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
Jeanne teaches and consults with nonprofits in the intersection of Strategy, Leadership and Innovation. She is passionate about the network and technology mindset that nonprofits need to succeed in today's environment, Jeanne is a local organizer for NCTech4Good, and loves building the relationships to make that group successful. As a master trainer, facilitator and consultant, she definitely uses her extrovert tendencies to influence and create change.