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
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.