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Volunteer Administration: Professional Practice, 3rd Edition

This is the only book that addresses the full body of knowledge required by professional administration and management of volunteers. This text has been revised to provide readers with a solid foundation, the most up-to-date information, and best practices for managing volunteers.
Langue De Publication: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433490524

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If your organization engages volunteers, you already know the importance and value of what volunteers contribute a successful operation. Effectively managing, administering and deploying your volunteers can help you achieve your organization's mandate. Volunteer Administration: Professional Practice is the only book that addresses the full body of knowledge required by professional administration and management of volunteers.

Now in its Third Edition, this text has been revised to provide readers with a solid foundation, the most up-to-date information, and best practices for managing volunteers. Whether you run an all-volunteer group, not-for-profit, or public sector agency, you will find in this practice-oriented book, a comprehensive foundation for effective volunteer engagement.

Features

  • Introduces and helps to implement the best volunteer management competencies
  • Examines many elements of the recently updated competency framework for volunteer management and administration:
    • Plan for Strategic Volunteer Engagement
    • Advocate for Volunteer Involvement
    • Attract and Onboard a Volunteer Workforce
    • Prepare Volunteers for their Roles
    • Document Volunteer Involvement
    • Manage Volunteer Performance and Impact
    • Acknowledge, Celebrate and Sustain Volunteer Involvement
  • Provides a solid theoretical framework and professional context on how to properly support volunteer engagement
  • Supported by research, statistics, and perspectives from the leading lecturers, practitioners and academics in this field
  • Provides proven approaches to practice from leading professionals in the field of volunteer administration
  • Case studies provide practical examples which apply volunteer management and administration principles, and include discussion questions to test the reader's understanding

New in This Edition

  • New chapter on Ethical Decision-Making
  • Updated research and references and best practices in all chapters throughout the book
  • Updated content on risk management
  • Re-vamped chapter on data management
  • Revised chapter on advocacy in volunteer administration
  • New Appendices:
    • Quality Improvement
    • The Volunteer Program, Relationships and Community Impact
    • Case-studies

Who Needs this Book

  • Candidates seeking certification by the Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration (CCVA)
  • Students taking volunteer administration courses offered by universities, colleges and continuing education programs
  • Managers, coordinators and team leaders of volunteers at not-for-profit organizations and public agencies
  • Lawyers with a charities or not-for-profit practices
  • Libraries – to provide a resource for lawyers, students and professionals looking for an understanding of volunteer administration and management

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Table des matières

Chapter 1: An Introduction to the Profession of Volunteer Administration (by Erin Spink)
Chapter 2: Terminology and Resources (by Jeffrey L. Brudney and Melissa A. Heinlein)
Chapter 3: Ethics – Concepts and Definitions (by Kathleen McCleskey)
Chapter 4: Ethical Decision-Making (by Cheryle N. Yallen)
Chapter 5: Strategic Management of Volunteer Programs (by F. Ellen Netting)
Chapter 6: Operational Planning and Management (by Allan B. Serafino)
Chapter 7: Volunteer Staffing and Development (by Diana L. Krywood and Milena M. Meneghetti)
Chapter 8: Sustaining Volunteer Involvement (by Mark A. Hager and Jeffrey L. Brudney)
Chapter 9: Financial Management (by Marianne Kerr)
Chapter 10: Data Management (by Norman A. Dolch and Pamela J. Sybert)
Chapter 11: Evaluation and Outcome Management (by R. Dale Safrit)
Chapter 12: Risk Management (by Melanie Lockwood Herman)
Chapter 13: Leadership for Nonprofit Organizations (by Paul Varella)
Chapter 14: Skills for Effective Organizational Involvement (by Melissa Eystad)
Chapter 15: Advocacy in Volunteer Administration (by Emilie Bromet-Bauer)
Chapter 16: A History of the Profession of Volunteer Administration (by Keith Seel and Sarah Jane Rehnborg)
Chapter 17: Community Collaboration and Alliances (by Anita Angelini)
Appendix 1: Quality Improvement (by Salvatore P. Alaimo)
Appendix 2: The Volunteer Program, Relationships and Community Impact (by Anita Angelini)
Appendix 3: Case Studies