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Could A Robot Do the Job of A Volunteer Manager?

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Back in September, the BBC in the UK ran a series of news stories and articles looking at the development of robotics. They were following up on a study by researchers at Oxford University and Deloitte, a study predicting that about 35 percent of current jobs in the UK are at high risk of computerization over the next 20 years. The BBC wanted to know whether the advances meant that certain jobs could be done in the future not by humans but by robots. As a bit of fun the BBC asked, “Will a robot take your job?” and provided and online to help answer this question.

Though “volunteer manager” does not appear on the list of jobs in this online tool, Points of View writers Rob Jackson and Susan J. Ellis reviewed the notion and then considered the question, “Could volunteer management be done by robots?” Read this article to see if they embrace the concept – or scare off the robot notion once and for all.