Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 9:00 AM CST
Friday, January 18, 2019 at 3:00 PM CST

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County 
630 N. IL Route 31
Crystal Lake, IL 60012

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Kelsey Podgorski or Rebecca Stiemke 
Volunteer Center McHenry County 
 Volunteer Center McHenry County

Cancelation Policy

We rely on accurate attendance counts to make important arrangements for our workshops. If you need to cancel a workshop for any reason, the following refund schedule applies:

-One week or more prior to start date:
5% cancellation fee applies.

-Less than one week prior to start date:
No refund is available. 

This includes those paying with a check. If you have registered for an event but cannot attend, you may transfer your ticket to another person. Please contact us for assistance. 

Thank you,
Volunteer Center McHenry County

Volunteer Management Certification

Volunteer Management Certification Program

This one-and-a-half-day workshop is designed to train Volunteer Managers on organizing, implementing, and maintaining and effective volunteer program for their organization. The curriculum is based on effective best practices used in the industry, illustrated with real-life examples. Participants will receive a resource guide, presentation slides, and a certificate of completion at the conclusion of training.


  • Designing volunteer job descriptions
  • Interviewing volunteers
  • Volunteer motivation
  • Supervising volunteers
  • Orientating and Training volunteers
  • Delegating to Volunteers
  • Handling volunteer performance problems
  • Mutual performance reviews
  • And more!


  • To prepare Volunteer Managers to recruit, retain, and reward successful volunteers for their organizations.
  • To develop leadership skills that Volunteer Managers can implement when working with their teams.

Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 – 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (includes breakfast and lunch)
Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 – 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (includes breakfast only) 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County's Community Room
630 N. IL Route 31, Crystal Lake, IL 60012

Mary Ott, Turning Point, Inc.
Jeff Pal, The Salvation Arm of McHenry County

Non-Member Fee: $199
Bronze Member Fee: $179
Silver Member/Sponsorship Fee: $159
Refresher (for those who have already been through the program; limit 3): $29

For more information, call 815-344-4483 or visit us at volunteercentermchenrycounty.org.