VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT

MGT3SVM

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

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

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPam Kappelides

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesIndividual project, in class examination, group project.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsMGT2SVM

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

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

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Working with volunteers in sport: Theory and practice

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorCuskelly,G., Auld, C. & Hoye, R.

Year2006

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherROUTLEDGE.

ISBN9780415384537

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourcedSelf Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days required6 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Flexible

WBL addtional requirementsStudents are to undertake a minimum of 6 hours volunteer experiences and journal entry, equivalent to 1000 words. Students may choose any volunteer or charity organisation as approved by the subject co-ordinator.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Develop and incorporate a comprehensive volunteer program for a non-profit organisation
02. Demonstrate a systematic approach to volunteer recruitment through effective policy development, selection, screening, organisations and role orientation, matching skills to roles, support and supervision, and evaluation procedures
03. Develop and assess the impact of non-profit voluntary service on social change and community development
04. Understand and analyse contemporary concepts and approaches to volunteer management

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPam Kappelides

Class requirements

Industry Based Learning-Off Site Week: 35 - 43
One 6.00 h industry based learning-off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 35 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Volunteering 6 hrs in an organised program/event in the not for profit sector"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 35
One 4.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 35 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1,000-word assignment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO4

One 1-hour in class exam equivalent to 1,000 words

N/AOther written examIndividualNo20 SILO2

One 3,000-word group assignment (group of 3 students, equivalent to 1000 words each)

N/AAssignmentGroupNo40 SILO2, SILO3

One (six hour) volunteer experience and journal entry; equivalent to 1,000 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPam Kappelides

Class requirements

Industry Based Learning-Off Site Week: 35 - 43
One 6.00 h industry based learning-off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 35 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Volunteering 6 hours in an organised program/event in the not for profit sector"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 35
One 4.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 35 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1,000-word assignment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO4

One 1-hour in class exam equivalent to 1,000 words

N/AOther written examIndividualNo20 SILO2

One 3,000-word group assignment (group of 3 students, equivalent to 1000 words each)

N/AAssignmentGroupNo40 SILO2, SILO3

One (six hour) volunteer experience and journal entry; equivalent to 1,000 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO4

Singapore (SIM), 2021, Week 05-16, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Dingle

Class requirements

Industry Based Learning-Off Site Week: 5 - 16
One 6.00 h industry based learning-off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 5 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Volunteering 6 hrs in an organised program/event in the not for profit sector"

WorkShop Week: 5 - 16
One 4.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1,000-word assignment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO4

One 1-hour in class exam equivalent to 1,000 words

N/AOther written examIndividualNo20 SILO2

One 3,000-word group assignment (group of 3 students, equivalent to 1000 words each)

N/AAssignmentGroupNo40 SILO2, SILO3

One (six hour) volunteer experience and journal entry; equivalent to 1,000 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO4

Singapore (SIM), 2021, Week 28-40, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Dingle

Class requirements

Industry Based Learning-Off Site Week: 32 - 39
One 6.00 h industry based learning-off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Volunteering 6 hrs in an organised program/event in the not for profit sector"

WorkShop Week: 28 - 32
One 4.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 32 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1,000-word assignment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO4

One 1-hour in class exam equivalent to 1,000 words

N/AOther written examIndividualNo20 SILO2

One 3,000-word group assignment (group of 3 students, equivalent to 1000 words each)

N/AAssignmentGroupNo40 SILO2, SILO3

One (six hour) volunteer experience and journal entry; equivalent to 1,000 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPam Kappelides

Class requirements

Industry Based Learning-Off Site Week: 35 - 43
One 6.00 h industry based learning-off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 35 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Volunteering 6 hrs in an organised program/event in the not for profit sector"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 35
One 4.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 35 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1,000-word assignment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO4

One 1-hour in class exam equivalent to 1,000 words

N/AOther written examIndividualNo20 SILO2

One 3,000-word group assignment (group of 3 students, equivalent to 1000 words each)

N/AAssignmentGroupNo40 SILO2, SILO3

One (six hour) volunteer experience and journal entry; equivalent to 1,000 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPam Kappelides

Class requirements

Industry Based Learning-Off Site Week: 35 - 43
One 6.00 h industry based learning-off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 35 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Volunteering 6 hours in an organised program/event in the not for profit sector"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 35
One 4.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 35 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1,000-word assignment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO4

One 1-hour in class exam equivalent to 1,000 words

N/AOther written examIndividualNo20 SILO2

One 3,000-word group assignment (group of 3 students, equivalent to 1000 words each)

N/AAssignmentGroupNo40 SILO2, SILO3

One (six hour) volunteer experience and journal entry; equivalent to 1,000 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO4

Singapore (SIM), 2021, Week 05-16, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Dingle

Class requirements

Industry Based Learning-Off Site Week: 5 - 16
One 6.00 h industry based learning-off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 5 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Volunteering 6 hrs in an organised program/event in the not for profit sector"

WorkShop Week: 5 - 16
One 4.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1,000-word assignment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO4

One 1-hour in class exam equivalent to 1,000 words

N/AOther written examIndividualNo20 SILO2

One 3,000-word group assignment (group of 3 students, equivalent to 1000 words each)

N/AAssignmentGroupNo40 SILO2, SILO3

One (six hour) volunteer experience and journal entry; equivalent to 1,000 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO4

Singapore (SIM), 2021, Week 28-40, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Dingle

Class requirements

Industry Based Learning-Off Site Week: 32 - 39
One 6.00 h industry based learning-off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Volunteering 6 hrs in an organised program/event in the not for profit sector"

WorkShop Week: 28 - 32
One 4.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 32 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1,000-word assignment

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO4

One 1-hour in class exam equivalent to 1,000 words

N/AOther written examIndividualNo20 SILO2

One 3,000-word group assignment (group of 3 students, equivalent to 1000 words each)

N/AAssignmentGroupNo40 SILO2, SILO3

One (six hour) volunteer experience and journal entry; equivalent to 1,000 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO4