Develop your volunteer management skills
A few hours a month. Anytime. Anyplace.
Don't miss our upcoming trainings! Enroll by October 20th

Starts October 20

Photo of SusanIt 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  November 17

Photo of LindaKeeping Volunteers Motivated (So They Stay!)
with Betty B. Stallings
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

Photo of TracyBuilding the Foundation
for Volunteer Involvement

with Susan J. Ellis
Photo of TracyPrinciples of Volunteer Management
with Andy Fryar and
Photo of TracyFocus on the Volunteer
Program Manager

with Betty Stallings
See below for full details of membership benefits

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.


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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.)
  • 10% bookstore discount on any purchase you make of the 80+ items in the Energize Online Bookstore all year-round. 

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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.

Want ongoing access to all 36 archived topics?
Simply purchase an annual subscription to receive this benefit.

Contact us with questions or learn more at the site for organizational membership.

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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) ( credential. For those in healthcare, "documentation of content hours" may count towards re-certification under AHVRP (formerly known as ASDVS) ( 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.

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What Learners Say

99% of 1,634 survey respondents in the last year were satisfied to very satisfied with the Everyone Ready program 

"Great training resource for all levels of volunteer management."
-- Army Volunteer Corps participant

"When my budget was cut, I did some soul-searching and decided that I learn so much form Everybody Ready that I personally purchased a 2012 membership."
--Nancy S. , Director of Volunteer Services at a healthcare center

"This is a great program. Some of the modules get double duty and others I go back to when I'm working on a project – such as recruiting for a new group of volunteers. Thank you!" 
-- 4-H participant

"You all have met and exceeded my expectations."   
-- March of Dimes participant