Are You a Competent Volunteer Manager?

Are You a Competent Volunteer Manager?

Last year, the Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration (cvacert.org) asked your help in distributing a practitioner survey as part of our comprehensive job analysis study. Thanks in large part to your efforts, we received over 800 responses!

The new competency framework clarifies and defines the full range of tasks involved in the professional management and leadership of volunteer engagement. It also serves as the foundation for the Certified in Volunteer Administration (CVA) credential. The new framework details seven competencies: Read More »

Certification in Volunteer Administration Registration Deadline is March 1

Certification in Volunteer Administration Registration Deadline is March 1

Top Ten Reasons to Consider CVA Certification (www.cvacert.org)
1) Certification offers credibility. The CCVA is the only international entity that
offers the professional credential for volunteer administrators. Certification serves
as a third-party endorsement of knowledge and experience against industry
standards in volunteer administration. Read More »

How Do I Get the Certification in Volunteer Administration?

How Do I Get the Certification in Volunteer Administration?

Certification Process:

The Exam: multiple choice questions based on a Content Outline of topics two-hour timeframe allowed offered once a year on the 4th Wednesday in May taken via the internet candidates arrange a local test site and proctor.

The Portfolio:
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Register Now to Pursue the CVA Credential

Register Now to Pursue the CVA Credential

Benefits for YOU, the individual practitioner:

  • clarification of personal values and professional ethics
  • identification of strengths and areas for growth
  • enhanced self-esteem through peer recognition
  • increased confidence in problem-solving skills
  • increased personal and professional credibility
  • transferable documentation of knowledge, skills, and abilities
  • reinforced commitment to professional excellence
  • may contribute to hiring and job security
  • may lead to more recognition from top management

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Will 2015 be the year you earn the CVA Credential?

Will 2015 be the year you earn the CVA Credential?

“Going through the CVA certification process is something I would encourage every volunteer management professional to do. It gave me an incredible sense of validation for the work that I have done, along with a deeper understanding of a worldwide body of professionals who believe and promote the same core values of volunteerism that I do. I’m so glad I did it!”
Becci J. Terrill, CVA, Shepherds Ministries, Inc., Union Grove, WI Read More »

Certification in Volunteer Administration

Certification in Volunteer Administration

Top Ten Reasons to Consider CVA Certification
1) Certification offers credibility. The CCVA is the only international entity that
offers the professional credential for volunteer administrators. Certification serves
as a third-party endorsement of knowledge and experience against industry
standards in volunteer administration. Read More »

Certification in Volunteer Administration

Certification in Volunteer Administration

March 1 Deadline is Approaching — Register now to become Certified in Volunteer Administration!

In the words of a recent CVA: “Going through the CVA certification process is something
I would encourage every volunteer management professional to do. It gave me an incredible sense of validation for the work that I have done, along with a deeper understanding of a worldwide body of professionals who believe and promote the same core values of volunteerism that I do. I’m so glad I did it!” – Becci J. Terrill, CVA – Shepherds Ministries, Inc., Union Grove, WI

For more information about the process, fees, and the registration form, download the 2013 CVA Candidate Handbook at www.cvacert.org.

Questions? Contact us a ccva@comcast.net or 804-794-8689.