This is an archived version of the Virtual Volunteering Project web site from January 2001.
The materials on the web site were written or compiled by Jayne Cravens.
The Virtual Volunteering Project has been discontinued.
The Virtual Volunteering Project web site IS NO LONGER UPDATED.
Email addresses associated with the Virtual Volunteering Project are no longer valid.
For any URL that no longer works, type the URL into archive.org
.
For new materials regarding online volunteering, see
Jayne Cravens' web site (the section on volunteerism-related resources).
 
 
 
Site Index

Pages are listed by category. Some pages are listed more than once, since they fall into more than one category.

The categories are:


 
introduction materials
and background information

Virtual Volunteering Project home page

Types of Virtual Volunteering

Benefits of Virtual Volunteering

What the Virtual Volunteering Project Offers Your Agency

About The Virtual Volunteering Project

Linking criteria for VV Project Web site

VIRTUAL VERVE: Monthly E-mail Newsletter

VV Project Team

VV Project Volunteers

Y2K VV Project Volunteers

1999 VV Project Volunteers

1997-98 VV Project Volunteers

Virtual Pioneers: Original IOL Online Volunteers

VV Project Collaboration Guidelines

About Volunteering With VV Project

VV Project Frequently Asked Questions (24 files in this directory)

Virtual Volunteering In the News (press coverage)

Message and Survey Archive Index
six summary pages of all data, one for each category, plus an archive of all survey responses and messages from affiliates in 1997 and 1998

Executive summary of data gathered

Virtual Volunteering Guidebook introduction page

 
 
 
 
 
 
materials for individuals
interested in virtual volunteering

Introduction

A self evaluation: Are you ready to volunteer virtually?

How to find virtual volunteering opportunities

General tips for volunteers working on virtual assignments

Handbook for Online Volunteers
15 documents are linked off of this page

Dos and don'ts for technical assistance volunteers

Resources for Volunteer Moderators and Facilitators of Online Discussion Groups

VIRTUALVOLS, an e-mail-based discussion group
for online volunteers

United Nations Volunteers

Make a Difference Day

  organizations involving online volunteers & VV Project collaborating organizations

Index of All Organizations, Including Affiliates

Other agencies by name, a - c
Other agencies by name, d - m
Other agencies by name, n - s
Other agencies by name, t - z

Agencies Involving Online Volunteers, by region:

Agencies and Initiatives That Involve: Examples of Experiences Involving Online Volunteers and Youth With Disabilities

How I Involve Online Volunteers
Five documents are in this directory

     
     
     
starter materials for organizations to help them engage in virtual volunteering

Introduction

Index of Organizations

Benefits of using the Internet to find and involve volunteers

Is your organization ready for virtual volunteering?

Setting up and managing a virtual volunteering program - Introduction

Getting staff buy-in and participation, developing an implementation plan, training staff and volunteers, etc.

Implementing a virtual volunteering pilot project

Identifying and creating assignments for online volunteers

Managing volunteers virtually

Orienting and evaluating volunteers for virtual assignments

Index to four sample orientations from different organizations

Assigning online tasks (matching volunteers to assignments) - Overview

Sample online task descriptions - Index (links to about 15)

  Using the Internet to support volunteers

Sample evaluation questions to use with volunteers

Sample evaluation questions to use with staff

Recognizing Online Volunteers and
Using the Internet to Honor ALL Volunteers

Involving people with disabilities in virtual volunteering programs - introduction

Working via the Internet with volunteers who have disabilities (four doucments total)

First Person: Benefits of Virtual Volunteering for People With Disabilities

Examples of Experiences Involving Online Volunteers and Youth With Disabilities

Making an agency virtually accessible to people with disabilities

Links to other resources to help agencies involve people with disabilities as volunteers

Marketing an organization's volunteer opportunities online

Midterm Reflections by Susan Ellis

 
 
 
specific and advanced materials for organizations to help them engage in virtual volunteering

Online Culture: learning the different styles of "personalities" online

Connecting Humans: Essays on the Positive Side of Online Culture (4 documents in this directory)

Making email communications more effective

Volunteer activism via the Internet

Finding and managing technical assistance volunteers - introduction

Finding technical assistance volunteers

Managing technical assistance volunteers

Working with Web volunteers

Using Internet discussion groups for volunteers

list software

Using Real-Time Communications with volunteers

chat software

Telecommuting Guides and Related Resources

  Volunteers working with clients via the Internet

initial first steps for those considering setting up a direct contact service

benefits of online mentoring

are you ready to start an online mentoring program?

all administrative tasks for online mentoring

importance of site managers

screening online mentors

sample reference check questions

ideas for online mentoring activities

online tours

Suggested Online Mentoring Resources

Essay Re: Telementoring

Safety in Online Volunteering Programs
4 documents total

 
 
 
materials to help agencies
involve people with disabilities
in virtual volunteering programs

Involving people with disabilities in virtual volunteering programs - introduction

Working via the 'Net with volunteers with disabilities
(there are three documents linked off of this page)

First Person: Benefits of Virtual Volunteering for People With Disabilities

Examples of Experiences Involving Online Volunteers and Youth With Disabilities

Making an agency virtually accessible to people with disabilities

Links to other resources to help agencies involve people with disabilities as volunteers

 
 
feedback forms

For anyone to offer opinions about the Project and vv in general

For agencies already involving online volunteers

For individuals already involved in virtual volunteering

Application to Volunteer With VV Project

  index of all online resources
(beyond Project Web site)
to help volunteer managers & service leaders

Index of online resources for volunteer managers - introduction

Web sites with Volunteer Management Information & Resources

Online Discussion Groups for Volunteer Managers & Volunteers

Web Sites To Find Volunteer Opportunities

Web Sites Promoting Volunteerism/Community Service

 
 

 
 


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This is an archived version of the Virtual Volunteering Project web site from January 2001.
The materials on the web site were written or compiled by Jayne Cravens.
The Virtual Volunteering Project has been discontinued.
The Virtual Volunteering Project web site IS NO LONGER UPDATED.
Email addresses associated with the Virtual Volunteering Project are no longer valid.
For any URL that no longer works, type the URL into archive.org
.
For new materials regarding online volunteering, see
Jayne Cravens' web site (the section on volunteerism-related resources).
 

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