In challenging times, using volunteers gives communities the power to both increase meaningful engagement with residents and discover creative ways to meet expanding needs for local government services with limited resources. The successful implementation of volunteer programs can accomplish these dual goals, as many recent local government initiatives have shown. Yet there is an overall lack of focus on utilizing volunteerism, not only to meet service needs but also as a strategy for positive citizen engagement. Build a Successful Volunteer Program to Drive Growth and Recovery describes how communities can establish a management plan to incorporate and engage volunteers in local government.Terms of service Ongoing: This volunteer is helping on a regular, scheduled basis and maycontinue providing serviceover many monthsor years. ... Court referral: An individual who has been referredbya local agency andhasbeen sentencedbya courtto provide volunteer service inthe community. Community service:Anindividual, club, troop, or groupthat, aspart of anassignmentor program, needstocompleteanbsp;...
|Title||:||Build a Successful Volunteer Program to Drive Growth and Recovery|
|Publisher||:||ICMA Publishing - 2013-07-01|