The value of volunteers to a nonprofit becomes even more important in tough economic times. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are nearly 62 million volunteers in America. The Independent Sector values each volunteer hour given at more than $20 an hour. Learn how to use volunteers more effectively, and make the volunteer experience stand out. Discover easy steps you can implement right away to build numbers and commitment among your volunteer pool, whether your organization is just starting out or you already have a strong team of volunteers. You must attend 90% of all scheduled class hours, in addition to completing any other requirements set by the instructor, in order to pass the class and be awarded CEUs and a Certificate of Completion.