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Many organisations around the globe formally support IVMDay through membership in our International Supporters Group.

We would love to hear from any group or individual who would like to sign on as an official IVMDay supporter.

Membership of the International Supporters group is free and we ask only that you make a commitment to promoting IVMDay through your region and networks, on your website and to your members.

If you would like further details, please send an email to the committee chair Andy Fryar andy@ozvpm.com

Please click on a region below to learn who is supporting IVMDay in your area.

International Supporters Group

Africa and Middle East

ISRAEL
Leir Institute for Volunteer Management

The Leir Institute for Volunteer Management was set up in 2003 with the aim of developing volunteer management tools which will equip volunteer managers / coordinators with the complex task of mobilizing and managing volunteers. This Institute was established to address a growing need of volunteer managers working in voluntary organizations, non-profit organizations and local and municipal governmental volunteer programs.

NAVAV

The Center for the Training & Management of Youth Volunteerism – Nadav is the leading management training organization of youth volunteerism in Israel. Each year, Nadav trains, guides and advises hundreds of volunteer managers and coordinators from various disciplines and endeavors to assimilate the value of volunteerism amongst youth and young adults.

NCVI

NCVI (National Council for Voluntarism in Israel – NGO) is the leading and most professional training body, since 1976. NCVI established the first academic course for volunteer managers and for the volunteer management profession with the BAR ILAN UNIVERSTY (BIU). The goals of CVI in Israel are to cultivate the public awareness in volunteering, to identify the needs and to form matching plans, including training volunteer leadership. These actions of the council are made possible, since CVI is acting as a link between the government and local authorities to the volunteer organizations.

MALI
Agency for the Promotion of Volunteerism

Based in Sahel, Mali, APVS – the Agency for the Promotion of Volunteerism (Agence pour la promotion du volontariat au Sahel) seeks to promote volunteering and volunteer management in this land locked West African nation. Contact: Exec Director Kassoum Coulibaly at k.coulibaly@netcourrier.com

SOUTH AFRICA
NATIONAL VOLUNTEER CENTRE

Located in cape Town, the volunteer centre is a non- government organisation that recruits volunteers in any age group, matching their skills with 150 organisations around South Africa. The centre also trains and orientates volunteers before placing them. South Africa’s first Volunteer Centre was originally known as “The Voluntary Aid Bureau.” It started in Cape Town in 1979, as a project of International Year of the Child. The office opened in 1980, and at first was staffed entirely by volunteers. In 1983, at a special general meeting, a constitution was ratified and a management committee was elected. The Centre now boasts five full time staff and offers a comprehensive range of services to organisations and individual volunteers. Visit >www.volcent.co.za/index.htm for more details.

TOGO
YES – TOGO

The YES Country Network in Togo is a collaboration of youth organizations and NGOs working to prepare for the Global Youth Employment Summit and the Decade Campaign of Action that will follow. For further info contact National Coordinator: Mr OGOUBI Kossi at ogoubibosco@yahoo.fr

Americas and Canada

CANADA
Administrators of Volunteer Resources BC

AVRBC is an organization of professionals in British Columbia dedicated to promoting leadership in the management of volunteer resources and to providing a supportive network for all its members. AVRBC was incorporated as a society in 1975.

Better Impact

We are a small but global company dedicated to helping nonprofits, charities and government agencies accomplish their missions. (Formerly known as Volunteer2). We are most well known for our Volunteer Impact software solutions – assisting agencies of all shapes and sizes to support their workforce in new, dynamic and effective ways www.betterimpact.com

The Canadian Journal of Volunteer Resources Management (CJVRM)

The Canadian Journal of Volunteer Resources Management (CJVRM) is a nonprofit publication highlighting the management of volunteer services in Canada.Since 1992, CJVRM has connected Managers of Volunteer Resources throughout the country by proividing a forum for sharing stories of success and challenges in the field.

Hamilton Administrators of Volunteers

Hamilton Administrators of Volunteers was formed in 1972 and has been committed to developing, promoting and supporting professional excellence among those individuals empowered with the management of volunteers.

InitLive

InitLive is an all-in-one volunteer management solution designed for events. Event & volunteer managers can use InitLive’s web tool and free mobile app to recruit, schedule, manage and communicate with ease. www.initlive.com

KAAAV (Kingston Area Association of Administrators of Volunteers)

KAAAV (Kingston Area Association of Administrators of Volunteers) is a multi-disciplinary membership association of volunteer managers who meet regularly to network and access professional development. KAAAV is a member of PAVR-O (Professional Administrators of Volunteer Resources-Ontario). http://www.kaaav.org/

Ottawa Administrators of Volunteer Resources

The OAVR is an Ottawa-based association open to anyone in the field of volunteer management. We’re affiliated with the Professional Administrators of Volunteer Resources in Ontario (PAVR-O) and are a Community Partner with Volunteer Ottawa. Our mandate is to promote professionalism, support our members in the pursuit of their goals, provide a forum to share information, and to network.

Peel Volunteer Administrator’s Network

PVAN strives to uphold and ensure the utilization of of best practices by volunteer administrators while providing a forum for professional development, networking, mentoring and promoting volunteer management in the region of Peel including the municipalities of Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga.

Professional Administrators of Volunteer Resources – Ontario

PAVR-O is a provincial organization which promotes professional standards of excellence in the administration of volunteer resources throughout Ontario. It was formed in 1998 as a consolidation of OAVA (Ontario Association of Volunteer Administration) and ODVH (Ontario Directors of Volunteers in Healthcare).

St Albert Community Information and Volunteer Centre

Since 1980, St. Albert CIVC has promoted volunteerism in our community and connected volunteers with organizations. We provide 180+ agencies with training to enhance the professional development of staff in the voluntary sector.

Volunteer Canada

Volunteer Canada’s mission is to lead the advancement of volunteerism in strengthening society and improving quality of life in Canada. Volunteer Canada is the national voice for volunteerism in Canada. Since 1977, Volunteer Canada has been committed to supporting volunteerism and civic participation, and communicating the value of volunteers to this country’s social fabric, through ongoing programs and special projects. National in scope, Volunteer Canada’s board members, partners, and members represent hundreds of different communities across Canada.

Volunteer Loyalty

A proud supporter of International Volunteer Manager Appreciation Day, Volunteer Loyalty is a consultancy committed to the promotion of volunteerism and to helping non profit organizations achieve excellence in volunteer program management.

Volunteer Management Professionals of Canada

“The organization now known as Volunteer Management Professionals of Canada (VMPC) was founded in 1980 and is the champion in the field of Volunteer Management. Dedicated to advocacy, capacity building and networking, it connects and empowers a network of professionals and passionately elevates the quality of volunteerism in Canada. VMPC collaborates with provincial, national and international organizations to support its membership and strives for volunteer resources management to be recognized and respected as a leading profession of choice.”

Volunteer MBC

Volunteer MBC is a volunteer centre that seeks to foster and develop volunteerism in the Region of Peel, serving the cities of Mississauga and Brampton, and the Town of Caledon, by raising awareness of the power of service http://www.volunteermbc.org/

Volunteer Prince George

Volunteer Prince George is the primary recruitment and referral agency serving Prince George and surrounding areas since 1991. They provide services to over 100 member organizations seeking volunteer support.

The Volunteer Centre of Toronto

The Volunteer Centre of Toronto’s mission is to promote volunteerism and connect people to volunteer opportunities. For over 35 years, we have led and interacted along the diverse continuum of volunteer participation in Toronto. We build organization capacity through support and training to the voluntary sector, including our 400+ member organizations.

UNITED STATES
AL!VE

AL!VE serves to enhance and sustain the spirit of volunteering in America by fostering collaboration and networking, promoting professional development, and providing advocacy for leaders in community engagement. http://www.volunteeralive.org/

America Learns

Los Angeles based America Learns is a global educational performance and accountability firm reaching more than 20,000 students worldwide. The organization’s flagship service, the America Learns Performance Measurement & Learning Network, helps organizations to simultaneously track the progress of and measure their volunteer tutors and mentor’s performance while providing ongoing, personalized training and support to volunteers

Association of Jewish Family & Children’s Agencies (AJFCA)

(AJFCA) is a membership organization for Jewish human service agencies in North America, providing a platform through which the actions of each of our member agencies are united in a single, strong Jewish response to human need. http://www.ajfca.org/home

Better Impact

We are a small but global company dedicated to helping nonprofits, charities and government agencies accomplish their missions. (Formerly known as Volunteer2). We are most well known for our Volunteer Impact software solutions – assisting agencies of all shapes and sizes to support their workforce in new, dynamic and effective ways www.betterimpact.com

BettyStallings.com

Inspiring and empowering people to effectively attract and utilize volunteer and financial donations to achieve their organizations’ mission. www.BettyStallings.com

The CharityChannel

he oldest and largest community of third-sector professionals in the world. The CharityChannel community is comprised of nonprofit sector professionals from around the world who volunteer their time, advice, information, tips and articles for the benefit of the community.

Cincinnati Association of Volunteer Administrators

The mission of CAVA is to engage, educate and enrich the communities in which we live, work and play by supporting professional Leaders of Volunteer Engagement and the volunteers within their organizations.

The Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration (CCVA)

The Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration (CCVA) advances the profession and practice of volunteer resource management by certifying individuals who demonstrate knowledge and competence in the leadership of volunteers. Certified in Volunteer Administration (CVA) is an international credential awarded to practitioners with at least three years of experience who successfully complete an exam and written portfolio process. Originally developed by the Association for VolunteerAdministration (AVA) several decades ago, the credentialing program is now sponsored by the Council for Certification in VolunteerAdministration.

The Directors of Volunteer Programs Association (DVPA)

The Directors of Volunteer Programs Association (DVPA) exists to encourage and promote volunteer management as a profession while providing a network for local coordinators in Southwest Washington. http://dvpa.weebly.com/

DutySheet

DutySheet simplifies the management of volunteers by capturing, reporting and communicating data efficiently. www.dutysheet.com

Energize Inc

International training, consulting & publishing firm specializing in volunteerism; largest Web site worldwide for volunteer program managers; publishers of e-volunteerism: the electronic journal of the Volunteer Community www.energizeinc.com

The Greater Richmond Association for Volunteer Administration (GRAVA)

The Greater Richmond Association for Volunteer Administration (GRAVA) is a professional non-profit organization that pursues excellence in mobilizing and supporting volunteer resources management. Simply said, GRAVA is a professional organization for people who work with volunteers. http://www.greaterrichmondava.com/index.html

Jersey Shore DOVIA

DOVIA (Directors of Volunteers in Agencies) of Monmouth County is an association of professionals involved in the administration of volunteer programs.

Kid’s Food Basket

Kids’ Food Basket is a non-profit focused on attacking childhood hunger so that young people may learn and live well. We currently provide Sack Suppers to nearly 7,500 kids every weekday during the school year, plus hundreds more at local sites in the summer. Through our Sack Supper program, kids get well-balanced nutritious meals, filling the gap schools and parents often can’t afford. We attack childhood hunger by providing nutritious evening meals to kids, and engaging our community through volunteering and education. http://www.KidsFoodBasket.org

The Nonprofit Sector Resource Institute

The Nonprofit Sector Resource Institute, an arm of the Center for Public Service at Seton Hall University, works to build the capacity of the nonprofit sector in New Jersey and nationally. Each year the Institute offers two major professional development programs, the Board Leadership Institute and the Financial Management Certificate Program. http://nsri.shu.edu

The Northwest Oregon Volunteer Administrators Association (NOVAA)

The Northwest Oregon Volunteer Administrators Association (NOVAA) is a membership association serving professional volunteer resources managers in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area. Their mission is empowering volunteer professionals to excellence http://www.novaa.org/

NYAVA

NYAVA is a professonal Membership Organization that has the respect of the Not-For-Profit, Education and Government Communities and is the primary resource for the Volunteer Resources Management Profession in the NYC area. Our Mission is to advance and serve the volunteer resources management profession in the New York City area. http://www.nyava.org/

Points of Light Institute

Points of Light Institute embraces a new vision for transformation: One day every person will discover their power to make a difference, creating healthy communities in vibrant democracies around the world. http://www.pointsoflight.org/

Salt Lake County Volunteer Program Services

Salt Lake County Volunteer Program Services provides training, consultation and resources to county organizations which utilize volunteers to provide services which enhance people’s lives.

Southwest Idaho Directors of Volunteer Services

SWIDOVS is a networking group of Volunteer Services Directors, who meet the 3rd Thursday of the Month except June, July and December. SWIDOVS is a forum to get together to share expertise, concerns, solutions, new programs ideas, conference materials, resources and anything else that pops up in our round table discussion. SWIDOVS is the perfect networking forum for anyone new to the volunteer management field. If you fit the description of volunteer coordinator, director, manager, facilitator, administrator, etc., we encourage you to attend our meetings to gain knowledge that will benefit you and support the SWIDOVS initiative to provide efficient and effective leadership to volunteers in our communities. http://www.swidovs.org/

Take Pride in America

Take Pride in America is a national program aimed at increasing volunteer service on America’s public lands. Based at the U.S. Department of the Interior, its goal is to empower volunteers from every corner of America to maintain and enhance our natural, cultural, and historical sites. Take Pride encourages citizen stewardship through an innovative public awareness campaign and an interactive website that showcases volunteer opportunities at natural and cultural sites.

U.S. National Park Service Volunteers-In-Parks

The U.S. National Park Service Volunteers-In-Parks (VIP) program is dedicated to engaging people in caring for their national parks and surroundings through meaningful opportunities. VIPs are interwoven through the fabric of the National Park Service and are essential in supporting its mission of preserving, protecting, and providing for public enjoyment. https://www.nps.gov/getinvolved/volunteer.htm

United Way of Greater Mercer County

United Way of Greater Mercer County is a transformer of lives. Our goal is to improve the financial stability, self-sufficiency, and health of all Mercer County residents. We are measuring results in terms of changed lives, cost savings and economic benefit returned to the Greater Mercer County community. Our mission is to empower the community to take a leading role in helping achieve personal and family self-sufficiency, and our vision is a community built on opportunity for everyone. We have a focus on education, income and health, which we believe are the fundamental building blocks for a good quality of life. http://www.uwgmc.org/

The Volunteer Center of Lubbock

The Volunteer Center of Lubbock connects and empowers people for goodness through volunteerism, civic engagement, and leadership development for all ages. http://www.volunteerlubbock.org/

VolunteerMatch

As one of the world’s largest online networks of volunteer opportunities, VolunteerMatch makes it easier than ever to find a rewarding way to volunteer.

Asia

INDIA
Bhumi

Bhumi drives social change by fostering an environment where young adults & children learn, lead and thrive.

JAPAN
Japan Volunteer Coordinators Association

Japan Volunteer Coordinators Association – To establish the professional role of the volunteer coordinator to support the social participation of citizens. www.jvca2001.org

SINGAPORE
Managing and Organising Volunteer Efforts (MOVE)

Managing and Organising Volunteer Efforts or MOVE for short is the Singapore Association created to support and promote the work of volunteer resource managers in the Singapore region.

National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre

Transform. Catalyse. Connect. These words shape what we do, which is to help people and organisations give well to causes they care about, so as to build a sustainable future for all in Singapore. We do this by working with other non-profits, companies, and public sector bodies to facilitate and strengthen giving in Singapore, whether of time, money or in-kind. NVPC is an independent, not-for-profit organisation.

SOUTH KOREA
Federation of Volunteer Efforts in Korea (FOVE) & Korean Volunteer Academy

Established in 1991, the Federation of Volunteer Efforts in Korea (FOVE) seeks to achieve and envisions a caring society through the impact of volunteer actions. In 1999, FOVE created the Korean Volunteer Academy to train and educate volunteer management professionals throughout Korea.

Korea Association for Volunteer Management (KAVM)

The Korea Association for Volunteer Management (KAVM) is an NPO, which aims at professional development, information sharing and field orientated policy development in volunteer management.

Korea Council of Volunteering (KCV)

Korea Council of Volunteering (KCV), a coalition of 130 mostly national volunteer organizations, founded in 1994 designated as the legal peak body of volunteering in Korea. KCV promotes and facilitates volunteering and recognizes volunteers and volunteer organizations for their contribution.

The Korea Association for Volunteer Administrators

The Korea Association for Volunteer Administrators was established in 2000 and is open to those who have completed a certificate course in volunteer administration by the Korea Volunteer Academy.

Korea Council for Volunteering

Korea Council of Volunteering (KCV), a coalition of 130 mostly national volunteer organizations, founded in 1994 designated as the legal peak body of volunteering in Korea. KCV promotes and facilitates volunteering and recognizes volunteers and volunteer organizations for their contribution.

Volunteer 21

Volunteer 21, founded in 1996, is the most respected agency in volunteer research and training in Korea. It has a network of around 500 volunteer organizations and local volunteer centers across the nation and is a member of IAVE & POL/HON.

Australasia and Pacific

AUSTRALIA
AAMoV

With members across Australia and New Zealand, the Australasian Association for Managers of Volunteers is a major player in the development of the profession ‘down under’.

Better Impact Australia

We are a small but global company dedicated to helping nonprofits, charities and government agencies accomplish their missions. We are best known for our Volunteer Impact software solutions – assisting agencies of all shapes and sizes to support their workforce in new, dynamic and effective ways.www.betterimpact.com.au

Conservation Volunteers

Conservation Volunteers recruits volunteers from Australia, New Zealand and around the world to join important environmental and wildlife conservation projects. Founded in 1982, our non-profit organisation has grown to become the largest practical conservation organisation in Australasia with offices in most capital cities and many regional centres across Australia and New Zealand.

Northern Volunteering

A Volunteer Resource Centre providing volunteer support, training and placement services to the volunteer sector in Northern Adelaide, South Australia.

OzVPM

Founded in 2002, OzVPM is the Australasian region’s largest volunteer management resource. Featuring a range of resources, a comprehensive website and newsgroup dedicated to volunteerism in Australia and New Zealand.

School of Volunteer Management

The School of Volunteer Management (SVM) is The Centre for Volunteering’s Registered Training Organisation providing skills, management and leadership training to the not-for-profit sector throughout Australia.

The Centre for Volunteering

The Centre for Volunteering is the peak body for volunteering in NSW, promoting and supporting volunteering and community participation. It includes Volunteering NSW – our service-delivery arm, and the School of Volunteer Management, a Registered Training Organisation.

Volunteering ACT

Volunteering ACT – as the Peak Body for Volunteering activity in the ACT and wider Canberra region – promotes and facilitates appropriate volunteer effort to meet current and emerging community needs.

Volunteering Gold Coast

Volunteering Gold Coast’s commitment is to capacity building through strengthening of organisations to support effective volunteer programs for the mutual benefit of the community & individual.

Volunteering Queensland

Volunteering Queensland is the state peak body dedicated to advancing volunteering for Queensland’s economic, social, cultural and environmental well-being. Volunteering Queensland works to enable volunteer-involving organisations to maximise volunteer contribution, inspire more Queenslanders to volunteer, and increase the impact of the volunteering sector.

Volunteering SA & NT

Volunteering SA & NT’s mission, as a peak body, is to promote volunteering and play a key leadership role in advancing volunteering in South Australia and the Northern Territory. Volunteering SA & NT provides an extensive range of services, support and resources for volunteers and volunteer organisations.

Volunteering Sunshine Coast

Volunteering Sunshine Coast (VSC) is an independent not-for-profit organisation committed to building the local community sector on the Sunshine Coast.

Volunteering Victoria

Volunteering Victoria Inc. is the peak body representing the volunteer movement in Victoria. They provide a range of services to individuals in the community who are interested in volunteering and to organisations who involve volunteers.

VPM Healthnet

In early 2003 the Hospital Volunteer Manager’s Network was formed to promote, support and recognise volunteers within Hospitals and their facilitation. In 2005 this Network was extended to include all managers/coordinators within the Health field in Queensland and changed its name to the Volunteer Program Managers Health Network

Volunteer Gifts Australia

Volunteer Gifts Australia is an Australian owned company that specialises in providing a range of volunteer specific gifts and awards. Volunteer Gifts Australia aims to support Managers of Volunteers by offering cost effective, flexible and easily managed solutions to their volunteer reward and recognition programs. We offer in-house design and production capability enabling us to create unique designs and gifts easily, with no set up fees and no minimum order quantities on most items. We also supply promotional products for fundraising or awareness campaigns. Volunteer Gifts Australia is the first and only company in Australia to provide gifts specifically to recognise volunteer contribution. www.volunteergifts.com.au

NEW ZEALAND
AAMoV

With members across Australia and New Zealand, the Australasian Association for Managers of Volunteers is a major player in the development of the profession ‘down under’.

Better Impact NZ

We are a small but global company dedicated to helping nonprofits, charities and government agencies accomplish their missions. We are best known for our Volunteer Impact software solutions – assisting agencies of all shapes and sizes to support their workforce in new, dynamic and effective ways. www.betterimpact.co.nz

Conservation Volunteers

Conservation Volunteers recruits volunteers from Australia, New Zealand and around the world to join important environmental and wildlife conservation projects. Founded in 1982, our non-profit organisation has grown to become the largest practical conservation organisation in Australasia with offices in most capital cities and many regional centres across Australia and New Zealand. Conservation Volunteers recruits volunteers from Australia, New Zealand and around the world to join important environmental and wildlife conservation projects. Founded in 1982, our non-profit organisation has grown to become the largest practical conservation organisation in Australasia with offices in most capital cities and many regional centres across Australia and New Zealand.

Volunteering New Zealand (VNZ)

VNZ promotes, supports and encourages effective volunteering in New Zealand through promotion of volunteering; support, research and networking for managers of volunteers; and advocacy for volunteers and volunteer-involving organisations.

FIJI
Fiji Council of Social Services

FCOSS is a civil society organisation that strengthens people and communities in Fiji through advocacy and training. It promotes and develops networking and collaboration within the community sector. It treats all people with respect and embraces multi-culturalism. It empowers individuals and communities to contribute to a compassionate, prosperous and just Fiji. www.facebook.com/FijiCOSS

Europe and Scandanavia

ENGLAND

www.betterimpact.com

Association for Volunteer Managers

AVM supports, champions and represents people who manage volunteers in England regardless of field, discipline or sector.

Better Impact UK

We are a small but global company dedicated to helping nonprofits, charities and government agencies accomplish their missions. We are best known for our Volunteer Impact software solutions – assisting agencies of all shapes and sizes to support their workforce in new, dynamic and effective ways. www.betterimpact.co.uk

Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale CVS

Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale CVS is a local development agency which aims to develop, support and promote Voluntary Action within the local communities http://www.bprcvs.co.uk/

Cancer Research UK

At Cancer Research UK we fund scientists, doctors and nurses to help beat cancer sooner. We recognise the vital contribution of our volunteer managers in motivating, developing and supporting our volunteers to have the best experience possible. We recognise the vital contribution of our volunteer managers in motivating, developing and supporting our volunteers to have the best experience possible. http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/

CLIC Sargent – Cancer Support for the Young

CLIC Sargent is the UK’s leading children and young people’s cancer charity. Our mission is to change what it means to be diagnosed with cancer when you’re young. http://www.clicsargent.org.uk/

Crewe & Nantwich Voluntary Action (CNVA)

Crewe & Nantwich Voluntary Action (CNVA), is the voice of local voluntary and community sector groups working within the Borough of Crewe and Nantwich. http://www.cnva.co.uk/

Directory of Social Change (DSC)

The Directory of Social Change (DSC) is the leading provider of information and training for the U.K. voluntary sector and publishes an extensive range of guides and handbooks covering subjects such as fundraising, management, communication, finance and law. DSC’s independent status and well respected research means they can challenge and create debate around government policy, trust funding, and other issues which threaten the independence of charities. http://www.dsc.org.uk/

ExtraCare Charitable Trust

The ExtraCare Charitable Trust was established in 1988. The Charity supports over 4,000 older people in 17 Housing Schemes and 14 Villages across the Midlands and the North of England. Our Vision: To create better lives for older people. Our Mission: To give older people an independent, safe and secure future in a network of inspirational communities.

LGBT Consortium

The Consortium is a national infrastructure and membership organisation, specialising in the development and support of LGBT groups, organisations and projects, enabling them to deliver services and campaign for rights. http://lgbtconsortium.org.uk/c1/

Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support provide practical, emotional, financial and medical support to any one affected by cancer across the United Kingdom. We involve volunteers to help us raise vital funds by holding bucket collections, organising talks or being part of fundraising groups and committees. We also have volunteers in our services; as buddies, befrienders, dog walkers, and more! We rely massively on the work of volunteers and the excellent volunteer management that they get from our 500+ volunteer managers. http://www.macmillan.org.uk/

St John Ambulance

St John Ambulance teaches people first aid so that they can be the difference between a life lost and a life saved. As the nation’s leading first aid charity, they teach more people first aid than any other organisation. Each year, hundreds of thousands of people complete a St John Ambulance training course, either through their workplace or in the community. They teach life saving skills to young people in schools and through their youth programmes, and equip members of the public with information that can save lives. http://www.sja.org.uk/

The Orders of St John Care Trust

We provide care for older people in Lincolnshire, Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. Our services include the provision of high quality, person centred residential care, nursing care, specialist dementia care, intermediate care and day care. We can also provide Extra Care (otherwise known as Very Sheltered Housing). The Orders of St John Care Trust is a not for profit registered charity. http://www.osjct.co.uk/

UKVPM

Established in 1999 by Rob Jackson, UKVPM’s in the United Kingdom’s largest on-line volunteer management community with a membership of many hundreds of volunteer management professionals.

VM Movement

VM Movement is all about building on the momentum created from the fantastic response to the activities delivered as part of the EYV11 project. We are a group of Volunteer Management professionals who are passionate about promoting the role of the Volunteer Manager and exploring how we can continue to evolve, develop and respond to what’s happening in volunteering.

Volunteer Centre South Derbyshire

Providing support for the people who manage, support and work with volunteers in South Derbyshire

GERMANY
Academy of Volunteering Germany (Akademie für Ehrenamtlichkeit Deutschland)

As the first German training and consulting institution especially for volunteering, citizen engagement and honorary post we dispose a large and funded background of experience. Since 1994 the academy offers advanced education programmes for honorary and professionally staff-members and volunteers of the third sector all over Germany – also as consultation and organisational development.

IRELAND
Better Impact Ireland

We are a small but global company dedicated to helping nonprofits, charities and government agencies accomplish their missions. We are best known for our Volunteer Impact software solutions – assisting agencies of all shapes and sizes to support their workforce in new, dynamic and effective ways. www.betterimpact.ie

Professional Association of Volunteer Managers Ireland (PAVMI)

The Professional Association of Volunteer Managers Ireland is a peer support network of individuals, both voluntary and paid, who spend the majority of their time directing, managing or coordinating the work of volunteers. PAVMI will foster and embed a culture of recognition for the integral role that volunteers managers have in working with volunteers, to develop and enrich our society.

Volunteer Centres Ireland

Volunteer Centres Ireland is the national body with responsibility for promoting volunteering in Ireland. In addition, we work to facilitate the establishment of a volunteering infrastructure in Ireland by supporting existing and emerging volunteer centres.

Volunteer Now

Volunteer Now is a regional to local organisation which works to promote, develop and support volunteering across Northern Ireland. The organisation enhances recognition for the contribution volunteers make, provides access to opportunities and encourages people to volunteer. Volunteer Now is about connecting with individuals and organisations, building stronger communities and changing lives.

Volunteering Ireland

Volunteering Ireland are the key volunteering body for the Republic of Ireland. They are responsible for facilitating and administering Ireland’s VOLT network

SCOTLAND
Better Impact UK

We are a small but global company dedicated to helping nonprofits, charities and government agencies accomplish their missions. We are best known for our Volunteer Impact software solutions – assisting agencies of all shapes and sizes to support their workforce in new, dynamic and effective ways. www.betterimpact.co.uk

CLIC Sargent – Cancer Support for the Young

CLIC Sargent is the UK’s leading children and young people’s cancer charity. Our mission is to change what it means to be diagnosed with cancer when you’re young. http://www.clicsargent.org.uk/

Fife Voluntary Action

Fife Voluntary Action are based in Scotland and are the Third Sector interface within the Fife Council area. They are involved in supporting, developing and representing community groups, voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteering. http://www.fifevoluntaryaction.org.uk

Volunteer Centre Edinburgh (VCE)

Volunteer Centre Edinburgh (VCE) exists to involve more people more effectively in volunteering to solve problems and enrich communities. We are the resource for anyone wishing to volunteer in Edinburgh and for organisations who wish to involve volunteers. We believe that volunteering should be inclusive and done of free will and choice. Volunteering is a powerful force for positive change in social and community benefit. VCE aims to help harness and direct that force for the benefit of everyone in Edinburgh.

SWEDEN
Volunteer Managers Network of Sweden

Through our association we want to strengthen the volunteer coordinators in their role, and give them the power and capacity to better manage and coordinate volunteer work. In our association, there are different types of coordinators both those who are employed in municipalities and those working in NGOs. We learn through networking, training sessions and meetings http://www.frivilligsamordnarna.se/

WALES
Better Impact UK

We are a small but global company dedicated to helping nonprofits, charities and government agencies accomplish their missions. We are best known for our Volunteer Impact software solutions – assisting agencies of all shapes and sizes to support their workforce in new, dynamic and effective ways. http://www.betterimpact.co.uk

CLIC Sargent – Cancer Support for the Young

CLIC Sargent is the UK’s leading children and young people’s cancer charity. Our mission is to change what it means to be diagnosed with cancer when you’re young. http://www.clicsargent.org.uk/

The South Wales Volunteering Forum

The South Wales Volunteering Forum brings together volunteer managers from a variety of organisations to develop and maintain good practice in volunteering. We aim to provide opportunities to exchange ideas, support each other and the chance to learn about new Approaches to Creative Volunteer Management through dynamic participative training.

Global

IAVE

IAVE is a worldwide organisation dedicated to promoting, supporting and strengthening the development of volunteering worldwide. Join the International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE) now – www.iave.org

Idealist.org

Idealist.org is the world’s largest nonprofit networking site, with thousands of job openings, volunteer opportunities, internships, and events from 100,000 organizations and representing 1.4 million monthly visitors to our English, Spanish (idealistas.org), and French (idealiste.org) sites. Idealist.org also offers a series of free online resource centers to support nonprofit professionals in the fields of volunteer resource management, human resources, and nonprofit management.

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