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Volunteer Management


VCC has partnered with the Volunteer Management Institute to offer a Volunteer Management program designed specifically for volunteer managers and those who work or volunteer in the non-profit sector. With diverse topics such as leadership and management, risk management, training and development, ethics, and event planning, this program will provide essential skills for anyone managing volunteers or working in a non-profit agency. Participants will learn strategies for effective volunteer management and will contribute to the success of their organization by aligning their learning with the mission and values of their organization. Register now to gain knowledge, tools and networking opportunities to build your volunteer management skills and to strengthen the capacity of your organization.



Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
Ongoing One to three terms Statement of Completion Downtown Part-time

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International students must first contact International Education at study@vcc.ca or 604-443-8600 to determine eligibility for this program.

Online Mail In Person
If you're ready and know the program you want, register now. Download and complete the (PDF) application/registration form and mail it to VCC Registrar's Office Visit the CS Registration Desk at our Downtown campus, 2nd floor, 250 West Pender Street, Vancouver [business hours]

Program Description

Program Description


Some courses in this program require textbooks. Please call or visit the Downtown Bookstore for more information.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

General

VCC welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents.


International students

Please note that not all Continuing Studies programs are available to international students. To determine your eligibility, please contact VCC’s International Education Office at: study@vcc.ca or 604.443.8600.



As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 18 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.


Program Specific

Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.

Course Schedule

Courses Schedule

Fees and Other costs


Application Fee


Info Sessions

Info Sessions

VCC has partnered with the Volunteer Management Institute to offer a Volunteer Management program designed specifically for volunteer managers and those who work or volunteer in the non-profit sector. With diverse topics such as leadership and management, risk management, training and development, ethics, and event planning, this program will provide essential skills for anyone managing volunteers or working in a non-profit agency. Participants will learn strategies for effective volunteer management and will contribute to the success of their organization by aligning their learning with the mission and values of their organization.

Join us for an information session to learn about the knowledge, tools and networking opportunities this program offers.





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Contact Us/Request Info

Contact Us/Request Info

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Contact us:

Program Coordinator: Joy Dalla-Tina, VCC Leadership, 604.871.7000, ext. 8671
Program Assistant: Dorothy Giroux, VCC Leadership, 604.871.7000, ext. 8383

Program Highlights

Program Highlights

Course Schedule

Courses Schedule

 


Currently Scheduled in Continuing Studies Sep-Dec2018 (201893)

(VOLT 1106) Mutual Performance Evaluations 0 credits    $218.28



Successful performance reviews provide opportunities for open communication between you, your volunteers, and your organization. Learn to implement an effective mutual performance plan to sustain and reenergize your volunteers through valuable performance assessment. (5 hours)

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  30465 DTN Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1500
01-Dec-2018
Santoro, Milena
Register


(VOLT 1109) Policies and Procedures for Volunteer Managers 0 credits    $218.28



Policies and procedures are important guides that will assist you and your volunteers in your roles. Learn to create and manage effective policies and procedures in order to better direct your role and planning processes. (5 hours)

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  30466 DTN Rm. 423
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1500
08-Dec-2018
Santoro, Milena
Register


Upcoming Schedules in Continuing Studies Jan-Mar2019 (201991)

(VOLT 1101) Volunteer Management Foundations 0 credits    $218.28



This one-day interactive workshop provides an overview of the volunteer management cycle from inception to execution. Learn essential skills for building a sustainable volunteer program and engage in a variety of skill building activities to enhance your effectiveness as a volunteer manager. (5 hours)

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  10155 DTN Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1500
09-Feb-2019
Santoro, Milena
Register


(VOLT 1103) Risk Management for Volunteer Managers 0 credits    $218.28



Having a risk management plan will protect your organization, staff, volunteers and clients. Learn to make risk management a part of your organization’s culture so that you can put your organization, rather than the risk, in charge. (5 hours)

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  10156 DTN Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1500
02-Mar-2019
Santoro, Milena
Register


(VOLT 1104) Orientation, Training and Supervision of Volunteers 0 credits    $218.28



Increase your ability to engage volunteers, run dynamic orientations, provide effective training, and support and supervise volunteers. These skills will increase the capacity of your volunteer program by helping your volunteers gain expertise, expand responsibility and move into leadership roles. (5 hours)

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  10157 DTN Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1500
16-Mar-2019
Santoro, Milena
Register


(VOLT 1105) Volunteer Recognition and Retention 0 credits    $218.28



Effective organizations recognize and reward the contributions of their volunteers. Learn to provide growth and development opportunities as well as to validate contributions and retain great volunteers in your organization. (5 hours)

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  10326 DTN Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1500
30-Mar-2019
Santoro, Milena
Register


Ethics and Fiscal Management for Volunteer Managers (VOLT 1107)
course schedule schedule
0 credits N/A
Leadership and Management for Volunteer Managers (VOLT 1102)
course schedule schedule
0 credits N/A
Mutual Performance Evaluations (VOLT 1106)
course schedule schedule
0 credits $218.28
Orientation, Training and Supervision of Volunteers (VOLT 1104)
course schedule schedule
0 credits $218.28
Policies and Procedures for Volunteer Managers (VOLT 1109)
course schedule schedule
0 credits $218.28
Risk Management for Volunteer Managers (VOLT 1103)
course schedule schedule
0 credits $218.28
Volunteer Management Foundations (VOLT 1101)
course schedule schedule
0 credits $218.28
Volunteer Recognition and Retention (VOLT 1105)
course schedule schedule
0 credits $218.28


Fees for Continuing Studies programs and courses are approximate and subject to change without notice. Fees include GST (if applicable) as well as College Initiative and Resource Fees, which vary depending on the individual course. Student Union Fees and UPass Fees will be assessed at time of registration where applicable, and are not included in the fees displayed online. Students are responsible for any increase in fees if advanced payments are made.



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