Volunteers are vital to the mission of most nonprofit organizations. Skilled and competent volunteer leadership ensures that volunteers are selected, oriented, trained, and supervised to maximize satisfaction for clients, the organization, and the volunteers themselves.
Through this four-part series – revised and relaunched for 2020 – volunteer managers will explore the volunteer-engagement cycle and the steps necessary to build and maintain a robust volunteer team. Across each session, you will learn the essentials of effective volunteer management, take part in practical exercises, and develop plans that can be implemented within your organization in short order.
This course will provide an overview of the motivations that drive individuals to volunteer, an explanation of the volunteer engagement cycle, and coaching in methods for building and creating a positive culture for volunteers. Learn more.
In this workshop, learners will identify the high-priority needs of their organization, create an appropriate screening process for volunteers, discuss types of recruitment, and build a recruitment plan. Learn more.
Learn about volunteer orientation, training, and supervision for distinct volunteer roles. You will also discuss best practices for volunteer-related HR. Learn more.
How to retain and recognize volunteers, advance strong candidates into leadership roles, and evaluate your volunteer program. Learn more.