ERIC Number: ED260846
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Effective Utilization of Volunteers in Head Start Programs: A Manual.
Janey, Jane, Ed.
This manual provides a practical approach to effectively using volunteers in Head Start programs. It can be used as a training tool, a "ready" reference for often-needed information, and a source of simple, easily duplicated charts and forms. Topics discussed and/or illustrated include (1) components of a successful volunteer program; (2) management of a Head Start Volunteer Program; (3) awareness activities; (4) needs assessment; (5) volunteer program goals and objectives; (6) developing volunteer job descriptions; (7) recruitment; (8) matching jobs and volunteers; (9) staff training; (10) general volunteer orientation; (11) specific orientation and training for volunteers; (12) record keeping; (13) recognition of Head Start volunteers; (14) volunteer feedback and evaluation; (15) how to keep volunteers; (16) using the handicapped volunteer; (17) volunteers working with special needs children; (18) legal liability; (19) official policies concerning use of volunteers; (20) developing a local handbook; and (21) program improvement. (RH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.; Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg. Center for Volunteer Development.