Session 5F: So You Can't Pay Top Dollar: How to Recruit, Motivate, and Retain Top Talent with Intangible Benefits
Track: The Business of Child Advocacy
Talent management is one of the most important assets an organization has. When funding limits your ability to pay top salaries, learn how to recruit and acquire talent based on brand reputation so your center is seen as a career destination for the right talent. We'll also discuss other benefits you can offer staff.
Training & Prevention Director
Lincoln-Lancaster County Child Advocacy Center
Christy Prang is the Training and Prevention Director at the Child Advocacy Center where she educates and empowers adults to protect and stand up for kids. Since becoming part of the Child Advocacy Center family in 2015, Christy has been able to live out her passion by helping educate Law Enforcement, DHHS, School Professional, Mental Health Professionals, Churches and many Youth-Serving organizations across 17 counties in Southeast Nebraska. Prior to working at the Child Advocacy Center, Christy developed a passion for working for children and families at CEDARS Youth Services. Christy spent 10 years working with the foster care program, both as a Family Partner and later as a trainer. Christy also spent time working in the CEDARS Maternity Group Home, Boys Home and Emergency Shelter programs. Christy graduated with her Master’s in Business Administration with an emphasis in Non-Profit Management and Public Administration from Doane University. Christy’s received her undergraduate in Criminal Justice from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Christy loves spending time with her family, reading and running!
Lincoln/Lancaster Child Advocacy Center
Paige Piper has served as the Executive Director of the Child Advocacy Center since June of 2020. She is responsible for agency oversight including budgeting and fundraising, program development, strategic planning and execution, and leadership and management of staff. Prior to assuming the role of Executive Director, Paige worked for Bulu, Inc. as the Marketing and New Business Director where she worked closely with the team to create and pitch multi-million dollar business plans to companies such as Disney, Crayola and Clorox. Paige previously served at the Child Advocacy Center in the role of Development Director where she performed fundraising activities, including donor development, grant writing, corporate outreach, special events, and print and digital marketing and advertising. She is currently a member of the Nebraska Alliance of Child Advocacy Centers Board of Directors, as well as the Lincoln Arts Council. Paige has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Nebraska Wesleyan University and is completing her Master of Arts in Communication at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.