Exploring Volunteer Space
A philosophic-yet-practical exploration of the universe of volunteering, attempting to describe, define, and explain how and where volunteering occurs.
Demystifies risk management and sets out in plain language what every volunteer program needs to know about this sometimes scary, always critical subject.
Children as Volunteers
The only book focusing on engaging volunteers under the age of fourteen in agency or community organizations.
Building Staff/Volunteer Relations
Insight into (and humor about) the reasons for tension between employees and volunteers and practical strategies for designing satisfying work for both groups.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Measuring the Impact of Volunteers
Presents the innovative Volunteer Resources Balanced Scorecard measurement and planning tool for aligning volunteer effort with organizational goals and effectively assessing the impact of that effort.
Studies, first-hand stories, and example programs for volunteer-involving organizations wishing to broaden their appeal to older volunteers.
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.