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Published by DSC
in association with Volunteering England
Part of the The Essential Volunteer Management set
Fully revised and updated, The Complete Volunteer Management Handbook has been the leading resource on volunteering since it was first published in 1994.
Extremely familiar in volunteering circles by its original title, Essential Volunteer Management, the remit of this renamed edition is has been broadened and extended with the addition of a third author – UK volunteering expert and consultant Rob Jackson.
– a fully revised introduction on trends and issues in volunteerism;
– new and updated content throughout;
– new chapters on measuring effectiveness and enhancing the status of the volunteer programme;
– volunteering perspectives from the UK, US and beyond.
Comprehensive, insightful and practical, The Complete Volunteer Management Handbook provides essential reading for anyone responsible for recruiting,
managing or working with volunteers.
‘An essential tool for any organisation seeking to involve volunteers strategically and
effectively in its work. It will help you understand how to make the most of volunteers and ensure a positive experience for both the volunteer and the organisation.’
Alison Hammock, Head of Volunteering, Parkinson’s UK
‘Whether you’ve been working with volunteers for years or are just starting out, this book will take you through the vital steps for success, from developing a role to supporting your volunteers long term. Offering expert advice and tips, the handbook is the perfect accompaniment to the role of the volunteer manager.’
Samantha Sparrow, Knowledge & Innovation Manager, vInspired
‘We need to draw on the body of knowledge that has been built up through experience and research over the years and from around the world – this new edition
enables us to do just that.’
From the Foreword by Justin Davis Smith CBE, Chief Executive, Volunteering England
‘An engaging, insightful and highly
comprehensive guide to involving volunteers.’
Amy New, Volunteering Experience Project Manager, Macmillan Cancer Support
Buy the The Essential Volunteer Management set for £ 60
- ISBN 978 1 906294 60 1
- 592 page(s)
- 3rd edition
- November 2012