Volunteer Management Toolkit (external link) by Volunteering Victoria. A complete toolkit developed by a Canadian NGO covering preparation, recruitment, policies & procedures, organization, appreciation, development, and communication for volunteers. Preview: Attracting and retaining volunteers is not easy, largely because volunteering involves… Read more ›
Managing Volunteers: Challenges of Non-Profit Organizations by Jessica Miller-Merrell for Blogging4Jobs. Discusses methods for clarifying roles and ensuring a good fit for volunteers. Preview: If you manage a staff at a non-profit organization, more than likely, you will deal with… Read more ›
Tips for Recruiting and Managing Older Volunteers (downloadable pdf) by Leah Kerkman for the Chronicle of Philanthropy. Covers recruiting retirees, encouraging commitment, and managing limitations of older volunteers. Preview: The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, administered by Senior Corps and operating… Read more ›
Fostering Critical Response to Complex Experience (downloadable pdf) from the Artful Manager by Andrew Taylor on ArtsJournal. Preview: In brief (a two-sided PDF describing the protocol is available for the details), the facilitator welcomes the group and introduces the process, explaining that ”we… Read more ›
Statement on Harassment – The Lilly Awards In December of 2014, Attorney Norman Siegel, and a small group of theater professionals met to discuss harassment and abuse in the theatrical community. They drew up a preliminary Statement of Principle in… Read more ›
2015 Stage Management Survey (downloadable pdf) from SMSurvey.info. An annual survey to identify trends amongst US Stage Managers in demographics, work styles, and reasons for leaving the profession.
Code of Conduct (downloadable pdf) by Not In Our House: NIOH is a website created to address sexual harassment, discrimination, intimidation, and bullying in Chicago’s theatre community, featuring this draft Code of Conduct. Preview: Mission Statement The Code of Conduct Pilot… Read more ›
Women In Comedy: A website created to address sexual harassment and assault in Chicago’s comedy industry that has spread to many other metropolitan areas.
Sample Sexual Harassment Policy by Andi Cheney for PAHRTS. Great for your employee handbook. Click the link to download pdf, or copy below. Sexual and other forms of harassment—We do not tolerate sexual or other harassment. We are a sex positive… Read more ›
In Minnesota, an employer may not discriminate against employees based on the following characteristics: Age National Origin Color Race Creed Religion Disability Sex Familial Status Sexual Orientation Marital Status Status re: Public Assistance Membership or activity in local commission Download… Read more ›