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.
Dozens of forms to assess volunteer involvement in your organization including forms for agency readiness for volunteers, volunteer feedback, assessing organizational climate, and personal satisfaction in your job.
Model Volunteer Handbook
Detailed guide about developing a handbook for new volunteers, with specific suggested topics and examples of policy statements.
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.
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.
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.
Studies, first-hand stories, and example programs for volunteer-involving organizations wishing to broaden their appeal to older volunteers.
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.
Raising Charitable Children
Warmly provides practical tips for adults to share the gifts of generosity, selflessness, and compassion with children of all ages and get past the gimme-gimme mind-set.
The Secrets of Successful Boards
A Boards 101 book for trustees new to boards, for leaders of all-volunteer associations, or for anyone starting a nonprofit from the ground up, with chapters by ten well-known authorities on boards.
Secrets of Successful Fundraising
Nineteen top fundraising professionals clearly explain all your options for increasing your revenue and promoting your organization.
Secrets of Successful Retreats
A step-by-step guide to planning and facilitating a productive off-site retreat for boards and other volunteers, paid management and line staff, or any combination thereof.
Share of Mind, Share of Heart
A compact guide providing insight into nonprofit marketing and practical tools for engaging volunteers and paid staff in shaping the organization's image and brand.
Stalking the Elusive Executive (FREE)
Free e-publication - A dozen tips written mainly for volunteer resources managers who need help in gaining administrative support, even to get their bosses to read a book on the topic of volunteers.
Ideas for how young people can discover what they care about, gain support, and implement a plan for change.
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.
Take Your Partner for the Corporate Tango
Clear guide to community/corporate collaboration, including how to prepare, choose a suitable partner, assure a successful working relationship, and other practical do's and don'ts (from Australia).
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.
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.
Training Module 5: Supervising Volunteers
Identifies the basic skills and characteristics of good volunteer supervision, clarifies the supervisor's role with volunteers, and explores methods and systems for carrying out this role.