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Maine VolunteerFare

Training Opportunities

Published April 28, 2010

Free Online Webinars:

5/12 Writing Inclusive Service Descriptions: Getting the Volunteers you Need and Want. 

5/26 Why People don't Volunteer: Overcoming the barriers to service 6/9 What Is Service-Learning, and Why Do It? 

Register here.

MANP SkillBuilders:

5/18 Managing Difficult Conversations

5/19 Crafting Effective Messages: How Can We Get Them to Hear What We Have to Say?

5/11 Everything Old is New Again

5/5 Authentic Leadership  Register here.

College Courses Offered Online:

Take your volunteer management skills to the next level.  In today's ever changing environment, managers of volunteers must stay on top of their game so their programs can thrive. Based on practical and helpful training, these courses will help you maintain an active and effective volunteer program.

50% Scholarship for any course - May through September 2010! Enrollment is open to resident and non-resident managers of volunteers. Click here for details.

KIDS (kids involved doing service-learning) Consortium

7/20-7/23 Service-Learning Institute for Educators

Create a classroom environment where students take responsibility for their learning while demonstrating essential knowledge, skills and dispositions.  Rejuvenate your practice and commitment to education. Join a network of passionate educators - connect with peers who care about creating the next generation of active and involved citizens. Earn 3 Graduate Credits. Learn more and register.

Take  self paced courses on volunteer management  anytime on

 Download the "Need to Know Basics" on volunteer management here.