Why join NYAVA?

Make Connections

NYAVA connects you with peers we have over 150 members from a broad spectrum of nonprofit, public and private sectors as well as consultants, agency executives, trainers, researchers and human resources personnel. 

Get help with problems, find out about job opportunities and communicate with leaders in the profession.

  • We sponsor 4 networking events per year to connect you with others in the field of non-profit management
  • Our Member Directory provides complete contact information for all members
  • Members receive current job postings from organizations throughout New York City
  • The Mentoring Committee provides one-on-one consultation for members who need assistance trouble-shooting professional issues or getting started in the field

Enhance your skills and knowledge

NYAVA gives you the tools you need to perform well on the job and develop as a professional. 

  • Members receive a discounted fee at NYAVA professional development workshops, including our signature Principles and Practices of Volunteer Management course
  • NYAVA partners with local organizations to give you discounts on local trainings
  • Involvement in NYAVA committees and projects builds your credibility as a leader

Keep up with what's new

NYAVA is your best source for the latest information on volunteer resources management. NYAVA helps you stay informed about trends, issues and the latest research.

  • Our Newsletter (4 issues per year) covers association activities and national developments in the field
  • Member breakfasts bring colleagues together to discuss current topics in the field of Volunteer Administration•Our Website is updated regularly with current news on the profession, and info about workshops, special events and happenings in the New York City area