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Virtual Volunteer Management Institute, Fall 2020

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The Volunteer Management Institute (VMI) is an intensive certification program that provides training in the core concepts of volunteer management.  The training offered as part of the program is designed to sharpen and develop the skills of anyone involved in the important task of volunteer management for a nonprofit organization.

The four-session virtual workshop will be valuable for the novice volunteer manager just learning the ropes or the seasoned veteran wanting to brush up on the basics.  Attendance at all sessions is required for certification. 

Topics include:

  • developing a volunteer program,
  • volunteer recruitment,
  • volunteer training,
  • volunteer support, supervision, and retention,
  • volunteer motivation and recognition,
  • risk management,
  • developing boundaries and managing conflict,
  • and communication.
  • Volunteer Management Institute (VMI) consists of four sessions from 8:30 - Noon on the following days: Sept. 29, Oct. 2, Oct. 6 & Oct. 9.
  • Each session includes nonprofit experts who bring hands-on, real-life experience to the topics.
  • Sessions will be held virtually via Zoom. Attendance is limited to 25 participants. 

Cancellation/Program Policies:

No refunds will be processed after Sept. 18, 2020. No shows will be billed. Full payment of the program fee must be received by Sept. 22, 2020, in order to reserve your place in VMI. 

$300 per person - Organizational members
$350 per person - Individual members
$450 per person - Nonmembers

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