In following recent posts, I wanted to remind listserv members of resources
available for free from the National Service Resource Center.
The Effective Practices Collection has several practices on advisory
councils, from recruiting to training to nurturing positive relationships.
Go to http://nationalserviceresources.org/epicenter and enter the keywords
"advisory councils" in the search box to find them all.
Additionally, you can find the practice, "Creating a volunteer handbook" at
http://snipurl.com/NSRC_volhandbooks that offers tips and examples.
For more examples, check out the Sample Forms Collection of the online
library of the National Service Resource Center at
Under the auspices of the National Service Resource Center, the Effective
Practices Collection provides a way for members, volunteers, and service
professionals to learn from each other and more effectively serve their
You can be part of this dynamic collection. By sharing practices that have
worked in your program, others learn and benefit from your experience.
Sharing a practice is easy. You can submit online at
Or call 1-800-438-4080 ext. 100 for assistance.
All submitters are eligible to receive a personalized collection of
effective practices, which will include a wealth of resources and reference
materials identified for your specific program needs.
National Service Resource Center