Online Nonprofit Board and Volunteer Development Course

Available Formats

  • Self-Paced Online Partner Course

Course Overview

A strong board and a robust bench of volunteers can often mean the difference between a nonprofit organization’s success or failure. This program covers the ins and outs of board development and volunteer management. 

Program Objectives

After completing this course, learners should be able to:

  • Explain the reasons why people volunteer and how nonprofits can make volunteer programs more successful.
  • Describe the responsibilities of the nonprofit board.
  • Discuss various models nonprofits use to organize their boards.
  • Describe the differences between a nonprofit board and a for-profit board.
  • Explain different approaches to recruiting and filling a nonprofit board.
  • Discuss the pros and cons of large versus small boards.
  • Explain board evaluation and its importance.
  • Discuss the typical interactions between nonprofit board members and staff.
  • Describe how nonprofits can develop and maintain a strong volunteer base.

Target Audience

This is designed for nonprofit leaders who want to learn how to develop their boards and staffs of volunteers. 

Prerequisites

None

Estimated Hours to Complete

5

Pricing and Enrollment Information

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Self-Paced Online Training Course Reminders

  • Online courses are priced per seat.  Learners should have their own seats for any course in which they participate.
  • For organizations with 25 or more learners for any given course, please contact us for group pricing.
  • Business Training Works’ short courses require a score of 85% to earn a certificate.  Our Mindedge offerings require a score of 70% to earn a certificate and continuing education credits.
  • Online courses must be completed within 30 days of purchase. Learners can stop and resume courses at their discretion.  They do not have to complete a program in one sitting.
  • For an additional fee, learners who do not complete a program within the 30-day window can extend their access.
  • Course suites have extended learning times and are not restricted to the 30-day window.

Questions This Page Answers About Online Nonprofit Board and Volunteer Development Training

  • Where can I learn how to develop my nonprofit board?
  • Who offers an online course on volunteer development?
  • Where can I learn the fundamental skills I need to develop my nonprofit board and attract volunteers?

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