Humber Corporate Education Centre

Volunteer Management Leadership Certificate Program

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Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning is pleased to present the longest-running program in volunteer management in Canada's non-profit sector. This program is a comprehensive guide to developing and managing a strong volunteer team. It teaches the foundations of volunteer management based on best practices and addresses the building blocks which lead to a strong and engaged volunteer team. You will learn strategies for planning, developing, evaluating and leading relationships to engage all stakeholders.

Admission Requirements:  There are no admission requirements.  Register and pay for courses individually.


Certificate Criteria:  3 compulsory courses

VMLC201 Foundations of Volunteer Management

This course focuses on imparting current best practices in volunteer management while developing and improving the competencies required to manage a strong volunteer department. Throughout the course you will examine the Volunteer Management Cycle and other established standards.

VMLC202 Building Leadership Capacity (pre-requisite: VMLC201)

This course takes you beyond the foundation of volunteer management and begins to examine how one can build leadership capacity, advocate for the organization and assess existing practices. This course will examine how to design strong volunteer programs and how to respond to the needs of the organization and the community.

VMLC203 Leadership and Planning Strategies (pre-requisite:VMLC201 & VMLC202)

This course focuses on applying leadership knowledge and skills to respond to the changing needs of an organization and its stakeholders. It focuses on demonstrating impact through strategic planning and leadership. This course will benefit senior leaders who may not work directly with volunteers but who are responsible for the outcomes of volunteer engagement.

For more information on this program please contact   or    call 416-675-6622 ext. 4174

Problems Registering?  Please contact 416-675-5005

Spring 2019 Schedule - Registration is Now Open

Course Code Course Name Course Fee Day Course Dates Time Delivery Method Register
VMLC 201 Foundations of Volunteer Management TBC  -- 6-May to 12-Jul ----- Online
VMLC 202 Building Leadership Capacity TBC  -- 6-May to 12-Jul ---- Online
VMLC 203 Leadership and Planning Strategies TBC  -- 6-May to 12-Jul ----- Online

Note: Schedule subject to change based on demand.

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Online Learning:

Online courses are accessible via web browser from anywhere in the world and are well-suited to those who need a more flexible study schedule. For information on system requirements for online courses and other information regarding online learning at Humber, visit the Open Learning website at or call 416.675.5049.