Supervision of Volunteers

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Department of Social Welfare, State of New York
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Linda Graff and Associates, Inc.
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Journal of Volunteer Administration
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Packed with the advice, wisdom, and experience of over 85 real-life, on-the-job supervisors of volunteers, this guide offers a crystal clear analysis of what works and what doesn't in supervision. It also includes comments from volunteers about what they need from those who supervise them, as well as excerpts from classic articles and books by experts in the field and a self-assessment survey covering the attitudes and actions necessary to be an effective supervisor. 

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Energize
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Get Organized newsletter, Voluntary Action Center, Atlanta, GA
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Journal of Volunteer Administration
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SYNERGIST magazine, National School Volunteer Program (part of ACTION)
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12 ready‑to‑deliver training sessions to teach paid staff the fundamentals of working with volunteers. Each training module is designed for delivery in 55 minutes of staff time. Each electronic module comes with: a complete PowerPoint® presentation; a timed script for the trainer highlighting “4 Key Concepts” on each topic; suggestions for expandable group activities; handout masters ready to duplicate, including a workshop evaluation form; and more.  The 12 topics range from Designing Positions to Volunteer Recognition.

 



 

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Energize
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Journal of Volunteer Administration
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SYNERGIST magazine, National School Volunteer Program (part of ACTION)
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Voluntary Action Leadership, Spring 1979
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Voluntary Action Leadership, Fall 1985
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Journal of Volunteer Administration
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Energize, Inc.
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Penn State Cooperative Extension, Lancaster, PA
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Voluntary Action Leadership, Fall 1979
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Lynch Associates
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Journal of Volunteer Administration
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Vancouver Volunteer Centre
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Volunteer Administration
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Ezine Articles, December 16, 2006 https://ezinearticles.com/?Leading-Volunteer-Projects&id=388626
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Voluntary Action Leadership, Winter 1985
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Steve McCurley and Sue Vineyard take a lighthearted look at some of the most common volunteer performance problems and deliver some serious solutions. The book assess es the extent and root causes of problems. Examples range from the "Somewhat Annoying Volunteer" with poor interpersonal skills to the "Dangerously Dysfunctional Volunteer," posing risk concerns. Sample volunteer policies directly related to handling problematic volunteer situations are include

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Heritage Arts Publishing/VMSystems
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Journal of Volunteer Administration
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A toolkit from which to draw strategies for dealing with the many types of difficult behavior that can be exhibited by volunteers.

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VMSystems, Volunteer Management Series
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Volunteer Monitor, Fall 1992
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