Syllabi

The University of Texas at Austin

Since the early 2000’s The LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, under the auspices of the RGK Center, has been offering three-credit course work in volunteer resource management and community engagement. Two complete syllabi outlining the organizational structure of these courses and the required readings are included here.

Graduate Course Work

  • Fall 2002: Community Engagement and the Management of Volunteers in Public and Nonprofit Organizations – complete syllabus
  • Fall 2003: Community Engagement and the Management of Volunteers in Public and Nonprofit Organizations - complete syllabus

Undergraduate Course Work

  • Volunteer Management NPA 593, Submitted by Dr. Julie Turner at Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO - complete syllabus
  • Volunteer Management and Board Development, NPMN 3100 from Tennessee State University. Submitted by Dr. Joan M. Gibran. - complete syllabus

Continuing Education (Noncredit Course Work)

Continuing education programs are available through volunteer centers, Hands-On Network organizations, community colleges, and colleges and universities. Syllabi will be shared as it becomes available.

University of Virginia: School of Continuing and Professional Studies. This is a 6-hour volunteer management seminar. - complete syllabus

Other Resources

EnergizeInc.com offers a comprehensive list of Volunteer Management Courses and Conferences. Most of the listings are for noncredit educational programs.

Share Your Course Work

Serviceleader.org would like to support the academic development of the field by posting your graduate or undergraduate credit-bearing syllabi for courses in volunteer management. If you are willing to share your syllabus, please email us and attach your syllabi. Only courses with substantial content in volunteerism and volunteer management will be considered. Send your submission to volunteer@rgkcenter.org with the subject “Share your course work.”