Learn about the different types of volunteer recruitment, recruiting younger and older volunteers and techniques for volunteer screening.
Look at the "5 W's" of volunteer recruitment and learn tips about using targeted and broad-based recruitment methods to attract valuable volunteers for your organization.
Volunteer screening, although commonplace in nonprofits and charities over the last decade or so, is still a concern for some organizations.
Older volunteers offer a world of experience.Has your organization considered targeted volunteer recruitment? What about seniors? If you think about it, seniors have much to contribute to the voluntary, community-based sector.
Are you interested in engaging young volunteers? Learn more about why you should consider youth volunteers, and how to recruit and retain youth in community organizations.
The Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement provides voluntary and not-for-profit organizations with a philosophical framework for involving volunteers at the governance, leadership and direct service levels.
Growing From Within is a quick reference and resource guide for developing an effective volunteer recruitment plan. It has been designed for organizations to complete regardless of size or type. It will take an organization through the process of organizational self-assessments.
Describes the characteristics of baby boomers and highlights the opportunities and barriers to their engagement. Building Blocks provides organizations with strategies and resources for the effective engagement and retention of baby boomer volunteers.
Highlights the benefits of volunteering as part of a robust retirement plan. The tool allows retired persons and those approaching retirement to discover volunteer opportunities that best suit their motivations and life circumstances.