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Developing Volunteer Job Descriptions
Written by volunteer management expert Mary V. Merrill, this article discusses the importance of having a job description for volunteers, useful tips about what to include in the description ...
http://www.worldvolunteerweb.org/resources/how-to-guides/manage-volunteers/developing-volunteer-job-descriptions-2971/lang/en.html
ERIC- Education Resources Info Clearinghouse
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC), sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education, produces the world’s premier database of journal and non-journal education ...
http://www.eric.ed.gov/
Girl's Sports Fact Sheet
Team Up for Youth Quick fact sheet with great statistics
http://www.teamupforyouth.org
Harvard: Keeping Score- Mass girls youth sports
This Report analyzes public health data to assess gender disparities in physical activity among secondary school students in Massachusetts. These data reveal that substantial proportions of high school boys and ...
http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/press/releases/sports/keepingscorereport.pdf
Making the Most of Volunteers
This essay discusses the elements that experience has shown need to be in place to allow volunteers to be most effective. The insights come from studying hundreds of programs that ...
http://www.ppv.org
Public View of Urban Parks
Parks have long been recognized as major contributors to the physical and aesthetic quality of urban neighborhoods. But a new, broader view of parks has emerged. It focuses on parks ...
http://www.wallacefoundation.org
Researchers Say Girls Thrive in Single-Sex Gym Classes
High school girls exhibit higher levels of vigorous activity if they participate in single-sex, nontraditional gym classes that include aerobics, dance, and other activities tailored to meet their interests, a ...
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2005/08/31/01gym.h25.html

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