Disaster Volunteers

Disaster Volunteers: Recruiting and Managing People Who Want to Help provides readers with information on why people volunteer, the benefits gained by volunteers and recipients, and how to leverage such good will. Learning lessons from a variety of past disasters, readers will gain realistic insights into the challenges of disaster contexts. Coupled with evidence-based best practices, the book organizes and illustrates the necessary steps needed to recruit, train, manage, reward and retain volunteers throughout the lifecycle of disasters. Sections walk both organizations and individuals through the entire process of volunteer engagement, from recruiting and training, to managing and rewarding/retaining volunteers. This important resource fills an existing gap in books on volunteer disaster management by incorporating research, generating sound recommendations, grounding ideas in a disaster context, and offering an inviting set of examples from which readers can learn. Includes appendix with sample materials that can be used by civic or faith-based organizations Provides case studies that offer first-hand experiences and bring the content to life Includes stepwise advice on how to recruit, train and retain a diverse set of disaster volunteers

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  • Author : Brenda D. Phillips
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Pages : 206 pages
  • ISBN : 0128138467
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Disaster Volunteers

Disaster Volunteers
  • Author : Brenda D. Phillips
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 03 February 2020
GET THIS BOOKDisaster Volunteers

Disaster Volunteers: Recruiting and Managing People Who Want to Help provides readers with information on why people volunteer, the benefits gained by volunteers and recipients, and how to leverage such good will. Learning lessons from a variety of past disasters, readers will gain realistic insights into the challenges of disaster contexts. Coupled with evidence-based best practices, the book organizes and illustrates the necessary steps needed to recruit, train, manage, reward and retain volunteers throughout the lifecycle of disasters. Sections walk

Disaster Volunteers

Disaster Volunteers
  • Author : Brenda D. Phillips
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 23 January 2020
GET THIS BOOKDisaster Volunteers

Volunteer work can make a difference to those harmed by natural, technological, and human-induced disasters if it is done well. Disaster Volunteers provides readers with information on why people volunteer, the benefits gained by volunteers and recipients, and how to leverage such good will. Learning from a variety of past disasters, readers will gain realistic insights into the challenges of disaster contexts. Equipped with evidence-based best practices, Dr. Phillips organizes and illustrates necessary steps to recruit, train, manage, reward, and

Managing Spontaneous Community Volunteers in Disasters

Managing Spontaneous Community Volunteers in Disasters
  • Author : Lisa Orloff
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 20 April 2011
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While history has identified a need for improved coordination during emergencies, it has also demonstrated that community volunteers positively impact their neighborhoods during times of crisis. Laying out the rationale and process by which emergency managers, community leaders, and non-governmental aid organizations can effectively collaborate and integrate citizen response, Spontaneous Community Volunteers in Disasters explains how to engage, train, and utilize spontaneous unaffiliated community volunteers (SUCV). The book prepares leaders to integrate local volunteers into any scale emergency response. Protocols

Why Disaster Volunteers Volunteer

Why Disaster Volunteers Volunteer
  • Author : Tonya L. Roberts
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 13 June 2021
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ABSTRACT: After hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Gustav thousands of evacuees were brought to Fort Chaffee, Arkansas. Affiliated and unaffiliated volunteer citizens converged at the shelter to help. This study examines their motives, traits and characteristics and compares them with volunteer information from other disasters across America and world-wide. I wanted to learn more about the people in this area and why they volunteered, what more could be done to keep them involved, and what might make them become affiliated with

The Good Heart Book

The Good Heart Book
  • Author : David E. Driver
  • Publisher : Noble Press Incorporated
  • Release : 13 June 1991
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Offers practical advice on becoming a volunteer, looks at particular social problems, and lists agencies state-by-state

Managing Spontaneous Community Volunteers in Disasters

Managing Spontaneous Community Volunteers in Disasters
  • Author : Lisa Orloff
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 25 April 2011
GET THIS BOOKManaging Spontaneous Community Volunteers in Disasters

While history has identified a need for improved coordination during emergencies, it has also demonstrated that community volunteers positively impact their neighborhoods during times of crisis. Laying out the rationale and process by which emergency managers, community leaders, and non-governmental aid organizations can effectively collaborate and integrate citizen response, Spontaneous Community Volunteers in Disasters explains how to engage, train, and utilize spontaneous unaffiliated community volunteers (SUCV). The book prepares leaders to integrate local volunteers into any scale emergency response. Protocols

Organizational Identification and Volunteer Workers

Organizational Identification and Volunteer Workers
  • Author : Nan M. Wolf
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 13 June 2021
GET THIS BOOKOrganizational Identification and Volunteer Workers

This study sought to identify factors that attract unpaid volunteers and influence them to continue in service as Red Cross disaster relief workers. An evaluation of current literature focusing on the relationship between organizational identification, its expression as commitment, and satisfaction with the job pointed to the development of six research questions. Based on a modified version of the OIQ, research questions centered on how competing identities and interpersonal relationships with co-workers influence commitment and identification. In addition, a series