Tips on how to implement a four-day work week & other Decent Work practices

Join us to discuss nonprofit HR practices that help advance Decent Work, Racial Justice and Equity in the nonprofit sector.

About this event

You may have heard that organizations around the world are exploring the idea of a four-day work week. Is that possible in the nonprofit sector? With sector leaders, we are going to discuss this topic, recruitment compensation models, and more!

During this webinar attendees will learn about:

  • Strategies on how to overcome barriers and implement a four-day work week, recruitment compensation, and other Decent Work practices at a nonprofit.
  • The value and positive impact of Decent Work practices on paid and unpaid workers
  • How to connect with and apply learnings from emerging leaders who are embedding Decent Work practices rooted in racial justice, intersectionality within their organizations.


  • Andrea Rodriguez, Director of Operations at JAYU
  • Farrah Khan, Deputy Director at Greenpeace Canada
  • Katie German, Director of Advocacy and Programs at FoodShare Toronto

Discussion moderated by Yami Msosa, Network Engagement Manager at ONN.

All registered participants will receive a recording, and a curated list of resources within one week of the event. If you have any questions about this webinar, please contact [email protected].

Speaker bios:

Andrea Rodriguez is a dedicated arts administrator and the current Director of Operations at JAYU—an award-winning Toronto-based charity that shares human rights stories through the arts. Throughout her five years with JAYU, she has played a significant role in transitioning the charity from a volunteer-based organization into an equitable workplace for staff, artists, volunteers, and program participants.

Farrah Khan is Deputy Director at Greenpeace Canada, leading on strategic planning, legal work, and JEDIS (justice, equity, diversity, inclusion, and safety). Throughout her career Farrah has worked to advance social and environmental justice issues, with a focus on environmental-health, climate change, Indigenous rights, and racial justice. In addition to her environmental work, Farrah has also worked in spaces focused on documentary filmmaking, human rights, and youth sexual health and wellbeing.

Katie German is the Advocacy and Programs Director at FoodShare Toronto. She is part of a management team that has introduced many equity focused & justice oriented policy changes — including becoming a certified living wage employer ($24/hr min.), introducing a paid interview policy, and committing to a body liberation and fat acceptance framework that guides work across the organization. Her community organizing work centres on mobilizing people with class privilege to redistribute their wealth, organizing her neighbourhood around issues of affordable housing, displacement and gentrification, and police abolition.

April 12, 2022
1h 00min

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