What are the issues that keep you up at night? Poverty, homelessness, domestic violence, human trafficking, education, climate change, animal rights? Do you ever feel powerless or hopeless thinking about what you can do to address the enormous social and political challenges of our time? Do you ever wonder how you can possibly make the world a better place? This course is designed for students who have a hunger for making a difference and want to critically explore tools and strategies for effecting positive social change. The principal focus of this course is to equip you with analytical and practical skills that will strengthen your ability to exercise effective leadership, creatively organize, and bring about systemic and cultural transformation through collective action.

This course is designed to introduce students to the principles and practices of volunteer management in the nonprofit sector. Students will explore in depth the various phases of the volunteer engagement cycle, volunteer program evaluation strategies, and issues and challenges related to volunteer management. Through experiential activities in the classroom and the community, this course prepares students to serve as successful volunteer program leaders and managers in nonprofit organizations, as well as help them become more engaged and effective volunteers themselves. Prerequisite: NFPM 100 or permission of instructor. (SL)

 

 

What are the issues that keep you up at night? Poverty, homelessness, domestic violence, human trafficking, education, climate change, animal rights? Do you ever feel powerless or hopeless thinking about what you can do to address the enormous social and political challenges of our time? Do you ever wonder how you can possibly make the world a better place? This course is designed for students who have a hunger for making a difference and want to critically explore tools and strategies for effecting positive social change. The principal focus of this course is to equip you with analytical and practical skills that will strengthen your ability to exercise effective leadership, creatively organize, and bring about systemic and cultural transformation through collective action.

What are the issues that keep you up at night? Poverty, homelessness, domestic violence, human trafficking, education, climate change, animal rights? Do you ever feel powerless or hopeless thinking about what you can do to address the enormous social and political challenges of our time? Do you ever wonder how you can possibly make the world a better place? This course is designed for students who have a hunger for making a difference and want to critically explore tools and strategies for effecting positive social change. The principal focus of this course is to equip you with analytical and practical skills that will strengthen your ability to exercise effective leadership, creatively organize, and bring about systemic and cultural transformation through collective action.

What are the issues that keep you up at night? Poverty, homelessness, domestic violence, human trafficking, education, climate change, animal rights? Do you ever feel powerless or hopeless thinking about what you can do to address the enormous social and political challenges of our time? Do you ever wonder how you can possibly make the world a better place? This course is designed for students who have a hunger for making a difference and want to critically explore tools and strategies for effecting positive social change. The principal focus of this course is to equip you with analytical and practical skills that will strengthen your ability to exercise effective leadership, creatively organize, and bring about systemic and cultural transformation through collective action.