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Significant Websites for Sources
on Volunteer Management

The sites listed here offer an especially substantial amount of free information on many aspects of volunteer management.

Energize is the largest site in the world for leaders of volunteer efforts (over 1200 free pages). Creator Susan J. Ellis is President of Energize, Inc., a training, consulting, and publishing firm that specializes in volunteerism.

e-Volunteerism: The Electronic Journal of the Volunteerism Community
E-volunteerism is a quarterly electronic publication by consultants Steve McCurley and Susan Ellis of Energize, inc. The website is for volunteer leaders/managers who want to "go beyond the mundane in the volunteerism field." Every item in the publication is interactive, inviting you to contribute comments and additional materials.

OzVPM: Essential Resources for the Volunteer Program Manager
OzVPM is an Australasian site (and international partner of Energize) with a growing set of documents and links to volunteerism resources in Australia and the Pacific, monthly hot topic essays, and an active online discussion forum. OzVPM was created by Andy Fryar, speaker, author, trainer and volunteer management consultant.

The Source for Youth Ministry
The Source for Youth Ministry is the largest youth ministry website offering free resources to youth ministers and volunteer youth leaders. This is the first site you should go to when you need a quick game or ice-breaker. http://www.thesource4ym.com/games/ It's an excellent resource with tons and tons of cool, free ideas. Author, speaker, youth consultant and trainer Jonathan McKee is the founder and president of "The Source for Youth Ministry".