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This is the master database of all items in the Archive, including the books, journal articles and Timeline items referenced elsewhere on this website. This database is searchable by title, author, type, and topic. Special tags also exist for Research, Non-US/International items, and documents specifically related to the history of the Association for Volunteer Administration (AVA). All PDF documents may be downloaded for free. If you identify errors, please contact us immediately so we can make the necessary corrections.

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2003 "It Shouldn't Be This Difficult": The Views of Agencies and Persons with Disabilities on Supported Volunteering
Journal of Volunteer Administration Linda L. Graff, John A Vedell Article
2000 A Matter of Survival: Volunteering By, In, and With Low-Income Communities
Points of Light Foundation Pamphlet / Booklet Download
2001 A Multi-Faceted Look at Diversity: Why Outreach is Not Enough
Journal of Volunteer Administration Heather Berthoud, Robert D. Greene Article Download
Late 1970's A New Voice To Answer Community Need: Volunteers Intervening for Equity
The Association of Junior Leagues, Inc., New York, NY Pamphlet / Booklet Download
2002 A Political Multicultural Approach for Volunteer Advisory Boards
Journal of Volunteer Administration Pamela Morris Article Download
1986 A Program for Sighted, Blind, Low Vision, and Disabled Volunteers
Journal of Volunteer Administration Jeannette Franks Article Download
1995 African-American Participation in Mainstream Greater Richmond Voluntary Organizations: A Report From The Field
Journal of Volunteer Administration Nelson Wikstrom Article Download
1993 All the Family In
Leadership magazine, Points of Light Foundation, July 1993 Mary Phillips Article
2005 Altruism or Self-Actualisation? Disabled Volunteers' Perceptions of the Benefits of Volunteering (United Kingdom)
Journal of Volunteer Administration Jane Andrews Article Download
2000's An Executive Summary of Family Volunteering: The Final Report (Canada)
Volunteer Canada, Ottawa, Canada Report / Study Download
1993 An Untapped Resource: Working with Volunteers who are Mentally Ill
MBA Associates John D. Weaver Pamphlet / Booklet Download
1991 An Untapped Volunteer Resource: People with HIV Disease, ARC, or AIDS
Journal of Volunteer Administration Irene K. Wysocki Article Download
1981 Are you helping others? (retirees as volunteers)
Modern Maturity, AARP, September 1981 Linda Hubbard Getze Article Download
1999 Assessing Organizational Culture and Its Impact on Volunteer Diversity: A Training Design
Journal of Volunteer Administration Joseph H. Konen Article Download
2003 Barriers to the Inclusion of Volunteers with Developmental Disabilities
Journal of Volunteer Administration Kimberly D. Miller, Stuart J. Schleien, Leandra A. Bedini Article Download
1986 Beyond Promises: A Planned Approach For Rural Volunteer Community Development
Journal of Volunteer Administration Ida Rush George Article Download
1995 Black on Board (several articles on black volunteering)
Black Echo newsletter, Resource Unit for Black Volunteering, September 1995 Pamphlet / Booklet Download
1977 Blacks and Voluntary Action: A Review of the Literature
Voluntary Action Leadership, Summer 1977 King E. Davis Article Download
2002 Bring Learning Home through Family Volunteering
Journal of Volunteer Administration Julia Lam Article Download
1994 Bringing Generations Together
Leadership magazine, Points of Light Foundation, October 1994 Andrew Carroll Article Download
2006 CAN DO! Working together to Tackle Disablism (United Kingdom)
Scope and Leonard Cheshire, London UK Danielle Moore, Stephanie Fishlock Pamphlet / Booklet Download
1991 Children As Volunteers: Preparing for Community Service

How to incorporate  children into an adult volunteer program and find creative ways to use  children's fresh perspectives. Includes examples of actual volunteer  projects accomplished by youngsters, models of child-adult teams and  tips on family volunteering.  Learn how to recruit, train and design  assignments for volunteers under the age of 14. 

Energize Katherine H. (Noyes) Campbell, Susan J. Ellis Book Download
1992 Components of a Training Program for Understanding and Valuing Diversity
Journal of Volunteer Administration Diane Fisher Article Download
2003 Connecting with Volunteer Trends: Creating an Environment that is Family-Friendly (Canada)
Volunteer Kingston, Kingston, ON Canada Pamphlet / Booklet Download
1998 Creating Awareness and Recruiting Latino Volunteers
International Conference on Volunteer Administration, Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, October 1998 (workshop handouts) Betty Swinners, Lisi Cocina Handout / Fact Sheet Download
1995 Creating Bridges: A Practical Planning Guide and Checklist for the Development of a Cross-cultural Volunteer Program (CANADA)
The Volunteer Centre of Calgary & Freedman Levant Consultants, Inc., Calgary, AB Canada Rebecca Levant, Keith Seel Pamphlet / Booklet Download
2001 Cultural Competency: Not a Lump Sum of Stereotypes
Journal of Volunteer Administration Nora Silver Article Download
1992 Culturally Diverse Volunteers
Managing Volunteer Diversity, 1992 Loretta Gutierrez Nestor Article Download
2004 Developing the Infrastructure of the Black Voluntary and Community Sector (United Kingdom)
Voluntary Action, The Journal of the Institute for Volunteering Research, Vol. 6, #3, 2004 London, UK Vince Hines Article Download
1995 Disability as a Part of Diversity
Journal of Volunteer Administration Lisa Taylor Article Download
1997 Diversity and Volunteerism: Deriving Advantage from Difference
Journal of Volunteer Administration Santiago Rodriguez Article Download
1996 Diversity and Volunteerism: Deriving Advantage from Difference
Journal of Volunteer Administration Santiago Rodriguez Article Download
1978 Diversity in Service-Learning
Voluntary Action Leadership, Spring 1978 D. Keith Lupton, Denice A. Paonessa Article Download
1993 Diversity in Volunteerism
Journal of Volunteer Administration Charlotte Hostad Article
1987 Encouraging and Mentoring the Executive Volunteer
Journal of Volunteer Administration Joanne Holbrook Patton Article Download
1990 Encouraging Signs? A Report on a Survey of Black Participation in Voluntary Organisations (United Kingdom)
The National Coalition for Black Volunteering and The Volunteer Centre UK Report / Study Download
2000's? Engaging families in community-oriented volunteering -- National Family Volunteer Day
VFW and Points of Light Pamphlet / Booklet Download
2005 Engaging Volunteers with Disabilities: A Qualitative Study
Journal of Volunteer Administration Suzanne Stroud, Kimberly D. Miller, Stuart J. Schleien Article Download
1984 Equal Access to Volunteer Participation
Journal of Volunteer Administration Paula Beugen Article Download
2001 Ethnocultural Communities and Formal Volunteering: an Exploratory Study
Journal of Volunteer Administration Behnam Behnia, Betty Bergin Article Download
1983 Everyone Benefits When Families Volunteer
Voluntary Action Leadership, Spring 1983 Article Download
1990's Family Matters -- information packet & articles on family volunteering
Points of Light Foundation, Washington, DC Handout / Fact Sheet Download
2002 Family Volunteering - Ready, Set, Go

A handbook developed for Volunteer Centers, offering tools needed to add family volunteering to existing community involvement activities. There are tips and tricks for every Volunteer Center, from inviting families to join single days of service to creating an entire mission for promoting volunteering by families.

Points of Light Foundation Marie Bouvier Book Download
1994 Family Volunteering: A Report on a Survey
Points of Light Foundation, June 1994 Report / Study Download
2003 Family Volunteering: Put this good idea to work
The NonProfit Times, May 2003 Susan J. Ellis Article Download
1995 Family Volunteering: The Ties That Bind (Canada)
Volunteer Action Centre of Kitchener-Waterloo and Area & Voluntary Action Program, Department of Canadian Heritage, Canada Kristen Porritt Pamphlet / Booklet Download
2002 Get it Right from the Start: Volunteer Policies, the key to diverse volunteer involvement (United Kingdom)
The National Centre for Volunteering, London UK Pamphlet / Booklet Download
1985 Growing Together: An Intergenerational Sourcebook (PART 1 of 2)
American Association of Retired Persons and The Elvirita Lewis Foundation Karen A Struntz, Shart Reville Report / Study
1985 Growing Together: An Intergenerational Sourcebook (PART 2 of 2)
American Association of Retired Persons and The Elvirita Lewis Foundation Karen A Struntz, Shari Reville Report / Study Download
1983 Handicap-italizing on a New Volunteer Resource
Journal of Volunteer Administration Helen G. Lacatis Levine Article Download