Financial Oversight Checklist, which can be found in our Governance s

OODP Operational Planning Guide

This guide helps Boards and Executive Directors to prepare an annual operating plan that maps out the organization’s yearly objectives with proposed steps on how they will be accomplished, all in one document (see Operational Plan Templates). The operational plan takes into consideration budget and human resource constraints as well as a risk assessment in relation to the organizations short-term objectives.  It is intended to compliment the implementation of your organization’s Strategic Plan and guide the annual Staff Work Plans.

OODP Operational Plan Templates

Please consult the Operational Plan Guide for further instruction on how to complete these Templates, that have been developed in Excel, making it easy for you to download, use and report back on to your Board and other stakeholders as needed.

OODP Board Manual Annotated Table of Contents

This Table of Contents has been designed to help ASOs create their own Board Manual.  It includes a list of all of the documents and policies required for the effective governance of an organization.  You can use it as a template and insert  your own logo, create your own Board Manual cover page and customize the list of documents and policies to meet your needs. 

OODP Executive Director Board Report Guide

 This easy to use guide offers a template to help synthesize and organize your ED Board Report.  It has been pilot tested by 2 ASOs with positive reviews.  Feel free to amend it to meet your needs.  The Executive Director's report to the Board of Directors should inform, raise issues, ignite questions and evoke pride.  After reading it, Board members should feel up-to-date on relevant, strategic-level issues, prepared to raise issues, ask questions and make decisions; and confident and enthusiastic about the organization and its work. 

OODP Partnership Agreement Forms

This handy resource provides you with two types of partnership agreement forms, one for agreements that are long-term and involve operations and a second one for short-term projects or one-time events.  Both types of forms are offered in table and letter formats.  If all you need is the partnership agreement form, this is the resource for you!

OODP Staff Work Plan Guide

This Guide is practical and easy to use.   It can help individual staff and staff teams to map out the steps, activities and timelines that align with their program goals and the organization's strategic directions and key priorities. This Guide  can be downloaded for direct use by staff or you can request OODP facilitation support for a Work Planning Session.

OODP Org-Self-Assessment Tool Process Summary

This one page document provides a comprehensive overview of the steps and timelines involved in completing the OODP OSAT Process, with facilitation by an OODP Consultant.

OODP Partnership Agreements Resource

If you are looking for a resource that covers everything from A to Z about  partnerships, this is it!  This original version of the OODP Partnership Agreement Resource provides a comprehensive and detailed desciption on how to negotiate, create, manage and dissolve partnership agreements if needed.  It also provides the partnership agreement form that can be used as a template for completion.

OODP Org-Self-Assessment Tool OSAT

Do you feel your organization could be more effective?  Do you want to enhance your organization's performance? This Tool and the OODP Facilitation support for the process have been highly endorsed by those organizations that have completed it to date.  It walks organizations through a systematic and comprehensive review of their operations and governance and develops an action plan with tangible steps for making improvements.

Pages