From the Top Down
Outlines the key executive decisions necessary to lay the foundation for successful volunteer involvement: policies, budgeting, staffing, employee-volunteer relationships, legal issues, cost and value of volunteers, and more.
An Asset Builder's Guide to Youth Leadership
Sensible and inspiring advice for adults who truly want to engage young people in meaningful leadership volunteer roles, with how-to tips on everything from recruitment to intergenerational meetings.
Keep Those Volunteers Around
A back-to-basics book on volunteer retention. A dozen easy tips to excite, inspire, & retain your most valuable asset...volunteers.
Leading the Way to Successful Volunteer Involvement
Workbook of checklists, worksheets, idea stimulators, and other practical tools for senior-level leaders to incorporate volunteer involvement as a key ingredient in the overall strategy of an organization.
A People Lens
Sprinkled with true stories of innovative volunteer engagement, best-practice tips, and perspectives from agency leaders and volunteers, this book will change how you think about engaging highly-skilled volunteers.
Branch Networks in the 21st Century
Helps those in national or large organizations to think about how branch or regional offices can strengthen, support, and extend their reach.
Examines the art of keeping volunteers productively connected to the organization including how to enhance volunteer motivation, avoid volunteer burnout, get beyond short-term commitments, and more.
The Abundant Not-for-Profit
This book offers leaders a new road map for transforming their organizations with talent, not money, by meaningfully engaging and integrating volunteers as knowledge philanthropists.
The Secrets of Successful Boards
A Boards 101 book for trustees new to boards, for leaders of all-volunteer associations, or for anyone starting a nonprofit from the ground up, with chapters by ten well-known authorities on boards.
Share of Mind, Share of Heart
A compact guide providing insight into nonprofit marketing and practical tools for engaging volunteers and paid staff in shaping the organization's image and brand.
Stalking the Elusive Executive (FREE)
Free e-publication - A dozen tips written mainly for volunteer resources managers who need help in gaining administrative support, even to get their bosses to read a book on the topic of volunteers.
Strategic Volunteer Engagement
Based on a research study of executive directors, this report makes a strong case for investing in volunteer effectiveness and introduces a new a Volunteer Involvement FrameworkTM with which to plan future volunteer engagement.
When Everyone's a Volunteer
Challenges conventional wisdom about boards, fundraising, and membership development when applied to grassroots volunteer efforts. Includes great group interaction exercises.
Working Shoulder to Shoulder
Stories and strategies of youth-adult partnerships that succeed, with over 20 reproducible tools to help you engage youth participants to the greatest effect in your organization.
From the Top Down, UK Edition
UK Edition of the best-selling book that identifies the critical link between the actions of an organisation’s senior management and the overall success of volunteer engagement.
It's Tough at the Top, 2ND EDITION
Second Edition for 2017. Practical, no-nonsense guide to upper-level management blending leadership theory with personality style and the ability to generate support from all sources.
The New Breed, Second Edition
Understand the wants and needs today’s “new breed” of volunteers, especially those who don’t respond to old management styles.