VolunteerNow Training and Education

VolunteerNow is a national thought leader in volunteerism. We recognize that nonprofit organizations can make a greater impact on the community when they effectively engage and manage volunteers. To facilitate this process we offer practical, cost-effective training and consulting on all phases of volunteer engagement and management.

Our workshops provide the foundation for building an outstanding volunteer program. Each session is designed to enhance core competencies in volunteer management and facilitators are subject matter experts, hand-picked based on their understanding of nonprofits and volunteerism.

Kim Pinter

I have attended a number of trainings at VolunteerNow because they are ALWAYS to helpful in my work with volunteers. I get current information and ideas on how to teach, train, recruit, write great volunteer job descriptions and help our volunteers feel welcome!

Joyce Sampson, Volunteer Coordinator, American Foundation for the Blind

2017 Trainings

Essential Strategies of Volunteer Engagement

Thursday, February 9
12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
VolunteerNow Dallas
2800 Live Oak Street
Dallas, TX 76204

Cost: $125 VolunteerNow members | $150 non-members
Registration: Click here! 
Scholarships are available here, thanks to the generous support of the Amon G. Carter Foundation. 

Volunteers are the backbone of every nonprofit. They require effective engagement and management to reach their highest potential and deliver the impact you need to fulfill your mission. Are you getting the most out of this invaluable resource?

Join us Thursday, February 9! This course is ideal for anyone responsible for working with volunteers, whether you are new to the field or a seasoned professional in need of a refresher in best practices. Program managers, executive directors, development staff, and volunteer leaders are encouraged to attend. Essential Strategies of Volunteer Engagement is an interactive half-day training and professional development course for volunteer administrators at all levels.

Scholarship Details

Thanks to generous underwriting by the Amon G. Carter Foundation, professional development scholarships are available to volunteer administrators and other nonprofit staff/board members to attend our trainings. Click here to apply for a scholarship!

VolunteerNow gratefully acknowledges the support of the Amon G. Carter Foundation for professional development scholarships, the support of WellsFargo, and an anonymous donor for the enhancement and expansion of our volunteer management curricula.

$28 Million

Value of more than 1.2 million volunteer hours worked in 2014


Our VolunteerNow team leads education workshops in our community


Nonprofits served with an average of 100 daily volunteer referrals

I absolutely loved the Essentials seminar! The instructor is very knowledgeable and a skilled presenter. I learned a lot of practical skills that we can implement at our organization.

Marcela Gonzalez, Senior Volunteer Coordinator, Reading Partners North Texas