Professional Development

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NCAVA Certificate in Volunteer Administration

NCAVA Certification/Renewal Application

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.  


Let’s Get Certified, Leveraging Your Strengths.

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DAVA is excited to offer a workshop explaining NCAVA’s certification process in a workshop entitled, Let’s Get Certified, Leveraging Your Strengths.    

Deborah Ferrell, CAVNC, will lead a discussion on a step-by-step guide to NCAVA Certification and how certification benefits volunteer administrators. The primary learning objectives for this workshop include:

  • NCAVA mission
  • CAVNC Importance
  • Available workshops to get started
  • Step by step process
  • Testimonies from other CAVNC's
  • CAVNC Portfolios to view
  • Encourage members in this process, to see that it is doable. 

Volunteer administrators will leave with an understanding of the process and how they may benefit from becoming certified and adding CAVNC to their name.  NCAVA Training Category this workshop topic best falls under Commitment to the Profession. 

Location:  Duke Gardens, Durham, NC 

Date/Time: February 12, 2015 from 9 - 9:30

Cost: None

For more information, contact Jamie Tindal @ 919-764-7525 or via Jamie.tindal@dhhs.nc.gov 

Let's Get Certified!

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January 30, 2015 Let’s Get Certified in Charlotte area. Click here for details. 

March 20, 2015 Let’s Get Certified in Greensboro area. More details to follow!

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