ERIC Number: ED057314
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Handbook on Volunteers in Army Community Service.
Department of the Army, Washington, DC.
This handbook has been prepared for the purpose of offering guidance and assistance in the development and administration of a volunteer program within Army Community Service. It contains eight chapters. Chapter 1 is the Introduction. Chapter 2, Volunteers Are Partners and Team Members, considers the importance of attitudes, agreement on volunteer role, and motivation, moral, and personnel relationships. Chapter 3, Organizing and Developing a Volunteer Program, discusses basic principles and functions, committees, recognizing volunteers, facilities and finances, cooperation with other programs and communities, and the importance of command support. Chapter 4, Recruiting, Interviewing, and Assigning Volunteers is self-explanatory. Chapter 5, Volunteer Training, discusses concepts and types of training and quality of trainers. Chapter 6, Supervision and Evaluation of Volunteers, includes within its scope beginning and ongoing supervision. Chapter 7, Volunteer Turnover, covers loss of volunteers, releasing volunteers, and transferring volunteer records. Chapter 8 presents conclusions. It is concluded that volunteers are a major American resource to be nurtured, developed, and supported. The eight appendixes present job descriptions and committee procedures; samples of administrative forms; sample organizational charts for ACS Volunteer Service; interviewing principles, techniques, and procedures; training atmosphere; detailed training methods; training resources; and reference materials. (CK)
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Authoring Institution: Department of the Army, Washington, DC.