From The Top Down: The Executive Role In Volunteer Program Success
A best seller since the first edition was published in 1986, this is the first and only book that addresses the top decision-maker's role in a volunteer program. It clearly illuminates the issues necessary to facilitate volunteer program success, including an overall vision, policy questions, budgeting, staffing, employee/volunteer relations, the role of the board of direc...more
Published March 23rd 2005 by Energize, Inc
(first published February 1986)
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A must-read for senior leadership of nonprofits, including board members. Volunteer resources are generally grossly underestimated and often taken for granted (aside from superficial recognition efforts) - this book frames such shortcomings succintly and provides useful strategies to maximize impact.