ERIC Number: ED061164
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Feb
Reference Count: 0
ABC's: A Handbook for Educational Volunteer Programs.
Bureau of Educational Personnel Development (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
This handbook provides a basic outline for those establishing a volunteer program. There are ten chapters: 1) "Basic Information on Volunteer Services," defining volunteers, school volunteer programs, tutorial programs, costs, and services performed by volunteers; 2) "Organizing and Developing a Volunteer Program;" 3) "Administration of the Volunteer Program," by the school administration, volunteer coordinator, and teachers; 4) "Recruitment of Volunteers," by personal contacts, mass public recruitment, and delegated recruitment; 5) "Interviewing, Selecting, and Assigning Volunteers;" 6) "Orientation and Training for Volunteers," with sample programs including role playing, video or audio tape vignettes and case materials, buzz groups, workshops, movie forums, panel discussions, and brainstorming; 7) "Orientation and Training for Professional Personnel;" 8) "Using High School Students as Volunteers," with suggestions on special training techniques; 9) "Maintaining Volunteer Morale;" and 10) "Evaluation of Volunteer Programs." Sample recruitment and acknowledgement letters, organizational questionnaires, registration forms, reports, job description forms, and evaluation forms are included. (MBM)
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Authoring Institution: Bureau of Educational Personnel Development (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.