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September 2014

Ten Time-Tested Volunteer Recruitment Tips that Still Work

Finding the right volunteers has always been a priority – and  the basic  principles of recruitment never change.   Susan shares ten timeless recommendations we shouldn’t neglect.

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e-Volunteerism Journal: July-September 2014 Issue

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The Art and Science of Designing Work for Volunteers

How can you apply the proven principles of paid job design to developing more satisfying volunteer opportunities? In this e-Volunteerism feature, author Debbie Anderson explains why it all begins with the work design when motivating volunteers to more
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