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November 2014

Pulling the Rug Out from Under Volunteer Involvement: Sudden Staff Changes

What are the consequences on volunteers and everyone else when the job of volunteer resources manager is eliminated or drastically changed?

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e-Volunteerism Journal Issue - October 2014 - January 2015

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The Evolution of International Volunteer Managers Day

On November 5, 2014, for the 15th consecutive year, volunteer management professionals around the world will celebrate International Volunteer Managers Day (IVMDay). more

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Upcoming Everyone Ready® Online Training

Online training starts December 14

Turning Single Days of Service into Longer Volunteer Involvement

Trainer: Steve McCurley
Learn how to encourage volunteers to extend their commitments beyond the universal trend of serving for a single day or one-time event. If your organization is still attached to long-term volunteer positions, think about ways your organization can adapt and even thrive in the current era of short-term volunteers. Learn more


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Things We Love About Volunteers
Twenty-five full-color cartoons that celebrate the commitment and compassion of your volunteers. Show appreciation to volunteers in a fun, humorous way.

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