employees and volunteers what s the difference 300 words

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Consider the major difference(s) between employees and volunteers by comparing and contrasting how employment law applies to volunteers versus employees. Identify the potential risks and liabilities associated with working with volunteers.

Using this week’s readings and at least one outside resource assigned this week, discuss an example or current trend in today’s society that affects volunteers. What is the legal impact it could have on the process of recruiting and retaining volunteers?


Connors, T. D. (2011). Wiley nonprofit law, finance and management series: volunteer management handbook: leadership strategies for success (2nd ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN-13: 9780470604533.
Chapter 14: Risk Management in Volunteer Involvement

Volunteer Protection Act of 1997, 42 U.S.C. § 14501 (1997, May 19). Retrieved from https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CRPT-105hrpt101/pdf/CRPT-105hrpt101-pt1.pdf

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