Introduction to Volunteer Management
March 17 at9:00 am - March 19 at4:00 pm$400
This workshop will provide staff and volunteers an opportunity to examine and practice the organizational and HR skills necessary to meet the challenges of a changing volunteer environment.
Over the course of 3 days, this course will focus on imparting current best practices in volunteer management while helping participants develop and improve the competencies required to manage a strong volunteer department. Participants will develop a clear understanding of the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement, and how organizations (of all sizes) can implement the core components of the CCVI: the value of volunteer involvement, the guiding principles for volunteer involvement and the organizational standards of practice.
Topics covered include
- Trends in Volunteerism
- Planning and Positioning your Volunteer Program
- Risk Management and Screening Volunteers
- Job Design
- Marketing and Volunteer Recruitment
- Volunteer Orientation and Training
- Performance Management
- Volunteer Retention and Recognition
Participants will have an opportunity to network with other volunteer engagers and become familiar with current resources on the topic of volunteer management.
Who should attend?
This workshop is recommended for volunteer managers, staff and leadership volunteers who are responsible for the recruitment, management and recognition of volunteers within their organization or group.