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ERIC Number: EJ818988
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 10
ISSN: ISSN-0164-8527
Smart Use of Volunteers
Vissing, Yvonne
Exchange: The Early Childhood Leaders' Magazine Since 1978, n184 p28-30 Nov-Dec 2008
Volunteers pose a special area of concern for child care centers. On one hand, they are indispensable as they donate countless hours of time, energy, and resources. On the other hand, there are challenges to coordinating the efforts of volunteering parents. The use of volunteers has incredible potential for benefit from the center, child, and parent perspectives. In this article, the author discusses the benefits and challenges that volunteers provide. She offers some guidelines for the smart use of volunteers in a child care center.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A