Course Description:

TheVolunteer Internship is a non-paid experience fostering civic volunteerism and civic leadership. (Student must serve in a nonprofit organization or agency. Student may receive a stipend to cover expenses but not a salary.)


This class will introduce students to leadership theory, engage them in a variety of self-discovery exercises, provide them with individual and collaborative leadership experiences, and assist them in preparing and executing a Leadership Growth Plan (LGP).


This course focuses on the legal issues and organizational risks affecting nonprofit organizations that are likely to be confronted by nonprofit leaders. Content includes strategies to create and perpetuate safe and productive environments for all stakeholders; effects of sound decision making to diminish and control corporate and individual liability. This course provides the student with a basic grounding in the laws and regulations governing nonprofit organizations. In addition, students will study the risk management factors that need to be fully considered in nonprofit leadership but are not limited to,insurance basics, managing employment risks, managing governance risks, special event safety, managing facility risks, and risk management for youth and human service programs.


This class will introduce students to leadership theory, engage them in a variety of self-discovery exercises, provide them with individual and collaborative leadership experiences, and assist them in preparing and executing a Leadership Growth Plan (LGP).