The last class focuses on the last pieces of the volunteer cycle. From creating a training that works for all kinds of learners, to developing an overarching system for recognizing volunteers, each component is a chance to retain volunteers. Why is that important? Volunteers are you fanclub, your advocates, your donors, and your org’s friends. Build an excellent program to keep them coming back!
• Create a training outline that works for various types of learners
• Develop or systematize your volunteer recognition system.
• Request feedback from volunteers.
• Retain the volunteers you’ve worked so hard to recruit!
Leadership Level: Program Leader (Mid-career nonprofit professionals who lead teams and programs; 5-10 years serving in the nonprofit sector)
This certificate is the 3rd part of a 3-part series. You can register for all three parts by registering for Part 1. must attend each part in addition to 3 electives in order to complete the Volunteer Program Management certificate. The dates to the 3 core courses are listed below, and you can visit the electives for this certificate here.
Part 1: Thursday, 1/14/21
Part 2: Thursday, 1/28/21
Part 3: Thursday, 2/11/21
Each part will be from 9 am - 11:30 am CT
Q&A for the Volunteer Program Certificate
How do I sign up for this certificate?
Signing up for Part 1 will automatically enroll you in all the three core classes (Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3). This also enrolls you in the certificate; however, the certificate is not completed until you sign up for three additional elective courses. You may view your Volunteer Program Management Certificate electives here.
Can I sign up for the core courses and NOT sign up for the other three elective courses?
At this point you will be enrolled in the certificate; however, it is your choice to finish the certificate and take the other electives. Participants are disenrolled from a certificate if it is not completed within two years of the first certificate class taken.
Can I take my elective courses before I finish my three core course?
Yes. You can take the electives at any time.
Can I just take one of the core classes? I only want to attend Part 1.
No. All three core classes must be taken together. You cannot just take one or two of the core classes.
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