Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration
Excellence • Ethics • Education
Signal a commitment to excellence and demonstrate the knowledge needed to competently attract, onboard, and support dedicated volunteers and community members.
Select from a network of 1100 individuals including leaders of volunteers in every conceivable type of organization and setting.
Renew CVA credentials to demonstrate continuing professional development and retain the right to use the professional appellation, CVA.
Understand the ethics of a leader of volunteers by attending a free learning session!Read more »
In 2021, CVAs took part in the Technology Evolution in Volunteer Administration (TEVA) study.Read more »
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A world where competent, passionate leaders effectively engage volunteers.
To advance excellence in volunteer administration by delivering professional certification and advocating ethical practice.
We provide certifications internationally! Apply to become a CVA.
CVAs Currently Certified
Professionals showcasing their commitment to excellence and ethical practices in all aspects of their work.
CVAs Certified in 2022
Pursue your CVA in 2023. Complete your application by March 1, 2023 for the April exam.
CVAs Renewed in 2022
This group demonstrated their ongoing commitment to volunteer leadership excellence amidst the challenging backdrop of a global pandemic.
All Time Certifications
Professionals who have chosen over time to add a CVA certification to their portfolio of credentials and expertise. (Calculated as of December 2022.)