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Nonprofit Board and Volunteer Development Available Online

 

Volunteers are the lifeblood of most nonprofits. Board members are a special type of volunteer. See how they help guide the direction of a nonprofit, promote the organization in the community and ensure that the nonprofit's mission is fulfilled.

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Volunteers are the lifeblood of most nonprofit organizations. Board members are a special type of volunteer. They help guide the direction of a nonprofit, promote the organization in the community and ensure that the nonprofit's mission is fulfilled.

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Benefits and 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 vs. 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

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This program can be applied toward the:

Prerequisites
This workshop is self-paced and online. You will have access to this workshop for 30 days. Upon successful completion, you will receive a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Continuing Education completion verification. Learners must score an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit.
Notes
This workshop is intended for adults seeking to gain a basic understanding of board and volunteer development in a nonprofit environment.
  Sessions  
Course Accessible: July 1, 2014-June 30, 2015
Location: Available Online
Instructor: To Be Announced
$150
CEUs: 0.6
Program No. 7350-7260
Note: You will have access to this workshop for 30 days.
Open enrollment.
Register at anytime.
Registration Deadline: Tue., June 30, 2015
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For more information, contact:
Shirley J. Burks (Bufford), Program Director, sbufford@uwm.edu, 414-227-3157
Mordecai Lee, Professor , mordecai@uwm.edu, 414-227-3282
 

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