Volunteer Management Training Series
For many nonprofit organizations, volunteer help is vital. Discover how your nonprofit can run a volunteer program, cultivate leaders and benefit from volunteer expertise.
Spark the Change’s Volunteer Management Training Series (VMTS) consists of six modules created by the Points of Light Institute. Classes are designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the major components of a nonprofit volunteer management program. Earn a Volunteer Management Certificate and start developing volunteer recruitment, retention, and recognition strategies and methods of offering projects for diverse audiences.
This valuable program will enhance your knowledge whether you are a new or seasoned volunteer manager.
Denver: Date TBD
Pueblo: Summer Session, Date TBD
Pueblo: Fall Session, September 15th, 22nd, & 29th
Durango: Date TBD
For questions please contact Tom Judd at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Session 1: Understanding Volunteering
Identifying key elements of a volunteer program, the current trends in volunteering, and social motivators to volunteering.
Session 3: Recruiting & Placing Volunteers
Effective volunteer recruitment and placement includes learning, applying, and improving recruitment and placement methods.
Session 5: Supervising Volunteers
Designing, improving and implementing strategies for volunteer supervision and recognition.
Session 2: Planning Your Volunteer Program
Writing a purpose statement for the volunteer program, determining the appropriate roles for volunteers, writing volunteer position descriptions, and understanding risk management.
Session 4: Orienting & Training Volunteers
Preparing to train volunteers, training volunteers to perform their services and developing plans for improving volunteer training.
Session 6: Evaluating Your Volunteer Program
How to evaluate your volunteer program and the next steps for evaluation and improving your volunteer program.