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About MVDOVIA

dovia_jpeg3.jpgWhat is DOVIA?

DOVIA is recognized around the world as a professional volunteer management organization, with the local Mississippi Valley DOVIA chapter covering Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois.

Mission Statement:

The mission of DOVIA is to enhance the development and growth of volunteer program administrators through communication, education, networking, and to promote volunteerism in the Quad Cities.

DOVIA Purpose:

- Develop goals and professional skills of those who direct volunteers through educational training.

- Secure increased public interest, awareness, and participation in volunteerism.

- Promote and maintain a professional association among those who work within the volunteer field.

- Promote communication between agencies, interested organizations, institutions, the general public, and DOVIA.

Membership Benefits

- Bi-Monthly Program Meetings

- Professional Development Workshops

- Networking Opportunities

- Volunteer Resources

- Skill Enhancement

- Management Skills

- Leadership Opportunities on the MVDOVIA Board

Who are DOVIA members?

- Community Organizations

- Educational Organizations

- Health Organizations

- Human Service Organizations

- Libraries

- Museums

- Religious Organizations

- Retirement Facilities

- Senior Citizen Programs

- Youth Service Organizations

- Corporations