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VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT TIP SHEET SERIES

#1)  Targeted Recruitment Messages

#2)  Techniques for Long Term Volunteer Engagement
#3)  Assessing Your Volunteer Program
#4)  Tips for Stress-Free Volunteer Supervision
#5)  Volunteer Recognition - An Integrated Approach
#6)  Obtaining Staff Acceptance & Support for Your Volunteer Program

 

Our Volunteer Management Tip Sheets (see list above) also contain links to sample forms, instruments, interview guides and other resources that you can use or adapt to apply the tips in your volunteer program. These additional resources, listed below, make up our “Tip Sheet Resource Tool Box.”  

 

TIP SHEET RESOURCE TOOL BOX

Volunteer Position Description Worksheet (Tip Sheet #1)

Guide to Volunteer Intake Meetings (Tip Sheet #2)

Sample Volunteer Intake Form (Tip Sheet #2)

Guide to Volunteer Assistance Request Meetings (Tip Sheet #2)

Sample Volunteer Assistance Request Form (Tip Sheet #2)

Email Follow-up for Vol and Org (Tip Sheet #2)

Volunteer Systems Assessment Tool (Tip Sheet #3)

Assessment of Organizational Volunteer Engagement (Tip Sheet #3)

Potential Barriers and Solutions (Tip Sheet #6)


The following is a partial list of resources to help service and volunteer programs identify state-of-the-art strategies for volunteer recruitment, retention and support.

 

Information includes:

-Best practices for planning and setting up a new volunteer program;

-Tips and how-to guides for recruiting, screening, placing, orienting and training, supervising, and recognizing long-term volunteers;

-Tools for carrying out flexible service projects that engage volunteers in meaningful ways; and

-Information of special interest to National Service programs including AmeriCorps, Senior Corps and Learn & Serve America.

 

General Volunteer Management Resources

http://www.energizeinc.com
http://www.pointsoflight.org/get-resources

http://www.abillionpluschange.org/resources/skills-based-volunteering-not-just-big-businesses

http://www.idealist.org/info/VolunteerMgmt

https://www.501commons.org/resources/tools-and-best-practices/volunteer-management

https://www.energizeinc.com/a-z

http://www.volunteerhub.com/blog/volunteer-management-best-practices/

http://managementhelp.org/staffing/volunteers.htm

http://www.readinessroadmap.org/

https://www.centerfornonprofitexcellence.org/resources/volunteer-management
 

Resources for National and Community Service Programs

http://www.nationalservice.gov/

http://www.nationalservice.gov/resources
http://www.nationalservice.gov/resources/member-and-volunteer-development/encorps/encorps-resources-support-member-recruitment-and

http://www.nationalservice.gov/impact-our-nation/evidence-exchange
http://www.serviceandinclusion.org/handbook/index.php

 

Additional Resource

Volunteer Connectors As Relationship Brokers White Paper