Develop your volunteer management skills
A few hours a month. Anytime. Anyplace.
Starts October 20It Takes Two to Tango: Building Successful Relationships between Volunteers and Paid Staff
with Susan J. Ellis (for the late Ivan H. Scheier)
A 15-25 page self-Instruction guide with readings, assessments and more
Starts September 15Designing Work for Today's Volunteers
with Steve McCurley
50 min. Flash® presentation with e-handout packet
Top trainers and authors from three continents. All topics have an online Discussion Board with the opportunity to ask the trainer questions specific to your situation all month!
Get three introductory trainings FREE when you enroll
|Building the Foundation
for Volunteer Involvement
with Susan J. Ellis
|Principles of Volunteer Management
with Andy Fryar and
|Focus on the Volunteer
with Betty Stallings
Continue your online training for as long as you like. Just $49/month. Or you can receive an additional benefit of accessing all 39 trainings anytime for $495/year.
Access New Topic Monthly
On the third Monday of every month, you will get access to a new training topic (delivered via a Flash® presentation or a Self-Instruction Guide PDF, in alternating sequence). Here is what you receive with each:
- Online Training Seminars (bi-monthly) combining Flash® media presentations, electronic handout packets. Sample
- Electronic Self-Instruction Guides (bi-monthly) of 15-25 pages in length, focused on specific volunteer management subjects, including Featured Readings, discussion questions, additional resources, and a pre- and post-reading self-assessment. Sample
Plus for each topic, there is an online Discussion Board with the opportunity to ask the trainer questions specific to your situation all month. To be helpful, we send you two monthly e-mail communications reminding you of the current Featured Topic and providing context for that month’s learning.
Receive other Benefits
- Full access to e-Volunteerism: The Electronic Journal of the Volunteer Community —read the articles in the most current quarterly issue and in the complete searchable Archive of past issues from 12 years. (This is a $45 value on its own.)
- A 10% bookstore discount on any purchase you make of the 80+ items in the Energize Online Bookstore all year-round.
Sign up now and get three free trainings as long as you are enrolled!
Just $49/month. Stop your membership anytime after the first two months.
Eligible for PDUs toward Re-certification
Everyone Ready Online Seminars and Self-Instruction Guides are eligible ways to earn Professional Development Units (PDUs) toward re-certification for the Certified in Volunteer Administration (CVA) (http://www.cvacert.org) credential. For those in healthcare, "documentation of content hours" may count towards re-certification under AHVRP (formerly known as ASDVS) (http://www.ahvrp.org). Each Online Seminar and Guide is worth 1.5 contact hours. A certificate of completion is available after you complete an evaluation survey.
Other credentialing organizations may also accept Everyone Ready contact hours as credits towards continuing education requirements, so check with your credentialing organization to see if they qualify.