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 prerequisites to this program.  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.

Contact:   or    call 416-675-6622 ext. 4139 or 4159


Winter 2019 Schedule - Registration Opens Nov 23rd

Course Code Course Name Course Fee Day Course Dates Time Delivery Method Register
VMLC 201 Foundations of Volunteer Management $454 Thu 31-Jan to 4-Apr ----- Online  
VMLC 202 Building Leadership Capacity $454  Tue 29-Jan to 2-Apr ---- Online  
VMLC 203 Leadership and Planning Strategies $520   -- Summer 2019 ----- Online  

Note: Schedule subject to change based on demand.


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.