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April 2014

Working Together to Recognize Volunteers…and More

We all need to thank volunteers, so why are we doing it in isolation from each other? One colleague’s proposal to her network sparks new recognition and collaboration ideas.

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e-Volunteerism Journal: Special Issue on Volunteer Centers


Your Voice Goes Here! A Call for Discussion about this Issue

The editorial team at e-Volunteerism believes that the subject of Volunteer Centers is important enough – and enough in flux – to warrant this theme issue for the online journal. The diversity of articles provided in the issue proves this topic is important around the more
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Upcoming Everyone Ready® Online Training

Online training starts April 21st

Informal Volunteer Recognition: Creating a Culture of Appreciation

Trainer: John L. Lipp
This topic looks at the art of informal volunteer recognition and explores a multitude of techniques that can boost the morale of volunteers and paid staff...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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