How to Unlock the Hidden Potential in Hospital Volunteers
In this Healthy Debate article, How to unlock the hidden potential in hospital volunteers, Joanne Fine Schwebel, director of the Volunteer and Interpreter Services programs at Mount Sinai Hospital and co-author of Measuring the Impact of Volunteers: A Balanced and Strategic Approach, Michelle Nelson a research scientist at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute and Juliana Yi, PhD candidate in Health Services Research at the University of Toronto and research coordinator at Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute reinforce that the “the engagement of hospital volunteers must be planned and purposeful”.
The fall 2016 issue of the Canadian Journal of Volunteer Resources Management (CJVRM) is devoted to Measuring the Social and Economic Impact of Volunteering. This article written for the Journal by Heather Hardie, co-author of Measuring the Impact of Volunteers: A Balanced and Strategic Approach reflects on the journey of the VRBSc team in exploring more meaningful and strategic ways of measuring the outcomes and impact of volunteer engagement.
For information on CJVRM and other great articles visit: http://www.cjvrm.org/.
Aligning Volunteer Engagement to the Vision, Mission, and Strategic Plan of Your Organization
This article by Michael Fliess, Project Lead, Co-author, Measuring the Impact of Volunteers: A Balanced and Strategic Approach, highlights six important steps important to aligning volunteer engagement to the vision, mission, and strategic plan of your organization. The article originally appeared in a 2016 Volunteer Match blog post.