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Volunteer Management, Overview of

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

Book coverBest of All

A compendium of the best techniques for leading volunteer engagement, proven to work in a myriad of settings.

book cover imageThe (Help!) I-Don't-Have-Enough-Time Guide to Volunteer Management

Is managing volunteers only part of your job? Or just not enough hours in a day? Learn to build a management team and and feel some relief from carrying the whole weight of leading volunteer involvement alone.

Rants and Raves AnthologyThe Rants and Raves Anthology

Best-selling authors in the volunteer field to share what's on their minds about "hot button" issues.

Volunteer Management for Animal Care OrganizationsVolunteer Management for Animal Care Organizations (free PDF)

Geared specifically to the challenges posed by an animal shelter environment but can help any animal care organization build its volunteer program.

Volunteer Management in Cultural InstitutionsVolunteer Management in Cultural Institutions

Experience-based and thoughtful roadmap to creating and managing volunteers in arts settings, combining western best practice with the perspective of eastern Europe.

Volunteer Management 3rd EditionVolunteer Management: Mobilizing All the Resources of the Community

The most widely utilized text in the world on the theory and practice of managing a volunteer program, revised for the third time.

Volunteer Management Audit

A validating tool for analyzing the effectiveness of an organization's volunteer management practices, with complete Scoresheets and instructions to conduct the process successfully.

Volunteer Program Management: Essential GuideVolunteer Program Management

Truly an essential guide, the book is filled with solid information for both starting and strengthening a volunteer program in any setting.

Volunteer Engagement 2.0 book coverVolunteer Engagement 2.0

35 experts in volunteerism explore innovative volunteer engagement approaches that are reshaping nonprofits and their communities, and share how you can put these insights into action in your own organization. 

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.

Engaging the Head, Heart and Hands of a VolunteerEngaging the Head, Heart and Hands of a Volunteer

A guide on volunteer motivation and leadership skills for leaders of volunteers to feed the passion of those who choose to serve.

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e-Volunteerism: The Electronic Journal of the Volunteer Community is a quarterly journal with an archive of articles since the first issue in 2000. Subscribers have unlimited, continuous access to the newest of e-Volunteerism and to its growing archives. Subscribe now or purchase 48-hour access on the e-Volunteerism site and read or download whatever you like in that time period.

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