Covid-19 and volunteering

Volunteering will continue to be impacted a s the Covid-19 pandemic continues. There is separate guidance on coronavirus for the four nations:


Developing volunteer management

We are an independent membership body that supports, represents and champions people in volunteer management in the UK regardless of field, discipline or sector.


Latest news and updates

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Events and training

Volunteer Power: engaging volunteers to make change (L&D event)

June 16th, 09:30 – 12:30 | Tickets £40 (non-members) / £25 (members, with discount code)
  • Do you want to unlock the power of volunteers to help create social change?
  • Are you looking for ways to enable volunteers to use their voice to influence and put pressure on decision makers?
  • Do you want tips on how to show the impact of volunteers who raise awareness and campaign for your charity?

We’ve brought together volunteer managers and campaigners to share their experience working with changemaking volunteers. Our speakers will share tips on how they empower and support volunteers to help effect change and the challenges they’ve encountered along the way.

Find out more and buy your ticket today…


AVM Book Club: Struggle, with guest author Grace Marshall (member-only event)

Tuesday 25 May 2021 | 16:00 – 17:00 | online on Zoom

Let’s face it, life has been hard lately. In a world obsessed with fast hacks, quick wins, and Instagram-perfection, struggle has become a taboo. But what if we’ve got it all wrong about getting it wrong? Join us for AVM’s members’ book club and discuss this fresh new take on Struggle with author Grace Marshall.

Tickets are still available. AVM members should click on Tickets and enter the event access code to reveal availability of tickets.

Find out more and sign up today…


Investing in volunteer management

Our income comes from  membership fees and ticket sales which we invest back into our work directly supporting those in volunteer management.