Volunteer Program Management Certificate

Are you feeling overwhelmed or lost with the day-to-day operation of your volunteer program? Have you recently been tasked with building a successful volunteer base for your agency? Running a successful volunteer program requires implementing smart management systems and procedures. This class will cover best practices and common pitfalls for building a volunteer program and managing those volunteers.

Certificate Leadership Level: Program Leader (Mid-career nonprofit professionals who lead teams and programs; 5-10 years serving in the nonprofit sector)

Core Classes


  • Volunteer Program Management: Part 1
  • Volunteer Program Management: Part 2
  • Volunteer Program Management: Part 3

Elective Classes

Three electives are required for this certificate. Electives include:

  • Foundations of Evaluation
  • Intermediate Evaluation
  • Grants Management
  • Accounting: A focus on Internal Controls
  • Project Management for Achieving your Strategic Mission (Strategic Planning)
  • Storytelling with Data