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.
Classroom Delivery: In-person instruction that takes place at a college campus.
Online Delivery: Content is delivered entirely online through self-directed components, allowing you the flexibility to learn anytime from wherever you are.
Remote Delivery: Technology-enabled virtual instruction that takes place outside of a physical classroom. Remote delivery includes some form of scheduled real-time virtual classes or drop-in times, as well as self-directed components.
Hybrid Delivery: Instruction that includes a combination of online or remote delivery, and some classroom activities.
Not all courses are offered each term.Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021. Fall 2021 registration opens July 5, 2021.