VolunteerMatch Interview: Martin J. Cowling

VolunteerMatch’s Robert Rosenthal interviews Martin J. Cowling, CEO of People First – Total Solutions, about recent trends in volunteer engagement. Topics include the impact of the global recession on volunteering, the outlook for Boomer volunteering, the Serve America Act, lessons from the 2009 Victorian bushfires, and International Volunteer Manager Appreciation Day.

Part 1: Impact of the Recession on Volunteering

Part 2: The Outlook for Boomer Engagement

Part 3: The Potential of the Serve America Act

Part 4: Lessons for US disaster relief agencies after the 2009 Victorian bushfires

Part 5: The Meaning of International Volunteer Managers Appreciation Day for the U.S.