Islamic Volunteer Management

Dr. Mohammed Obaidullah · 25 November 2023

This comprehensive course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in the strategic and systematic process of volunteer management from a Shariah perspective. Volunteer management is not just about coordinating individuals; it’s about harnessing the power of people’s time, skills, and passion to drive forward various causes, organizations, and community initiatives. Our course aligns these efforts with the organization’s mission and goals to create a significant impact.

Here’s what you can expect to learn:

  1. Shariah Perspectives on Volunteering: Learn the significance of volunteering in Islamic faith and societies. The insights wiill help you design a volunteer program with a superior understanding of how to motivate the stakeholders – the volunteers, sponsors, project managers – to make a difference to the society.
  2. Recruitment: Discover the art of identifying and attracting dedicated individuals. Learn how to craft compelling volunteer opportunities and outreach strategies that resonate with potential volunteers. We’ll explore effective methods to connect with those willing to lend their time and expertise.
  3. Training and Onboarding: Master the process of preparing your volunteers for their roles. This includes imparting knowledge about the organization’s values, objectives, and the specific responsibilities of each volunteer position. A strong onboarding process is key to volunteer success and retention.
  4. Supervision and Support: Understand the importance of providing ongoing support and supervision. This module covers strategies for regular check-ins, offering feedback, and providing assistance to ensure volunteers feel valued and can effectively contribute to the organization.
  5. Recognition and Appreciation: Learn how to acknowledge and appreciate the hard work and dedication of volunteers. This section focuses on boosting morale and retention through various recognition techniques and appreciation methods.
  6. Risk Management: Delve into identifying and mitigating risks associated with volunteer activities. We’ll cover safety measures and address liability concerns to protect both the volunteers and the organization.
  7. Evaluation and Impact Assessment: Equip yourself with tools to measure and assess the impact of volunteer efforts. This critical aspect helps demonstrate the value of volunteers to stakeholders and informs improvements in volunteer programs.

Throughout this course, you will gain insights into effective leadership, communication, and organizational skills necessary for creating a positive and meaningful volunteer experience. Volunteer management is key to mobilizing resources, fostering community engagement, and achieving the goals of nonprofit organizations and community groups. Join us on this journey to become a certified expert in managing one of the most valuable assets any organization can have – its volunteers.

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Course Includes

  • 15 Lessons
  • 40 Topics
  • 13 Quizzes

Dr. Irfan Syauqi Beik

Member of Board of Commissioner Badan Wakaf Indonesia

Nana Mintarti

Commissioner, National Zakat Foundation (BAZNAS) Indonesia

Dr. Ahmad Juwaini

Director, National Sharia Economy & Finance Committee (KNEKS), Indonesia

Agus Wicaksono

CEO & Co-Founder of Alumnia

Dr. Moutaz Abojeib

Islamic Fintech Expert, ISRA, INCEIF

Dr. Nasim Shah Shirazi

HBK University, Qatar

Dr. Mohammed Obaidullah

Founder, IBF Net

Dr. Hisham Dafterdar

Awakaf Australia

Mufti Faraz Adam

Shariah Consultant & Head of Research, National Zakat Foundation, UK

Azim Kidwai

CEO, Mercy Mission & Chair, BoT, National Zakat Foundation, UK

Vladimir Malenko

General Director
PayZakat, Russian Federation

Zeinoul Abedien

CEO, Awqaf SA, South Africa

Dr. Abd Halim M Noor

Rector, UiTM Melaka Campus, Malaysia

Dr. Aliyu Dahiru Mohammed

Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria

Khalifa Muhamad Ali

Faculty of Islamic Economics
IPB University, Indonesia