Guides, Articles, & Books
MAVA Tool Kit for Building a Peer Professional Network
-- Develop your own network of leaders of volunteers using this 33 page notebook that covers topics ranging from Stages in Network Development and Balancing Participants' Need to Outreach Tips.
Good Practice Guides
Free Electronic Books from Energize, Inc.
-- Choose from hundreds of books on numerous topics, from recruitment, diversity, virtual volunteering, and many more.
-- "Electric Journal of the Volunteer Community," E-Volunteerism is a quarterly publication that caters to managers of volunteers.
Stanford Center for Social Innovation
-- You don't have to attend Stanford, just make it seem like you do with information from Standford's Center for Social Innovation. Check out studies and articles on the subject of volunteerism and other topics. The website also contains a blog, podcasts, and videos. This department publishes the Stanford Social Innovation Review
, a subscription publication for nonprofit leaders and foundations.
Youth Engaged in Service Tool Kit
-- For those who wish to create a new program or add to an existing one, this tool kit helps you attract youth to your program.
Volunteerism: Social Issues Perspectives and Social Policy Implications
-- Mr. Mark Snyder, University of Minnesota. Explore research on the process of volunteer engagement and analyze the social impact.
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