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Build a Dream Team of Fundraising Volunteers

Approved for 3.5 CFRE Hours

If you are involving volunteers in any form of fundraising, you’re one step ahead. But for many organizations, fundraising volunteers are only involved in special events and menial support tasks. This four-lessons course will help you involve volunteers in more meaningful fundraising role. You will learn:

How to involve volunteers in all your fundraising activities

How to find the right volunteers for the right task

How to orient, train, and educate volunteers

How to keep them coming back

And more

Lesson Summary:

Lesson One: Why Volunteers are Important in Fundraising—there are many reasons to involve volunteers in your fundraising including the fact that lend credibility to your efforts

Lesson Two: How to Involve Volunteers in Fundraising—volunteers are looking for meaningful roles they can play in every aspect of your fundraising from planning to planned giving

Lesson Three: Recruiting Fundraising Volunteers—from finding volunteers to how to approach them and get them to say yes

Lesson Four: Working with Volunteers--keeping your good volunteers by training and educating them, providing them with the support they need, and recognizing their efforts.


Your Instructor


Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE
Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE

I've always loved to write and teach. I am proud to say I am an accomplished (and more importantly, published) author, having had twenty-five books published.

I am one of slightly more than 100 professionals worldwide to hold the Advanced Certified Fund Raising Executive designation. In my thirty years as a philanthropic consultant, I have managed capital campaigns, helped hundreds of nonprofit organizations achieve their development goals, and trained more than 40,000 development professionals in Canada, Mexico, Egypt, Bermuda, and most of the fifty states in the US, in addition to leading hundreds of virtual training programs with a world-wide audience.

I am especially proud of my affordable and comprehensive Linda Lysakowski's Nonprofit Courses, which I am adding to all the time!

I am a graduate of Alvernia University and a Master Teacher graduating from AFP’s Faculty Training Academy.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

This course is closed for enrollment.