Difference between employees and volunteers

Employees and Volunteers: What’s the Difference?

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?