MAVA members and staff are continuously making an impact on volunteerism in Minnesota. Here you will find published articles written by your fellow MAVA members and staff.
MAVA featured in Volunteer Management Report/Membership Management Report
"The Monthly Idea Source for Volunteers Leading the Way".
When the Ax Falls: Budget Cutting and Volunteers
Featuring original research by MAVA. Can an organization turn to volunteers to fill gaps when budgets are cut and employees laid off?
Susan J. Ellis
Energize, Inc., December 2009
MAVA's Volunteer Resources Leadership Project Manager, Mary Quirk, develops article on capitalizing on volunteer resources during tight times
- Volunteer Paradigm Shift: A Four Stage Model -- by Lee George, Brain Injury Association of Minnesota, October 2008. This article was written by Lee George, MAVA Board Member and Trainer and Volunteer Manager for the Brain Injury Association of Minnesota.
MAVA members have articles published in e-Volunteerism, the electronic journal of the volunteer community.
- Elizabeth Ellis, Volunteer Services Coordinator for the Minnesota Department of Corrections (DOC). has an article on "Talent Match Database: The Benefits of Banking on Volunteer Talents" in the July 2008 issue and an article on " Award-Winning Nominations: How to Bring Recognition and Awards to Volunteers" in the April 2008 issue.
- Heather Cox, Director of Volunteers at the Science Museum of Minnesota, has an article on "Creating a Culturally Competent Volunteer Program" in the January 2008 issue.
- Mary Quirk, MAVA Volunteer Resources Leadership Project Manager along with co-author Chris Fastner of the Initiative Foundation has an article in the July 2008 issue on "Training Small Nonprofits and Community-Based Groups about Leading Volunteers."