Best of All
A compendium of the best techniques for leading volunteer engagement, proven to work in a myriad of settings.
Demystifies risk management and sets out in plain language what every volunteer program needs to know about this sometimes scary, always critical subject.
Beyond Police Checks
Definitive guide for screening volunteers and employees, explaining why and how to assure everyone's protection.
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.
A walk-through of the importance of developing policies for and about volunteers, with clear examples and templates.
By the People
Revised in 2005, this book remains the only presentation of the full scope and depth of volunteer activity throughout three centuries of American history.
Children as Volunteers
The only book focusing on engaging volunteers under the age of fourteen in agency or community organizations.
Exploring Volunteer Space
A philosophic-yet-practical exploration of the universe of volunteering, attempting to describe, define, and explain how and where volunteering occurs.
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.
From 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.
Handling Problem Volunteers
Insightful and humorous guide to dealing with a wide range of problem behaviors exhibited by some volunteers, from irritating to seriously dysfunctional.
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.
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.
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.
Volunteer 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.
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.