CCVA Supporters

CCVA is grateful for our supporters who recognize the CVA credential as a mark of excellence in volunteer resources management.

Associations

alive

AL!VE (Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement) is the national membership organization in the United States for leaders and professionals in volunteer engagement. AL!VE provides leadership, networking, learning, and opportunities to participate on a regional, national, or international level. It serves to enhance and sustain the spirit of volunteerism in America by fostering collaboration and networking, promoting professional development, and providing advocacy for leaders in community engagement. AL!VE is the essential professional resource and advocate for those who engage, motivate, and celebrate volunteers and their vital contribution to our society. volunteeralive.org

Association of Zoos & Aquariums

Founded in 1924, the Association of Zoos and Aquariums is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of zoos and aquariums in the areas of conservation, animal welfare, education, science, and recreation. AZA is the accrediting body for the top zoos and aquariums in the United States and 12 other countries. Look for the AZA accreditation logo whenever you visit a zoo or aquarium as your assurance that you are supporting a facility dedicated to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for you, and a better future for all living things. The AZA is a leader in saving species and your link to helping animals all over the world. aza.org

PAVRO

PAVR-O is committed to the professional development of its members through certification, conferences, regional workshops, advocacy and standards of practice and ethics. At PAVRO, we provide leadership for professional administrators of volunteer resources. We promote the qualifications, standards and ethics of the profession. We provide professional development in the administration of volunteer resources. We represent the members and to advocate on behalf of the profession. We respect and reflect the diversity of the profession. We promote communication among the membership and beyond for the mutual benefit of the members and we coordinate efforts among organizations with similar objectives. pavro.on.ca

Volunteer Management Canada

Volunteer Management Professionals of Canada is the champion in the field of Volunteer Management. Dedicated to advocacy, capacity building and networking, it connects and empowers a network of professionals and passionately elevates the quality of volunteerism in Canada. VMPC collaborates with provincial, national and international organizations to support its membership and strives for volunteer resources management to be recognized and respected as a leading profession of choice. vmpc.ca

VMPC supports an international certification process for Managers of Volunteer Resources through the Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration (CCVA).

Agencies & Employers

Driven by the vision that everyone needs a decent place to live, Habitat for Humanity began in 1976 as a grassroots effort on a community farm in southern Georgia. The Christian housing organization has since grown to become a leading global nonprofit working in local communities across all 50 states in the U.S. and in more than 70 countries. Families and individuals in need of a hand up partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. Through financial support, volunteering or adding a voice to support affordable housing, everyone can help families achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. Through shelter, we empower. habitat.org

United Way

United Way brings people together to build strong communities where everyone thrives. As one of the world's largest privately funded charities, we serve 95% of U.S. communities and 37 countries and territories; our humanitarian aid supports 48 million people every year. Through United Way, communities tackle tough challenges and work with private, public, and nonprofit partners to boost education, economic solutions, and health resources. United Way is the mission of choice for 1.5 million volunteers, 6.8 million donors, and 45,000 corporate partners in more than 1,100 communities worldwide in our second century of service. Together, we are building resilient, equitable communities across the globe. UnitedWay.org

Volunteer Benevoles Canada

Volunteer Canada is the national voice for volunteerism in Canada. Since 1977, the organization has been committed to increasing and supporting volunteerism and civic participation through ongoing programs, special projects and national initiatives, by developing resources and by engaging in research and training across the country. Working with volunteer centres, community and national organizations and businesses, Volunteer Canada actively leads national dialogues on how volunteerism relates to citizen engagement and civil society and provides leadership on issues and trends in the Canadian volunteer movement. volunteer.ca

Volunteer Ireland

Volunteer Ireland is the national organisation that promotes, supports and advocates for volunteering in Ireland working with a range of stakeholders to make volunteering accessible, inclusive and of high quality. They build capacity in organisations and companies to create meaningful volunteering experiences. They celebrate volunteering and communicate its impact to Government and the wider public. They advocate for volunteering so that its value is recognised. They support the network of Volunteer Centres and work closely with them to ensure volunteering thrives at local and national level. Volunteer Ireland's vision is for an Ireland where volunteering thrives. volunteer.ie

Learning, Resources & Tools

Better Impact

Better Impact has been helping the volunteer sector since 2001. Its membership spans the globe and includes members in the USA, Canada, Bermuda, United Kingdom, Ireland, Portugal, Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore. Better Impact's mission is to support Leaders of Volunteers in fulfilling their contribution toward their organization’s mission. This includes creating volunteer management software designed to meet the needs of Leaders of Volunteers. We pride ourselves on being there for members when they need some assistance. We also offer education and professional development opportunities while supporting professional associations with like minded missions. betterimpact.com

Volunteer Success

Volunteer Success is a registered Canadian charity that connects organizations to people and people to causes. We make it fun and easy for people of all ages and expertise to find meaningful volunteer opportunities. Our vision is to strengthen volunteerism by leveraging technology, engaging in education and connecting communities across Canada. Our Resource and Learning Centre helps volunteers and organizations stay up to date on the world of volunteering through its curated library of resources and tools in order to positively impact community needs, enhance volunteer experiences and support organizations' needs to increase capacity. volunteersuccess.com

engage

Engage, the global voice of leaders of volunteer engagement, is a professional quarterly journal with an active, social community where the collective voice of leaders from around the world can come together to learn, share and engage in conversation. engagejournal.org

Volunteer Match

At VolunteerMatch, we create better ways to put time and talent to good use. As the web’s largest volunteer engagement network, serving over 130,000 participating nonprofits, 150 network partners, and 13 million annual visitors, VolunteerMatch offers unique, award-winning solutions for individuals, nonprofits, and companies to make this vision a reality. Since its launch in 1998, VolunteerMatch has helped the social sector attract more than $6.8 billion worth of volunteer services. Today, with the support of partners including the Gates, Raikes and Fidelity Foundations, we are transforming what citizenship looks like in the digital age with our VolunteerMatch Open Network solution and our vision of a universal platform that strengthens the ethos and impact volunteering at massive scale. volunteermatch.org

Nonprofit Learning Lab

The Nonprofit Learning Lab is a national nonprofit that trains leaders in the nonprofit sector. They offer daily online nonprofit training and in-person Labs on facilitation, fundraising, strategic planning, communications, volunteer management, and more. The Nonprofit Learning Lab also offers free resources to help you lead your organization. They provide intermediate to advanced training for executive directors, c-suite staff, development directors, program directors, volunteer managers, operation directors, and board members. nonprofitlearninglab.org

Vounteer Pro

VolunteerPro provides best-in-class online volunteer management training, coaching, and community to leaders of volunteers at all levels. Our signature Volunteer Management Fundamentals Certificate and Volunteer Recruitment That Works courses offer modern, proven systems for engaging volunteers with a special focus on digital engagement. Our Premium VolunteerPro membership community offers monthly seminars, coaching, an extensive library of tools, and access to an accountability network of peers to help members take action and get traction. Our proprietary framework, the Volunteer Strategy SuccessPath™ drives our curriculum and is built on decades of direct, boots-on-the-ground experience in nonprofit leadership and volunteer engagement. The President and Founder, Tobi Johnson, is a CVA. volpro.net