The Association of Volunteer Managers (AVM) is an independent membership body that aims to support, represent and champion people in volunteer management in the UK regardless of field, discipline or sector. It has been set up by and for people who manage volunteers.

AVM event in Manchester, March 2018

Our vision

Connecting leaders of volunteering to make change happen together.

Our mission

To inspire and empower leaders of volunteering.

We are a recognised community of leaders of volunteers, sharing expertise and support.

We build this through the provision of engagement, resources and advocacy.

If you manage, co-ordinate, lead or administer volunteers or volunteer programmes, directly or indirectly, then AVM is for you. 

Our goals

To achieve AVM’s vision and mission we will:

  • Develop and grow our offer
  • Build participation and increased relevance to members
  • Develop our profession
  • Represent volunteer management and advocate for volunteer managers

Read more about how our work towards these goals is progressing in our Annual Report, below.


The Association of Volunteer Managers is a company limited by guarantee no. 6224866.

Our correspondence address and registered office is:

Association of Volunteer Managers

  • 2-6 Tenter Ground, 
  • London, E1 7NH

Related company documents

AVM Constitution (updated 2017)