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.
Check out the current positions for 2019-20 MAVA Cohort!
Food Shelf Capacity Mobilizer VISTA with the Foundation for Essential Need (FFEN): FILLED
Partnerships for the Future VISTA with Roseville Area Schools Community Education: FILLED
Neighborhood Initiative Coordinator VISTA with Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly: FILLED
Skills Based Volunteerism Developer VISTA with The Family Partnership: FILLED
Programs Development Specialist VISTA with Wright County Community Action (WCCA): FILLED
Volunteer Coordinator VISTA with Western Communities Action Network (WeCAN):
Hungry to make a difference? Help WeCAN grow our volunteer program infrastructure to recruit and retain volunteers that help eliminate hunger and fight poverty in our community.
Speaker's Bureau Developer VISTA with Our Saviors Community Services:
Increase our capacity to walk with people as they break the cycle of poverty by engaging skills-based volunteers to conduct outreach through a Speakers' Bureau and teach financial literacy classes!
Community Outreach & Engagement Coordinator VISTA with Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People(VEAP): FILLED
Volunteer Engagement Specialist VISTA with Hope for the Journey Home: FILLED
Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration (MAVA)'s AmeriCorps VISTA Leader:
Maximize your leadership skills and inspire the next generation of service members! Coach, train, and support 9 VISTAs as they develop volunteer programming to fight poverty in MN.