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Volunteer Program Management Certificate: Part 3 (Winter 2021 cohort, Online)

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! 

Learning Objectives:

•    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.


February 4th, 2021 9:00 AM through 11:30 AM
Zoom - You will receive a link upon registration
United States
Certificate Details
Certificate Course Volunteer Program Management: Part 3 (Winter 2021 cohort, Online)