Course Listing

You asked, we listened! Online learning is now available.

 

The best of our in-person workshops will now be made available online so you can complete your professional development goals at your own pace and from the comfort of your office. From volunteer management to board governance and organizational wellness, we have online training opportunities that can help take your work to the next level. We have also partnered with Volunteer Toronto to bring their growing library of online learning content to you using your existing Learning Alliance online learning account!

 

Shifting to Engagement Series

Our popular Shifting to Engagement series is recommended for anyone who works with volunteers, novice or expert. The series will introduce you to the benefits of moving from volunteer management to volunteer engagement at your organization. There are 4 lessons, which can be taken all together in sequence (recommended), or you can register for each lesson individually as they are released over the summer. Find out more…

Cost: $100

> 10 Steps of Screening

This course on the 10 Steps of Screening explores the necessity of a well-planned screening process to ensure the selection of great volunteers who can do their role safely and effectively. From risk management to feedback on the screening process and everything in between, the 5 easy-to-use pre-recorded online learning modules will guide you through the steps and make your screening process better than ever. Find out more…

Cost: $100

Supporting Volunteers: Motivation, Mentorship, Management

This course on Supporting Volunteers explores volunteer motivations, creating mentorship programs for your volunteers, establishing and maintaining volunteer boundaries and managing poor performance, including dismissing volunteers. This in-depth course provides a wealth of knowledge, promising practices and techniques for enhancing motivations and managing volunteer performance. Find out more…

Cost: $100

Improving Recruitment & Retention Strategies

This course on Improving Recruitment & Retention Strategies explores advanced volunteer management techniques to increase the effectiveness and impact of your volunteer program. This in-depth online course provides a wealth of knowledge and new thinking on recruiting and retaining volunteers. Find out more…

Cost: $100

Volunteer Program Evaluation

This course on Volunteer Program Evaluation presents the basics and frameworks for creating your own evaluation to answers questions about your volunteer program. As a special bonus, included with access to this course is a review of your program evaluation plan by the Volunteer Toronto team! Complete all the modules and fill out the included program evaluation plan template and we’ll provide feedback on your proposal! Find out more…

Cost: $100

Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement

Experience all 16 online lessons which cover each of the Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement’s values, guiding principles and standards in detail! This online course features the most recent version of the Code (2012) and recent trends in the volunteer management sector. Take the course in any order and complete the lessons most relevant to you! Find out more…

Cost: $100

Legislation Related to Volunteers

Experience all 7 online lessons with details about privacy legislation, human rights, workplace violence and harassment, accessibility and much more! This online course features the latest changes to the Occupational Health & Safety Act, new definitions throughout Ontario law and upcoming deadlines for the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Find out more…

Cost: $100

Police Reference Checks and the Ontario Human Rights Code

Volunteer Toronto’s popular course on Police Reference Checks and the Ontario Human Rights Code is now online! Experience all 4 online modules and complete all scenarios, activities and quizzes to receive a Certificate of Completion. Find out more…

Cost: $100

Creating a Culture of Engagement at Your Organization

Try out the first workshop from our popular Shifting to Engagement series. It is recommended for anyone who works with volunteers, novice or expert. In this training we will discuss the notion of volunteer engagement versus volunteer management, and explore strategies that will help you facilitate this shift throughout your organization. Find out more…

Cost: $35

> Volunteer Recruitment, Screening & Placement

Take the second workshop from our popular Shifting to Engagement series. It is recommended for anyone who works with volunteers, novice or expert.  This workshop will help you begin the work of developing the most effective plan for not just recruiting volunteers, but engaging them. We will also look at what organizations need to do to make sure volunteers and staff are safe, secure and satisfied during their time spent at your organization. Find out more…

Cost: $35