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Museum volunteers : good practice in the management of volunteers

Author: Sinclair Goodlad; Stephanie McIvor
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1998.
Series: Heritage.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Museum Volunteers is a practical handbook on the management of volunteers as interpreters within museums. Drawing on key examples of outstanding practice from the UK and North America, this book forms a unique resource on volunteering." "This book is essential reading for anyone involved with the management of a museum, and enlightening to those thinking of offering their time, skills and experience to a museum as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Manuals (Handbooks)
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sinclair Goodlad; Stephanie McIvor
ISBN: 0415182093 9780415182096 9780203976456 0203976452
OCLC Number: 37464539
Description: ix, 133 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: 1. Making knowledge accessible --
2. The functions of museums and the role of volunteers --
3. The development of student tutoring as a form of volunteering --
4. Case studies of five exemplary programmes in Canada and the USA --
5. Pilot volunteer programmes in the Science Museum (London) --
6. Some principles of good practice in, and working documents for, the management of museum interpretation by volunteers --
A. Origins and developments of student tutoring --
B. Manager of Volunteer Programmes --
an aide memoire --
C. Science Museum agreement with Trade Union Side, January 1993 --
D. Volunteer deployment: The procedure, questions & answers and volunteer forms --
E.1. Briefing for student museum chaperones --
E.2. Sample volunteer job descriptions --
F. Volunteer recruitment information and forms --
G.1. Template for induction training programme for volunteers --
G.2. Introduction to the Volunteers' Handbook --
H. Volunteers' agreement.
Series Title: Heritage.
Responsibility: Sinclair Goodlad and Stephanie McIvor.
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