Volunteer Management – Evaluation
The process of determining how well a volunteer is doing in their role, providing useful feedback, assisting volunteers in achieving personal goals, and learning from the volunteer strategies to improve their role and the organization.
- Volunteer Research Knowledge Competency–
- Demographic Differences of 4-H Volunteers, Agents, and State Volunteerism Specialists: Implications for Volunteer Administration –
- Leadership Styles and Volunteer Administration Competence: Perceptions of 4-H County Faculty in the United States –
- Identifying Volunteer Core Competencies: Regional Differences –
The VRKC taxonomy is expressed in six domains that are listed in the cumulative order of importance, competence and use, as determined as a result of the 2003-2004 study. Each of the six domains links to its individual web site that includes staff development tools, volunteer training materials and additional resources.
- Communication – Volunteers demonstrate the ability to create, deliver and interpret information effectively.
- Organization – Volunteers demonstrate the ability to engage others in planning, providing and delivering positive 4-H youth development programming in a community.
- 4-H Program Management – Volunteers must understand and follow appropriate policies, procedures and safety guidelines when acting on behalf of Extension.
- Educational Design and Delivery – Volunteers demonstrate the ability to plan, implement and evaluate research based learning opportunities that effectively promote positive personal development.
- Positive Youth Development – Volunteers demonstrate the ability to intentionally and appropriately apply the principles and best practices that result in the positive development of youth.
- Interpersonal Characteristics – Volunteers demonstrate the ability to develop effective relationships, work competently with individuals and groups and express empathy and understanding for others.