Volunteer Recruitment

Helping Hands

American Alliance of Museums

Museum magazine discusses the benefits of having highly qualified volunteers available during hard economic times. The article explains how to find great volunteers, make use of Web resources, and do targeted outreach.

Sample Documents

American Alliance of Museums

AAM provides Tier 3 museum members with sample volunteer application forms, and volunteer handbooks.

Volunteer Recruitment

Energize

Energize has articles and free e-books on volunteer recruitment and management.

Websites Where You Can List Volunteer Opportunities

Energize

Energize has a list of websites where volunteer opportunities can be posted. The list includes sites that permit posting of opportunities in other parts of the world. Museums hoping to attract people who might volunteer while in the U.S. on vacation or business could try putting a recruitment message on sites in other countries.

Recruitment Techniques: Speaking to Community Groups

National CASA

National CASA offers a look at speaking to community groups as a recruitment technique.

Characteristics of a Good Recruitment Message

National CASA

National CASA reviews the characteristics of a good recruitment message.

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