Becoming a member of AVM

Join AVM and be part of a growing network of over 500leaders of volunteering. Our aim is to provide learning and development opportunities in volunteer management and leadership, to act as a voice for those who work with volunteers, and to share best practice amongst everyone who engages volunteers.

Who is AVM for?

AVM is for anyone who works with volunteers, whatever they sector. You might directly manage or coordinate volunteers yourself, or you might work in a central team. You might be paid, or do this in a voluntary capacity. You might lead or administer a volunteering programme. Equally you may work with and engage volunteers in the private, public or voluntary sector.

Whatever your involvement in the field of volunteer management, we would like you to be part of our movement to help develop volunteer management as a recognised profession.

Benefits of membership

By joining the Association of Volunteer Managers as a member you’ll be inspired, engaged and supported by a large network of volunteer management professionals across the country.

As a member you also benefit from:

Discount on AVM peer learning events

Members receive a discount to our L&D events. Prices do vary so please check our upcoming events for exact savings you can make on events.

Discount on our annual conference

Our annual conference brings together more than 200 leaders of volunteering. By joining AVM, members can make a significant saving on their ticket.

Member-only events

AVM members are invited to regular member-only events, including our book club.

Access to our mentoring programme

AVM members can join our mentoring programme as either a mentor or mentee. Find out more about mentoring.

Exclusive access to premium content 

Members can access our premium content, BiteSize webcasts, and video recordings and presentations from previous AVM Learning and Development events.

Be part of a growing network of volunteer managers

Build and maintain your networks through our facilitated networking AVM Connect, events, networking opportunities, peer-to-peer support, or by volunteering with AVM. Take control of your professional development by getting involved in our mentoring programme for AVM members.

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