Volunteer Management


About.com: How to Write a Volunteer Position Description

eHow: How to Attract Volunteers to a Nonprofit Organization

Free Management Library: Developing and Managing Volunteer Programs

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

Recruiting Sites:

Boston Cares


Massachusetts Volunteer Match

Points of Light

Connect for Good

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

National Council of Nonprofits (NCN): 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


Volunteer Liability

NCN: Volunteer Waiver and Release Form (PDF)

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


Volunteer Recognition

About.com: 14 Creative Ways to Thank Volunteers

Volunteer Match: Ways to Show Appreciation


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