An Asset Builder's Guide to Training Peer Helpers
A trainer's manual for adult leaders preparing youth volunteers to do peer helping, with 15 interactive sessions complete with discussion guides and handouts (many useful for any age volunteer learning to do counseling).
An Asset Builder's Guide to Youth Leadership
Sensible and inspiring advice for adults who truly want to engage young people in meaningful leadership volunteer roles, with how-to tips on everything from recruitment to intergenerational meetings.
Best of All
A compendium of the best techniques for leading volunteer engagement, proven to work in a myriad of settings.
Building Staff/Volunteer Relations
Insight into (and humor about) the reasons for tension between employees and volunteers and practical strategies for designing satisfying work for both groups.
Church Puzzle Game
Complete instructions and materials for an interactive group activity designed to allow faith communities to self-assess how well their congregations function.
Focus on Volunteering KOPY KIT®
Stand-alone documents each on a single volunteerism-related subject, all ready for the copier or printer—perfect for newsletters, training handouts, flyers and more.
Model Volunteer Handbook
Detailed guide about developing a handbook for new volunteers, with specific suggested topics and examples of policy statements.
Training Module 12: Volunteer Recognition
Helps salaried and volunteer staff appreciate the significance of meaningful recognition and to generate creative formal and informal ways to acknowledge volunteers and staff.
Training Module 5: Supervising Volunteers
Identifies the basic skills and characteristics of good volunteer supervision, clarifies the supervisor's role with volunteers, and explores methods and systems for carrying out this role.
What Can I Say?
A clear, concise guide on how to communicate with people who are ill.