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All-Volunteer Organization Resources
All-Volunteer Organizations (AVO) are some of the most invisible — and most powerful — nonprofit organizations around. Supporting them is a priority for us at Blue Avocado; here is a list of the articles of particular relevance to AVOs: B …
Treasurers of All-Volunteer Organizations: Eight Key Responsibilities
Here is a wonderful, succinct guide that provides help for the 600,000 + treasurers of all-volunteer organizations (AVOs).
Ask Rita: Criminal Records Checks for Prospective Staff and Volunteers
Ask Rita explores how nonprofits should do criminal record checks on prospective employees, volunteers, and board members.
Alcoholics Anonymous vs. Best Practices
Martin Gorfinkel compares AA to other nonprofits, and how many of their practices run counter to commonly accepted nonprofit “best practices.”
What Are the Board’s Responsibilities for Volunteers?
A board of directors proactively supporting volunteer involvement can dramatically increases its potential achievement level.
The Volunteer Who Couldn’t
Martin Gorfinkel explores the difficulties and roadblocks that seniors and retirees can encounter when seeking volunteering opportunities.
Volunteer Time Financial Statement Illustrations
Financial notes for the article, “Tracking Volunteer Time to Improve Your Bottom Line: A Complete Accounting Guide,” by Dennis Walsh, CPA.
Tracking Volunteer Time to Boost Your Bottom Line: A Complete Accounting Guide
CPA Dennis Walsh of North Carolina explains why and how to include volunteer time in your nonprofit’s budgets and financials.
New Thinking and Talking About Volunteers
With volunteers of all ages coming, it’s even more urgent that we change the way we talk — and think — about volunteers.
George W. Bush’s Legacy: A Dramatic Increase in Volunteer Spirit
Carol Stone applauds President George W. Bush for bringing the visibility, recognition, and importance of volunteering to new heights.