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Quality | Kite-Bench Mark for Voluntary Organisations'/Groups' + Links By Gordon Owen
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Why does quality matter? Voluntary and community organisations/groups want to provide the best services possible for their service users and for other stakeholders that is, those who have an... More > interest in what they do. As voluntary organisations/groups work more and more with public and private sector organisations/groups, there is also external pressure to show that they provide quality services and manage their organisations/groups efficiently and effectively.< Less
Running Successful Projects By Stuart Kelly
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Today, the voluntary sector expects and is expected to deliver high quality services that match the standard of those provided by the statutory and commercial sectors. It is vital that people who... More > work in the sector have the appropriate skills to meet this challenge. This book is an introduction to the processes and techniques of project management. It is designed to enable project managers in the community and voluntary sectors to work in a more efficient and more effective way. It is tailored to the requirements of the voluntary sector and is designed to be easy to understand, and to concentrate on the practicalities.< Less
Charity Begins with Murder By Annie McDowall
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South London, 2005, and Nikki Elliot has been spending the best part of a year living on the dole and developing a taste for daytime television. Finding her last boss’s dead body had put her... More > off having a job. But the government is cracking down on the unemployed, and Nikki’s personal adviser at the Jobcentre has given her an ultimatum: go for the job at Action in Caring, a small charity, or lose your benefits. Things start to go badly wrong from Nikki’s first day when her new boss dies at the management committee meeting. Was it an accident, or had someone spiked the sandwiches? And just how true were the rumours that the finance manager had an unhealthy liking for young boys? Or were the only things being fiddled by Gordon Smedley Action in Caring’s accounts? Longlisted in the Mslexia First Novel Competition, 2012, this book keeps you turning pages and has you laughing out loud.< Less
ABC for Committees | Practice & Procedures | Officers | Elections By Gordon Owen
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A voluntary Management Committee can be of various sizes. It needs to have enough members to be representative and perform the necessary tasks but not so large that it becomes unwieldy. The number of... More > members of the Management Committee partly depends on the size of the organisation but generally to work effectively it should be no more than about 12-15. This eBook serves as a fundamental guidance on establishing and operational work of a voluntary sector committee not withstanding its legal status.< Less
Fundraising On The Internet Presentation By Gordon Owen
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Guidence on using the Internet as a medium to engage in charitable fundraising for new, small, and emerging voluntary organisations/groups.
Enabling Your Fundraising Strategy By Gordon Owen
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Fundraising Strategy – Training covering the subjects of: Relationship Fundraising : The need for one to one communications; Making the Transition; Insight into the strategic decisions involved... More > in making such a transition; Combining your fundraising strategy with your IT strategy; Process driven examples of personalised multi-channel communications< Less
Code of Ethical OnLine Philanthropic Practices By Gordon Owen
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The Internet can provide generous donors with a wide range of opportunities to help others  quickly and easily. To help ensure that your gift does not go to the wrong organisation and to... More > help ensure that your gift goes directly to the organisation you want to support, here are 10 tips for online giving that will help ensure your online giving is safe and secure.< Less
Why Me? By Graham Heys
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This is an autobiographical account by the author explaining his understanding of why he became mentally ill and what happened to him over a period of years on a road to recovery and wellness. From... More > birth to the present day.< Less
Introduction to Fundraising Presentation By Gordon Owen
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Introductory Training Presentation in Fundraising for Voluntary Sector New, Small, and Emerging Organisations/Groups.
Telling the Whole Story By Nora Silver
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Telling the Whole Story: Voices of Ethnic Volunteers in America covers the how and why of community engagement in seven US ethnic groups—African American, American Indian, Central American,... More > Chinese American, Japanese American, Korean American, and Mexican American communities. The story is told in the voices of people from these communities. An analysis follows of common themes heard among these ethnic groups. The aim is to tell a very interesting and often unheard set of stories from dozens of ethnic volunteers and to help established institutions—nonprofit organizations, foundations, public sector programs—better understand the cultures, interests and preferences of ethnic volunteers in order to better engage everyone in their work, meet their missions, and serve their communities. Full color version.< Less