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Volunteer Impact Leadership Training Series - Virtual (4 Days)

Original curriculum by Betty Stallings, adapted by MAVA

Demonstrate your volunteerism knowledge and experience to employers, peers and the community. Attend the Volunteer Impact Leadership Training Series! This four half-days training opportunity provides a comprehensive exploration of key volunteer management processes using a diversity, equity and inclusion lens. Join MAVA and volunteer engagement leaders from across the globe to explore topics ranging from designing volunteer positions to risk management to evaluating the impact of volunteer involvement. You will leave with new ideas, useful tools and a Certificate in Volunteer Impact Leadership from MAVALearn more about the training. 

Your registration will allow you to attend all four days in the series. Attending the Volunteer Impact Leadership Training Series can be counted toward obtaining or renewing your Certification in Volunteer Administration (CVA).

Day One - Monday, November 29th, 2021
  • Capturing Volunteer Motivation and Conducting Effective Interviews
  • Designing Volunteer Positions
Day Two - Wednesday, December 1st, 2021
  • Managing Risk
  • Recruiting Volunteers
Day Three - Monday, December 6th, 2021
  • Supervising Volunteers
  • Positioning Your Volunteer Program for Success
Day Four - Wednesday, December 8th, 2021
  • Singing Your Praises…Measuring Your Impact
  • Recognizing and Retaining Volunteers
Training runs from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Central Time) each of the four days.

Attendance and Payment Policy: 
You must attend all four days of the training series to earn your Certificate in Volunteer Leadership. If you need to miss more than 15 minutes total each day, please plan to attend an alternate series. We encourage you to attend all four days in the same month, but if you need to miss a day, you can make it up at a later time. Please contact us as soon as possible if you need to reschedule. Please note that payment is due by November 29 to receive the Zoom link to the training. View MAVA's Event Registration and Refund Policies.

Special Offer for Non-Members with One-Year Individual MAVA Membership: Register for this special offer and receive a one-year individual MAVA membership with your event registration! The individual MAVA membership is normally $90 annually. To receive your one-year MAVA membership, please select the "New Member" rate, complete and pay for your registration and MAVA staff will reach out to you with more information about your membership. Learn more about becoming a MAVA member.

Through a generous grant from the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation MAVA is offering volunteer engagement professionals in the Northeast region of Minnesota scholarships to attend this series. For scholarship information please contact Holly Daniels

Special rate for AmeriCorps members: $100 - Discounted rate applies to AmeriCorps members who are serving and does not include staff or supervisors. To register at the AmeriCorps member rate, please email your name, email address, phone number, billing address*, position title and organization name to Wendy Vang-Roberts at

*You will receive a link by email to generate an invoice or to pay by credit card. If you would like to pay by credit card, the address you provide must match your credit card's billing address.

Questions? Contact Wendy Vang-Roberts at for more information and registration assistance.
Monday, November 29, 2021, 8:30 AM until 12:30 PM
Virtual presentation using the Zoom platform.

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Wendy Vang-Roberts
Volunteer Impact
Registration is required before Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at 11:59 PM
Payment in Full In Advance Or At Event