ERIC Number: ED366664
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Leading the Way: Partners in Volunteerism. Schools--Non-Profits--Youth. Conference Report on Youth and Volunteerism (New York, New York, 1991).
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of High Schools.; Junior League of the City of New York, Inc.
This report summarizes the proceedings of a conference, "Leading the Way: Partners in Volunteerism," that brought together 170 educators, nonprofit organizations, and students to promote youth volunteerism. In a series of plenary sessions and workshops, attendees discussed the issues that have an impact on the creation and operation of effective volunteer programs for young people. Following the introduction and opening statements, session topics included: (1) successfully recruiting young volunteers; (2) keeping young people involved in a volunteer program; (3) how to make a volunteer experience meaningful; (4) leadership opportunities for young volunteers; (5) practical realities of using young volunteers; (6) plenary session with keynote speech by J. Richard Munro; (7) supervising young volunteers; (8) getting young volunteers off to a good start; (9) training for school and nonprofit staff; (10) locating resources; (11) how nonprofits and schools can work together more effectively; and (12) model programs. Contains 51 resources and suggested readings. (SLD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of High Schools.; Junior League of the City of New York, Inc.
Identifiers: Community Service; New York (New York); Youth Community Service