What We Do
The Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration (MAVA) connects, educates, strengthens, and advocates
for volunteer engagement leaders and their organizations to positively impact communities.
What You Can Do
Serve full-time for one year across the state to develop, expand, or improve volunteer programming that connects Minnesotans to the resources they need to move out of poverty.
Together We Can
Enhance how organizations use volunteers to fight poverty in Minnesota while building your skill set, growing your network, and launching your career through our service cohort.
Community Emergency Assistance Programs Plentiful Produce Co-operative Coordinator:
Community Involvement Programs Volunteer Engagement Coordinator:
Help people with disabilities, both physical and mental, to live their greatest lives by strengthening a volunteer program to improve the services of an innovative organization.
Interfaith Outreach Great Expectations Volunteer Engagement Specialist:
Jeremiah Program Volunteer Outreach and Engagement Coordinator:
Provide a supportive community for single mothers to journey out of poverty. Grow & diversify our volunteer program, create & pilot new volunteer trainings, & sustain our Volunteer Advisory Council.
Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly Neighborhood Initiative Coordinator:
Create a community where older adults are valued and connected. Empower volunteers to end elder isolation in their neighborhood so people can age in place in the community they love.
MAVA VISTA Leader:
Minnesota Children's Museum Youth Service Coordinator:
Second Harvest Heartland Executive Service Corps Developer:
Lead one of our state’s most sophisticated non-profits in developing a model for engaging highly skilled volunteers to create lasting impact for food insecure Minnesotans.
The Open Door Volunteer Program Development VISTA
: Help make hunger history! Revamp our volunteer program by engaging Lead Volunteers, creating new training, & improving processes to make healthy food more accessible to our clients.