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VT readers ask questions about volunteer management
and administration. Ask Connie, an experienced volunteer manager, consultant
and trainer, provides the answers for all to see.
ACTIVE VS. INACTIVE VOLUNTEERS
Uniforms and Increased Volunteer Performance
I am writing up a "mini-grant" for uniforms for my new Summer Youth Program in a hospital. Do you have any data regarding uniforms and increased volunteer performance?
I'm sorry I don't know of any research that would help you. But what occurs to me is that volunteer uniforms can:
FUNDING SOURCES FOR INTERN PROGRAM
These are some funding sources that are often used for intern programs of all types:
You might also talk to someone in the financial aid office at the university to find out if they have a list of potential underwriters for your intern program. They are often very helpful in connecting "prospective employers" with "income sources" so that the students find appropriate internships.
Connie Pirtle, of Strategic NonProfit-Resources, has 15 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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