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Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement

Pay once, get access for your organization for a full year! $100 - Regular Rate / $60 - Full Subscriber Rate

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Volunteer Toronto's 2014 Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement in-person workshop series is now online! Purchase access now to experience all 16 online lessons which cover each of the CCVI's values, guiding principles and standards in detail! This online course is up to date as of May 2015, featuring the 2012 Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement and recent trends in the volunteer management sector. Take the course in any order and complete the lessons most relevant to you!

Course length: Approximately 3 hours with all lessons and quizzes combined.

What's in this Course?

Lesson 1 - Introduction
What is the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement? Where did it come from and when was it written? Our guide Paperguy will walk you through the creation and 
implementation of the Code and help you understand why it's important to work towards a professional practice in volunteer management.

Part One - The Volunteer Program
This covers the volunteer program as a whole and your role as a volunteer manager. This section includes information about linking volunteer roles with your mission, understanding and utilizing volunteers as a member of your workforce, establishing, updating and implementing policies & procedures and the necessities of the volunteer administrator role.

Includes: Standard 1 - The Mission Based Approach, Standard 2 - Human Resources, Standard 3 - Policies & Procedures and Standard 4 - Volunteer Administration

Part Two - Planning Volunteer Roles
This covers the necessary aspects of planning for volunteers and creating volunteer roles. This section includes information about assessing and analyzing risks of volunteer roles and apply job design theory in the creation of roles.

Includes: Standard 5 - Risk Management & Quality Assurance and Standard 6 - Volunteer Roles

Part Three - Getting Volunteers on Board
This covers the steps to bringing volunteers into your organization. This section includes information about planning the recruitment campaign, posting roles, screening and interviewing volunteers and providing training & orientation to get volunteers ready to safely and effectively fulfill their roles.

Includes: Standard 7 - Recruitment, Standard 8 - Screening and Standard 9 - Orientation & Training

Part Four - Working with Volunteers
This covers the varying elements of managing volunteers and supporting the volunteer program. This section includes information about providing support to volunteers, supervising roles based on risk, managing and maintaining records, applying technology to the volunteer program, recognizing volunteers in meaningful ways and evaluating your volunteer engagement strategy along with volunteer satisfaction.

Includes: Standard 10 - Support & Supervision, Standard 11 - Records Management, Standard 12 - Technology, Standard 13 - Recognition and Standard 14 - Evaluation

Lesson 16 - Conclusion: Adopting the Code
After learning about all the pieces of the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement, Paperguy will guide you through he adoption process and get your organization more volunteer-ready than ever!

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