The ILM Level 3 Award in Management of Volunteers is aimed at volunteer managers and co-ordinators who have a hands on role in supporting volunteers. This may be as all or part of your job.
This training programme will help you to increase your skill and confidence in managing volunteers day-to-day. You will learn new approaches and techniques. And you will gain a recognised qualification to help you progress in your career. This Award is worth 6 ILM Unit credits. You can also take an extended version of this course worth 11 unit credits.
You can start the programme at a time to suit you. It is a fully supported distance learning course.
You will benefit from a variety of learning methods:
The individual coaching and tutorial support is tailored to your own needs and circumstances. Your tutors have extensive experience in providing volunteer management training and development.
“The materials and videos were very good and easy to engage with. The feedback and mentoring was especially helpful and you were never made to feel bad for asking for help or if you misunderstood something. You also always knew that the tutors absolutely wanted you to succeed and their feedback was really helpful towards building on your work. The programme has definitely made me think about different ways of motivating volunteers and has been a contributing factor in discussions about how we can better reward our volunteers and thank them for their hard work.”
Emma Parke, Diabetes UK
The programme will build skills and knowledge to help you:
Your investment in this accredited management training is £595 and this covers all tuition, materials, ILM registration, coaching, tutorial support and assessment. You will also receive complimentary membership of the Institute of Leadership and Management for the duration of the programme, which gives you access to a wealth of additional resources.
You can start the programme at a time to suit you. It normally takes three to four months to complete the course.
You can also extend the programme, and take an 11 unit credit version of the ILM Level 3 Award. This is a good option if you have responsibility for recruiting volunteers, or for contributing to policy development. It includes all the day to day volunteer management content in the shorter programme, plus an additional module.
This ILM accredited programme aims to equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to successfully:
The extended programme leads to an 11 credit Level 3 Award, including the units:
Your investment in the 11 credit Award is £750. This covers all materials, ILM registration, one-to-one mentoring and coaching, tutorial support and assessment. You will also receive complimentary membership of the Institute of Leadership and Management for the duration of the programme, which gives you access to a wealth of additional resources.
You can start the programme at a time to suit you. It normally takes four months to six months complete the 11 credit course. But you can do it in a shorter timeframe if you wish.
The ILM Level 3 Award in Management of Volunteers is also available on an in-house basis with a mix of workshops and coaching. There are flexible delivery models available for commissioned courses, so for example we could include an additional workshop if you would like staff to undertake more of their learning as a group. Please contact us for details and an individual quote.