Nonprofits would be unable to accomplish much of what they do without the benefit of volunteers. If you represent nonprofits, or serve as director, staff, board member or volunteer for a nonprofit, give yourself a solid foundation on legal and policy considerations and a better understanding of the issues that need to be considered when working with volunteers. Gain insight into the best forms and contracts, the insurance coverages that should be examined, and the applicability of various state and federal laws to nonprofit volunteers. Explore great tips on recruiting and retaining good volunteers and on the use of social media and how it can both help and hurt a nonprofit organization.
Summary of ContentsFour Core Capacities
Bringing in New Volunteers: Guidelines and Forms
Overview of Recruiting / Training / Keeping Volunteers
Compliance by Nonprofits with Child Protection Legislation
Employment Law for Volunteers
Volunteer Protection Act
Nonprofit Volunteers and Insurance Coverage