Course: Volunteer Management

Are you ready to create a vibrant volunteer culture in your nonprofit? Discover how building a culture of volunteer engagement for your nonprofit increases organizational capacity. Explore practical frameworks of volunteering and discuss trends in online and in-person volunteering.

In this course, you will discuss tips and strategies to effectively engage volunteers in multiple channels. Additionally, we’ll examine how nonprofits are currently leveraging volunteers to expand the nonprofit’s impact. You’ll leave with new perspectives on involving volunteers across the organization, from direct service to behind the scenes, in both short-term and long-term relationships.

Learning Objectives:

Participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the why and how of a successful volunteer initiative, both in person as well as online.
  2. Define leading practices for building an effective volunteer system.
  3. Identify ways to integrate technology throughout the cycle of volunteer engagement.

Course Timeline:

Course Timeline
Course readings and pre-course quiz are available Sunday and due before the live event.
The live event takes place Wednesday at 11am PST (recording will be available shortly after).
Homework is due the following Sunday. Faculty provide feedback within a week.

Professional Credential Units

In addition to our own Nonprofit Technology Professional Certificate NTEN is an approved provider for a number of other professional credentials programs. This course qualifies for the following credits:
NTEN Professional Certificate 1 | CFRE 3 | CAE 1.5

Speaker: Jeanne Allen
★ Passionate about the network and technology mindset that nonprofits need to succeed in today's environment, board development to empower nonprofit boards, and capacity building ★Focused on creating effective nonprofit management and building relationships with and between volunteers, members and staff leadership and management; ★ Energized by building organizational capacity and implementing intentional organizational change; ★ Produces great results when facilitating strategic planning, positioning diversity as an opportunity, ★ Skilled in facilitation, building collaborations, community building and asking the right question.