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COMMENTS ON MANAGING OLDER VOLUNTEERS
Apparently I pressed a “hot button” last month concerning working with older volunteers! We had many questions, comments, and much chatter about it. One reader offered a suggestion based on how her organization continues to involve older volunteers as they age in place:
"In response to the recent column
regarding older volunteers who may no longer be effective in their
Seniors of the Future
Articles, reports, websites, and free e-books on working with
Tips for Recruiting and Managing Older Volunteers
50+ Volunteering: Working for Stronger Communities
Formal Volunteering by the Elderly (research paper)
Recruiting Older Volunteers
Volunteers Isn’t Rocket Science…It’s
Boomer Volunteer Engagement: Collaborate Today, Thrive Tomorrow
by Jill Fredman Fixler and Sandie Eichberg
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Connie Pirtle, of Strategic NonProfit-Resources, has 25 years' experience in working with volunteers. She has consulted and/or trained for such organizations as the Washington National Cathedral, Anchorage Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Music America, and the Association for Volunteer Administration.
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