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Book Review: Volunteers: A social profile

Book by Marc A. Musick and John Wilson. Published by Indiana University Press, 2008 Reviewed by Prof. Ram Cnaan Twenty years ago I was able to read everything that was written on volunteers; today, Musick and Wilson demonstrate that it is no longer possible. This book is the most successful attempt to provide an authoritative review of the state of knowledge on volunteering, looking at hundreds of sources. For many reasons outlined in the first … Continue reading

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Employee experiences with volunteers

By Steven G. Rogelberg and others, Nonprofit Management & Leadership, Summer 2010 Although one may think that employees in not-for-profits (NFPs) would always be happy to have volunteers in their organisations, we know that sometimes the working relationship between the NFP employees and volunteers can be challenging for several reasons, and when it does not work well, it can have a negative impact on the volunteers, the employees, the organisational leadership and the organisation. In … Continue reading

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