Volunteers of America University
At Volunteers of America, there are no limits to your personal development.
We proudly announce the introduction of Volunteers of America University...
... A unique place where employees have the opportunity to excel, offering a variety of development programs in our training center, program sites, national conferences and symposia.
Education is a lifelong pursuit and Volunteers of America University is committed to employee development and education to foster a productive and skilled workforce. Continuous learning helps our employees ensure quality services to clients and prepares them for promotional opportunities.
The University also helps our employees gain knowledge and skills that enable them to excel both personally and professionally. You’ll benefit from the chance to carve out a successful career path, and Volunteers of America will benefit from your expertise.
- Continuous workplace learning
- Accredited educational opportunities
- Vision to serve those most in need
- An unparalleled opportunity to excel
It’s no secret, learning helps create employees who can provide quality services to those in need and opens the doors to promotional opportunities. You’ll benefit from the chance to carve out a successful career path, and aid Volunteers of America in attacking the root causes of homelessness, hunger and substance abuse. Sure it a challenge, but it’s one of the most rewarding opportunities available today.
Depending on your field of concentration, training and development programs during the first year may include:
- Case Management
- Public Speaking
- Leadership for Results
- Crisis Intervention
- Performance Management
- Computer Training
- Workplace Ethics
- Career Path Development
- Negotiation Skills
Qualified candidates may also apply for partial tuition reimbursement for Associates, Bachelors or Masters Degree programs from an accredited university or College Level Examination Program (CLEP).
Volunteers of America-Greater New York has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102; (703) 506-3275.