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Book cover for 12 Key Actions12 Key Actions of Volunteer Program Champions, Revised (free PDF)

Free report on what real-life "Volunteer Program Champion" CEOs think, feel, and do to successfullly support volunteer involvement in their organizations.

77 Ways to Recognize Volunteers77 Ways to Recognize Volunteers

An idea-a-page to show real appreciation for volunteers.

Book cover77 Ways to Recruit Volunteers

An idea-a-page for recruiting volunteers successfully.



book cover imageThe A-Z of Volunteering and Asylum

Refugees and asylum-seekers are potential new volunteers in England and other countries. Learn how to reach out successfully to involve this growing population for mutual benefits.

cover imageThe 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 asbknowledge philanthropists.

Book coverAn Asset Builder's Guide to Service-Learning

A clear and informative strategy for schools, faith communities, and youth organizations to blend the best of effective service-learning programs with the philosophy of youth asset building and healthy communities.

Book coverAn Asset Builder's Guide to Training Peer Helpers

A trainer's manual for adult leaders preparing youth volunteers to do peer helping, with 15 interactive sessions complete with discussion guides and handouts (many useful for any age volunteer learning to do counseling).

Book coverAn Asset Builder's Guide to Youth Leadership

Sensible and inspiring advice for adults who truly want to engage young people in meaningful leadership volunteer roles, with how-to tips on everything from recruitment to intergenerational meetings.

Book coverBest of All

A compendium of the best techniques for leading volunteer engagement, proven to work in a myriad of settings.

Book coverBetter Safe

Demystifies risk management and sets out in plain language what every volunteer program needs to know about this sometimes scary, always critical subject.

Book coverBeyond Police Checks

Definitive guide for screening volunteers and employees, explaining why and how to assure everyone's protection.

Book coverBranch Networks in the 21st Century

Helps those in national or large organizations to think about how branch or regional offices can strengthen, support, and extend their reach.

Build a Better BoardBuild a Better Board in 30 Days

Great reminders for experienced board members and an easy orientation for new board members.

Building Staff / Volunteer RelationsBuilding 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.

Book coverBy Definition

A walk-through of the importance of developing policies for and about volunteers, with clear examples and templates.

Book cover imageBy 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 VolunteersChildren as Volunteers

The only book focusing on engaging volunteers under the age of fourteen in agency or community organizations.

Church Puzzle Book coverChurch Puzzle Game

Complete instructions and materials for an interactive group activity designed to allow faith communities to self-assess how well their congregations function.

Book coverA Conversation with a Purpose

Practical advice, tools, and techniques to conduct prospective volunteer interviews effectively - something every leader of volunteers must do all the time.

Employee Volunteering: the guideEmployee Volunteering

Shows how the private, public and voluntary sectors can benefit from employee volunteering, and gives clear, practical advice on setting up employee volunteering programs.

Engaging the Head, Heart and Hands of a VolunteerEngaging the Head, Heart and Hands of a Volunteer

A guide on volunteer motivation and leadership skills for leaders of volunteers to feed the passion of those who choose to serve.

Exploring Volunteer Space coverExploring Volunteer Space

A philosophic-yet-practical exploration of the universe of volunteering, attempting to describe, define, and explain how and where volunteering occurs.

Book coverFocus on Volunteering KOPY KIT®

Stand-alone documents each on a single volunteerism-related subject, all ready for the copier or printer—perfect for newsletters, training handouts, flyers and more.

Book coverFriends Across the Divide

All the guidelines and materials necessary for an e-mail exchange between students and senior partners.

Book cover for From the Top DownFrom 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 book coverFrom 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.

Book coverGet the Word Out!

Provocative booklet that urges a new attitude toward young people as affected by adultism and shows how to be more welcoming to young leaders.

Book coverGood Guys

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!)

Handling Problem VolunteersHandling Problem Volunteers

Insightful and humorous guide to dealing with a wide range of problem behaviors exhibited by some volunteers, from irritating to seriously dysfunctional.

book cover imageThe (Help!) I-Don't-Have-Enough-Time Guide to Volunteer Management

Is managing volunteers only part of your job? Or just not enough hours in a day? Learn to build a management team and and feel some relief from carrying the whole weight of leading volunteer involvement alone.

Book coverHow to Produce Fabulous Fundraising Events

Step-by-step guide to making money effectively and enjoyably by running a Dynamite Dinner, and how to involve volunteers throughout.

Book coverKeep Those Volunteers Around

A back-to-basics book on volunteer retention. A dozen easy tips to excite, inspire, & retain your most valuable asset...volunteers. 

Book coverKeeping Volunteers

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.

book cover imageThe LAST Virtual Volunteering Guidebook

Understand the concept and practices of virtual volunteering and integrate online service successfully into your overall volunteer involvement strategy.

Book coverLeading 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.