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Starting & Managing Your Own Program

Ten Organizational Standards for Quality Volunteer Management* will help you get started or reinvigorate an existing program.-The Canadian Code for Volunteering Involvement

Nevada Volunteers endorses the Service Enterprise Initiative for nonprofit and business volunteer programs. A Service Enterprise is an organization that fundamentally leverages volunteers and their skills across all levels of the organization to successfully deliver on its social mission.

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Ten Standards

Connect volunteers with the organization's purpose and mission


Policies and procedures define and support volunteer involvement


Volunteer coordination by a specific person with appropriate qualifications


Evaluate and improve program impacts and volunteer contributions


Strategic recruitment to engage a diverse volunteer base


Volunteer position descriptions that fit the mission


Screening and Interviewing volunteers


Orientation and training for volunteers


Supervising and Giving Feedback


Recognition and retention of volunteers



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