Recommended Resources

Community Literacy of Ontario (CLO)

Kaattari, Joanne. Volunteer Management Resource Guide for Literacy Programs. Barrie, ON: CLO, 1997.

CLO is a volunteer management resource centre. Visit their website for a wealth of information, for online training opportunities, and to order materials specifi cally relevant to volunteers in Ontario.

Verizon Literacy University (VLU)

VLU offers free high-quality short online courses including training for volunteers in literacy programs. These courses are developed and taught by highly qualified professionals associated with the National Center for Family Literacy. To enroll in courses visit:

Charity Village

This Internet resource provides information on a range of topics relevant to the nonprofit sector in Canada, including volunteers. For a lengthy list of articles about volunteer recruitment, relations and management, go to Main Street (home page) and click on Library, then Research Section, then the heading, Philanthropy and Volunteerism. Look for these particularly relevant articles:

Volunteer Canada

Visit Volunteer Canada’s site for more information, and download a copy of the “Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement”.