SVAVA, PO Box 3274, Norfolk, VA 23514

(757) 322-2992

SVAVA

The Professional Organization for Volunteer Administrators in Hampton Roads

Resources

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Professional Development and Capacity Building

 AL!VE: The  Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement is a national membership  organization of leaders and professionals in volunteer engagement
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
HandsOn Network Tools & Resources: Tools and resources that are accessible, easy to implement and focused on impact
JFFixler Group: Offers webinars, resources, tools, templates, and consultants
Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration: MAVA has compiled a list of general volunteer and nonprofit resources
Nonprofit Management Solutions: Offers workshops and learning groups for volunteer administrators
Points of Light: Volunteer engagement resources and trainings
Service Enterprise Initiative: Comprehensive  assessment, training, and coaching initiative to help nonprofits better  leverage volunteers throughout the organizations

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.
VolunteerMatch Learning Center: Free webinars, resources, and blog

Volunteer Hampton Roads : Comprehensive volunteer center in Hampton Roads
Virginia Service: Virginia Office on Community and Volunteerism

CVA Certification

 If you are interested in obtaining your CVA (Certification in Volunteer Administration), please visit http://www.cvacert.org/ for more information.   

Volunteer Recruitment

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

Virginia Service: Virginia Office on Community and Volunteerism
VolunteerMatch: Post and manage volunteer opportunities

Volunteer Peninsula Get Connected: Post and manage volunteer opportunities

Volunteer Hampton Roads : Post and manage volunteer opportunities

SVAVA Member Scholarships

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.

Scholarship Application and Instructions

SVAVA Scholarship Application and Instructions (docx)

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SVAVA Scholarship Application and Instructions (pdf)

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