The DOVIA Directory for North America
(professional associations for leaders of volunteers)
Serving the general volunteer management community with a state, provincial or local focus
Here we list membership associations at provincial, state and local level for professionals who lead volunteer programs. We also include state associations in each state listing. This list depends solely on people contacting us and letting us know about their organizations. Let's hear from you! For associations outside of North America, click here.
Canada (by Province)
USA (by State)
- List of State Offices of Volunteerism
Help Build this Directory
AL!VE, the American national Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement, and Energize, Inc. are collaborating to maintain an up-to-date directory of professional associations in our field of volunteer management (sometimes called "DOVIAs") in North America. Energize has offered this page on our Web site for a long time, but we know that not all associations are listed and some of the information here has not been updated (organization representatives must submit correct information on their own).
You can help in maintaining a comprehensive Directory that will be useful (and freely available) to everyone by submitting the most current information on your association by completing a survey form.
First, please click on your home state to the left and see if your group is already listed and if the information is up to date. Then...
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