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2002 ARCHIVES

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 January 2002
  • Ask Connie
    • New Year's Resolutions for Managers of Volunteer Resources.
    • "Best of Ask Connie"
  • Boards & Committees
    • Starting the Year Right: The Board Retreat
  • Georgean's Tech Tips
    • Some Things to Do Before Calling the Help Desk
  • Management & Supervision
    • Respecting Space
    • 211
    • Delegating Your Work
    • The Simple Thank You
  • Recruiting and Retention
    • The Art of Persuasion
    • Following National Service
    • National Civic Participation Week
    • Cyber VPM Moves On
  • Training
    • Encouraging Dialogue During Training
    • Leaders Are Lifelong Learners
    • Climbing Out of the Well

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 February 2002
  • Ask Connie
    • New Hourly Value of Volunteer Time
    • Tax Deductions for Volunteers
    • Volunteers as Recruiters
    • Volunteer of the Month Awards
    • Speaking to Senior Citizens
  • Boards & Committees
    • What Business Are We In?
  • Georgean's Tech Tips
    • Top Ten Internet Hoaxes
    • Resources for Non-Profits
  • Management & Supervision
    • Voice Mail that Communicates
    • Tips to Deal With the Media
    • Work Load Getting You Down: Tips to Lighten the Load
  • Recruiting and Retention
    • Did You Give Up on Newspaper Ads To Recruit Volunteers? Big Mistake
    • Accommodating The Volunteer
    • Are Charities Serving Victims?
    • CyberVpm Moves On
  • Training
    • How Do You Rate on Networking?
    • Volunteer Turnover
    • Formative Evaluation Technique
    • Burning Questions in the Parking Lot

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 March 2002
  • Ask Connie
    • Nonprofit Times Salary Survey
    • Tips for Volunteers Serving Seniors
    • Newsletter Review
    • Marketing Approach to Volunteer Recruitment
    • Creating a Speakers Bureau
  • Boards & Committees
    • Defining the Core Values of Your Organization
  • Georgean's Tech Tips
    • Soup's On!
    • Speaking of Absolute Individualism Being an Absurdity
  • Management & Supervision
    • Setting Priorities
    • Communication with the Shy
    • Leadership Lessons from Mt Everest
  • Recruiting and Retention
    • Who is Volunteering?
    • Combining for Good
    • Increasing Professional Skills
    • Saying Thank You
  • Training
    • Review the Training Content with Objects
    • Why You Should Join AVA
    • Access to Training for the Disabled

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 April 2002
  • Ask Connie
    • Perks Card for Volunteers
    • Organizing a Church Fair
    • Defining a Volunteer
    • Volunteer Orientation -- The Essentials
  • Boards & Committees
    • Strategic Planning
  • Georgean's Tech Tips
    • Short Cut Commands for Windows
    • The Independent Sector website
  • Management & Supervision
    • Starting a Nonprofit Organization
    • High Tech! High Touch
    • Staying Upbeat
  • Recruiting and Retention
    • From Whence the Freedom Corps
    • Who is Volunteering?
    • Where Gen X?
    • Trends in Japan
  • Training
    • The "New" Volunteer Today Bookstore
    • Three Training Tips
    • Introduction Mixer
    • Crossword Puzzles

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May 2002
  • Ask Connie
    • Youth Volunteers
    • Volunteer/Staff Partnerships
    • Identifying Volunteer Skills and Talents
  • Boards & Committees
    • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Georgean's Tech Tips
    • Searching Made Easier
  • Management & Supervision
    • Volunteer Today Remodels Its Bookstore
    • Barron Award for Young Heroes
    • The Reach of the Volunteer Manager
    • Join Hands Day
    • Keeping Your Records Safe and Sound
  • Recruiting and Retention
    • Volunteer Today Remodels Its Bookstore
    • Raffles for Signing Up Volunteers
    • Closing the Deal
    • Be Honest in Recruiting
  • Training
    • Volunteer Today Remodels Its Bookstore
    • Can They See It?
    • The Review
    • Conference in the UK

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 June 2002
  • Ask Connie
    • Volunteers and Fundraising -- A Poll
    • Active Listening Training for Volunteers
    • Finding Grants for Volunteer Training
    • Icebreakers
  • Boards & Committees
    • More Frequently Asked Questions
  • Georgean's Tech Tips
    • Computer Anyone?
    • Free or Not To Be Free?
    • Tech Tip Reorganization
    • New Writer On Board
  • Management & Supervision
    • Volunteer Today Remodels Its Bookstore
    • Changes at Volunteer Today
    • Answering the Tough Questions
    • Risk Management Assessment
    • The Impact of Mood
  • Recruiting and Retention
    • Volunteer Today Remodels Its Bookstore
    • Changes at Volunteer Today
    • Compassion Fatigue
    • Holding On To Volunteers
  • Training
    • Volunteer Today Remodels Its Bookstore
    • Changes at Volunteer Today
    • Must Reads for Leaders
    • Volunteer Administration Training
    • e-Coaching
    • Conference in the UK

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 July 2002
  • Ask Connie
    • Volunteers and Fundraising -- A Poll
    • International Volunteer Opportunities
    • Volunteer Appreciation Poem
    • To Levy Membership Dues -- or Not!
    • Volunteers and Releases of Liability
  • Boards & Committees
    • The Secretary of the Board
  • Tech Tips
    • Can the Spam
    • Take Volunteer Today on the Go
    • Web Page Printing - a Quick Tip
    • Looking for Georgean?
  • Management & Supervision
    • A Question from Ask Connie
    • Tips to Raise Money Online
    • What To Do When You Only Get Only Half the Story?
    • Tips to Speed Up a Slowpoke
    • Getting Ahead When There are Conflict Road Blocks
  • Recruiting and Retention
    • A Question from Ask Connie
    • Mentoring: A Retention Tool
    • Are You Losing Donors?
  • Training
    • A Question from Ask Connie
    • Keep Them Coming Back
    • Adults Hate Change: How to Help Them Cope
    • Trainers Checklist
    • The Training Follow-Up Newsletter

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 August 2002
  • Ask Connie
    • Volunteer Vacation Resources
    • Top 10 Reasons for Volunteer Program Success
    • Benefits of Professional Volunteer Management Associations
  • Boards & Committees
    • We need to do something about…
  • Tech Tips
    • Technology
    • My Favorite Key Board Short Cuts
    • Want to learn more about Keyboard Short Cuts?
    • Getting Gooey over Google
  • Management & Supervision
    • A Question from Ask Connie
    • Calculating the Cost of a Volunteer Hour—Canadian Style
    • Networking Opportunity for Museum Staff
    • Coping with a Death
  • Recruiting and Retention
    • A Question from Ask Connie
    • A New Birth Dearth
    • CARE Act Passes the Senate
    • Some Facts on Boomers
    • What is Your Attrition Rate?
    • Factoid: Growing Income Gap
  • Training
    • A Question from Ask Connie
    • “Quilted” Review
    • Training a Task Force
    • Engaging Staff in Reducing the Attrition Rate

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 September 2002
  • Ask Connie
    • Volunteers and Fundraising at a University
    • Volunteers and Fundraising in an Aquarium
    • Volunteers and Fundraising in a Social Service Agency
    • Volunteers and Fundraising in a Hospice
    • Volunteers and Fundraising in a Museum
  • Boards & Committees
    • Job Descriptions for Committees
  • Tech Tips
    • Have No Fear, Fax Machine is Here
    • Make Your Orientation an Interactive CD
    • TIme to Clean Up Your Office? Don't Forget Your Computer
  • Management & Supervision
    • Memorial to Victims of 9/11
    • Feng Shui Your Work Space
    • Get to the Root Problem
  • Recruiting and Retention
    • Volunteers Aide Retention
    • Tracking Your Volunteers
    • “What’s in a Name?”
  • Training
    • Helping Them Learn Better
    • Rules of Brainstorming
    • A Performance Improvement Plan

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October 2002
  • Ask Connie
    • Volunteers in Education -- a Reader's Contribution
    • Volunteer Reflections
    • Church Volunteerism
    • Mission Statements
  • Boards & Committees
    • Are we business like or nonprofit like?
  • Management & Supervision
    • Word-Wanted Ads
    • How to Handle a Media Feeding Frenzy
    • Tips to Manage Changes
  • News
    • Getting’ Old Ain’t So Bad
    • California Grants Site
    • Australian Links
  • Recruiting and Retention
    • Incentives for Youth Volunteers
    • Reduce Bullying
    • The Power of Email
    • Volunteer Word-Wanted Ads
  • Tech Tips
    • Stop Losing Those Documents
    • Changing the Default File Locations
    • Multi User Radio Service (MURS)
    • Desktop Short Cuts
  • Training
    • Learning Theory Made Easy
    • Quick Training Tips
    • Learning the Lingo

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November 2002
  • Ask Connie
    • Volunteer Placement Questionnaire
    • Workplace Volunteering Policies
    • Volunteer Background Screening
    • Volunteering to Find a Job
  • Boards & Committees
    • Ten Ways to Be a Good Board Member
  • Management & Supervision
    • Record Those Volunteer Hours
    • The Coming “Boom”
    • Choosing a Committee Member
  • News
    • Train Your Peers
    • Journal of Volunteer Administration: New Leadership
    • Volunteer Mileage Deduction *
    • More Online and More Audits
  • Recruiting and Retention
    • Volunteers Earn Money for College Tuition Credit Through Americorps
    • Where Have the Faithful Gone?
    • Episodic Volunteering a Global Trend
    • Trends Summary
  • Tech Tips
    • Volunteer Forms by Email
    • Taking Control of AutoComplete
    • Quick Tip: Quick Launch
  • Training
    • Variety in Delivering Training
    • Teaching Decision Making

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December 2002
  • Ask Connie
    • Holiday Volunteers
    • Volunteer Orientation
    • Recognition Event
  • Boards & Committees
    • Field Trips Aren’t Just for Grade Schoolers
  • Management & Supervision
    • VT Search It
    • Train Your Peers
    • Strategies to Deal with Difficult People
    • Volunteer Program Evaluation Series
    • Who Is Measuring What?
    • Should the Volunteer Program Measure Performance?
  • News
    • Train Your Peers
    • VT Search It
    • Information on the Poor
    • Volunteer Program Evaluation Series
    • Products Available to Nonprofits for Free
  • Recruiting and Retention
    • VT Search It
    • Train Your Peers
    • Diversity Snapshot
    • Volunteer Program Evaluation Series
    • Resources for Managers
    • Recruiting and The Yellow Pages
    • More Information about Recruiting and The Yellow Pages
  • Tech Tips
    • Using Blind Carbon Copy in your Group Emails
    • Short on Hard Disk Space? Clear out your Temporary Internet Cache
    • Quick Tip: Counting Words in MS Word
  • Training
    • VT Search It
    • Train Your Peers
    • Things to Consider in Planning a Training Session
    • Volunteer Program Evaluation Series
    • Tips to Scribe
    • Save A Tree: Agendas that are Fun

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