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Florida Volunteer Administration Certificate - Registration Now Open

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Dec 6, 2016
by Jeri Bush

The Florida Volunteer Administration Certificate Program is a partnership among the Florida Association of Volunteer Resource Managers, Volunteer Centers, Volunteer Florida and the Points of Light Foundation. The intent of the program is to build the capacity of local volunteer administrators across the state of Florida by providing accessible, affordable and high quality training. Volunteer LEON's Presentation Team has more than 100 years of experience in volunteer management and volunteer coordination. Since the program's inception 375 graduates have benefited from the instructional hours from our local experts to help build capacity to manage volunteers. The Excellence in Volunteer Management Training Series is a sequence of six courses on organizing and implementing a volunteer program in a nonprofit or government organization. The topics of the six courses that comprise the series are:

 

  • Understanding Volunteering: Exploring the Heart of the Volunteer Sector
  • Evaluating Your Volunteer Program: Improving Results Through Data & Feedback
  • Planning Your Volunteer Program: Building a Solid Foundation
  • Recruiting and Placing Volunteers: Matching Volunteer Skills with Service Needs
  • Orienting and Training Volunteers: Achieving Service Excellence
  • Supervising Volunteers: Maximizing the Volunteer Experience

Who should participate?

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

What's included?

  • Participant workbook, handouts & resources
  • Individual & group learning activities
  • Qualified instructors with industry experience
  • Opportunities to interact with colleagues from other organizations

When: January 25, 26, 27 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Leon County Community Room 918 Railroad Avenue Tallahassee, FL 32310

Cost: $150  for the series of 6 courses participation in all six courses is required

Apply: To download the 2017 registration form click Here To download the Certificate Program Overview click Here For more information contact: Volunteer LEON at 850-606-1970 or Jeri Bush at bushj@leoncountyfl.gov