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Volunteer Program Evaluation Series and "NEW" Online Books now available

The Volunteer Program Evaluation Series (VPES)
An international team of recognized authorities on volunteer management has prepared inexpensive, online evaluations on the various aspects of volunteer program management: recruitment, risk management, organizational readiness, volunteer and staff relations, and supervision.

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To view real evaluation samples and find out more about the authors of VPES, click here.VPES Main Image


Current Volunteer Program Evaluation Series Topics Available

Topic Description
Evaluation Only
Evaluation & Resource List
Are the numbers of volunteers dropping each year? Are you building plans for volunteers of the future—episodic, online, distance? Rate your recruiting efforts with this evaluation.
$25.00
$30.00
Life is a risk! Volunteer programs have risks, but they can be managed. Evaluate your efforts in managing risk that reduce liability for volunteers, clients or members, the staff, and the organization.
$25.00
$30.00
Evaluate your organization's readiness for a volunteer program. This evaluation can also be used with an existing program to determine if organizational support exists for the volunteer program.
$25.00
n/a
Organizations are successful at achieving their mission when volunteers and staff are a team. Evaluate the elements of the relationships in your organization and outline the strategies to make things better.
$25.00
n/a
Assess your organization‚s screening process, including position design and risk assessment, organizational support for the screening process, candidates' information needs, how to make the screening decision, how to communicate decisions to applicants, essential record keeping, and the often-ignored ongoing screening considerations. Build a comprehensive, equitable, legal screening process that reduces risks and maximizes the H.R. potential of your volunteer applicants. Use this tool to convince your supervisors and board of the critical importance of appropriately thorough volunteer (and paid staff) screening.
$25.00
n/a

Management and Supervision

Once volunteers are recruited, whether they are long term traditional volunteers or episodic volunteers, it is critical to manage and supervise the work they do. This evaluation assesses prerequisites needed to ensure effective supervision and components of supervision including such things as accountability, feedback, evaluation, and recognition. There is also a section to determine how to handle complaints and "firing" a volunteer. $25.00
n/a

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Evaluation Only Description

This package allows users to select from the list of available topics an area of the volunteer program to be evaluated. The user will need to purchase the individual evaluation pdf and download it to their computer. It can then be printed and be photocopied for use with the users Evaluation Team.

This package also includes a bibliography resource list of books, journal articles, and Web sites to provide further information on the evaluation topic to assist in planning improvements.

Once downloaded is complete, we suggest the user form a team of experienced volunteers, a professional colleague, and staff to join in the process of evaluating this part of the volunteer program.


Evaluation and Resource List Description

This package includes the evaluation, bibliography as well as articles pertinent to the evaluation. The user will need to purchase and download the individual evaluation pdf, bibliography and article(s). Those can then be printed and be photocopied for use with the users Evaluation Team.

Once downloaded is complete, we suggest the user form a team of experienced volunteers, a professional colleague, and staff to join in the process of evaluating this part of the volunteer program.

Go straight to the Order Form here.
Future Evaluation Topics Coming Soon!
  • Change Management
  • Marketing Strategies
  • The Positive Power of the Volunteer Manager's Position
  • Training Volunteers

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