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365 Ideas for Recruiting, Retaining, Motivating and Rewarding Your Volunteers: A Complete Guide for Nonprofit Organizations

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According to recent statistics by the U.S. Department of Labor, 26.7 percent of the population volunteers. Unfortunately, while the population is increasing, the percentage of Americans who volunteer is decreasing each year. What this means is that you must hang onto and keep your volunteers happy and coming back, perhaps bringing new volunteer recruits with them.
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Paperback, 312 pages
Published July 1st 2008 by Atlantic Publishing Group (FL)
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Irene
Feb 05, 2011 Irene rated it it was amazing
As president of a nonprofit organization I'm thrilled with the information in this book. Getting volunteers is one of the hardest things to do for any group but keeping them motivated is even harder.

I was enthused after reading the first section "Before You Begin Recruiting" and realized that we, as an organization, weren't clear on our needs. We needed volunteers but in desperation due to time pressures we didn't access everything we needed to.
As well I found out how to launch a campaign using
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Nicole
Oct 27, 2014 Nicole rated it liked it
I work for a very small non-profit and this seemed geared toward larger non-profits. I bookmarked three pages: a 'media contact sheet', creating a press release, and info your website volunteer recruitment page needs to include.
Marce
Mar 12, 2016 Marce rated it liked it
useful to help generate ideas and get organized, but a little long-winded and repetitive
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Great ideas, applicable to my work. I especially appreciated the details about the volunteer handbook.
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“If your organization has been in operation any length of time, you have a brand. The question is whether your current brand helps or hinders your mission. Do you know how you are being perceived by your community? It does not matter how good a job you are actually doing if the public's perception does not reflect such knowledge, which is why it is critical that a nonprofit stay in tune with how people outside of its organization view it. Here are some suggestions to help you assess your current public image.” 0 likes
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