Recognizing and supporting leaders
Many CVAs become excellent trainers, sharing their professional expertise and skills in workshops and conferences.
First CVA certificant in Saudi Arabia joins the ever-expanding global network of recognized professionals.
Promoting the CCVA
CVAs are effective ambassadors, sharing information about the program with their peers.
This is a hot topic for workshops and peer discussions, often led by CVAs.
New candidate support
Local study groups support new candidates throughout the certification process, and mentor newcomers to the field.
What is CCVA?
Our vision is a world where competent, passionate leaders effectively engage volunteers. We deliver professional certification and advocate ethical practice so organizations can maximize the impact of volunteer involvement to achieve their missions. More »
Professional certification signals a commitment to excellence. It confirms that individuals have the knowledge needed to competently attract, onboard and support volunteers. Certification promotes personal confidence, and helps employers hire, verify and reward relevant expertise. More »
Are you ready to pursue Certification in Volunteer Administration? The registration process is easy, and we offer plenty of support along the way. The Candidate Handbook provides an overview of the program components, fees, key dates, and the registration form. More »
Our CVAs are saying...
I loved the process of acquiring my CVA! I found it personally enriching and professionally valuable.
Jason Frenzel-Wright, CVA • Huron River Watershed Council • Ann Arbor, MI USA
I am very glad I completed the certification process. I encourage all volunteer managers to challenge themselves to earn their CVA — you will be better for the effort!
Mary Earheart-Brown, CVA • Memphis City Schools • Memphis, TN USA