Course description

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.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: VOLM1101 VOLM1111
Corequisites: None

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Start Date: Jan. 9, 2023
End date: Mar. 31, 2023
Day/Time: Wed. 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Campus: Online
Cost: $307.50

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022. Spring 2023 registration opens February 27, 2023.

Delivery options

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