Employment of Executive of Nonprofit Corporation
Employment agreement made (date), between (name of Corporation), a
Corporation organized and existing under the laws of (state), with its principal office
located at (street address, city, state, zip code), referred to herein as (the Corporation),
and (name of Employee), of (street address, city, state, zip code), (the Employee).
1. Employment; Duties
The Corporation employs the Employee as its Executive Director, and the
Employee accepts such employment. The Employee's duties include, but are not limited
to, the following:
A. Advise, counsel and assist the Corporation in its efforts to (describe
purpose of not-for-profit Corporation).
B. Work at the Corporation's principal office at (street address, city, state, zip
C. Arrange for and oversee other Employees or consultants to the
D. Coordinate the preparation and filing of tax exemption applications, tax
returns, charitable solicitation registrations, and other government reports for the
E. Coordinate the solicitation of charitable contributions and sponsorships on
behalf of the Corporation.
F. Such other reasonable matters related to the purposes of the Corporation
as the Officers and Directors of the Corporation delegate to the Employee as or
may be provided for in the bylaws of the Corporation.
The Corporation shall pay the Employee a salary of $_________per month. The
Corporation must withhold FICA and federal income tax in accordance with law.
The Corporation shall reimburse the Employee for all reasonable and necessary
expenses which he may incur relative to his services for the Corporation, including but
not limited to travel, telephone, postage, typing, and copying expenses. The Corporation
will provide reimbursement within (number) days of submission by the Employee to the
treasurer or any other officer of the Corporation of documentation supporting
expenditures. The Employee will submit all documentation for an expense within
(number) days after the expense is incurred.
The term of this Agreement will commence, and the Employee's salary will
commence, (date), and will continue until terminated, with or without cause, by either
party on written notice to the other.
This Agreement may be amended from time to time on written mutual agreement
between the parties.
6. Breach of Contract
If either party to this Agreement fails or refuses to perform its terms and
conditions, the party not in default may give (number) days' written notice to the
defaulting party of the alleged default, and if such default continues for (number)
additional days from the date of receipt of such written notice, then this Agreement may
be canceled by the party not in default. All of the rights and remedies allowed by the law
for breach of contract will be open to the party not in default. The waiver of any
provision of this Agreement will not be construed as a waiver of any succeeding breach
of any of the terms of this Agreement.
The invalidity of any portion of this Agreement will not and shall not be deemed to
affect the validity of any other provision. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be
invalid, the parties agree that the remaining provisions shall be deemed to be in full
force and effect as if they had been