From Library Volunteer to Library Advocate: Tapping into the Power of Community Engagement

by Carla Campbell Lehn
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Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Publication Date: June 30, 2018

ISBN: 9781440856716

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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This guide will show you how to reinvigorate your library's volunteer program using your community as a resource.

• Helps readers to better understand the motivations of today's volunteers and design meaningful volunteer opportunities

• Explains how to more successfully select potential volunteers and match them to your library's needs

• Shows to deal with the two most common barriers to the success of a library volunteer program: union issues and staff resistance

• Introduces exciting new trends in volunteer engagement

• Provides lists of resources to draw upon in running your volunteer program