Readings and class materials for Thursday, September 29, 2022


Written response question

Should volunteers be treated any differently by the organization than paid staff members? Should volunteers be held to a lower standard of job performance than their paid counterparts? (Answer in ≈150 words.)

Team prep work

What type of personnel would be most appropriate for your team’s nonprofit? Should you have volunteers? Why or why not? You’ll spend class time creating the personnel structure for your organization and justifying why you are/aren’t using volunteers. (Answer in ≈75 words.)


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Grobman, Gary M. 2021. An Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector: A Practical Approach for the Twenty-First Century. 6th ed. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: White Hat Communications.