Volunteer Management

Recruiting

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

Idealist

Massachusetts Volunteer Match

Volunteer Action Centers in MA

AmeriCorps and Other Service Learning Programs:

AmeriCorps

Commonwealth Corps

Corporation for National & Community Service

 

Managing/Retaining

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

 

Training

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

 

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