Directors of Volunteers in Agencies (DOVIA) offers exciting opportunities to promote excellence in volunteer management.  As a member-based organization, DOVIA offers training and networking opportunities for the professional volunteer manager.


  • Promotes professionalism in volunteer management
  • Advocates for issues concerning volunteerism
  • Provides volunteer managers with networking opportunities
  • Offers professional training and development opportunities


DOVIA Professional Development and Membership Benefits

  • Continuing professional development through workshops and training
  • Peer support through networking and mentoring opportunities
  • Sharing and review of best practices
  • Access to resources on volunteer management
  • National, state, and local information to support the profession
  • Kaleidoscope Awards program recognizing volunteer programs and managers presented during the Volunteer Day Award Luncheon

Professional Credentialing Program

The “Certification in Volunteer Administration” (CVA, credential is offered for practitioners in volunteer resource management. 

2011 Calendar of Events

Volunteer Administrator Networking July 13th (3:30-4:30pm) at the Colorado Springs Visitors Center

Workshop, Aug. 18th (11:00am-1:00pm)—Topic: Policies, Procedures and Legalities @ PPUW
BYO HRmanager/Policywriter/DevelopmentDirector

Volunteer Administrator Networking: Sept. 14th 8:00am-9:00am @ PPUW

Workshop, Oct. 20th (11:00am-1:00pm)—Topic: Social Networking @ PPUW

Volunteer Administrator Networking: Nov. 16th (3:30-4:30pm) @ Colorado Springs Visitors Center
International Volunteer Managers Day (Nov. 5th)

Workshop, Dec. 15th (11:00am-1:00pm) Topic: DOVIA Annual Meeting


For more information, Please contact:

2011 DOVIA President
Aimee Liotino, CVA
[email protected]



Danielle Jenkins at (719) 575-4341

Postal Address:

518 North Nevada Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Electronic mail

[email protected]


DOVIA is a program of the Center for Nonprofit Excellence.