VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT

MGT3SVM

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will explore the theory and practice of managing volunteer labour in the community sector. Students will learn about the nature and scope of volunteering, the theory and practice of recruiting, managing and developing volunteers in a range of sport and other contexts, specific issues related to the management of volunteers in specialised roles (officials, coaches, administrators and event volunteers) and specific legal issues relevant to volunteers.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPam Kappelides

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Hours spent working in placements may have visa implications for international students

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsWorking with volunteers in sport: Theory and practicePrescribedCuskelly,G., Auld, C. & Hoye, R.ROUTLEDGE, 2006.

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Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size80

Enrolment information constrained by available industry placements first come first serve basis

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPam Kappelides

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Six 4.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Dates for workshops during the week of 27/08-24/09 and 8/10"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word assignment20
one 1-hour end of semester test30
one 2,000-word group assignment30
one volunteer experience journal entry; equivalent to 1,000 words20

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size80

Enrolment information constrained by available industry placements first come first serve basis

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPam Kappelides

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Six 4.0 hours workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Workshop Format from 9am-1pm weeks 5-10 only"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word assignment20
one 1-hour end of semester test30
one 2,000-word group assignment30
one volunteer experience journal entry; equivalent to 1,000 words20