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2001 ARCHIVES

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January 2001
  • News
    • Bradner Joins VT Writers
    • New Nonprofit Journal
    • Research for Free
    • Predictions for the Future
    • Volunteer Today Bookstore Accepts American Express
  • Recruiting and Retention
    • Coping With a Bad Situation
    • Statistics to Use
    • Raising Money Online
  • Management & Training
    • Assesing Your Digital Divide
    • Thinking About Learning Online?
    • Training the E-Generation
    • E-Volunteerism at: http://evolunteerism.com
  • Ask Connie
    • Recruiting Baby Boomers
    • Volunteers and Public Speaking
    • Utilizing Volunteers for Valet Parking
    • Screening Questions
  • Georgean's Tech Tips
    • Bridging the Gap between Technology and Nonprofits
    • Tips for your Web Site
    • January's Volunteer Department Web Site
  • Boards & Committees
    • How Boards Go Astray
    • Some Thoughts...On Recruitment
    • So, You Want Me to Join Your Board?

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Febuary 2001
  • News
    • It's Not to Late for IYV2001
    • Online Help for all Things Tech!
    • Bradner Joins VT Writers
    • Volunteer Today Bookstore Accepts American Express
  • Recruiting and Retention
    • Revisiting Your Application
    • Millions Logging Off the Web!
    • Recruiting Check List
    • Nonprofitxpress
  • Management & Training
    • Need the Right Poem?
    • Advisory Groups with Power
    • E-Mail Nudging
    • Planning to Join the Digital Era
  • Ask Connie
    • Volunteers and the Coat Check Room
    • Volunteer Leadership Mentoring
    • Theme and Resources for National Volunteer Week
    • Resources for Screening Volunteers
  • Georgean's Tech Tips
    • February's Volunteer Department Website
    • Bytes of Wisdom
  • Boards & Committees
    • Important Definitions
    • Meaningful Meetings

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March 2001
  • Ask Connie
    • Effective Recruiting Brochures
    • Resources for Firing a Volunteer
    • Public Speaking Tips
  • Boards & Committees
    • Board Members Are Volunteers Too!
    • My Confidential Board Assessment
  • Georgean's Tech Tips
    • "The great growling engine of change -- technology."
      ~ Alvin Toffler ~
    • Hoaxes and Urban Legends
    • Keyboard Shortcuts
    • March's Volunteer Department Website
  • Management & Supervision
    • IAVE Conference Concludes with Universal Declaration
    • Criminal Records Background Checks: An Update
    • Coping with the Difficult
  • Recruiting and Retention
    • Minnesota Rocks
    • IYV2001-International Activities
    • IYV2001-US Activities
    • Volunteering by Seniors in Arizona
    • Using Technology: Big and Small
  • Training
    • Can a Nonprofit Lobby?
    • Building a "Crack" Volunteer Team
    • Are You Running Out of Time?

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April 2001
  • Ask Connie
    • Volunteer Program Evaluation
    • Recruiting Via E-Mail
    • Videotapes on Volunteer Management
  • Boards & Committees
    • Job Description for Board Members
  • Georgean's Tech Tips
    • "My theme for philanthropy is the same approach I used with technology: to find a need and fill it."
      ~An Wang~
    • ASPs Byte, but No Poison!
    • ASPs and Volunteer Services Departments
  • Management & Supervision
    • IYV2001 and the Corporate Volunteer Program
    • Avoid Judging Volunteers
    • Lunch with an Impact
    • Communication with the Supervisor
    • IAVE Conference Concludes with Universal Declaration
  • Recruiting and Retention
    • Effective Recruiting Speeches
    • Responsibility: A Recognition Item
    • Saving Time in Recruiting
  • Training
    • Simple Tips for Effective Training
    • Canadian Training in Nonprofit and Volunteer Management
    • Computer Training for Seniors

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May 2001
  • Ask Connie
    • Salary Information for Volunteer Program Managers
    • Volunteer Release of Liability Statement
    • Volunteer Rescue Squad Recruiting
    • Volunteer Fundraising Chairman Advice
    • Why Volunteers?
  • Boards & Committees
    • The Role of the Board Chair
  • Georgean's Tech Tips
    • File Extensions
    • Volunteer Program Websites
  • Management & Supervision
    • Value of a Volunteer Hour
    • Quotes, Quotes, and Quotes
    • Volunteer Managers and Burnout
  • Recruiting and Retention
    • Volunteering in Japan and the US
    • Four Steps to "Hiring" A Volunteer
    • Culture and Online Behavior
  • Training
    • How do they Communicate?
    • Leading an Effective Discussion
    • Educating UP
    • Canadian Training in Nonprofit and Volunteer Management

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June 2001
  • Ask Connie
    • Recruiting for 55-65 Year Old Volunteers
    • Volunteer Needs Assessment of Staff
    • Retiring Older Volunteers
  • Boards & Committees
    • Executive Directors Job Description
  • Georgean's Tech Tips
    • Soup du Jour
    • Enabling Everyone to Use the Web
    • Family Services Volunteer Program Website
  • Management & Supervision
    • Bullies in the Work Place
    • Calling All Volunteers
    • Conference on Volunteer Administration To Convene in Toronto, Canada
    • Virtual Recruiting
    • World Wide IYV 2001 Events
  • Recruiting and Retention
    • Branding and Your Volunteer Program - Part One
    • Developing Volunteer Leaders
    • Seniors of the Future
  • Training
    • Asking Questions and Listening in Training
    • Trends in Technology That Impact Volunteer Programs
    • Checking Your Motivation
    • Canadian Training in Nonprofit and Volunteer Management

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July 2001
  • Ask Connie
    • Volunteer Recognition -- One Size Doesn't Fit All
    • Policies and Procedures Handbook
    • Faith-Based Volunteer Management Resources
  • Boards & Committees
    • What's in a Name?
  • Georgean's Tech Tips
    • Thanking Volunteers through Cyberspace
    • Volunteers Literally Changing the World with Technology
    • Oregon's Marion County Volunteer Services Website
  • Management & Supervision
    • Trends in Technology Poll
    • Do You Delegate?
    • How Big is the Nonprofit Sector Around the World?
    • Conference on Volunteer Administration To Convene in Toronto, Canada
  • Recruiting and Retention
    • Branding and Your Volunteer Program - Part Two
    • Looking for Teen Volunteers
    • What's With This Faith-Based Initiative?
    • Volunteer Management Resource Gold Mine
    • Saying NO
    • IYV 2001
  • Training
    • Teaching Volunteers to Be Part of the Team
    • "Volunteer Ottawa"
    • Not All Policies Are Created Equal

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August 2001
  • Ask Connie
    • More on Recruiting
    • Ten Tips on Volunteering Wisely
    • Complimentary Tickets for Fundraising Events
    • Volunteer Code of Conduct/Ethics
  • Boards & Committees
    • Are You Enhancing or Impeding Progress at Your Meetings?
  • Georgean's Tech Tips
    • How Popular is Your Web Site?
    • Coyote Communications: Technology Information for Mission-Based Organizations
    • Multnomah County Public Library Volunteer Services
  • Management & Supervision
    • Tell Your Volunteers' Stories
    • The Volunteer Exit Interview
    • Building the Volunteer Team
    • The Bad News Nightmare
    • Conference on Volunteer Administration To Convene in Toronto, Canada
  • Recruiting and Retention
    • Looking for Volunteers for an Arts Organization-Advertise at the Bowling Alley
    • Tips on Virtual Volunteering
    • Branding and Your Volunteer Program - Part Three
    • "What's in a Name?"
  • Training
    • Is it Inspiration, Perspiration, or Expertise?
    • Leading a Meeting
    • "Volunteer Ottawa"

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September 2001
  • Ask Connie
    • Needs Assessments
    • Volunteer Evaluation Forms
    • Cover Letters & Applications
    • Training Techniques: Video vs. Live
  • Boards & Committees
    • For Leaders of Volunteers: The Volunteer Support Committee
  • Georgean's Tech Tips
    • Volunteermatch.org Wins Two Webby Awards!
    • Volunteers Deliver Hospital Cyber Get Well Cards
    • Texas A&M Volunteer Site -- GivEm, Aggies!
  • Management & Supervision
    • Writing the First Proposal
    • Mobilizing Religious Volunteers to Provide Social Services
    • Apply Behavioral Principles to Keeping Volunteers Happy
    • Conference on Volunteer Administration To Convene in Toronto, Canada
  • Recruiting and Retention
    • E-Mail and Recruiting
    • A Letter From Cissy
    • What is it Those 20-somethings Want?
    • Listening is a Skill
    • Avoid Interview Listening Traps
  • Training
    • Brainstorming at Its Best
    • Looking for Ideas? Available on CD - The Best of Non-Profit Nuts & Bolts
    • Graphics for Training and Meetings

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October 2001
  • Ask Connie
    • Volunteer Retention Statistics
    • Volunteer Management Software
  • Boards & Committees
    • Recruiting Board Members
  • Georgean's Tech Tips
    • Technologies Role in Recent World Events
  • Management & Supervision
    • Ethnic and Racial Sensitivity
    • Technology Basics:
      • The Telephone Tree
      • Reminder Cards
    • Conference on Volunteer Administration To Convene in Toronto, Canada
  • Recruiting and Retention
    • Thinking about Recruiting on Line?
    • Keeping the Distant Volunteer
    • 1-2-3 Recruit
  • Training
    • Keeping Morale High
    • Morale Self Diagnosis
    • Bring on the Questions

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November 2001
  • Ask Connie
    • Episodic Young Volunteers
    • Young Volunteer Opportunities
    • Supervising and Motivating Young Volunteers
  • Boards & Committees
    • "Getting to Know You"
  • Georgean's Tech Tips
    • Windows Short-Cuts.
    • Volunteer Websites
    • Aquarium Volunteer Department Website
  • Management & Supervision
    • Coaching a Volunteer
    • Getting the Ear of Your Supervisor
    • E-Mail Consumes Time
  • Recruiting and Retention
    • Get Ready for Those Seniors
    • Family Volunteering-Fad or Fact??
    • Using Intensity of Service as a Recruiting Tool
  • Training
    • Is E-Learning for Everyone?
    • Help Plan Training for Volunteer Managers
    • Technical Training for Volunteers
    • Recognition That Sticks

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December 2001
  • Ask Connie
    • Employee Volunteer Programs
    • Volunteer Ask Letter
    • Morale for Zoo Volunteers
    • Holiday Food/Gift Drive
    • Salary Survey Results
  • Boards & Committees
    • Evaluating the Executive Director
  • Georgean's Tech Tips
    • Fostering Healthy Relationships with Information Technology Staff
  • Management & Supervision
    • What is Your PSQ?
    • Tips to Write for the Web
    • Volunteers and Pet Loss
  • Recruiting and Retention
    • Selecting the Right Volunteer
    • Generosity in America
    • Tips to Corrective Action with Volunteers
    • Where are Seniors?
  • Training
    • Help Plan Training for Volunteer Managers
    • Points of Light Conference in June
    • Ice Breakers
    • Assess Your Volunteer Orientation

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