Author(s): Phariss, Bruce
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1981

This work examines the organization and operation of the volunteer program at the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.

Author(s): Bortin, Virginia
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1980

The author, a veteran publicity woman herself, provides all the basic information needed to transform an inexperienced publicity worker into an effective publicist. With more than forty actual samples as models, she tells clearly and simply how to write and place news releases, how to obtain print, radio and television publicity, how to use photographs and video material, and how to get acceptance and cooperation from the media. She offers valuable advice on direct efforts to raise funds, increase membership, and keep current members aware of the group's activities. And every publicist will

Author(s): Rauner, Judy
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1979

This workbook is a guide on how to help people volunteer effectively. The first section guides you toward a better understanding of your organization and volunteer program. An opinion survey aids you in determining what is already being accomplished and what needs further development. In the second section, suggestions are offered that apply management principles to your program. The third section is you personally. You're a person responsible for enabling others. Time management hints and ideas for finding additional resources can make the job easier.

Author(s): O'Connell, Brian
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 1975

More Americans are now involved in volunteering for public service than at any other time in our history. They are organizing to influence every conceivable aspect of our human condition: from zoning changes and bond issues to bringing about special education services for children with learning difficulties and fostering brotherhood.

Author(s): American Symphony Orchestra League
Date of Publication: Dec 01, 1970

This booklet is written for the publicity chairman, the public relations chairman, and the advertising chairman of an orchestra or symphony women's association. The first part is a review of the different kinds of publicity that are available without cost to your organization. The second part shows how to get the most out of money you spend on paid avertising. Read all of it, for both parts are related.

Author(s): Bonham, Luke
Date of Publication: May 15, 2019

Case study of the Americana Project, a creative music education program in Sisters Oregon, mixing Americana music, story telling, and songwriting. A study of social capital, inter-generational connection, asset-based community development, and rural community-building.

Author(s): Lemon, Amy
Date of Publication: May 15, 2019

In a presentation at The Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports Congress on Cultural Volunteerism in Pontevedra, Spain, Lemon, the coordinator of the second largest volunteer program at the largest museum complex in the world offers a historical portrayal of volunteerism in America before specifically addressing the volunteer program at The Smithsonian Institution.

Author(s): Ratje, Jeffrey M.
Date of Publication: May 15, 2019

This article points out the positive effects to nonprofit organizations when good customer service is provided by volunteers. Volunteers are often relied upon by nonprofit organizations to interact with possible donors and clients. Volunteers who poorly represent an organization can be detrimental to an organizations brand image. Selection, training, and motivation of a volunteer should be considered as important to the organization as a paid employee.

Author(s): Gonzalez, A. Miren and Tetlock, Philip
Date of Publication: May 15, 2019

A bibliography on altruism and helping behavior. Includes abstracts of the works cited.

Author(s): WQXR Radio
Date of Publication: June 1, 2018

This guide is drawn from lessons learned during two musical instrument drives sponsored by New York’s classical music radio station, WQXR. Students in under-resourced music programs across the New York City area benefited from the roughly 6,000 musical instruments donated through the drive.