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Society of Volunteer Administrators                                 

What is Society of Volunteer Administrators (SVA)?

The SVA of the Lehigh Valley is an organization serving the needs of individuals responsible for the administration of volunteer programs.

Who can join SVA?

Membership in SVA is open to anyone in the field of volunteer management, either paid or volunteer. Anyone who works or has worked with any agency, organization or business administering volunteers is welcome to join. Both Pennsylvania and New Jersey organizations are represented in SVA membership.

Why join the SVA?

The Educational Advantage:

  • Monthly meetings to develop your skills to recruit, train, retain, motivate and recognize volunteers in your program

  • Workshops designed to strengthen personal competency skills

The Professional Advantage:

  • Network and exchange resources with other professional volunteer administrators

  • Cooperative efforts to promote volunteerism

  • Build volunteer/staff partnerships

  • Advocate legislation beneficial to volunteers

  • $25 annual dues includes membership directory, monthly programs and membership pin

SVA 2020-2021 Schedule

For more details on these sessions, click here to view the 2020-2021 brochure.


Sept 15 - What is virtual volunteering and what can we do? ( How to develop meaningful virtual opportunities) - Zoom Meeting 

Oct 20 - Racial Justice Training - Zoom Meeting

Nov 17 - Self Care - we need to take the time to focus on ourselves to be the best we can at work - Zoom Meeting

December- NO MEETING

Jan 19 - Recruiting the right volunteers for you - Safe Volunteer Recruitment - Zoom 

Feb 16 - Building volunteer job descriptions - Zoom

March 16 - Your time is valuable use it wisely - Zoom

April 20 - TBD

May 18 - Mini Conference - Panels - (details to follow) - Zoom or TBD

Please note: If the Bethlehem Area School District has a delay or is cancelled, the meeting is CANCELLED.

2019 Youth Volunteer Award - Mikayla Reffle, nominated by Camelot for Children

Questions about Society of Volunteer Administrators?
Contact Priscilla Moreira, SVA President -, 484-882-1098
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Contact Us

25 W 3rd Street
Bethlehem, PA  18015

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