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Buzzing about Practical and Thoughtful Volunteer Management Resources

December 2018

Evaluating the Impact of Volunteers

Organizations expend time, money, and other resources on the involvement of volunteers, so it is clearly good management practice to evaluate whether the effort and expense have been worth it. Look to the resources below for help with theories behind methods of evaluation or practical tools for making the task a bit easier. 

Measuring the Impact of Volunteers

A Balanced and Strategic Approach

Paperback and PDF e-book

The authors adapt the concepts of the “balanced scorecard” performance measurement tool (developed by Kaplan and Norton in the 1990s) to the needs and challenges of volunteer resources management, creating a unique Volunteer Resources Balanced Scorecard (VRBSc). What results is a method for evaluating and planning a volunteer engagement strategy that aligns with the priorities and goals of the organization and the needs of its clients.

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The Youth Volunteer Audit

Best Practices for Engaging Youth as Volunteers

PDF e-book

An assessment and planning tool for developing best practices for dealing with young people as volunteers, complete with forms to copy and use again.​

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What Counts

Social Accounting for Nonprofits and Cooperatives

PDF e-book

This book is for anyone seeking to analyze social capital and understand why traditional business accounting that focuses on money in and out is just not sufficient to value the nonprofit sector. What Counts is especially unique in adding the contribution of volunteers to the measurement of nonprofit resources.

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Measuring Up

Assessment Tools for Volunteer Programs

PDF e-book

Nearly 70 timeless tools to help you evaluate volunteer involvement in your organization including the plans, volunteers, the organization, the people involved, and even yourself.

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"Volunteer Program Evaluation" Training Module

Module 10 in The 55-Minute Staff Training Series

Printable PDF with adaptable PowerPoint slides

The Volunteer Program Evaluation Training Module identifies the steps needed to establish a volunteer program evaluation, explores four types of volunteer program evaluation, and identifies significant stakeholders who need the results of the evaluation.

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