ENCORE AGENCY FAQS
Should my organization become an agency partner?
Your organization should become a partner if you work at a nonprofit, or government agency, have staffing needs that can be filled most effectively by professionals working on a part-time basis and cannot afford to pay market rates.
What should the length of a position be?
Assignments can be short-term or ongoing but they should involve at least 15 hours of work a week and last a minimum of three months.
How do I sign up?
To partner with us, register by making an account on our website, so we can reach out to you to discuss your needs. Registration is free and easy.
What happens after I sign up?
Encore Career Network will help identify and translate your unmet needs into part-time positions that capitalize on the individuals’ talents and experiences. We’ll help you craft the job description and post it on Encore Career Network’s online job board. Candidates will be able to apply for open positions and we’ll also be recruiting and identifying qualified individuals.
Who makes the hiring decision?
Encore Career Network will do the prescreening interviews and will only send you the top qualified applicants. You decide whom to do final interviews and whom to select for the position.
What happens after I pick my placement?
The agency will fill out a credit check application and sign a contract. Mature Services will then handle all HR paperwork with the individual.
What does this cost? And whom do I pay?
Partners pay Encore Career Network a fixed rate, $15/hour, for every hour an individual works. The payment covers the placements $10/hr wage, payroll fees and a small program fee.
What if the placement isn’t working?
If the match is unsuccessful or your organization’s needs change, call us and we’ll take care of the rest. You should give us and the individual two weeks’ notice. We are available to intervene when necessary.