Best of All
A compendium of the best techniques for leading volunteer engagement, proven to work in a myriad of settings.
Learn to develop a dynamic membership development campaign by applying great, practical tips from two college fraternity leaders. (Not just for recruiting volunteers on campus!)
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.
A Toolkit for Volunteer Speed Matching
Think speed dating meets volunteer recruiting! One clever volunteer center outside of London produced this Toolkit for the perfect, fun and upbeat recruiting event.
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.
Volunteering by Unemployed People
A guide from the UK on how to recruit and retain people who are unemployed in volunteer work as a route to opportunity, with a realistic approach to issues and barriers.
Volunteering by People with Disabilities
A guide from the UK on how to recruit and retain people with disabilities in volunteer work as a route to opportunity, with a realistic approach to issues and barriers.
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.
Top Tips for Recruiting Volunteers (DVD)
Australian trainer Martin J. Cowling cuts straight to the chase in this video presentation of what organizations do correctly and incorrectly in connecting volunteers.
Patrons, Presidents and Personalities
Unique and helpful guide to the challenge of working with celebrities who endorse or fundraise as volunteers for your organization – maximize the rewards, minimize the risks.
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.