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Volunteering for the GENIUS

ISBN: 9781941050491
Publisher: For the GENIUS Press
Publication Date: 2017-03-24
Number of pages: 324
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There are numerous books written for fundraisers and charities about how to effectively value and manage volunteers. Volunteering for the GENIUS is all about you, the individual volunteer, and how you can become an outstanding and happy volunteer in the extraordinary world of opportunities.

Do you think of yourself as a volunteer? You should. You are one. Americans volunteer for friends, for causes, for needs or because they are asked—at the rate of 7.9 billion hours per year. How did you decide to “help out”? Did you prepare for your ‘volunteer job’ as thoroughly as you did your ‘real job’? Volunteering for the GENIUS will take you on a journey through the historical roots of volunteerism, how to understand yourself and your volunteer goals and where to find the very best fit for you.

In Volunteering for the GENIUS you will find:

How volunteerism developed in other countriesHow volunteering has developed in the United StatesYour personal volunteer life nowHow to figure out what you really want to do as a volunteerWhere to find the best opportunities for youHow to get involved at all levels: local, regional, national or internationalWhat to expect from the charity for which you workWhat the charity can expect from youHow to be prepared for all kinds of situationsYour ethical and legal rights and obligations

You spend a lot of your life helping others in one way or another. Make sure you take the time and do the research to ensure your time and talents are appreciated and used effectively. Arnold provides countless resources and suggestions from her more than 55 years of volunteer involvement. This is a fun must-read for anyone interested in a rich volunteer life!

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