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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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1998-01-01

Family Learning Hand Book (1997)

This manual chronicles the Lockeport and Area Family Learning Program`s experience in creating and implementing their family learning program.

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1997-01-01

Demystifying Adult Literacy for Volunteer Tutors (1996)

A Reference Handbook and Resource Guide

"Demystifying Adult Literacy For Volunteer Tutors: A Reference Handbook and Resource Guide" is a compilation of some of this background information gathered from a variety of different sources.

Each section ends with a list of references from which the information is obtained.

This Reference Handbook and Resource Guide is intended as a 'tool' for new and more experienced tutors, to provide background information about:

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1996-11-10

Testing the Balance: 50/50 Management in a Volunteer Tutor Program (1996)

Findings of a project dealing with the balance of an organization`s resources directed towards recruitment, assessment and training of volunteers and students, and the resources directed towards retention of existing volunteers and students.

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1996-01-01

Family Volunteering: The Ties That Bind (1995)

An Introduction to Preparing Your Agency for Family Volunteers

Volunteer Centres and Bureaux across Canada recruit and refer volunteers to a wide range of human service organizations in their communities. For the United Nations International Year of the Family in 1994, the Volunteer Action Centre of Kitchener-Waterloo and Area decided to highlight the potential of families volunteering together.

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1995-01-01

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