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Information presented to the members of the Central Kentucky Association of Volunteer Administrators on the Certified Volunteer Administrator process by Ericka Harney, CVA.

Information presented to the members of the Central Kentucky Association of Volunteer Administrators on the Certified Volunteer Administrator process by Ericka Harney, CVA.

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  • 1. The CVA Credential:
    A Mark of Excellence
  • 2. Founded late -1970’s by AVA. Major revision in 2000.
    Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration founded in 2006 as new home
    Current supporters:
    Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement (AL!VE)
    Energize, Inc.
    Idealist.org
    International Association of Volunteer Efforts (IAVE)
    International Volunteer Managers Day
    National Assoc. of Volunteer Programs in Local Government
    National Human Services Assembly
    People First – Total Solutions
    Points of Light Institute & Hands On Network
    United Way
    Volunteer Match
    Volunteer Today
  • 3. What does it mean to be a professional?
    What profession do you identify with?
  • 4. CCVA Core Competencies
    Ethics
    Organizational Management
    Human Resource Management
    Accountability
    Leadership and Advocacy
  • 5. THE CVA CREDENTIAL
    IS…
    Generic, applicable to all settings
    Performance-based
    Developed by peers
    Voluntary
    International
    IS NOT…
    A “how to” course or class
    A certificate of completion
    Linked to a specific college or university
  • 6. ELIGIBILITY
    Minimum of 3 years experience
    (paid or unpaid)
    At least 30 % of current position related to volunteer resources management
  • 7. HOW TO APPLY
    Registration Period for 2010 cycle:
    October 1, 2009 – March 1, 2010
    Registration form in Candidate Handbook
    Two letters of professional recommendation
    2010 Fees:
    Early Bird Discount (Oct. 1 – Dec. 31) $200 US
    Regular (Jan. 1 – March 1) $250 US
    (additional discount for members of Points of Light – Hands On Network and the Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement)
  • 8. THE PROCESS: Exam + Portfolio
    Multiple Choice Exam
    Measures knowledge, application and analysis
    Tied directly to core competencies
    Based on specific primary references
    Total of 80 questions; two hours in length
    4th Wednesday in May, via web-based system
    Candidates arrange local proctor & test site
    Scored on a pass/fail basis
  • 9. THE PROCESS: Exam + Portfolio
    Portfolio
    Philosophy Statement(100-250 words)
    Very personal and reflective
    Beliefs and values related to your role
    Ethics Case Study (100-250 words)
    Description of a real-life dilemma you have faced
    Connection to CCVA professional ethics
    Management Narrative(1500-1750 words)
    Describing and analyzing your real-life experience
  • 10. CANDIDATE SUPPORT
    Helping You Succeed!
    Conference calls
    Local study-buddy or support group
    Practice Exam on-line
    Sample Portfolios
    CVASupport GoogleGroup
    Connections to CVAs near you or in similar settings
  • 11. Award of CVA Status:
    Use of CVA designation
    Certificate
    Media release
    Announcement letter
    CVA Registry on website
    Invitation to join committees
    Lapel pin
  • 12. CERTIFICATION RENEWAL
    Required every 5 years
    Must earn 35 Professional Development Units (PDUs) per 5-year recertification cycle.
    One PDU equals one contact hour or 0.1 CEU.
    Demonstrate learning, professional growth, leadership
    Maximum flexibility, minimum time to track
    Details and tracking forms provided
  • 13. THE CVA CREDENTIAL
    What's in it for me…
    …and my organization?
  • 14. The CVA Credential
    For more information: www.CVAcert.org
    Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration
    804-794-8689 ccva@comcast.net