Don’t be scared – VolunteerMatch is here to protect you. And to pass along some great volunteer management resources from the Volunteering Resource Library on the IdeaEncore Network. So grab a fistful of candy corn and prepare to be educated out of your wits.
Stalking the Elusive Exec: 12 Tips to Get Your ED to Learn About Volunteer Management
A dozen tips written mainly for volunteer program managers who need help in gaining administrative support, even to get their bosses to read a book on the topic of volunteers.
Spontaneous Volunteer Management in a Disaster
Article providing strategies to integrate spontaneous volunteers into your program in a crisis situation. Preplanning a response allows an organization to avoid having to refocus its efforts toward processing a large volume of volunteers later on.
Handling Problem Volunteers: Real Solutions
This book looks at some of the most common volunteer performance problems and offers solutions. It helps assess the extent and root causes of problems. Examples range from “Annoying Volunteers” with poor interpersonal skills to “Dangerously Dysfunctional” ones, posing risk concerns.