Volunteer Management


About.com: How to Write a Volunteer Position Description

eHow: How to Attract Volunteers to a Nonprofit Organization

FML: Developing and Managing Volunteer Programs

Readiness Roadmap: Is Your Organization Ready for Skills-Based Volunteers

Recruiting Sites:

Boston Cares


Massachusetts Volunteer Match

Volunteer Action Centers in MA

AmeriCorps and Other Service Learning Programs:


Commonwealth Corps

Corporation for National & Community Service



Guidestar: Volunteers, Part I: What Makes Them Stay?

KnowHowNonProfit: Managing and Retaining Volunteers

NCON: Volunteers

NOLO Law for All: Nonprofit Volunteers- Top Five Tips to Keep Them Coming

Nonprofit Hub: When the F1 Key Doesn’t Work – Attracting and Retaining Volunteers



Energize Inc.: Training Design and Content

VolunteerToday.com: Training Volunteers and Professional Development


Volunteer Liability

NCON: Volunteer Waiver and Release Form (.pdf)

NPT: Risky Business: There’s liability for the acts of your volunteers

NRMC: Myths of Volunteer Risk Management Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3

NRMC: State Liability Laws for Charitable Organizations and Volunteers (.pdf)

Nonprofit Risk: Template Volunteer Release (.pdf)


Volunteer Recognition

About.com: 14 Creative Ways to Thank Volunteers

PdfSr: 139 Ways to Say “Thank-You” and Recognize Volunteers

Volunteer Match: Ways to Show Appreciation


Looking for pros to help you with employee management, marketing and more? Check out our business directory.

These Resource Pages contain external links. The Massachusetts Nonprofit Network is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of these links. MNN does not endorse the products or services provided by these links.