Recruiting and Managing Volunteers in Libraries: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians

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$67.00
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$ 60.30
Item Number: 
978-1-55570-204-5
Publisher: 
ALA Neal-Schuman
Pages: 
174
Width: 
8 12"
Height: 
11"
  • Description

Balancing the skills and time constraints of unpaid staff with the needs of the community or organization is the challenge of a successful volunteer program. Here is a comprehensive manual detailing all aspects of managing a volunteer program in school, academic, and special libraries, including recruitment, organizational structure and orientation, training, evaluation, record-keeping, court-appointed community service, specialized challenges, positive reinforcement strategies, and general trouble-shooting.