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By Definition: Policy Development For Volunteer Programs

This is one of the classic best-sellers in the field of volunteer management. By Definition gives you everything you need to develop and update policies for volunteer services. Find out what policies are, the functions they serve, how they differ from procedures, and eight easy tips to write them. Learn how to identify what policies you might need, how to keep track of them, and how to schedule them for regular updating. Reduce liabilities and increase safety in your program with comprehensive policies that guide both the work of volunteers and the work of the staff who manage volunteer involvement. With hundreds of sample policies on more than 70 different topic areas related to volunteer involvement, there’s lots of great help in this extremely practical manual. This is a must-read resource for every volunteer program leader.

Linda Graff And Associates Inc. 1993, 1997. Spiral bound, 91 pages, 8 1/2" x 11".

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"The examples published were terrific and I customized them for CMAF." -- Carol Newman, Volunteer Services Coordinator


By Definition Available in Three Formats to Suit Your Needs!

Hard Copy
In the traditional paper format, By Definition is a spiral bound, 91 page manual in a convenient 6½” x 9" size. Click on these links to download the Canadian Order Form or the US Order Form. Click here for information on how to order any of our publications in the United Kingdom.

"Book-on-CD" Copy

By Definition is now available in "Book-on-CD" format. The CD includes a quality PDF version of the book as well as a short bonus video featuring Linda Graff. The electronic format allows you to quickly search and print any topic of your choice making all forms and checklists immediately available for your use. Click here to go to the bookstore and order your CD today.

Electronic Copy
For those readers who want an instant copy, By Definition is available as an immediate download in PDF format from ENERGIZEINC. Click here to instantly order any of our publications directly from our electronic distributor.


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