Are you my type? Understanding personality styles

Throughout your education or career, you have likely been exposed to personality or style assessments. From Carl Jung’s work in the 1920s to the well-known Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (1966) and DISC programs, among others, these assessments are often used to help groups of people communicate, work more cooperatively, and understand each other better. “Type preferences“Are you my type? Understanding personality styles”

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Recruiting Older Volunteers

So much has changed in our lives during these last three years of a struggling economy, and of course the nonprofit sector is no exception. How and where you recruit volunteers has likely changed as well. As the summer winds down and the school year begins, this is a key recruiting season for volunteers, but“Recruiting Older Volunteers”

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Attracting Volunteers

Volunteers are one of the unique and distinguishing aspects of the nonprofit sector.   In fact, many people call the nonprofit sector the “volunteer sector. ”   That is because the majority of the organizations, large and small, rely on volunteers to hand out food, make telephone calls, serve on boards of directors and committees,“Attracting Volunteers”

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Designing and Developing a Successful Volunteer Program Part 2

Last week’s Rich Tips focused on the 10 elements critical to the design and development of a successful volunteer program. Since volunteer management is such an important issue, and since the response has been so great, we decided to expand on the first three elements in this week’s Tips. These elements are: A) Designing a“Designing and Developing a Successful Volunteer Program Part 2”

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