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MAVA Member Benefits
By joining MAVA, you and your organization will benefit from the resources and expertise of hundreds of volunteer administrators across the state of Minnesota.  As the largest alliance of professionals of volunteer management in the state, we offer unparalleled leadership, training and networking opportunities. We are the leading voice for volunteerism in Minnesota, working to increase awareness of our profession and resources for leaders of volunteers across the state.
Connect to leaders in the field

Network with over 600 statewide MAVA member
Participate in a sector or geographic network
Utilize our online discussion forum

ENHANCE professional skills

Earn your Certificate in Volunteer Leadership
Gain new knowledge and insights at biannual conference
Attend events and trainings throughout Minnesota

ACCESS resources for your organization

Learn to advocate for your volunteer program within your organization
Use the online job bank to post positions or further your career
Recognize peers and volunteers through Excellence in Volunteerism Awards

ENGAGE in cutting-edge research

Access relevant research that MAVA conducts
Contribute to leading volunteer management research
Serve on a taskforce to aid in conducting research

ELEVATE your knowledge
Discover exclusive member only resources
Learn from fellow volunteer leaders by accessing the MAVA Monthly and social media

SAVE money

Attend MAVA events and trainings at a discount
Receive discounts on McDowell background checks


Engage with a MAVA committee to develop and utilize your skills
Serve on the MAVA Board of Directors
Share expertise by training others in the field

ADVOCATE for volunteerism
Be a part of the voice for volunteerism in the state of Minnesota
Stay up-to-date on national and state-wide legislation related to volunteerism
Work with the media on behalf of volunteerism to spotlight the sector