If your organization engages volunteers, you already know what volunteers contribute to the mission. Effectively managing, administering and deploying your volunteers can help you achieve your organization's mandate. Volunteer Administration: Professional Practice, now in its second edition, is the only book that addresses the full body of knowledge required by professional administration and management of volunteers. Whether you run an all-volunteer group, a nonprofit organization, or public sector agency, you will find in this practice-oriented book a comprehensive foundation for effective volunteer engagement. Book Features: Introduces and helps to implement the best volunteer management competencies. Examines the five core competencies for volunteer management and administration: Ethics; Organizational management; Human resource management; Accountability; Leadership and advocacy. Provides a solid theoretical framework and professional context on how to properly support volunteer engagement. Supported by research, statistics, and perspectives from the leading academics in this field. Provides proven approaches to practice from credentialed professionals in the field of volunteer administration. Who Should Read This Book? Candidates seeking certification by the Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration (CCVA); Students taking volunteer administration courses offered by universities, colleges and continuing education programs - This book is a required text for some undergrad courses on volunteer administration; Managers at not-for-profit organizations and public agencies - This book offers the framework for effective management of volunteers; Libraries - This book carries the full body of knowledge for professional practice of volunteer administration. As such, it is of foundational use to any organization or individual working with volunteers.
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Book Description LexisNexis Canada, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110433471387