On-Demand Webinars

The following are sites offering a menu of online volunteer management topics from which someone can pick and choose subjects and when to view them -- or provide a webinar curriculum that someone can complete on her or his own schedule. 

Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Management Video Course Series of 8 Modules

The Learning Institute, a program of The Society for Nonprofit Organizations, provides affordable, accessible educational programs for all involved in the nonprofit sector. The eight original programs in this series were telecast live via satellite in 2000 and are now available online via streaming video. These programs feature some of the finest experts in the field, and have been taught to over 16,000 satisfied learners.

Engaging Volunteers in Ministry: A Deeper View of Stewardship

This series of three on-demand webinars, given by two well-known Canadian practitioners in volunteer engagement, Marilyn MacKenzie and Suzanne Lawson, will help you better understand "how lay ministry is mobilized and led, and the ways that people’s God-given gifts can be best used in service of God’s mission." (2015) Watch the sessions directly from this site.

Everyone Ready

Online training from Energize, Inc. for you or your entire organization to work successfully with volunteers!

Lantra Awards Managing Volunteers Course (Based in England)

Online version of the Advanced Certificate in Volunteer Management.

Latest Thinking in Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing

10 online lectures from the UK-based Henry Stewart Talks, showing how not-for-profit marketing is essential for everyone who needs to attract support, funding, and volunteers for their organization. Includes a commissioned presentation by Susan Ellis on Strategic Volunteer Involvement: Engaging the Community in Your Mission, in which she has the opportunity to show how volunteer engagement connects to community relations, marketing, advocacy, client development and other key organization goals. To view extracts from the series go to: http://hstalks.com/r/nonprofmktg/. Available on a three-year license – online and accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

School of Volunteer Management (Based in Australia)

An Internationally and Nationally recognised Diploma of Volunteer Management available in distance mode. This is a course for managers of paid and volunteer staff.   The School of Volunteer Management offers a suite of volunteer management and business management courses customised to reflect the unique character and diverse needs of the not-for-profit sector and the people it engages.

University of North Texas (Based in the United States)

UNT offers five 100% Internet Volunteer Management courses. The completion of any four courses can lead to a certification in volunteer and community resource management. Core courses in this program of study are not re-hashed traditional course offerings. They are especially formulated to utilize existing texts by recognized experts in the volunteer management field and will offer students the opportunity to interface with recognized experts in both classroom and field situations  Courses can be taken for full university credit or extension credit.


Contact: Pamela Sybert, Director, Educational Consortium for Volunteerism PO Box 310919 Denton, TX 76203 940-565-4417 fax: 940-565-3141sybert@scs.cmm.unt.edu

VolunteerMatch Learning Center

Live and recorded webinars.