Each Friday we end the week on Engaging Volunteers by posting a few of the latest and greatest meaty documents from the VolunteerMatch Volunteering Resource Library on the IdeaEncore Network for you to peruse. It’s a great way for your nonprofit to share what you know, learn from others, and even earn revenue.
- An Application Process That Works!
This article outlines a suggested volunteer application process to ensure that desirable applicants do not fall through the cracks.
- From Charity to Enterprise: The Development of American Social Work in a Market Economy
This book examines the history of social work and provide a theoretical model of professionalization for analyzing its development.
- Keeping Baby Boomers Volunteering: A Research Brief on Volunteer Retention and Turnover
This report analyzes data from U.S. Census Bureau and Bureau of Labor Statistics from 2002-2006, tracing the volunteer habits of the same sample of Baby Boomers over two consecutive years, as well as a similar sample of pre-Boomers.