Youth Volunteers: How to Recruit, Train, Motivate and Reward Young Volunteers

Youth Volunteers: How to Recruit, Train, Motivate and Reward Young Volunteers

Editor(s): Scott C. Stevenson

Published Online: 26 APR 2013 01:34PM EST

Print ISBN: 9781118691892

Online ISBN: 9781118703755

DOI: 10.1002/9781118703755

About this Book

Originally published by Stevenson, Inc., this practical resource provides strategies for nonprofit organizations to recruit, train, motivate, and reward young volunteers. It addresses:

  • Beginning a youth volunteer program
  • Tips and techniques to recruit young volunteers
  • Connecting with and motivating young people in volunteer efforts
  • Benefits and rewards for young volunteers
  • Reaching and engaging college-age volunteers

 Important topics covered include:

  • Volunteer selection guidelines
  • Teen incentive programs
  • College and university partnerships
  • Online recruitment
  • Communicating with younger volunteers
  • Internships
  • Grants and awards
  • Youth volunteer benefits
  • Cultural awareness
  • Family engagement
  • Working with first-time offenders
  • Youth volunteer boards

Please note that some content featured in the original version of this title has been removed in this published version due to permissions issues.

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