Volunteers

A Collection of Policy and Procedure Templates (1999)

For Adult Literacy Service Providers

The purpose of this manual is to provide readers with a set of general policy and procedure templates that should be considered, adapted and modified as required for use in a Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) program. A template is meant to be a guide or a pattern that can be used to "shape" your work. These policy templates can be used as the starting point for drafting policy in your agency.

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2000-05-02

Supplementary Tutor Handbook (2000)

Supporting Literacy for People with Intellectual / Developmental Challenges

This Handbook is the product of extensive research of the existing literature, discussion and exhange with literacy experts, practitioners, and some learners, and input from pilot agencies delivering literacy programming.

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2000-01-01

VOLUNTEENS: Researching Internship Paths for Literacy Organizations (2000)

The VolunTeens: Researching Internship Paths for Literacy Organizations Project began in September 1999 and was completed one year later in the fall of 2000. The purpose of the project was to develop concrete tools to recruit, screen, retain and recognize youth volunteers and to develop a comprehensive volunteer management plan that literacy programs could use or adapt for themselves.

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2000-01-01

Workshops the Wired Way (2000)

Online training has proven to be an effective and popular means of delivering training, and Community Literacy of Ontario is committed to continuing development in this venue. This report is designed to help community-based literacy agencies conduct online workshops of their own.

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2000-01-01

Volunteer Management Resource Guide For Literacy Programs (1997)

Volunteer management is a key component of community-based literacy programs. There were 9,600 volunteers in Anglophone community-based literacy programs in Ontario in 1995-1996 (6,900 tutors, 2,700 other volunteers). These volunteers were managed by a total of 344 paid staff. Program leaders need the skills and tools to effectively manage volunteers in today's rapidly changing environment.

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1999-11-29

Student Services in Adult Literacy - 50/50 Management and Literacy Delivery (1999)

A Project in Two Literacy Volunteer Groups

This is the report of a project, initiated by Literacy Partners of Quebec (LPQ), based on research that suggested that "many volunteer organizations are not always able to address the needs of their students and tutors." The project was undertaken with the assumption that a 50/50 management model could answer the needs of the volunteer literacy groups participating in the project as well as other literacy groups across Canada who encounter si

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1999-01-01

Behaviour and Beliefs of Volunteer Literacy Tutors (1998)

The research reported in this position paper examined the behaviours and beliefs of a group of volunteer literacy tutors to discover why they did not maintain close contact with their training organization. The study revealed a shared belief system among the tutors in the sample as the cause of their disinclination to receive support from the organization.

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1998-01-01

Volunteering: A Traditional Canadian Value (1998)

The spirit of volunteerism in Canada is rooted in the traditions and values of the pioneers who built this country, and it is inspired by the concept of mutual help and co-operation that lies at the heart of Native societies.

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1998-01-01

Publicity! (1998)

How You Can Publicize Volunteerism and National Volunteer Week In Your Community

This guide has been developed to help smaller volunteer centres and other voluntary organizations use the media to publicize activities that promote volunteerism at the community level.

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1998-01-01

Guide to Special Events Fund Raising (1998)

The goal of this book is to help Canada's voluntary organizations expand their share of public support and funds, through planning and hosting special events. Special events are probably the most widely used technique to raise money, attract publicity and educate the public. This is a self-help handbook designed to guide the beginner, although experts may also discover new ideas and rediscover basic principles.

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