Volume XIX, Issue 4, July - October 2019

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Editor’s Note: Cathrine Weaver, MSN, HN-BC, RN, is the integrative C.A.R.E. Services Coordinator for a large acute care hospital in Lexington, Kentucky, specializing in the use of integrative health practices to address patient and  healthcare professionals’ needs for improved well-being... Read more
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I am a manager of volunteers. I love my job. I love the people I get to meet and I love the people I work with. I feel fortunate to be engaged in the field of volunteer management and to work alongside some of the most dedicated, hardworking, and kind people I know.  That dedication, however,... Read more
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As adult educators, we have long promoted volunteerism in our classrooms as a way for students to make a difference in their communities while developing their workplace skills and gaining career-relevant experience. Our incorporation of volunteerism is twofold: we advocate both as citizens... Read more
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Susan J. Ellis once remarked that leaders of volunteers are the ‘busybodies’ of the nonprofit world. She was referring to our need, by virtue of our work, to know everything and everyone in order to be effective. Despite this, we tend to have a narrow frame of reference for sources of... Read more
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We typically write about volunteers in human service settings, but we don’t want to overlook the enormous popularity of volunteering with animals and the volunteer management involved with these unique settings. In this issue, Along the Web highlights the many roles volunteers take up in zoos... Read more
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We live in a global world and our organizations are made all the richer with people from a diversity of backgrounds. However, challenges to understanding one another’s different perspectives and organizational approaches are sure to surface, even when we're all working towards the same goals.... Read more
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Should volunteer professionals expect to be paid for publishing and presenting? Or is there value in blogging and writing about volunteer management in order to share knowledge with peers in the field? In this Voices, co-editor Allyson Drinnon explores these questions. She taps into the... Read more
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High school students do not often think of nonprofits as an option for career-building. Although they may have been exposed to nonprofits through volunteering or community service requirements, they are generally guided by career counselors and their parents to have career aspirations outside of... Read more