Inspiring Excellence in the Leadership of Volunteers to Impact Communities

Welcome to the exciting and evolving world of volunteer engagement! MAVA provides a vital forum for people involved in the field of volunteerism.  Through our cutting edge research and multi-level trainings, we provide these leaders essential professional development and opportunities to exchange relevant information and ideas with their peers.  With over 800 members, MAVA is a powerful force for leaders of volunteers.  MAVA continues to shape the future of volunteerism to create a positive impact within our communities.

   Minnesota has the best state network of volunteer program     managers in the United States 
                        - Steve McCurley, International Trainer


       I simply can't praise this group enough.  No other group in the US has achieved the level  of  participation and satisfaction that this group has. 

   -Betty Stallings, International Trainer

Upcoming events

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 8:30 AM • Lyngblomsten Care Center: 1415 Almond Avenue, St. Paul
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 8:30 AM • Second Harvest Heartland, 6325 Sandburg Rd, Golden Valley, MN
Tuesday, May 05, 2015 8:30 AM (CDT) • Essentia Health Virginia, 901 9th St. N, Virigina, MN

Recent blog posts

Friday, January 16, 2015 12:24 PM • Morgan Weis
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 9:43 AM • Mary Quirk