Author(s): Accountants for the Public Interest
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1990

Lists over 250 volunteer accounting programs. Accountants who volunteer their time through these programs offer short-term, not long-term, ongoing help. This may include tax preparation for individuals, helping businesses understand the complexities of accounting systems or teaching nonprofits to apply business techniques for planning, reporting and control of their finances. The directory is divided into four categories: State listings of local programs; Internal Revenue Service programs; Small business development centers; and Nationwide programs. State listings are alphabetical by city.

Author(s): McCurley, Steve
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1990

1. The problem.

2. Some answers.

Redesign the job.
Expand recruiting efforts.
Gang up on the job.
Ease them in.

3. A conclusion.

Give them a great place to work.
Give them what they don't have.
Give them a good time.
If all else fails, do it correctly.

4. References.

Author(s): Ontario Arts Council
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1989

As part of the activities marking the 25th Anniversary of the Ontario Arts Council in 1988, a census of arts activities occurring on a single day was conducted among non-profit professional arts organizations in Ontario, most of them clients of OAC. The aim of the Ontario Arts Census was to produce a report showing the variety, distribution, financial magnitude, employment and volunteer activity of arts organizations on a given day. The result is a snapshot of the non-profit professional arts activity of responding organizations on that day.

Author(s): MacKenzie, Marilyn
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1989

Volunteer managers of the world Unite! You have nothing to lose but your guilt! This monograph is dedicated to your liberation. Give yourself permission to admit that occasionally (oh, yes, very occasionally) you feel discouragement, frustration, perhaps even anger with the volunteers you manage.

Author(s): McCurley, Steve
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1989

This monograph contains sample wording for policies on volunteer utilization. It is intended to assist you in the operation of your volunteer program by providing sample policies for you to consider. It is intended to provide you with ideas from which to create your own volunteer management program without having to invent everything anew.

Author(s): O'Connell, Brian
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1988

In current work with the Bush Administration, I find that we in the independent sector have made little progress since the Nixon, Ford, Carter and Reagan administrations in helping public officials to understand the relative roles of the voluntary and governmental sectors. Each administration has wanted to strengthen philanthropy and voluntary action, but all were handicapped by their gross miscalculations of the size and functions of non-profit endeavor, resulting in exaggerated notions of what philanthropic and voluntary organizations can do and therefore what government need not do. We won

Author(s): Brown, Ellsworth H.
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1988

Social Responsibility and the Arts: the idea is not new, partly because its definition is difficult to pin down. A list of the Journal of Arts Management and Law's (JAML) special issues is itself the woven fabric of social responsibility. Volunteerism, the Changing of the Mainstream of populations, consumer behavior, The Arts and Public Policy, labor relations - all are about social responsibility.

Author(s): Sirota Alper and Pfau
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1987

Prepared for Daring Goals for a Caring New York. As part of its program to stimulate charitable behavior among New York City residents, Daring Goals for a Caring New York commissioned Sirota Alper & Pfau to conduct a citywide survey of giving and volunteering patterns, practices and motivations. During March and April of 1988, telephone interviews were conducted with a representative sample of 2,759 adult New Yorkers. This survey population was comprised of, roughly, 550 respondents from each of the five boroughs.

Author(s): Nielsen, Marian
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1987

The American Association for Museum Volunteers Survey and Directory project is designed to provide a resource for museum volunteers and volunteer managers, to facilitate information exchange and encourage communication on a regional, state, or community basis, to provide data for state and regional AAMV chairs, and to enable the AAMV to provide current information on local resources in answer to inquiries from within and outside the museum profession. (p. xiii)

Author(s): McCurley, Steve
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1987

The forms contained in this book are designed to assist you in the operation of your volunteer program. The forms cover many of the areas necessary to planning, managing, and evaluating a volunteer program.