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

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Chapter 9
Putting Volunteers to Work
In This Chapter
♦ How to determine an appropriate volunteer shift
♦ Tap into on-call and episodic volunteers
♦ How to cut down on no-shows and late-shows
♦ Communications tips to keep your volunteers connected
♦ Understanding the process of risk management
♦ Types of insurance volunteer programs need
After you’ve worked so hard to recruit, screen, and train that perfect new volunteer comes the big payoff: the day he shows up for his first shift. Of course you’ve done everything right, so he shows up on time and with clear expectations. He works hard, follows all the policies, and even makes sure to track his hours. When leaving, he tells people what a wonderful experience he had and confirms he’ll be back next ...

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