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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Recruiting and Managing Volunteers by John L. Lipp

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Chapter 7
Volunteer Screening
In This Chapter
♦ How to create a volunteer application that captures all the information you need
♦ Tools to provide the right level of screening
♦ Sample interview questions for volunteers
♦ How to conduct reference checks
♦ When to do background checks
Congratulations, you’ve done a bang-up job at recruiting volunteers for your cause. They’re knocking down your door (or clogging your in-box if you’re more of an online recruiter)! Now it’s time for one of the most important parts of volunteer management: the screening process.
A lot of people think screening just involves weeding out the “bad apples.” Although that’s certainly part of it, the real art of screening occurs when you help prospective volunteers reveal ...

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