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Legal Issues

Books and articles devoted to this subject or that have a substantial component on the subject are shown below.

Book coverBeyond Police Checks

Definitive guide for screening volunteers and employees, explaining why and how to assure everyone's protection.

Book coverBetter Safe

Demystifies risk management and sets out in plain language what every volunteer program needs to know about this sometimes scary, always critical subject.

Secrets of Successful BoardsThe 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.

Youth Board Involvement and the LawYour Guide to Youth Board Involvement and the Law (free PDF)

An analysis of the key legal issues arising when involving young people under the age of 18 on a board of directors, with strategies to maximize youth involvement whatever your state's laws.

From the Top Down UK edition book coverFrom 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.