Here are four benefits:
Chancellor’s Certificate in Volunteer Management Offered by the Metropolitan Volunteer Managers Association and University of Missouri – St. Louis (UMSL) Fine-tune your volunteer management skills and obtain proof of your professional expertise by receiving a Chancellor’s Certificate in Volunteer Management! Recognizing the need for professional development in the field of volunteer management, Metropolitan Volunteer Management (MVMA) and University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL)’s Nonprofit Management & Leadership (NPML) program and Continuing Education (CE) department will offer classes that individuals can use to qualify for a “Chancellor’s Certificate in Volunteer Management.” In order to obtain this chancellor’s certificate, the individuals must enroll in and complete 16 or more hours of training in classes that are produced as part of this collaboration. Individuals do not have to take the 16 hours of training within a certain time frame. Classes or training can be accumulated over an extended amount of time. MVMA members receive a discount on all classes and workshops related to the chancellor’s certificate in volunteer management. This means, over the course of 3 workshops (the minimum required to achieve the 16 hours needed for the certficate), your MVMA membership can save on class fees!
2017 workshop dates have been set. Check the “Upcoming Events” calendar for the next workshop. To learn more, please visit UMSL’s information page.
Leadership Training Opportunities
MVMA offers many opportunities for quality leadership development and professional growth that can be implemented in the workplace. Types of leadership range from opportunities to serve on the Board of Directors or a planning committee to expert advice on leading groups of volunteers of varying backgrounds.
Networking Opportunities and Professional Support
Staying connected with others in the field of volunteer management is a necessary part of success for any volunteer program. MVMA’s monthly meetings, committees, the Board of Directors and workshops provide members with regular opportunities to reach out to others in their field.
Exceptional monthly educational meetings with relevant program topics such as how to appreciate your volunteers, recruiting and training volunteers, training tips, how to love your troubled volunteers, risk management, diversity issues and best practices.