Professional Development

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NCAVA Certificate in Volunteer Administration

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Refund Policy 


Webinars

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Regional Workshops 

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Online Basics In Volunteer Management Course

NCAVA is pleased to partner with Southeastern Community College (Whiteville, NC) and offer the Basics in Volunteer Management course online. The 10-week course will cover volunteer recruitment, retention, risk management, recognition, etc. After enrollment, there is no set time to "log on" each day and you can enter the course from any computer with Internet access.

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NCAVA Certification in Volunteer Administration

Administered by the NCAVA Certification Committee, the certification program is part of NCAVA's strategy to enhance the professional identity of volunteer administrators. The goals of the program are to raise standards, increase knowledge, and improve performance of volunteer administrators in North Carolina. The program provides a means to document competency and signify excellence in the practice of managing volunteer programs. The designation CAVNC, indicating a Certified Administrator of Volunteers in North Carolina, helps employers identify  the most qualified and committed professionals.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE CERTIFICATION APPLICATION

CLICK HERE pay online.   


Got Endorsement?

As a benefit to NCAVA affiliate members, NCAVA endorses qualified workshops so that attendees can earn contact hours toward the Certified Administrator of Volunteers in North Carolina (CAVNC) credential. NCAVA also endorses qualified workshops for non-member affiliates, organizations and presenting individuals.  All endorsement contact hours will be provided for a nominal fee to the non-member organization or individual. Applicants must be willing to have endorsed training events publicized by NCAVA.

For complete details and to download the Workshop Endorsement Form. CLICK HERE!

CLICK HERE pay online.  


“Caring for Caregivers”

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Piedmont Regional Association of Volunteer Administration (PRAVA) will host a roundtable titled “Caring for Caregivers” lead by Betsey McLawhorn, Program Director of Arts for Life. She will facilitate discussion on the importance of working to balance caring for our volunteers, the community that we serve, and ourselves. All important tasks for those who work in a high stress environment. The NCAVA Training Category this workshop topic best falls under is Commitment to the Profession

Cost: Free for first-time visitors and paying members

Location: Hospice and Palliative CareCenter, Williams Education and Counseling Building, Winston Salem, NC  

Date/Time Workshop: March 25, 2015 from 8:30 - 10 a.m.

For more information, contact Thane Campbell, thane@elbuenpastorlcs.org or 336-924-0401

Let’s Get Certified!

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Donna Ebron will lead this interactive and informative training. This workshop is recommended for volunteer managers who have at least 20 contact hours of training and has been a volunteer manager for at least one and half years.  This workshop goes beyond explaining the volunteer administration certification process.  Designed to engage participants in a hand on work session to jump start or finish the certification process. The primary learning objectives for this workshop/course: To complete their individual portfolio by April 1, 2015. The NCAVA training categories this workshop topic best falls under is Commitment to the Profession and Planning and Conceptual Design.

Site/Location: The Greensboro Volunteer Center

Cost: $15.00

Date/Time: March 20, 2015 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. (Bring your own lunch!)

Participants need to bring supplies, click here for all the details.

For additional information, site address, etc. contact Donna Ebron @ sirwaltsvc@gmail.com

“Getting Started On NCAVA Certification”

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Henderson County Association of Volunteer Administrators (HAVA) is pleased to offer, “Getting Started On NCAVA Certification.” Laura Allison, President of HAVA, will outline the requirements and a plan for members to become NCAVA certified. A schedule of workshops in Hendersonville to be offered by HAVA will be determined to help members meet the NCAVA certification requirements. State training schedules will also be presented and members will be able to decide which ones will be helpful and are realistic to attend. Logistics will be discussed to attend these trainings.

The learning objectives for this workshop include:

  • To educate HAVA members on how to increase their professional commitment and responsibility.
  • To inform HAVA members on how to become NCAVA certified.
  • To develop a plan for training to be offered locally so NCAVA certification can be completed.
  • To develop a plan for members to attend workshops regionally or within the state to complete NCAVA certification.

The NCAVA Training Category this workshop topic best falls under is Commitment to the Profession and Planning and Conceptual Design

Cost: Free

Location: Oak Haven Conference Center 1308 Old Spartanburg Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792

Date: March 18, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30

For additional information, contact Kathy Kyle, 828 696 3811 or Email: kkyle@litcouncil.org


Online Basics In Volunteer Management Course

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NCAVA is pleased to partner with Southeastern Community College (Whiteville, NC) and offer the Basics in Volunteer Management course online. The 10-week course will cover volunteer recruitment, retention, risk management, recognition, etc. After enrollment, there is no set time to "log on" each day and you can enter the course from any computer with Internet access.

2015 date:

  • Sept. 9 - Nov. 10 ~ Registration form MUST BE COMPLETED and RECEIVED by August 31, 2015

Graduates of the class will receive 12 hours toward NCAVA certification as a Certified Administrator of Volunteers in North Carolina and one Continuing Education credit from Southeastern Community College (Whiteville, NC).

The tuition cost of the course is $70, made payable to Southeastern Community College. (NOTE: College tuition rates are set by the NC Legislation. Rates are subject to change in July of each year.) Credit cards are not accepted, however, we will be glad to invoice your agency. A handbook is required and will be made available the first day of class at no additional cost.

Anyone, anywhere can take this course. Out-of-state tuition DOES NOT apply.

Click on the links to download registration form and agency invoiceDue to state auditing standards, please mail a registration form with your original signature, NOT a copy, of your completed form. Tuition payment must accompany class registration form.

For more information, contact Dr. Melody Prevatte @ Melody.Prevatte@sccnc.edu