Who should join CAVA?
CAVA is for
What are the benefits?
Stay Current on Volunteer Trends.
CAVA members are kept up to date on local, regional and national issues impacting the profession of volunteer management through our e-mail communications and newsletters.
Sharing ideas and challenges is an integral part of improving volunteer programs. CAVA provides networking opportunities 30 minutes prior to every Skill Builder and Professional Development Workshop and hosts CAVA Java events and lunch discussions for our members. Employment and job training opportunities are shared with our membership through our FREE monthly newsletter and communication e-blasts.
Improve your Skills.
CAVA members are invited to attend FREE monthly Skill Builders to boost their volunteer management skills. Volunteer administrators have an opportunity to attend a day-long class on Volunteer Management 101 or become certified as a Manager of Volunteer Programs, an adult education certificate series that trains participants how to effectively manage volunteers. CAVA members also receive discounted rates on quarterly Professional Development Workshops.
Be Recognized as a Leader.
CAVA Members are invited to join the Executive Board, serve on a sub-committee, and/or share their expertise as a program presenter. CAVA also recognizes best practices in the profession of volunteer management through special leadership awards. CAVA honors individuals and organizations that help lead our city’s volunteers. You could be recognized as the Outstanding Manager or your organization's program could be the Outstanding Volunteer Program. Awards for Outstanding Volunteer and Outstanding Corporate Partner are also awarded annually.
Gain Access to our Members Only Benefits.
As a CAVA member you will have exclusive access to our "Members Only" content which will include online membership directory, meeting notes, and the latest updates in the field of Volunteer Management and member’s only content. Members also have voting rights for board chairs at the annual breakfast.
CAVA is affordable.
Joining CAVA is more affordable than ever. Memberships run from January to December and group rates may apply.
Individual Membership: $50
Full-time student/retiree: $30 *Includes AmeriCorps Members
Group Rate (up to 3): $125