This course focuses on maintaining a quality volunteer program through program staff and volunteer relations, planning and evaluation, and meaningful volunteer recognition. Factors which contribute to volunteer retention are identified. Record-keeping is examined as a system of tools used for tracking and maintaining volunteer and program data. Qualitative and quantitative evaluation methods are studied with a view to showing impact and outcomes of volunteer participation. Students will identify ways of positioning the volunteer program and the professional Manager of Volunteer Resources for success through innovative programming, advocacy and leadership. There will be an opportunity to explore further professional career paths and opportunities.
This course is part of the following
Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.
Not all courses are offered each term.Fall 2023 registration opens July 24, 2023. Winter 2024 registration opens November 27, 2024.
In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration
Online - Asynchronous: 100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates
Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates
Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery