Author(s): Corrigan, Michael W. and Martin, Matthew M.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2003

In this view of the tapestry, as consultants to help organizations solve special problems, as managers of other volunteers, as project chairman and committee members, and as support staff.

Author(s): Skocpol, Theda
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2003

The decline in public involvement has not always been the case in the . The author shows how, by understanding the causes of this change, we might reverse it.

Author(s): Smith, Joy Turnheim
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2003

Through a series of focus groups and survey testing, this paper identifies the elements that were found to make up the psychological contracts that govern the relationship between volunteer and nonprofit organization.

Author(s): Martinez, J. Michael
Date of Publication: Nov 30, 2003

This article explores liability issues facing volunteer organizations and suggests effective risk management practices that can reduce liability in most instances.

Author(s): Dagenais, Don; Meschery, Ann; Hartley Jane; Bruns, Sandra
Date of Publication: Nov 30, 2003

This publication addresses the questions which face opera support groups when recruiting and training new opera volunteers.

Author(s): Fincham, Garrick
Date of Publication: Oct 31, 2003

Highlighting key issues that face museum educators, this accessible guide offers an introduction to current government policy, the stages of setting up educational projects and programmes, and techniques for delivery.

Author(s): Boraas, Stephanie
Date of Publication: Jul 31, 2003

This article examines volunteerism in the using data from a special supplement to the September 2002 Current Population Survey (CPS)

Author(s): Nosan, Gregory
Date of Publication: Mar 31, 2003

The role of the Woman's Board of The Art Institute of Chicago in the 1950s and 1960s is examined.

Author(s): Lysakowski, Linda
Date of Publication: Mar 31, 2003

This article examines what volunteers look for in the institutions for which they volunteer, why some organizations are better at recruiting and retaining volunteer fundraisers, what motivates volunteers to get involved in an organizations fundraising efforts, and how an organization can better prepare their volunteers to do fundraising.

Author(s): Toppe, Christopher; Adler, Kimberly A.; Kirsch, Arthur D.; Green, Gordon W.; Michel, Jocabel
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2002

"The American Baby Boom generation represents the largest untapped pool of potential volunteers for the nonprofit community in recent history, according to a new study entitled Experience at Work: Volunteering and Giving Among Americans 50 and Over, by INDEPENDENT SECTOR and AARP. As Baby Boomers begin to approach retirement age, nonprofit organizations will be faced with unprecedented opportunities and challenges to engage this population."