(AL!VE) News Feed, collection of current news and resources.
Volunteer Hub Blog, "How Volunteer Managers Can Respond to Covid-19"
This private Facebook group is very active and has 1600 members. It's a great place to get ideas and ask questions of other volunteer coordinators around the world! Follow link here.
Looking to keep the conversation local? Join our SVAVA members group. Help us keep the conversation robust by joining and posting. Follow link here.
SVAVA offers one scholarship opportunity per year up to $100 to assist members in professional growth and development within volunteer administration. This fund is available to be applied towards continuing education courses, registration fees (for CVA credential or conferences), professional materials (books, software) and workshops. See below for application and instructions.
AL!VE: The Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement is a national membership organization of leaders and professionals in volunteer engagement. SVAVA is a current member; access to resources can be provided to SVAVA members by request.
Better Impact Community: Free resource for those engaged in volunteer management; shared resources, blogs, and forums.
BoardSource: Training and resources for boards and committees.
Energize, Inc.: International training, consulting and publishing firm specializing in volunteerism.
Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration: MAVA has compiled a list of general volunteer and nonprofit resources.
Points of Light: Volunteer engagement resources and trainings.
Service Enterprise Initiative: Part of Points of Light. Helps organizations become a certified Service Enterprise.
TCC Academy for Nonprofit Excellence: Serving the professional development needs of Hampton Roads’ nonprofits with programs covering a broad spectrum of nonprofit management and leadership.
University of SD Certificate Course: One unit certificate course on volunteer engagement
University of SD Master’s Course: One unit course on volunteer engagement
University of San Diego Non Profit Institute: Variety of classes, certificates, and programs for nonprofit professionals. Free online library & resources.
Virtual Volunteering LinkedIn Group: Useful discussions and tips about managing virtual volunteers.
VolunteerMatch Learning Center: Free webinars, resources, and blog.
Volunteer Hampton Roads : Comprehensive volunteer center in Hampton Roads.
Volunteer Hub Resources: A collection of eBooks, studies, templates, and white papers for volunteer managers.
Virginia Service: Virginia Office on Community and Volunteerism. Resources, opportunities, and an annual conference.
VQ Volunteer Strategies: Offers webinars, resources, tools, templates, and consultants.
The Texas Volunteer Management Conference and VolunteerNow have put together a great schedule of webinars featuring excellent speakers and timely topics. Recordings of past sessions and links to upcoming ones are at: https://www.texasvmc.org/2020-webinars/. Their Facebook page is also a great resource: https://www.facebook.com/texasvmc.org
Association for Health Care Volunteer Resource Professionals Conference (Sep. 13-16, 2020, Dallas)
Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement (AL!VE) Conference (Oct 2020)
Considering the CVA Credential/Exam? Learn more about the requirements and fees at: https://cvacert.org/. The Council for Certification in Volunteer Management Facebook page also has sample test questions, study groups, and more at https://www.facebook.com/cvacert (Did you know SVAVA has scholarships to help with costs related to professional development? Application below.)
All for Good: An online hub for volunteerism and community service.
boardnetUSA: Connecting nonprofit boards and new leaders.
Catchafire: Match you with top industry talent, skill-based volunteer database.
Create the Good / AARP: Post and manage volunteer opportunities.
Idealist: Post and manage volunteer opportunities and internships.
JustServe: Searchable volunteer opportunity database (faith-based organization).
LinkedIn for Nonprofits: Find skilled volunteers and board members.
Taproot+: Find pro bono help from skilled volunteers.
Volunteer Peninsula: Post and manage volunteer opportunities.
Volunteer Hampton Roads : Post and manage volunteer opportunities.
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