78 Volunteer Engagement Success Criteria

What is involved in Volunteer Engagement

Find out what the related areas are that Volunteer Engagement connects with, associates with, correlates with or affects, and which require thought, deliberation, analysis, review and discussion. This unique checklist stands out in a sense that it is not per-se designed to give answers, but to engage the reader and lay out a Volunteer Engagement thinking-frame.

How far is your company on its Volunteer Engagement journey?

Take this short survey to gauge your organization’s progress toward Volunteer Engagement leadership. Learn your strongest and weakest areas, and what you can do now to create a strategy that delivers results.

To address the criteria in this checklist for your organization, extensive selected resources are provided for sources of further research and information.

Start the Checklist

Below you will find a quick checklist designed to help you think about which Volunteer Engagement related domains to cover and 78 essential critical questions to check off in that domain.

The following domains are covered:

Volunteer Engagement, Civic engagement, Advocacy group, American Democracy Project, American Psychological Association, Bowling Alone, Campus Compact, Center for Civic Participation and Democracy, Center for Engaged Democracy, Civic Duty, Civic courage, Civic virtue, Civil society, Community building, Community development, Community engagement, Democracy Day, European Union, Human Affairs, Local government, Online volunteering, Parliament Week, Public interest, Remus Pricopie, Representative democracy, Social capital, Social engagement, Sustainable Development Goals, United Nations Department of Economic Affairs, United States Department of Education, Youth empowerment:

Volunteer Engagement Critical Criteria:

Brainstorm over Volunteer Engagement adoptions and find the essential reading for Volunteer Engagement researchers.

– Can we add value to the current Volunteer Engagement decision-making process (largely qualitative) by incorporating uncertainty modeling (more quantitative)?

– Are there any disadvantages to implementing Volunteer Engagement? There might be some that are less obvious?

– How do we keep improving Volunteer Engagement?

Civic engagement Critical Criteria:

Scrutinze Civic engagement issues and describe the risks of Civic engagement sustainability.

– How do we know that any Volunteer Engagement analysis is complete and comprehensive?

– What are specific Volunteer Engagement Rules to follow?

Advocacy group Critical Criteria:

Unify Advocacy group projects and explain and analyze the challenges of Advocacy group.

– What knowledge, skills and characteristics mark a good Volunteer Engagement project manager?

– How will you measure your Volunteer Engagement effectiveness?

– What is Effective Volunteer Engagement?

American Democracy Project Critical Criteria:

Reorganize American Democracy Project strategies and remodel and develop an effective American Democracy Project strategy.

– What other organizational variables, such as reward systems or communication systems, affect the performance of this Volunteer Engagement process?

– How can we incorporate support to ensure safe and effective use of Volunteer Engagement into the services that we provide?

– Who are the people involved in developing and implementing Volunteer Engagement?

American Psychological Association Critical Criteria:

Value American Psychological Association visions and explain and analyze the challenges of American Psychological Association.

– What are our needs in relation to Volunteer Engagement skills, labor, equipment, and markets?

Bowling Alone Critical Criteria:

Derive from Bowling Alone planning and optimize Bowling Alone leadership as a key to advancement.

– How do your measurements capture actionable Volunteer Engagement information for use in exceeding your customers expectations and securing your customers engagement?

– Is there a Volunteer Engagement Communication plan covering who needs to get what information when?

– Do you monitor the effectiveness of your Volunteer Engagement activities?

Campus Compact Critical Criteria:

Revitalize Campus Compact risks and report on setting up Campus Compact without losing ground.

– A compounding model resolution with available relevant data can often provide insight towards a solution methodology; which Volunteer Engagement models, tools and techniques are necessary?

– What are current Volunteer Engagement Paradigms?

– Is Volunteer Engagement Required?

Center for Civic Participation and Democracy Critical Criteria:

Pay attention to Center for Civic Participation and Democracy engagements and forecast involvement of future Center for Civic Participation and Democracy projects in development.

– Are there any easy-to-implement alternatives to Volunteer Engagement? Sometimes other solutions are available that do not require the cost implications of a full-blown project?

– Who will be responsible for making the decisions to include or exclude requested changes once Volunteer Engagement is underway?

– Have the types of risks that may impact Volunteer Engagement been identified and analyzed?

Center for Engaged Democracy Critical Criteria:

Give examples of Center for Engaged Democracy outcomes and get going.

– Will new equipment/products be required to facilitate Volunteer Engagement delivery for example is new software needed?

– How do we measure improved Volunteer Engagement service perception, and satisfaction?

– Is there any existing Volunteer Engagement governance structure?

Civic Duty Critical Criteria:

Substantiate Civic Duty decisions and oversee Civic Duty management by competencies.

– Think about the kind of project structure that would be appropriate for your Volunteer Engagement project. should it be formal and complex, or can it be less formal and relatively simple?

– How do senior leaders actions reflect a commitment to the organizations Volunteer Engagement values?

– How do we go about Securing Volunteer Engagement?

Civic courage Critical Criteria:

Brainstorm over Civic courage tactics and reinforce and communicate particularly sensitive Civic courage decisions.

– For your Volunteer Engagement project, identify and describe the business environment. is there more than one layer to the business environment?

– Think of your Volunteer Engagement project. what are the main functions?

Civic virtue Critical Criteria:

Examine Civic virtue planning and inform on and uncover unspoken needs and breakthrough Civic virtue results.

– What are the long-term Volunteer Engagement goals?

Civil society Critical Criteria:

Tête-à-tête about Civil society decisions and improve Civil society service perception.

– What will drive Volunteer Engagement change?

Community building Critical Criteria:

X-ray Community building failures and assess and formulate effective operational and Community building strategies.

– What new services of functionality will be implemented next with Volunteer Engagement ?

Community development Critical Criteria:

Deliberate over Community development failures and pioneer acquisition of Community development systems.

– Does Volunteer Engagement analysis show the relationships among important Volunteer Engagement factors?

– How do we make it meaningful in connecting Volunteer Engagement with what users do day-to-day?

– Which individuals, teams or departments will be involved in Volunteer Engagement?

Community engagement Critical Criteria:

Incorporate Community engagement outcomes and revise understanding of Community engagement architectures.

– What may be the consequences for the performance of an organization if all stakeholders are not consulted regarding Volunteer Engagement?

– Is Supporting Volunteer Engagement documentation required?

Democracy Day Critical Criteria:

Consolidate Democracy Day tasks and separate what are the business goals Democracy Day is aiming to achieve.

– How does the organization define, manage, and improve its Volunteer Engagement processes?

– Why should we adopt a Volunteer Engagement framework?

European Union Critical Criteria:

Test European Union results and catalog what business benefits will European Union goals deliver if achieved.

– What are our best practices for minimizing Volunteer Engagement project risk, while demonstrating incremental value and quick wins throughout the Volunteer Engagement project lifecycle?

– What are the success criteria that will indicate that Volunteer Engagement objectives have been met and the benefits delivered?

Human Affairs Critical Criteria:

Cut a stake in Human Affairs tasks and create Human Affairs explanations for all managers.

– How is the value delivered by Volunteer Engagement being measured?

– Are there Volunteer Engagement problems defined?

Local government Critical Criteria:

Shape Local government planning and ask what if.

– What vendors make products that address the Volunteer Engagement needs?

Online volunteering Critical Criteria:

Revitalize Online volunteering results and learn.

– Who will be responsible for documenting the Volunteer Engagement requirements in detail?

– Have you identified your Volunteer Engagement key performance indicators?

Parliament Week Critical Criteria:

See the value of Parliament Week engagements and explain and analyze the challenges of Parliament Week.

Public interest Critical Criteria:

Infer Public interest risks and change contexts.

– What will be the consequences to the business (financial, reputation etc) if Volunteer Engagement does not go ahead or fails to deliver the objectives?

– Is a public interest involved: e.g., would disclosure benefit the general public in light of content and context of the information?

– Why is it important to have senior management support for a Volunteer Engagement project?

Remus Pricopie Critical Criteria:

Merge Remus Pricopie goals and define what our big hairy audacious Remus Pricopie goal is.

– What role does communication play in the success or failure of a Volunteer Engagement project?

– Does the Volunteer Engagement task fit the clients priorities?

– How do we maintain Volunteer Engagements Integrity?

Representative democracy Critical Criteria:

Deduce Representative democracy tactics and slay a dragon.

– What tools do you use once you have decided on a Volunteer Engagement strategy and more importantly how do you choose?

– How will you know that the Volunteer Engagement project has been successful?

Social capital Critical Criteria:

Differentiate Social capital strategies and finalize the present value of growth of Social capital.

– Does Volunteer Engagement create potential expectations in other areas that need to be recognized and considered?

– When a Volunteer Engagement manager recognizes a problem, what options are available?

– What are the business goals Volunteer Engagement is aiming to achieve?

Social engagement Critical Criteria:

Chart Social engagement leadership and oversee Social engagement requirements.

– What other jobs or tasks affect the performance of the steps in the Volunteer Engagement process?

– Do we have past Volunteer Engagement Successes?

Sustainable Development Goals Critical Criteria:

Depict Sustainable Development Goals management and summarize a clear Sustainable Development Goals focus.

– What are the top 3 things at the forefront of our Volunteer Engagement agendas for the next 3 years?

– Are assumptions made in Volunteer Engagement stated explicitly?

United Nations Department of Economic Affairs Critical Criteria:

Add value to United Nations Department of Economic Affairs management and shift your focus.

– How do we go about Comparing Volunteer Engagement approaches/solutions?

United States Department of Education Critical Criteria:

Probe United States Department of Education tactics and finalize the present value of growth of United States Department of Education.

– Risk factors: what are the characteristics of Volunteer Engagement that make it risky?

Youth empowerment Critical Criteria:

Model after Youth empowerment leadership and observe effective Youth empowerment.

– Do we cover the five essential competencies-Communication, Collaboration,Innovation, Adaptability, and Leadership that improve an organizations ability to leverage the new Volunteer Engagement in a volatile global economy?

– How can we improve Volunteer Engagement?


This quick readiness checklist is a selected resource to help you move forward. Learn more about how to achieve comprehensive insights with the Volunteer Engagement Self Assessment:


Author: Gerard Blokdijk

CEO at The Art of Service | http://theartofservice.com



Gerard is the CEO at The Art of Service. He has been providing information technology insights, talks, tools and products to organizations in a wide range of industries for over 25 years. Gerard is a widely recognized and respected information expert. Gerard founded The Art of Service consulting business in 2000. Gerard has authored numerous published books to date.

External links:

To address the criteria in this checklist, these selected resources are provided for sources of further research and information:

Volunteer Engagement External links:

The ‘AARP Way’ of Volunteer Engagement -AARP States

Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement

Volunteer Engagement Program – Volunteer Philadelphia | SERVE

Civic engagement External links:

Civic Engagement | Tennessee Secretary of State

The Definition of Civic Engagement – New York Times

Civic Engagement: Work, Serve, and Learn – Mass.Gov

American Democracy Project External links:

American Democracy Project: Project Abstract – New York …

American Democracy Project | SHSU

American Democracy Project at UW Oshkosh

American Psychological Association External links:

American Psychological Association 6th edition …

[PDF]American Psychological Association …

American Psychological Association (APA) Citation Style

Bowling Alone External links:

What is the meaning of Bowling Alone? – Quora

Bowling Alone – AbeBooks

Campus Compact External links:

New Resource Title – Campus Compact

Campus Compact 2018 National Conference – True …

Americorps – Florida Campus Compact

Center for Engaged Democracy External links:

Center for Engaged Democracy – Syllabi Resource

Center for Engaged Democracy – Infogalactic: the …

Center for Engaged Democracy Publications | Merrimack College

Civic Duty External links:

Enjoy your favorite Out Of Office Civic Duty when it’s time to relax and indulge at a great price from Pipes and Cigars.

Civic duty – definition of civic duty by The Free Dictionary

Civic Duty (2006) – IMDb

Civic virtue External links:

Civic virtue | political philosophy | Britannica.com

Civil society External links:

Civil Society by Michael Edwards – Goodreads

What Is Civil Society? | BBC World Service

Civil society (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]

Community building External links:

Community Building | Columbia Bank

Community Building | Citizens Bank

ACT — Proactive Community Building

Community development External links:

Department of Youth & Community Development

Community Development & Revitalization

Housing and Community Development – Mass.Gov

Community engagement External links:

Family, Youth and Community Engagement

Center for Community Engagement – Missouri State University

Community Engagement

Democracy Day External links:

Brecksville – Democracy Day

International Day Of Democracy | Democracy Day …

European Union External links:

European Union (EU) Export Certificate List

EUROPA – European Union website, the official EU website

Human Affairs External links:

Office Of Human Affairs – Official MapQuest

Providence of God: Does God Work in Human Affairs?

Human Affairs (2017) – IMDb

Local government External links:

San Juan County, New Mexico – Local Government

Federal State & Local Government Contracts and …

Member Connect – Local Government Federal Credit Union

Online volunteering External links:

Home | UNV Online Volunteering service

Online Volunteering | SMART Recovery®

Sign up | UNV Online Volunteering service

Parliament Week External links:

Parliament Week London Ethnic Fashion Show – Meetup

parliament Week 2017 | Flickr

UK Parliament Week – Official Site

Public interest External links:

Center for Science in the Public Interest – Official Site

Public Interest Environmental Conference « Climate …

Remus Pricopie External links:

Remus Pricopie – About | Facebook

Author Page for Remus Pricopie :: SSRN

Remus Pricopie – Posts | Facebook

Representative democracy External links:

Free representative democracy Essays and Papers

“Representative Democracy” by Jonathan R. Macey

Representative democracy (Book, 1900) [WorldCat.org]

Social capital External links:

Social capital | Define Social capital at Dictionary.com

Social engagement External links:

Connect to Microsoft Social Engagement

7 Facebook Post Ideas That Will Increase Social Engagement

Social Engagement – Sustainable Foster City

Sustainable Development Goals External links:

Sustainable development goals – United Nations – un.org

U.S. Indicators For The Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Development Goals: 17 Goals to Transform …

United States Department of Education External links:

[PDF]United States Department of Education Office for Civil …



Youth empowerment External links:

“Youth Empowerment in Sex Education” by Katherine L. Raitz