microboard resources

Managing a Microboard

Below you’ll find videos and factsheets to help educate you and your Microboard on how to govern your Microboard. Starting and managing a Microboard can seem overwhelming so we ecourage you to use these resources to help guide the process. Even if you have been part of a Microboard for many years, it’s always helpful to review the information below: 

First Steps for Hiring

Hiring an employee involves several steps. Typically this involves setting up a bank account, obtaining a business number, registering with WorkSafeBC, developing your interview process and employment documents, payroll, and getting to know employment standards. Click the link below to learn about the first steps: 

Dos & Don'ts of Interviews

Having an interview process in place helps you find suitable candidates, and protects you as an employer. This involves writing a job description, posting your ad, pre-screening candidates, conducting interviews, checking references, and making a hire.

Criminal Record Checks

In British Columbia, vulnerable sector criminal record checks (CRC) must be completed via the Criminal Records Review Program for anyone working with and/or left alone with children or vulnerable adults, including respite caregivers and volunteers (governed by the Criminal Record Review Act).

Employees vs. Contractors

You are allowed to hire staff as either an employee or a contractor.  It is your responsibility to figure out if your new hire would be classified as an employee or as a contractor in the eyes of different governing bodies.