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Books & Tool Kits

Enhancing the Volunteer Lifecycle contains easy-to-apply information and tips on enhancing the experience and impact of volunteers at your organization. And, it’s free!

This e-book includes tools on how to:

  • Better develop and define volunteer positions so both your organization and your volunteers benefit.
  • Get the right people in the right volunteer roles, and set volunteers up for success with proper training and support.
  • Keep volunteers engaged by clearly communicating volunteer impact and outcomes.

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Volunteer Engagement 2.0: Ideas and Insights Changing the World taps expert knowledge from today’s volunteerism professionals – including Beth Steinhorn, VQ Volunteer Strategies President – to help nonprofits take a more inventive approach to volunteer engagement.

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The Funder’s Guide to Investing in Volunteer Engagement provides a framework for how funders and organizations can collaborate to support volunteer involvement and impact. The Guide includes a summary of relevant research and tools to help funders appreciate the exponential return on investment for themselves and the community when they support volunteer engagement infrastructure and strategy.

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Boomer Volunteer Engagement: Collaborate Today, Thrive Tomorrow is everything organizations need to engage skilled Boomer volunteers. This book, now a volunteer engagement classic, provides a step-by-step guide for engaging Boomers as volunteers to build organizational capacity.

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Boomer Volunteer Engagement: Facilitator’s Tool Kit enables you to engage volunteer facilitators to lead an engagement initiative at your organization. This Tool Kit is a great accompaniment to Boomer Volunteer Engagement: Collaborate Today, Thrive Tomorrow and features field-tested tools to engage an experienced volunteer to facilitate your organization’s Boomer volunteer initiative, including timelines, monthly meeting agendas, group exercises, and evaluation tools.

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The Engaged Congregation Guides is a four-part series designed to provide synagogues with a step-by-step process of creating and maintaining a culture of volunteer engagement, which can build a congregation’s capacity beyond what staff alone can accomplish. While these guides include content and teaching specific to Jewish texts, the process and tools are universal and can be applied to congregations of many faiths or adapted for secular use.

Download one or all four for free.

You and Your Nonprofit is one of CharityChannel Press’s acclaimed “In the Trenches” series. Among the contributing authors are VQ Volunteer Strategies President, Beth Steinhorn, and the late Jill Friedman Fixler who authored the chapter on volunteer engagement.

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