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