Volunteer Management - 095

Mohawk College Certificate
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Volunteer college students

Address the knowledge, skills training and development for effective management of volunteer programs. Successfully recruit, motivate, and maintain volunteer resources by building a solid program that affects positive community change. Facilitate quality volunteer engagement by designing unique positions, screening effectively, and utilizing unconventional recruitment methods!

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Continuing Education Community Services & Support
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) OR 19 years of age or older.

You do not need to apply to begin this program. Start by ensuring you meet the admission requirements listed above and then register for the courses listed in the Program of Studies when they are offered.  Some courses have prerequisites, so please check the Program of Studies for details. Find out how to register for a course.

The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the 2017/18 academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion contact Continuing Education - Community and Urban Studies.

Click on the Course number or Course title for more information on each course. 

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A selection of courses are available each term. Courses that are currently not available (N/A) for registration may be offered in the future – check back frequently.

Courses must be taken in the order listed.

Mandatory Courses

Register Course number Course title Course Hours
Course description: Examine the fundamentals of volunteer management, including philosophy, recruitment, orientation, training and recognition.
Credits: 4
Equivalents: MGMTSSP24
Course description: Further enhance your management skills with emphasis on leadership, legal issues, team building, communications plans, quality assurance and resource development.
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: MGMT10152
Equivalents: MGMTSSP43
Course description: Learn to integrate data collection, problem solving, research methodology, data analysis and effective decision making to respond to volunteer management issues.
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: MGMT10153
Equivalents: MGMTSSP63