Yearly Archives: 2012 »

Federal Govt does a backflip

Andy Fryar March 27, 2012 0

CHANGES TO THE VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT PROGRAM   Minister for Social Inclusion, Mark Butler today announced that proposed changes to funding arrangements for the Volunteer Management Program (VMP) will be deferred.   The decision to

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BOOK REVIEW: Keeping Volunteers: A Guide to Retention (e-book)

BOOK REVIEW: Keeping Volunteers: A Guide to Retention (e-book)

Andy Fryar March 10, 2012 0

About the Book: Steve McCurley and Rick Lynch have once again provided a thoughtful, easy-to-read, and totally practical book on a subject of critical interest to every volunteer program manager. Keeping Volunteersfocuses on demonstrated

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BOOK REVIEW: From the Top Down: The Executive Role in Successful Volunteer Involvement, 3rd ed

BOOK REVIEW: From the Top Down: The Executive Role in Successful Volunteer Involvement, 3rd ed

Andy Fryar March 10, 2012 0

Revised again by popular demand! Still the only book that addresses the top decision-maker’s role in developing a strategy and resources for high-quality volunteer engagement. It explains fundamental subjects that must be considered at

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BOOK REVIEW: What We Learned (the Hard Way) about Supervising Volunteers: An Action Guide to Making Your Job Easier

BOOK REVIEW: What We Learned (the Hard Way) about Supervising Volunteers: An Action Guide to Making Your Job Easier

Andy Fryar March 10, 2012 0

Packed with the advice, wisdom, and experience of over 85 real-life, on-the-job supervisors of volunteers, this guide offers a crystal clear analysis of what works and what doesn’t in supervision. It also includes comments

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Susan J Ellis, “It Takes A Whole Organisation”, Queensland workshop, June 2011

Susan J Ellis, “It Takes A Whole Organisation”, Queensland workshop, June 2011

Andy Fryar March 9, 2012 0

Volunteering Qld welcomed volunteer managers and leaders to meet Susan Ellis, Founder and President of Energize, Inc. back in June of 2011. Discussion covered critical issues with today’s volunteering managing structures and effective ways

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