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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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1997 Canadian Code For Volunteer Involvement (Canada)
Volunteer Canada, Ottawa, ON Canada Pamphlet / Booklet Download
Canadian Journal of Volunteer Resources Management (Canada)

Published 1992-2016.   A complete set of all issues can be found at Volunteer Canada's website.

2000 Candy Striper, My Ass!
FORTUNE magazine, July 2000 Jason Tanz, Theodore Spencer Article Download
2003 Capacity Building in the Digital Age through Volunteer Involvement
WorldWide Volunteer, December 14, 2003 Susan J. Ellis Article Download
1993 Capitalize on Volunteerism and Citizen Participation (Texas legislature recommendations)
Against the Grain, January 1993 Report / Study Download
Unknown Careers: Making Life-Work Experience Pay Off
Carol Krucoff Article Download
2002 Caring Canadians, Involved Canadians: Highlights from the 2000 National Survey of Giving, Volunteering and Participating (Canada)
Journal of Volunteer Administration Article Download
1985 CAs and Charities: The Value of Volunteering (Canada)
CAmagazine, October 1985 Elizabeth Abraham, Carol Loughrey Article Download
1980 Catalysts for Change
SYNERGIST magazine, National School Volunteer Program (part of ACTION) Richard A. Couto Article Download
1989 Catching Moonbeams in a Jar: Evaluation in a University Public Service Program
Journal of Volunteer Administration Jackie Schmidt-Posner Article
1999 Celebrating Professional Development Together: International Conferences for Volunteer Administration
Journal of Volunteer Administration Article Download
1989 Center for Informal Education (The Netherlands)
Paper presented a 1989 European Symposium on the Role of Voluntary Associations in the Cuture Jo Houben Pamphlet / Booklet Download
1985 Certification in Volunteer Administration Program: Portfolio packet & brochure
Association for Volunteer Administration, Boulder, CO Pamphlet / Booklet Download
2004 Challenges of International Online Volunteering: Re-Learning Words, Transcending Boundaries
Journal of Volunteer Administration Jayne Cravens Article Download
1988 Change is Perfection
Journal of Volunteer Administration Karla A. Henderson Article Download
1991 Changes, Challenges, and Choices -- Now and in the Future
Paper given at the ACTION Region V Conference, March 20, 1991 Eva Schindler-Rainman Report / Study Download
1995 Changing the Paradigm: Self-Assessment Kit

This Self-Assessment Process is an organizational change management tool for guiding staff, leadership, board, and other volunteers to examine the effectiveness of volunteer engagement. The Kit contains a Team Leader's Resource Book, a Team Member Book, and a survey.

Kenn Allen Book Download
1985 Changing the Rules: Social Security and Volunteering (United Kingdom)
The Volunteer Centre UK Pamphlet / Booklet Download
1993 Changing Trends in Volunteerism (collections of excerpts from various sources)
USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Area Community Involvement Workshop, February 1993 Susan Norris Handout / Fact Sheet Download
1984 Characteristics of a Well-Operated Volunteer Center
VOLUNTEER: The National Center Handout / Fact Sheet Download
1992 Characteristics of College Student Volunteering
Journal of Volunteer Administration Ron Fagan Article Download
2002 Charities Find Ways to Screen Volunteers Despite Insufficient Funds, Time
The Chronicle of Philanthropy Sandy Asirvatham Article Download
1984 Children As Volunteers: Learning Early to be Contributors
What's New in Home Economics, January 1984 Susan J. Ellis Article Download
1984 Children as volunteers: To serve is a chance to grow
PTA Today, March 1984 Susan J. Ellis Article 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
1983 Children Should Be Seen and Heard -- as Volunteers
Voluntary Action Leadership, Summer 1983 Susan J. Ellis Article Download
1983 Children Should Be Seen AND Heard -- as Volunteers
Voluntary Action Leadership, Summer 1983 Susan J. Ellis Article Download
2002 Church Puzzle Game

An interactive group activity for religious leaders for analyzing how their congregations work, conducting an organizational analysis of their organization, and identifying areas that deserve further attention. Though The Church Puzzle Game uses the word ‘‘church” in its title and instructions, the content of the Game was written with the intention to help any faith community, religious body, or house of worship.

Energize, Inc. Susan J. Ellis Book Download
1978 Church Volunteer Administration Part I: Similarities and Differences
Volunteer Administration Janet Richards Article Download
1980 Church Volunteer Administration Part II: Several Programs Under One Roof
Volunteer Administration Janet Richards Article Download
1978 Church Volunteer Administration: Similarities and Differences
Volunteer Administration, Association for Volunteer Administration, 1978 Janet Richards Article Download
1986 Church Volunteers: Unleashing The Potential
Voluntary Action Leadership, Spring 1986 Val Adolph Article Download
1977 Citizen Participation -- What others say...What others do
Mid-Atlantic Center for Community Education, School of Education, University of Virginia September 1977 John W. Warden Pamphlet / Booklet Download
1960 Citizen Volunteer

Written in 1960 primarily for the volunteer but also for professional social workers and those who work in the social realm, this book presents a collection of writings exploring the facets of volunteer service at the time. Contributors include executives, supervisors, professors, volunteer involvement directors, and individual volunteers themselves and, therefore, offering diverse points of view.

Harper & Brothers Nathan E. Cohen Book Download
2006 Citizens at the Center: A New Approach to Civic Engagement
The Case Foundation Cynthia M. Gibson Report / Study
1985 Citizenship and Community Service: Are They A Concern and Responsibility of Higher Education?
Keynote address at the 1985 National Conference on Higher Education, March 17, 1985 Brian O'Connell Download
2007 Civic Engagement and the Internet: Online Volunteers
blogs.harvard.edu/idblog/2007/11/18/civic-engagement-and-the-internet-online-volunteers/ Mary C. Joyce Article Download
1973 Clients as Volunteers
Volunteer Administration Delwin M. Anderson Article Download
1989 Code of Ethics - Western Association of Directors of Volunteers (Canada)
WADV (Western Association of Directors of Volunteers), British Columbia, Canada Handout / Fact Sheet Download
1970's-90's Collection of Volunteer-Related Buttons
Susan J. Ellis personal collection Sample Download
1982 College Criminal Justice Volunteerism Courses: An Area of Neglect
Journal of Volunteer Administration Charles M. Unkovic, William R. Brown, Beverly Wicks Article Download
1985 College Interns: School and Agency Partnership
Journal of Volunteer Administration Marge Twiname-Dungan, Betty Schnettler Article Download
1968 College Students and Mental Health Programs for Children
Volunteer Administration Earl C. Brennan Article Download
1976 College Students as Volunteers
National Center for Voluntary Action Pamphlet / Booklet Download
1969 College Volunteers: A Guide to Action, Helping students to help others
National Program for Voluntary Action, Washington, DC James Tanck Pamphlet / Booklet Download
2000? Come Back to School. A Child Needs You.
New York City School Volunteer Program Sample Download
1976? Comments from participants in meetings of New York City municipal workers union, city personnel, & key voluntary agencies after 1975 NYC fiscal crisis.
Mayor's Voluntary Action Center, New York City, NY Download
Committee Leadership: 10 tips for getting the most
The NonProfit Times, December 2004 Susan J. Ellis Article Download
1987 Communicating Effectively and Accurately: Three Checklists
Journal of Volunteer Administration Kathleen McCleskey Article Download
1978 Communication Skills: A Must for Effective Volunteer Leadership
Volunteer Administration Mary Beck Proudfoot Article Download