The Volunteer Management Handbook: Leadership Strategies for Success (Google eBook)

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Tracy D. Connors
John Wiley & Sons, Sep 23, 2011 - Business & Economics - 352 pages
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Completely revised and expanded, the ultimate guide to starting—and keeping—an active and effective volunteer program

Drawing on the experience and expertise of recognized authorities on nonprofit organizations, The Volunteer Management Handbook, Second Edition is the only guide you need for establishing and maintaining an active and effective volunteer program. Written by nonprofit leader Tracy Connors, this handy reference offers practical guidance on such essential issues as motivating people to volunteer their time and services, recruitment, and more. Up-to-date and practical, this is the essential guide to managing your nonprofit's most important resource: its volunteers.

  • Now covers volunteer demographics, volunteer program leaders and managers, policy making and implementation, planning and staff analysis, recruiting, interviewing and screening volunteers, orienting and training volunteers, and much more
  • Up-to-date, practical guidance for the major areas of volunteer leadership and management
  • Explores volunteers and the law: liabilities, immunities, and responsibilities

Designed to help nonprofit organizations survive and thrive, The Volunteer Management Handbook, Second Edition is an indispensable reference that is unsurpassed in both the breadth and depth of its coverage.


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Tracy D. Connors has published eight nonprofit management handbooks—an unsurpassed publication record in the field of not-for-profit management—a field that he helped advance and define beginning with the first NPO handbook in 1980. He is an NPO management consultant, a Leadership Faculty Member for HandsOn University, and a PhD student in Nonprofit Organization Management at Capella University completing a Dissertation focused on achieving and sustaining excellence in human services management.

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