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Florida Volunteer Administration Certificate

Nonprofit organizations everywhere rely on volunteers to keep their organizations going. People contribute huge amounts of time, energy, and skills to a wide range of groups.

They bring new ideas, skills, and approaches to the groups they work with. They get involved in a variety of volunteer activities for a wide variety of reasons.

Leon County Volunteer Services offers volunteer management training and consultation for managers of volunteers annually in the Spring.  

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. 

Leon County Volunteer Services Presentation Team has years of experience in volunteer management and volunteer coordination. Since the program's inception in 2004, more than 300 graduates have benefited from the instructional hours from our local experts to help build capacity to manage volunteers. 

The Excellence in Volunteer Management Certificate will be awarded to participants who successfully complete the six modules on how to engage volunteers more effectively.

Who should participate?

Volunteer coordinators, volunteer program managers, and anyone who has responsibility for supervising volunteers are welcome to participate.

When: February 21 - 23, 2024, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Leon County ORS Gathering Room
1907 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Cost: $150 for the series of 6 courses
Register at: VolunteerLEON Excellence in Volunteer Management Training

Deadline to register is February 16, 2024

The training will consist of the following courses

  • 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 and Retaining Volunteers: Maximizing the Volunteer Experience

Upon conclusion of the training program participants will pass a post-test to receive the Certificate issued by Florida Association of Volunteer Resource Management.

Participation in all six courses is required.

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