Volunteer Management

To continue our support of all non-profits, charities and community groups in the province, we have pulled together a list of resources to help during the coronavirus pandemic. Visit COVID-19 Resources to learn more.

Volunteer Manitoba recognizes the challenges that non-profits and charities face when it comes to the maintenance of their volunteer programs. To address those challenges we offer extensive training in volunteer management, access to the latest trends and research, and staff who have expertise and hands-on experience in the field of volunteer management.

Download information about our Volunteer Management training.

Volunteer Manitoba offers training in volunteer management to help organizations manage and build their volunteer programs. Our training is based on the principles of the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement and is for anyone who works with, manages and/or supports volunteer engagement within their organization.

Below is our full list of Volunteer Management workshops that we can deliver directly to your group or organization.

It's All in the Pitch! Strategies for Volunteer Recruitment - 3 hrs

Dealing with Difficult Volunteers - 3 hrs

The 3 Rs of Volunteer Engagement - Full Day

Risk Management and Volunteer Screening - Full Day

Creating Connections to Build Retention - 3 hrs

To find out when these workshops will be delivered in-class, please visit our Training/Events Calendar

Certified in Volunteer Administration (CVA) Credential:

These workshop may be used to meet the requirements for renewing the Certified in Volunteer Administration (CVA) credential. One Professional Development Units (PDU) is awarded for each contact hour in topics related to volunteer resources management. For more details about the CVA program and renewal requirements, visit www.CVAcert.org or email info@CVAcert.org.

Program Planning & Evaluation - Distance

Building and maintaining a quality volunteer program takes careful planning and analysis.

Participants in this course will gain the skills and resources to:

  • determine the most pressing needs of their clients
  • establish realistic outcomes and corresponding strategic program plan to achieve these outcomes, and
  • evaluate their program's performance.

This course is currently being offered in a distance learning format for your convenience. Registration for this course is ongoing throughout the year and participants will have 5 weeks to complete the readings and assignments. There will be 3 short assignments throughout the course and one larger, final assignment. The instructor will be available by phone and email to answer any questions and assist you through the materials.

Cost of this course - $300

Please note: You are required to use the Field Guide to Nonprofit Program Design, Marketing and Evaluation textbook by Carter McNamara, which may be purchased through Volunteer Manitoba for an extra $50 fee, or you may order it directly from the following website: www.authenticityconsulting.com

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Group Training

At Volunteer Manitoba, we recognize that organizations sometimes require training to address their unique needs. If you need to train your entire group or organization, our training can be brought to you.

Volunteer Manitoba's team of expert facilitators, located across the province, can deliver cost-effective, group training for your staff, board and committees. The training would be delivered for a fixed fee at a mutually convenient time and location to meet your organization's needs.

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Kamillah El-Giadaa
Training & Development Coordinator
E: kamillah.elgiadaa@volunteermanitoba.ca
P: 204-477-5180 or toll free 1-888-944-4545