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Old World Wisconsin

It is appropriate that Old World Wisconsin was opened in 1976. There could no better way to commemorate 200 years of American history than by vividly re-creating the sights, sounds and spirit of this country at its birth.

The museum's more than 60 historic structures range from ethnic farmsteads with furnished houses and rural outbuildings, to a crossroads... (continued)

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Marilyn Donnellan, MS, Author & Consultant

Nonprofit CEO and consultant for more than 30 years, beginning with a single-staff nonprofit and ending with a $6 million nonprofit. Consultant and trainer for local, state and national organizations. B.A. in Human Resources Management and M.S. in Administration. Author of "Core Elements of a Successful Nonprofit," "The Hour Series of... (continued)

Volunteer Toolkit: Practical Equipment for Effective Volunteer Management

Toolkit featuring articles, printable forms and resource lists to help faith-based volunteer managers recruit, train, inform and equip volunteers for successful volunteer work.

Toolkit featuring articles, printable forms and resource lists to help faith-based volunteer managers... (continued)

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Volunteer Management Certificate Program

Online, noncredit program offering courses to teach social services agencies, nonprofit organizations and community groups how to manage their volunteers more effectively. The courses offer practical exercises and feedback from faculty.

Online, noncredit program offering courses to teach social services agencies,... (continued)

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Volunteer Management Certificate Program (VMCP)

An online, noncredit program especially helpful for those in social service agencies, non-profit organizations, school and community groups, or corporate offices who can benefit from learning to manage their volunteers more effectively.

http://conferences.wsu.edu/conferences/calendar.aspx

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Help! I-Don't-Have-Enough-Time Guide to Volunteer Management

This book presents a step-by-step framework for creating a team approach to volunteer management. It includes an appendix of electronic volunteerism resources.

This book presents a step-by-step framework for creating a team approach to volunteer management. It includes an appendix of electronic... (continued)

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Volunteer Handbook: How to Organize and Manage a Successful Organization

This handbook provides ways to effectively plan, train, administer, manage and communicate with volunteers.

This handbook provides ways to effectively plan, train, administer, manage and communicate with volunteers.

http://www.amazon.com/The-Volunteer-Handbook-Successful-Organization/dp/0929174011

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Turn Your Organisation into a Volunteer Magnet

This electronic book is a compilation of essays written by grass roots volunteer managers. Contributors share their knowledge, insight and experience about how to run successful volunteer programs and bring out the best in volunteers.

This electronic book is a compilation of essays written by grass roots... (continued)

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One Hundred and One Ideas for Volunteer Programs

Book containing information about volunteer recruitment, planning, screening, training, leadership and marketing as well as volunteer/staff relations.

Book containing information about volunteer recruitment, planning, screening, training, leadership and marketing as well as volunteer/staff... (continued)

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Model Volunteer Handbook

This handbook supplies a model to follow and adapt when writing a volunteer handbook. It gives sample wording for more than 35 different policy topic areas ranging from dress code to personal phone calls to harassment. It also explains how to use the handbook in welcoming a new volunteer.

This handbook supplies a model to follow and... (continued)

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Volunteer Management Handbook

Handbook covering all aspects of managing a volunteer program. It also provides practical guidelines, suggestions, checklists, and sample forms.

Handbook covering all aspects of managing a volunteer program. It also provides practical guidelines, suggestions, checklists, and sample... (continued)

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Best Practices for Volunteer Programs: Best Ideas from Best Programs

Book addressing the future of volunteering, new roles and competencies required by managers, how to juggle five generations of volunteers, working with staff, recruitment, mandated volunteering, self-help volunteers, the volunteer life cycle, and building credibility and clout.

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Joy of Recognition: Designing and Implementing a Successful Recognition Program

This book provides approaches to acknowledge volunteers' and employees' contributions to organizational success.

This book provides approaches to acknowledge volunteers' and employees' contributions to organizational success.

http://www.amazon.com/The-Joy-Recognition-Debra-Sikanas/dp/1567170005

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Volunteer Recognition Tips

This article lists 9 tips to help your organization recognize the work of your volunteers as meaningful and appreciated.

This article lists 9 tips to help your organization recognize the work of your volunteers as meaningful and appreciated.

http://communitysector.nl.ca/voluntary-sector-resources/volunteer-management/volunteer-recognition-tips

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Jonathan Peizer

Over two decades working in the nonprofit and philanthropic space most notably as the Soros Foundation’s first CIO and Internet Program Director. He is a Consultant, Social Entrepreneur, Author of the Dynamics of Technology for Social Change as well as numerous articles and manuals on technology, philanthropy and nonprofit capacity... (continued)

Induction Checklist

Induction is an information sharing process to help volunteers feel part of the team and become productive as quickly as possible within their role. Planning and creating an induction programme and induction pack ensures all volunteers receive all relevant information and are introduced to the organisation in the same way. Below is a sample... (continued)

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Preparing for Volunteer's First Day

Volunteers have high hopes and expectations when they sign up to volunteer. It’s important that organisations address their needs and expectations, starting with making them feel welcome on the first day. Properly preparing for a volunteer’s first day will ensure they immediately feel part of the team, allay any nerves they may... (continued)

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VolunteerMatch

VolunteerMatch strengthens communities by making it easier for good people and good causes to connect. The organization offers a variety of online services to support a community of nonprofit, volunteer and business leaders committed to civic engagement. Our popular service welcomes millions of visitors a year and has become the preferred internet recruiting tool... (continued)

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Tracking Volunteer Time to Boost Your Bottom Line: A Complete Accounting Guide

Tracking volunteer time can help you meet matching-funds requirements, improve your financial statement presentation, show the full scope of your impact on the community, and reduce liability. In this article, CPA Dennis Walsh of North Carolina explains why and how to include... (continued)

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