Certified Administrator of Volunteer Services (CAVS)

The Association for Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals (AHVRP) offers this credential that recognizes its members as proficient in their field.  The CAVS exam is now managed by the Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration.


AHVRP logoThe Association for Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals (AHVRP), a professional membership group of the American Hospital Association, is the premier professional membership society for healthcare volunteer services, retail operations and related support services disciplines. AHVRP provides education, recognition for personal and professional achievements, national networking as well as affiliation and collaboration with the American Hospital Association on public policy and advocacy issues related to healthcare volunteer services and retail operations. AHVRP is the professional association of choice providing leadership to volunteers to ensure a safe health care community where all our members reach their full potential. For more information about membership in AHVRP, visit www.ahvrp.org

CAVS exam inquiries:  CVA Executive Director, CAVS@cvacert.org  or 412-901-9598.

New Testing Window: Oct 1-12

Extended Deadline to apply for Oct testing window: Sept 10.

Pay Exam Fees online.

CAVS renewal inquiries:  Todd Ross, AHVRP, tross@aha.org, 312-422-3937