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Table of Contents


Part I:   The Power of Volunteers and Voluntary Organizations

  1. The Personal Meaning of Volunteering
  2. The Impact of Volunteers and Voluntary Organizations
  3. Today's Volunteers: Who Volunteers and for What Causes?

Part II:   Making a Difference: The Role of the Board

  1. The Role of the Board and Board Members
  2. The Role of the Chief Volunteer Officer
  3. Board and Staff: Who Does What?
  4. Finding, Developing, and Rewarding Good Board Members
  5. Recruiting, Encouraging, and Evaluating the Chief Staff Officer
  6. Constructive Planning — Even in Voluntary Organizations
  7. Working with Committees
  8. Making the Most Out of Meetings
  9. Fundraising
  10. Budgeting and Financial Accountability
  11. Ethics and Ethics Accountability
  12. Evaluating Results

Part III:   Appendices

  1. For Voluntary Organizations in Trouble — Or Don't Want to Be; also, Observations on Organizations that Are Models of Excellence
  2. Standards for Charitable Accountability of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance (2002)
  3. Robert's Rules of Order — Demystified
  4. For the Fun of It: Minutes of Our Last Meeting

References of Books and Articles Cited in Text


The Board Member's Book

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