December 2016
Buzzing about Practical and Thoughtful Volunteer Management Resources
Gifts of Knowledge for
Givers, Volunteers, & Helpers
Holiday gift giving decisions to make? Material things, ubiquitous candy, and lack-luster trinkets can fail to communicate the value we feel for the people we work with: the givers, volunteers, helpers, and fellow leaders of volunteer engagement. Enjoy our list of gift ideas for those who are passionate about making a difference in the world.  

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Not sure which title to chose? What about a subscription to e-Volunteerism, our international online journal about volunteering trends and issues? See below for more information.
e-Book PDF
Raising Charitable Children
In her warm, welcoming, and often funny book, Carol Weisman shares real-life stories collected from all over the world of how parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, teachers, Scout leaders, friends, next door neighbors, and her own family have either initiated or supported ways to teach children how to give back to those in need. A great gift for any parent or grandparent with a passion for service and philanthropy!

Making Dreams Come True without Money, Might or Miracles
Give the gift of inspiration to leaders of volunteers who act at "dream-catchers" every day.  This book will help them e xamine how to keep dreams alive, form dream-nurturing environments, and support volunteers' dreams to reality.

Visionary Leadership in Volunteer Programs
Paperback or PDF

More inspiration for leaders of volunteer engagement from the words of American pioneer in volunteer management, Marlene Wilson! Marlene devoted her career to volunteerism and wrote the 2nd book ever devoted to volunteer management. With this book, she gathers her experiences over more than 30 years and helps us to r e-ignite or discover the passion for leading volunteer engagement.
"Voices from the Past" Collection 
e-Book PDF

Give volunteers a sense of pride in the long tradition they continue today with this PDF compilation of articles from e-Volunteerism: The Electronic Journal of the Volunteer Community. Each article  pays tribute to and makes use of volunteerism's past ranging from profiles of pioneers in our field (Harriet Naylor, Alec Dickson, Eva Schindler-Rainman), to the founding of major organizations (St. John Ambulance, March of Dimes, American Lung Association), and the contribution of volunteers to other causes, including the creation of the Oxford English Dictionary
 Online Journal
eVolgift e-Volunteerism is our online, subscription-based journal  written for volunteer leaders around the world who want to be informed and challenged about volunteering trends and issues.  

What better gift to give than one that lasts? Subscriptions range from 48-hour access to 3 years! 

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