September 2018
Buzzing about Practical and Thoughtful Volunteer Management Resources
Get a Grip on Managing Risk
for Volunteers
Let's face it. Bad things, from  little accidents to dangerous situations, can happen when volunteers are working with our organizations. Sometimes it's easier to tell ourselves that they are unlikely to happen, and then we put off making a strategy. 

Making a risk management plan and creating policies need not be so difficult when you have the right information . Check out our volunteer management books focusing on managing risk in volunteer engagement and get a grip on your risk management plan. 
BOOKS
Print and PDF e-book
Risk Management in Volunteer Programs & Community Service
An essential guide that demystifies risk management and sets out in plain language what every leader of volunteer involvement needs to know about this sometimes scary, but always critical subject.

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Policies for Volunteer Programs
Clarify what policies you need to support volunteer involvement.  Write your own policy statements using the samples provided. Plus, s how agency executives how to set standards and spell out expectations regarding volunteers.
 
 
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The Definitive Volunteer & Employee Screening Guidebook

Learn initial screening techniques, ongoing credential checks, models for developing screening processes, and a variety of screening tools - everything to raise your comfort level in dealing with volunteer applicants with emphasis on protecting program participants rather than simply meeting legal requirements.



PDF e-book
Preparing for Community Service, 3rd Edition
 
A practical, easy-to-apply guidebook supplies a model to follow and adapt as you create your own volunteer handbook. The PDF e-book gives sample wording for more than 35 different policy topic areas ranging from dress code to personal phone calls to harassment. Includes a complete example volunteer handbook from a real organization.  
 
ARTICLES
The articles below come from the   Archives of the past issues of e-Volunteerism You can subscribe to the journal for a full year or for 48-hour access. All subscribers have full access to the Archives of all 16 previous volume years.