Join The World is Fun (TWIF) in this class for an immersive Volunteer Leadership Program. Over six weeks, you’ll learn advanced volunteer management practices. You'll leave this program with a whole new array of leadership capabilities to better serve you, your community, and the world!
This program was developed by The World is Fun and its Founder, Amy Faulkner. Using the principles outlined in the course, The World is Fun has grown an audience of 18,000 volunteers in the Seattle area serving over 140 local nonprofit organizations.
Designed for nonprofit professionals and those interested in volunteer management, this six week program engages students through online learning. With weekly class content to be completed online, students can expect to take away knowledge and practices that they can use in their current volunteer programs.
Students can complete the weekly online coursework on a flexible schedule. While enrolled in the program, students will have access to participate in a weekly group coaching Google Hangout held on Wednesdays at 10:00am (PST). Weekly group coaching is designed so students can have consulting with Amy Faulkner (instructor) and learn from other student's experiences.
Students should anticipate spending around 18-20 hours completing all components of this course over the six week period.
This course will cover 6 parts on Volunteer Management:
For more information or questions, please reach out to our Volunteer Leadership Program team at firstname.lastname@example.org. We strive to respond to inquiries within 2 days.
Amy has been the primary behind-the-scenes instigator in a wave of change that has redefined volunteerism for literally thousands of Seattle people. With an extensive background in marketing and experiential events, Amy started The World is Fun in 2009 when she realized how much untouched potential there was for putting fun in volunteerism for the Seattle region. Eight years later, she's grown the organization to over 5,000 volunteers and volunteer staff of more than 100 that works in partnership with over 130 local nonprofits.
Amy is nationally recognized for her incredible work fostering community, sparking engagement, and volunteer management. She is the 2013 recipient of The Wendy Walters Truit Volunteer Excellence Award and the 2016 Jefferson Award for her nonprofit work.
Amy is a mission evangelist, creative mastermind and organizational backbone. Her ability to think creatively and find solutions to motivate others in unparalleled.