The aims and objectives of the Association of Volunteer Managers are to promote the management of volunteers for the benefit of the public by:
- liaising with charities, voluntary organisations, government agencies, private sector bodies and other groups on relevant issues;
- providing information, advice, training, conferences and seminars on subjects relevant to the management of volunteers;
- providing information to the press and the public on the management of volunteers;
- acting as a representative of volunteer managers in relation to policies and legislation.