Nonprofit Board and Volunteer Development
Volunteers are the lifeblood of most nonprofits, and board members are a special type of volunteer. Learn how they help guide the direction of a nonprofit, promote the organization in the community and ensure that the nonprofit’s mission is fulfilled.
Who Should Attend
This workshop is intended for adults seeking to gain a basic understanding of board and volunteer development in a nonprofit environment.
Benefits and Learning Outcomes
- Explain why people volunteer and how nonprofits can make volunteer programs successful
- Describe the responsibilities of the nonprofit board
- Discuss different models for organizing a nonprofit board
- Describe the differences between a nonprofit board and a for-profit board
- Explain different approaches for recruiting and filling a nonprofit board
- Discuss the pros and cons of large vs. small boards
- Describe why board evaluations are useful
- Explain why nonprofit boards form committees
- Discuss typical nonprofit board and staff interactions
- Describe how nonprofits can develop and maintain a strong volunteer base
This workshop is self-paced and online. You will have access to this workshop for 30 days. Upon successful completion, you will receive a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Continuing Education completion verification.
Learners must score an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit.