MindEdge: Nonprofit Board and Volunteer Development

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Volunteers are the lifeblood of most nonprofit organizations. And board members are a special type of volunteer, helping to guide the direction of a nonprofit, promote the organization in the community, and ensure that the nonprofit's mission is fulfilled. Learning how best to manage the board and other volunteers is a critical part of nonprofit management. This 5-hour course covers the fundamentals of board and volunteer development as well as recruiting, effective communication, and retention.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the reasons why people volunteer and how nonprofits can make volunteer programs more 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 versus 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

 *** For full details and to register, see The Association's MindEdge Catalog here.  MindEdge courses are available to all of your staff and volunteers, so share this link with  all!

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