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Anderson, Stephanie; Keenlyside, Emily – Journal of Museum Education, 2021
Art museums around the world play an integral role in the formation and preservation of collective identity and national belonging. As part of wider efforts for social change, these institutions are being challenged to decolonize and confront racism with renewed and sustained focus. As such, they are thinking more deeply about how they engage…
Descriptors: Museums, Arts Centers, Volunteer Training, Nationalism
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Washburn, Lisa T.; Crocker, Andrew B.; Leatherman, JoAnne – Journal of Extension, 2020
Meaningful volunteer engagement depends on the Extension professional's volunteer management philosophy, training, and organizational support for using volunteers. Volunteer development and leadership development are typically absent from management-focused volunteer models used in Extension. Professional development of the Extension professional,…
Descriptors: Volunteers, Volunteer Training, Personnel Management, Professional Development
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Anne, Denis; Chareyron, Sylvain; L'Horty, Yannick – Education Economics, 2020
We assess the impacts of one of the most intensive youth support and training programs in France: the Voluntary Military Service (VMS), piloted by the army since 2015. Our evaluation allows us to compare the cohort of young people entering the VMS with a cohort of unincorporated young volunteers. Our results indicates that a passage through the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Youth Programs, Military Training, Volunteer Training
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Morrison, Carley C.; Greenhaw, Laura L.; Pigg, Janiece – Journal of Leadership Education, 2019
Volunteer-based organizations are dependent on volunteers to meet the goals of the organization. Identifying and training volunteers as leaders of the organization is one way to increase positive social change in their community. However, there is limited literature investigating the outcomes of providing leadership training to volunteers. This…
Descriptors: Volunteers, Volunteer Training, Leadership Training, Leaders
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Keenlyside, Emily – Journal of Museum Education, 2021
As art museums increasingly commit to socially engaged practices that require critical ways of engaging with artworks, collaborators, and visitors, what does gallery educators' ongoing learning look like, and what motivates it? How does it inform or respond to change? Drawing on research with freelance gallery educators in Scotland, this article…
Descriptors: Arts Centers, Museums, Art Teachers, Volunteers
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White, Alison J.; Scanga, Lauren H. – Journal of Extension, 2019
Extension personnel are tasked with ensuring that 4-H volunteers have competencies identified in the Volunteer Research and Knowledge Competency (VRKC) Taxonomy, 4-H youth development's foundational volunteer skills framework. The VRKC Codebook is a qualitative analysis tool for accurately identifying VRKC-aligned needs expressed in volunteer…
Descriptors: Volunteers, Youth Programs, Extension Education, Volunteer Training
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Chuan Chen, Fei; Hwan Shyr, Yi – SAGE Open, 2021
This study aimed to determine how the learning stimulation and intrinsic motivation of students affect their culture sharing in volunteering via general altruism and intention. Stratified random sampling was used, and 850 invitation questionnaires were sent to participants, of whom 264 returned valid questionnaires (return rate, 31.06%), which…
Descriptors: Student Volunteers, Volunteer Training, Study Abroad, Cultural Awareness
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Jones, Jennifer A. – Management Teaching Review, 2020
Textbooks and lectures can convey the science of volunteer management; however, the art of volunteer management is developed through experience and reflection. This teaching activity gives students practice in developing a volunteer program and in identifying mission and position-specific nuances to volunteer management. Over the course of three…
Descriptors: Volunteers, Personnel Management, Teaching Methods, Program Development
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Tedrow, Amanda M. – Journal of Extension, 2018
The Georgia Master Composter Program is both an adult environmental education course and an Extension volunteer program addressing the growing demand for composting education across the state of Georgia. The 9-week program includes lectures by experts, hands-on learning, and field trips and differs from traditional master Extension programs…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Extension Education, Adult Education, Wastes
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Morrison, Carley C.; Greenhaw, Laura L. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2018
Non-profit and volunteer-based organizations are tasked with meeting the needs of their communities with limited resources. Today, more than ever, these organizations are stretched to their limits increasing the workload for paid staff. Training volunteers to lead the volunteer efforts is one way to spread the workload throughout the organization.…
Descriptors: Nonprofit Organizations, Voluntary Agencies, Volunteer Training, Job Skills
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Davis, Elizabeth; MacArthur, Stacey S.; Peterson, GaeLynn; Parent, Vernon – Journal of Extension, 2018
State volunteer forums can be an invaluable resource for providing opportunities for volunteer training on positive youth development. Some western states have experienced decreasing attendance and have questioned the practicality of hosting such forums. In this article, we showcase successes that one western state has experienced as a result of…
Descriptors: Volunteer Training, State Programs, Youth Programs, Conferences (Gatherings)
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Doerr, Neriko Musha – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2019
Community service trips are often viewed as educational because students supposedly cross socio-economic, racial, and other borders to engage with people of various backgrounds. However, diversity among students, their differing experiences of the service trip, and the ways they learn from each other's experiences are rarely discussed. Based on…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Student Diversity, Student Volunteers, Volunteer Training
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Lukovenko, Tatiana; Kalugina, Natalia; Sorokin, Nikolay; Bulavenko, Oleg – International Journal of Instruction, 2021
Caring for people with disabilities and their social adaptation around the world is effectively carried out with the help of volunteer organizations and social workers. Training of volunteers is effective, which is critical both for advocating for people with disabilities and for motivating and expanding the volunteer movement. The study's…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, College Students, Student Volunteers, Volunteer Training
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Lobley, Jennifer; Edwards, Harriett C.; Vettern, Rachelle; Lesmeister, Marilyn K.; McKinley, Steve – Journal of Extension, 2019
The National 4-H Volunteer e-Forum is an alternative to multistate, face-to-face volunteer forums. Building on the success of regional e-forums, a collaborative group planned and offered three webinars that were relevant, economical, consistent, and convenient to attend. A blended learning strategy can successfully be used for focusing on both…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Volunteers, Extension Education, Seminars
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Jiles, Kristina A.; Chase, Melissa; Hosig, Kathy; Wenzel, Sophie; Schlenker, Eleanor; Rafie, Carlin – Journal of Extension, 2019
We developed a master food volunteer (MFV) continuing education program (CEP) for MFVs assisting Extension agents with a diabetes self-management program. Our development process included two phases of pilot testing. First, seasoned MFVs tested and provided formative feedback on the first iteration of the MFV CEP modules. After revising the…
Descriptors: Volunteer Training, Continuing Education, Self Management, Diabetes
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