WorkPlan outlines how an LMS can streamline volunteer training at your not-for-profit.
Whether your not-for-profit only has a handful of volunteers or hundreds, we understand that facilitating volunteer training and communications can be a difficult task. Furthermore, we understand the importance of quality training, as well-prepared, confident volunteers result in more donations for your cause. This is where investing in a Learning Management System (LMS) can help. Below are a number of ways you can utilise a not-for-profit specific LMS to support training and development within your volunteer base.
Develop engaging content
Engaged volunteers are more likely to learn effectively, therefore you should consider incorporating interactive learning into the training programs. An LMS is an efficient way to do this. LMS systems allow you to train your volunteers interactively with quizzes and video modules to ensure variety in their learning. Where many LMSs use off-the-shelf generic courseware, WorkPlan Learning is an LMS that allows you to create unique, engaging and meaningful user experiences to produce more passionate and equipped volunteers.
Offer self-paced learning
Self-paced learning has been proven to be an effective method of study. This style of learning also provides your volunteers with a more personalised learning experience that accommodates various schedules and time commitments. No more long, in-person training sessions means better volunteer retention for your organisation. WorkPlan Learning’s not-for-profit LMS allows volunteers to learn at their own pace, while allowing you to monitor their progress and adjust their training where needed.
Facilitate collaboration and discussion
By allowing your volunteers to collaborate and discuss their viewpoints and experiences, your team will become more unified and passionate towards your mission. By providing your volunteers with an online community via your LMS, they will be able to collaborate on new ideas and strategies for how to work more effectively. Creating an online community via an LMS can be especially useful for remote volunteers or not-for-profits that operate in multiple locations. A typical LMS implements learning content and processes that are managed and delivered top-down, however, WorkPlan Learning encourages peer-to-peer creation, collaboration and learning.
Choosing the right not-for-profit LMS
With a myriad of options, it can be difficult to choose which LMS software is right for your not-for-profit organisation. You must select a system that will effectively train your people, while also ensuring that volunteers remain engaged in your organisation and its mission. This is why WorkPlan Learning is the best choice for your not-for-profit LMS.
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