| MANAGEMENT & SUPERVISION
Find tips to oversee the work of volunteers and practical suggestions to supervise them. Everything from ideas to help you work more efficiently to the latest in research on keeping volunteers happy and productive.
~ January 2007 ~ Topics
The Art of Delegation
As the work load increases without an increase of staff members, here are some tips to engage volunteers to multiply your efforts:
Interested in more information? Check out our online bookstore for Secrets of Leadership by Rick Lynch & Sue Vineyard and Best of All: The Quick Reference Guide to Effective Volunteer Involvement by Linda Graff.
Planning the Next Step for Your Career
Have you ever asked a child what they want to be when they grow up? You just might get some good ideas. What does the child in you want to be? Randall S. Hansen, PhD, founder of Quintessential Careers, has several suggestions on how to evaluate your current position and form an action plan for your dream job.
First, evaluate your current position.
Once you have spent some time analyzing the data the next steps are to:
With a little bit of reflection and hard work, you can make your grown up dream job come true.
WSU ONLINE CERTIFICATE IN VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT
Washington State University offers a Volunteer Management Certification Program through the Internet. Individuals around the world can earn a certificate in managing or coordinating volunteers, without leaving home. For more information, visit Volunteer Today's Portal site, Internet Resources. Look for the Washington State University listing. There is a hot link to their Web site.
Liz Needham is currently the Volunteer Services Coordinator for the City of Raleigh Retired and Senior Volunteer Program and Foster Grandparent Program. She has 12 years of managerial and supervisory experience in the non-profit, local government and business sectors. She can be reached by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at: (919) 831-6098.
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