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To Care and to Clap

We all know there are a few principles (quite a few!) to follow in leading volunteers. So when you are asked for your best tips, what you have learned from experience, what would you be putting at the top of your list? 466 more words

Valuing Volunteers

The Drivers of Passion

Celebrations for the fifteenth international day for managers of volunteers will happen at a place near you on November 5. It’s a day to acknowledge the skills, talents, leadership and downright doggedness of managing volunteers.  541 more words

Valuing Volunteers

Raising the Bar

Volunteering New Zealand held a workshop for managers of volunteers in Wellington last week. Raising the Bar was the first of a number to be held around the country, drawing on the… 452 more words

Valuing Volunteers

Professionalism, Again

From time to time over past decades flags have been waved about professionalism in managers of volunteers.  Country-wide and regional associations to promote the profession have been founded, and foundered.  819 more words

Managers Of Volunteers

Playing the Game

A rugby league star switched to rugby union last year, but has failed to make the grade in this different code.  He has now returned to rugby league. 439 more words

Valuing Volunteers

Volunteer Recruitment - the 'Group Interview'

Screening and interviewing prospective volunteers is that most basic of tasks for managers of volunteers. My take on what to do and how to go about it is a bit different to most of the reams of available information. 520 more words

Best Practice

Managing Volunteers: The Extreme Sport?

A couple of weeks ago I was at a meeting where a consultant trainer in mentoring declared managing volunteers is an extreme sport. Wow! We are up there with all those dare-devils who go base-jumping, running rapids, going higher, deeper, longer and faster in places I would never venture. 518 more words

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