Introduction to BLM Volunteer Administration (self - paced/online)



Course Name: BLM-TC-1100 - 04, Introduction to BLM Volunteer Administration

Course Length: 2 – 3 hours (self-paced)

Course Objectives:  The goal of this course is to provide you with the tools you'll need to administer a volunteer program at BLM.

Course Description:  This course is designed for BLM employees who coordinate and administer volunteer programming at BLM, and managers who oversee staff working with volunteers.

Course Module Objectives:  This training is divided into eight modules to cover the basics of volunteer program administration at the BLM.  The eight modules include:

·         Determining Volunteer Need

·         Recruiting, Screening and Selecting Volunteers

·         Orienting Volunteers and Completing the Volunteer Services Agreement

·         Training Volunteers

·         Demonstrating the proper use of Government Property

·         Completing Volunteer Reimbursements

·         Conducting Volunteer Evaluations and Recognition

·         Understanding Reporting Procedures

Target Audience: All BLM employees who work with volunteers, and those who supervise BLM employees charged with organizing and leading volunteer projects and programs.

Course Credit:  To receive course credit, participants will have to enroll in this course in DOI Talent and then review all module videos (8) on the following link: The link and resources are currently unavailable.

After reviewing the modules, participants must go back into DOI Learn to complete the knowledge review questions. In order to successfully complete this class, participants must answer at least 80% of the questions correctly.  At that time, participants will be able to access a certificate of course completion for their records.


Please keep in mind, this course is a supplement to the BLM in-person volunteer

administration training classes which are held at various locations annually.