The New Volunteerism Project
Ivan Henry Scheier
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to the pages of the "New Volunteerism Project: The Ivan Scheier Archival
Five bound volumes placed in the Reference collection of the
Dayton Memorial Library at Regis University
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|"Building Staff/Volunteer Relations" ©||1|
|"The Things Volunteers Do!||3-13|
|"Fairy Tales as Factors in Volunteer Program Failure" @||14|
|"Volunteer Program Goal Clarification Process" @||15|
|."Suggested Components In A Volunteer Program Policy" @||16|
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Introductory Notes on Staff/Volunteer Relations
In this and one or two other subject areas, a recent publication says virtually everything I would want to say. The publication here is "Building/Staff Volunteer Relations"© 3 pages, 1993, published and copyrighted by Energize, Inc. of Philadelphia, PA.
Only two minor matters need noting. First, I have added to the packet some handouts and a limited circulation publication which amplifies Appendix B of the book "Title of Caring." @
Secondly, the Job Factor Process (chapter 3) and The Window of Work Process (chapter 4) will also appear in the section on Work Enrichment. That section will probably Im not sure at this point describe some relatively minor recent changes in these two methods.
Otherwise, just to say my later-career movement towards forms of community participation in which volunteers do no work primarily with paid staff, was in large measure another "solution" to the staff/volunteer problem: a kind of outflanking attempt. In the present collection, that attempt is best expressed in Sections VII through X, re an expanding universe of people who can help, e.g. in non-staffed volunteer groups, in networks and neighborhoods, etc.
The present section is also related to Section XII on "Empowerment of the Professional," for nothing dis-empowers the professional so much as non-support or actual resistance by staff at all levels.
Building Staff/Volunteer Relations
(Revised Edition of the Staff/Volunteer Relations Collection)
Series Editor: Susan J. Ellis
Copyright © 1993 by ENERGIZE, Inc.
Available for purchase at ENERGIZE, Inc.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Setting the Stage
Organizational Receptivity to Volunteers:
History, Myth, and Diagnosis of Favoring Factors
Chapter 2: Respecting Staff Concerns
Legitimate and Mythical Staff Fears about Volunteers
Chapter 3: Satisfy Staff First
The Job Factor Process
Chapter 4: Satisfying Work for Volunteers
The Window of Work Process
Chapter 5: Building the Team
Techniques for Supporting Volunteers and Staff Together
"Til We Meet Again/Now That Weve Met Again
Appendix A: Starting Point for Policy Formation about Volunteers
Appendix B: "Titles of Caring"
An Exercise to Expand the Concept of Volunteer Involvement
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