Why join NYAVA?

Make Connections

NYAVA connects you with peers from a broad spectrum of nonprofit, public and private sectors as well as consultants, trainers/presenters, and others. 

Get help with problems, find out about job opportunities and communicate with leaders in the profession.

Enhance your skills and knowledge

NYAVA gives you the tools to perform well on the job and develop as a professional. 

  • Members receive a discounted fee at NYAVA professional development workshops, including our signature Principles and Practices of Volunteer Management course
  • NYAVA partners with national and local organizations to give you discounts on local trainings
  • We offer free member events (Brown Bag Breakfasts) and networking events (Happy Hours) to extend your professional reach
  • Involvement in NYAVA committees and projects builds your credibility as a leader

Keep up with what's new

NYAVA is your source for information on volunteer resources management. NYAVA helps you stay informed about trends, issues and research.

  • Our Newsletter (6 issues per year) covers association activities and developments in the field
  • Member breakfasts bring colleagues together to discuss current topics in the field of Volunteer Administration
  • Our Website carries news on the profession, and info about workshops, special events and happenings in the New York City area
  • Follow and like us at www.facebook.com/NYAVA.org