Volunteer Management Series is designed to assist you in meeting
the challenges and opportunities of recruitment, management,
and retention of volunteers in today's environment.
Below, please view our full list of Volunteer Management workshops
that are available either for individual registration or as
delivered directly to your organization.
FULL LIST OF WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS.
Introduction to Volunteer Management
May 8th, 9th, & 10th, 9:00 am - 4:00pm
Location: United Way of Winnipeg
Planning & Evaluation by Distance
Location: DISTANCE EDUCATION
core course of the Red River College Volunteer Management Program)
(For more information
on the new and revitalized Volunteer Management Certificate Program through Red River,
please click here)
Volunteer Supervision(for smaller, rural communities)
Learn to supervise more effectively by improving
your ability to delegate, provide appropriate support, and
manage performance problems. Option to purchase electronic
resource to train your co-workers and senior volunteers to
better manage volunteers
Have you heard conversations in your organization
questioning why volunteers aren't as committed as they used
to be, how to encourage younger, busy people to become involved?
Organizations, particularly those in smaller, rural communities
need to work together by coordinating events, increasing communication
and sharing resources. The 4 R's (Recruitment, Retention,
Recognition, Risk Management) will be explored within the
rural Manitoba context in order to most effectively encourage
and support community involvement.
Learn about YGen volunteers (ages 30
and under), how to prepare your organization, have youth friendly
recruitment practices, and what retention strategies keep
younger volunteers motivated and wanting to come back for
Risk Management & Liability in Volunteer Programs
Volunteer Screening, Workplace Health &
Safety’s Bill C-45. Learn how to identify and manage
the risk and liabilities associated with today’s volunteer
and organizational involvement and potential screening methods.
in Creating a Retention Strategy
Competition for volunteers is increasing. Having
a strategy to retain your volunteers is essential for the
long-term viability of the organization's programs and services.
Learn the key components of a successful retention strategy
that results in motivated volunteers.
for Recruitment Success
Examine the realities of today’s volunteer
involvement and strategically plan recruitment using new ways
of thinking and designing work. Thoroughly analyze current
recruitment practices and materials and become more creative
with marketing approaches to enhance success. Bring your recruitment
examples to share.
Learn how to use the Canadian Code, a valuable
Volunteer Canada resource that provides a framework for engaging
and supporting volunteers in your organization
Management Introduction (Level 1)
a clear understanding of the components necessary to develop
an effective volunteer program in your organization. Learn
about: Trends & Planning - Communication & Problem
Solving - Job Design & Risk Management - Screening &
Interviewing - Marketing & Recruitment - Performance Management
- Recognition, Orientation & Training
pre-requisite to the Red River College Volunteer Management
Skills (Level 2)
Develop strong leadership skills, build
successful teams and implement meaningful program evaluation.
(Level 1 is a pre-requisite).