By Betsy McFarland This book will help you: Structure your special-setting volunteer program, complete with sample forms and policies Ensure that volunteers are motivated and capable of performing their work Evaluate the success of your volunteer program Book Display TabsDescriptionThis excellent overview of volunteer management is now offered as a FREE resource by the Humane Society of the U.S.! Volunteer management has gone to the dogs!…and cats…and other animals…Author Betsy McFarland of the Humane Society of the U.S. offers a practical manual for building/improving a volunteer program in an animal care environment. McFarland includes sound volunteer management techniques such as building staff respect, creating rewarding volunteer assignments, practicing good risk management strategies, etc., all set in situations unique to animal care organizations. With this book, learn to support and develop volunteers who are passionate to raise needed funds, provide administrative support, foster animals, counsel adopters, and socialize animals. Table of Contents Download the Table of Contents (544.37 KB) DetailsPublisher: Humane Society of the United StatesPublication Year: 2006Pages: 128ISBN: 0-9748400-1-7 Editorial ReviewsWow! This fabulous book offers up-to-date information, strategies, and resources to effectively and creatively engage community volunteers in support of your mission. Betsy McFarland has superbly articulated a step-by-step process of establishing a vital volunteer program and has shared practical solutions to handle obstacles and challenges inherent in the work. I can't wait to give this book to my local humane society. —Betty Stallings, Author and Trainer, specializing in volunteer management and fund development Volunteers are the backbone of every successful shelter. Managing them effectively is the key. If you are just starting a volunteer program, this book can help you plan, write a training manual, and create job descriptions. If you already have a volunteer program, McFarland can help you improve it, with words of wisdom for even the seasoned professional. The bottom line is, if you need volunteers (and what shelter doesn't?), you need this book! —Julie Morris, National Shelter Outreach American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Other EditionsThis title is available in the following additional reading formats and from other sources. If you wish to purchase any of the editions below, note that the link provided will open a new tab in your browser and TAKE YOU AWAY FROM THE ENERGIZE ONLINE BOOKSTORE to a different website where you will follow new instructions and complete your transaction for that separate purchase. Format Source Link Paperback Amazon http://amzn.to/293bviH Paperback Amazon UK http://goo.gl/lBt93y Paperback Amazon Canada http://goo.gl/uuMjqA If you have started a shopping cart here at Energize for any e-book (PDF) or printed editions in our store, you can either first complete your purchase from us before navigating to a different site, or you can RETURN to our store and finish buying what you wish from your shopping cart later (click back to the original tab). *Available at AMAZON Near You In addition to the Amazon sites listed here, this book may be available at Amazon in your country in either paperback or Kindle.