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Volunteer Training Primer: Principles, Procedures and Ideas for Training and Educating Volunteers

Volunteer Training Primer: Principles, Procedures and Ideas for Training and Educating Volunteers

Scott C. Stevenson (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-70419-6

Apr 2013, Jossey-Bass

46 pages

Description

Originally published by Stevenson, Inc., this practical resource provides nonprofit organization with strategies to effectively train volunteers. It includes essential principles and procedures to train and educate new and veteran volunteers, samples of useful forms and resources, and case studies of how other managers train and educate volunteers.

Important topics covered include:

  • Rules and regulations
  • Creative approaches to training
  • Volunteer handbooks
  • Continuing education
  • Senior training
  • Electronic orientation procedures
  • Teaching skills
  • Time management training
  • Training younger volunteers Quantifiable objectives
  • Leadership
  • Storytelling
  • Training supervisors
  • Confidentiality issues

Please note that some content featured in the original version of this title has been removed in this published version due to permissions issues.