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.
Best of All
A compendium of the best techniques for leading volunteer engagement, proven to work in a myriad of settings.
A walk-through of the importance of developing policies for and about volunteers, with clear examples and templates.
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.
Demystifies risk management and sets out in plain language what every volunteer program needs to know about this sometimes scary, always critical subject.
Model Volunteer Handbook
Detailed guide about developing a handbook for new volunteers, with specific suggested topics and examples of policy statements.
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 basics of a volunteer recordkeeping system: the why and how of application forms, volunteer data files, assignment records, time and activity reports, proving impact.
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.
The Youth Volunteer Audit
An assessment and planning tool for developing best practices for dealing with young people as volunteers, complete with forms to copy and use again.
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.
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.
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.
You Cannot Be Serious!
Packed with practical information, stories, tools and resources, this guide provides support and advice for making organizations more socially inclusive and including individuals with mental health problems as volunteers.