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The methods of raising philanthropic funds in the management of non-governmental organization; determinants

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The methods of raising philanthropic funds in the management of non-governmental organization; determinants The article discusses the issues of obtaining financial resources by Polish non-governmental organizations, with particular emphasis on the philanthropic funds. The prevalence of the use of philanthropic resources by the analyzed entities was presented, as well as the determinants related to this process.

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Formal mentoring in nonprofit organizations. Model proposition

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Mentoring is the process of exchanging knowledge, experience and values between a more and less experienced member of the organization. It is sometimes used in business entities, but according to the authors, it is worth pointing out its potential utility in the nonprofit sphere. It can contribute to increasing the efficiency of third sector organizations, both indirectly, by improving the competences of the staff, and directly - at work with the beneficiaries. The article presents a model of formal mentoring in nonprofit organizations. It consists of 11 stages and takes into account the specificity of such entities, e.g. financial constraints, a shortage of mentors familiar with the specifics of the nonprofit organizations, fears of introducing formalized techniques associated with the commercial sector, irregular work modes of volunteers and other employees of non-governmental entities organizations and the lack of time connected with it.

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Young people as a subject of human resources management in the third sector organizations

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In democratic societies, citizens join as volunteers in the management of various areas of the social sphere. They do this by engaging in non-profit organizations’ activities. People are the basis for the functioning of these entities, so it is possible to use appropriately adapted HRM methods and tools.

The important part of the social workforce of non-profit organizations is young people (up to the age -of 26). The article presents the results of research on the experiences of young volunteers - the characteristics of their involvement and their participation in personnel processes.

The purpose of the article is to identify the number and types of third-sector organizations, which young people have been involved in, as well as the characteristics of work performed by them in those subjects.

Moreover, the article’s aim is to diagnose of personal processes that these persons have been engaged in and to ascertain how do they evaluate their work experience in the organizations, which were analyzed.

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The chances of successful recruitment of volunteers among management students (in the light of empirical research)

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Non-profit organizations pursue social objectives. They base on the work of volunteers - people who devote their time to help others without expecting in return material benefits. They can perform various works, including those ones which require knowledge and skills in the area of management. It is possible to find such competences among the students of Management. The aim of the article is to discuss some opportunities of recruitment volunteers among that target market.

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Motivation of management students to engage in volunteering (in the light of research results)

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Market of volunteers in Poland, especially those ones with specialized skills, is limited. An important reservoir of volunteer work are the universities. Non-governmental organizations should consider sustained cooperation with them. Volunteers predisposed to provide administrative support could be sought among the students of management. This article aims to answer the following questions: Are students of management want to get involved in the activities of non-governmental organizations? What are the motives of involvement in voluntary dominate among them? What benefi ts do they see, in collaboration with NGO’s? What actions can take the managers of these organizations to motivate volunteers?

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