Hypothetically, you have now been working as the Volunteer Administrator for Difference Today Nonprofit for 24 months. This is an organization that was struggling with recruiting, retaining, and coaching volunteers, and your proposed program was implemented to help curtail these problems. The program is now in need of an evaluation to measure its effectiveness.
- Refer to the Four Fundamental Questions (Connors, 2012).
- State and answer the four questions in your initial posting by Day 3.
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Chapter 15: Evaluating the Volunteer Program
Chapter 16: Evaluating Impact of Volunteer Programs
Rosenthal, R. J., & Baldwin, G. (2015). Volunteer engagement 2.0: Ideas and insights changing the world. Somerset, NJ: Wiley & Sons.
Chapter 20: Measuring the Volunteer Program
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2016, November 17). A framework for program evaluation [Web page]. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/eval/framework/index.htm