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Excellence in Volunteer Management Certificate Training

  • February 22, 2023
  • 8:00 AM
  • February 24, 2023
  • 5:00 PM
  • 1907 South Monroe

Florida Association for Volunteer Resource Management

In partnership with

Volunteer Florida

Presents the

Excellence in Volunteer Management Certificate Training


Florida Excellence in Volunteer Management Certification focuses on building the capacity of volunteer administrators, managers and coordinators throughout Florida by providing accessible, high quality training. The training builds upon the attendee’s experiences in volunteer management (government organization, nonprofit or faith-based organization) by providing relevant course materials and best practices.


Increase the Effectiveness of Your Volunteer Program

§ Would you like to maximize the effectiveness of your volunteers?

§ Do you want to achieve greater results with your volunteer program?

§ Do you want to learn the latest in volunteer management?

§ Do you struggle with recruiting or retaining volunteers?


If you answered yes, then this training course is for you!

Six Modules on Engaging Volunteers More Effectively


  1. Understanding Volunteering 
    1. Volunteer trends in the U.S. 
    2. Characteristics of effective volunteer programs 
    3. Volunteer motivation models 
  2. Evaluating a Volunteer Program
    1. Deciding what to evaluate 
    2. Assessing volunteer satisfaction, management and outcomes 
    3. Using evaluation information 
  3. Planning a Volunteer Program
    1. Conducting basic needs assessments
    2. Creating volunteer position descriptions
    3. Developing a purpose statement, policies and budget
  4. Recruiting & Placing Volunteers
    1. Developing volunteer recruitment strategies and messages
    2. Accessing underutilized volunteers
    3. Interviewing volunteers for optimal placement
  5. Orienting & Training Volunteers
    1. Identifying training needs
    2. Building a training session
    3. Effective training delivery
  6. Supervising Volunteers
    1. Defining and communicating expectations
    2. Supervising and recognizing people with different motivations
    3. Developing a recognition plan

Who should participate?

Volunteer coordinators, volunteer program managers, and anyone who has responsibility for supervising volunteers.


What’s included?

  §  Participant workbook, handouts and resources
  §  Individual and group learning activities
  §  Qualified trainers with a variety of industry experience
  §  Opportunities to interact with colleagues from various sectors and organizations

Leon County Office of Resource Stewardship Gathering Room
1907 South Monroe Street 
Tallahassee FL 32301

Cost:  $150 for the series of 6 courses 

Register at: 2023 Leon County Volunteer Management Certificate Training  

Deadline to register is February 15, 2023

Additional Information : Volunteer Management Training Certificate

For more information, contact Kay Pelt-Walker at 850-606-1970 or peltwalkerk@leoncountyfl.gov 

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