Volunteerism and Managing Volunteers

Jan 01, 2011
  • Description

The guidebook is the outcome of a two-year study on volunteer work in Egypt, which also lead to the founding of the Egyptian Center for Volunteerism. "Volunteerism and Managing Volunteers" comes at a time where the region is witnessing historical transitions. The guidebook reflects on challenges facing volunteers and organizations, including the absence of clear policies, problems of continuity and general issues around distinct role definitions within the civic sector. The book presents theories, concepts and extensive practical advice to better manage volunteer work in nongovernmental organizations. Hisham El-Roubi is the founder of a consultancy foundation for youth development, Etijah. El-Roubi has devoted his career to reaching out to Egyptian youth and helping develop their technical and leadership skills to become more engaged in the community.