By: Sakaduski, Nancy.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2013Description: 1 online resource (225 p.).ISBN: 9781440803659.Subject(s): Voluntarism - Management | VolunteersGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Managing Volunteers: How to Maximize Your Most Valuable ResourceDDC classification: 302.14 LOC classification: HN49.V64 | S253 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; The 10 Commandments of Good Volunteer Management; Chapter 1: Where to Start; The Plan; Creating a Volunteer Program; Budgeting; Inheriting a Volunteer Program; Staff versus Volunteer Tasks; Questions to Get you Started; Chapter 2: Recruiting Good Volunteers; Why do People Volunteer?; Kinds of Volunteers; Attributes of Good Volunteers; Ethnic and Cultural Diversity; Skill and Role Diversity; Recruiting from within the Organization; Recruiting Past Volunteers; Recruiting from the Community
Targeted RecruitingRecruiting Tools: Printed Materials; Recruiting Tools: Publicity; Recruiting Tools: Websites, Electronic Communication, and Social Media; Questions to Get you Started; Chapter 3: Selection, Orientation, and Measurement; The Position Description; The Application Form; Screening/The Interview; Orientation; Hanging on to the New Recruits; Recordkeeping; Evaluation of Volunteers; Evaluation by Volunteers; Measuring Results; Questions to Get you Started; Chapter 4: Training; Developing a Good Training Program; How to Run an Effective Training Session
Other Ways to Train VolunteersAddressing Fears; Training Short-Term or Spontaneous Volunteers; Training as a Benefit; Training Paid Staff to Work with Volunteers; Questions to Get you Started; Chapter 5: Organization and Communication; Matching the Volunteer to the Task; Flexible Work for Flexible Times; Organizing Volunteers; Delegation; Committees; Scheduling; Communication; How to Run a Meeting; Questions to Get you Started; Chapter 6: Policies, Procedures, and Liabilities; Policies; Procedures and Best Practices; Liability; Standard of Care; Risk Management; Managing Risk through Training
Abuse Clearances and Background ChecksQuestions to Get you Started; Chapter 7: Special Kinds of Volunteers; Team Volunteers; Families Volunteering Together; Corporate-Sponsored Volunteers; Court-Ordered Community Service Volunteers; Children and Teens; Interns and Student Volunteers; Older Volunteers; People with Disabilities; "Virtual"" Volunteers; Microvolunteering and Crowdsourcing; Voluntourism; Questions to Get you Started; Chapter 8: Retention, Recognition, and Rewards; Why Volunteers Leave; Empowerment; Sense of Belonging; Personal Growth; Socializing
Expressing Thanks and Giving PraiseRewards; The Element of Fun; Sense of Accomplishment; Questions to Get you Started; Chapter 9: Potential Problems and how to Avoid them; Handling Problems and Complaints; Prejudice/Bias/Harassment; Volunteers versus Paid Staff; Common Types of Problem Volunteers; When a Volunteer Doesn't Work Out; Preparing for your Departure; Getting Help; What the Future Holds; Questions to Get you Started; Chapter 10: Resources, Support, and Information; Information on Volunteer Management; Productivity/Communication; Best Practices; Recruiting
Anyone who supervises volunteers will find this book an indispensable guide for navigating the intricacies of managing unpaid workers. Underlying the content is the message that volunteers are a vital part of an organizationâ€™s workforce and should be treated as valuable members of the team. Volunteers can work alongside paid staff members to help the organization run smoothly and efficientlyâ€"and cost effectively. The book is packed with easily implemented advice and proven techniques for successfully handling common situations. Concise and easy to read, it assumes neither previous voluntee
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