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Resources for Organizations:

Volunteer North Shore has a volunteer library full of great resources for volunteers and for organizations. Here are some resources for organizations that are available online or at other locations.


 

Resources with Alternate Sources

  • Advocacy on the Agenda: Preparing voluntary boards for public policy participation by Volunteer Canada

    Online version available: Click Here

  • The Screening Handbook - Tools and Resources for the Voluntary Sector by Public Safety Canada


    Online version available: Click Here

  • Building on Strength: Improving Governance and Accountability in Canada’s Voluntary Sector

    Online version available: Click Here

  • By Definition: Policies for volunteer programs by Linda Graff

    Available at the Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch: Call#361.37G73b

  • Canada Gives: Trends and attitudes toward charitable giving and volunteerism by Allan Arnett

    Available at the Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch: Call#361.7A72c

  • The Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement

    Online version available: Click Here

  • Caring Canadians; Involved Canadians by the Minister of Industry

    Online version available: Click Here

  • Developing and Managing Volunteers by FEMA

    Online version available: Click Here

  • Economic Dimensions of Volunteer Work in Canada by David Ross

    Available at the Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch: Call#330.971R82e

  • Family Volunteering: A discussion paper

    Online version available: Click Here

  • From the Top Down: The executive role in volunteer program success by Susan Ellis

    Available at the Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch: Call#361.37068E47f

  • Giving Freely: Volunteers in Canada by Doreen Duchesne

    Available at the Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch: Call#361.37D829g

  • A Guide to Volunteer Program Management Resources by Volunteer Canada

    Online version available: Click Here

  • Handling Problem Volunteers by Sue Vineyard and Steve McCurley

    Available at the Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch: Call#361.37V78h

  • The Healing Power of Doing Good: The health and spiritual benefits of helping others by Allan Luks

    Available at the Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch: Call#155.2L95h

  • The (Help!) I Don’t Have Enough Time Guide to Volunteer Management by Katherine Noyes Campbell and Susan J Ellis

    Available at the Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch: Call#361.37C18h

  • I Volunteer – Youth Works

    Online version available: Click Here

  • Leading Today’s Volunteers by Flora MacLeod

    Available at the Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch: Call#361.37068M16m1

  • Management of Volunteer Services in Canada by Nicole Dufresne Baker

    Available at the Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch: Call#361.37M26j

  • Measuring the Difference Volunteers Make: A guide to outcome evaluation for volunteer program managers

    Online version available: Click Here

  • Motivating Volunteers: How the rewards of unpaid work can meet people’s needs by the Vancouver Volunteer Centre

    Available at the Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch: Call#361.37M91m

  • Multicultural Multilingual Volunteers: A guide book for community organizations by the Burnaby Volunteer Centre

    Available at the Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch: Call#361.37M96b

  • Recruiting Male Volunteers: A guide based on exploratory research by Stephanie Blackman

    Online version available: Click Here

  • Religion, Participation, and Charitable Giving: An executive summary by Kurt Bowen

    Online version available: Click Here

  • Resource Kit for Interviewing Volunteers by Roy Crowe

    Available at the Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch: Call#361.37C95r

  • Safe Enough? Reviewing screening practices

    Online version available: Click Here

  • A Sound Investment: The value of adding volunteer resources to your philanthropic portfolio by Volunteer Canada

    Online version available: Click Here

  • Stronger Together: Recruiting and working with ethnocultural volunteers by Central Volunteer Bureau of Ontario

    Online version available: Click Here

  • Voluntary Action: Provincial policies and practices by Jean-Bernard Robichaud

    Available at the Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch: Call#361.37R65v

  • Volunteer Connection – Family Volunteering – Make it Official

    Online version available: Click Here

  • Volunteer Connections Series

    Online versions available:

    Benefits and Challenges of Employer-Supported Volunteerism Click Here
    New Strategies for Older Adults Click Here


    Creating an Accessible and Inclusive Environment
    Click Here

  • Volunteering – A Traditional Canadian Value by Janet Lautenschlager

    Online version available: Click Here

  • Volunteering and Mandatory Community Service by Volunteer Canada

    Online version available: Click Here

  • The Volunteer Recruitment (and Membership Development) Book by Susan J Ellis

    Available at the Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch: Call#361.37E471vr

  • Volunteers: How to find them, how to keep them by Roy Crowe

    Available at the Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch: Call#361.37H15v

  • Volunteer Organizations and Resources prepared by Volunteer North Shore. Online version available: Click Here

  • Working Together: A Government of Canada/Voluntary Sector Joint Initiative by the Joint Tables

    Online version available: Click Here

  • Worldwide Volunteering by Roger Potter

    Available at the Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch: Call#361.37W927p1

   

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