This curated collection is primarily drawn from the personal resource library of Susan J. Ellis. Susan’s career in volunteer engagement paralleled the evolution of this field – and her influence significantly propelled the profession forward. The Ellis Archive fulfills her final wish that her collection of information and materials continue to be accessible to current and future practitioners and researchers.
- Database of all resources
Contains over 2500 items in a wide range of formats including books, articles, sample program materials, how-to manuals, newspaper clippings, journals, books, research reports and data.
- Milestones Timeline
With a focus on resources in this archive, the timeline shows the chronological progression of pivotal events and trends that influenced the work of volunteer engagement professionals during the 20th century.
This section provides profiles of individuals who greatly influenced the evolution of volunteer management practices through their teaching, writing, mentoring and advocacy.