DOVIA Memphis

Directors Of Volunteers In Agencies


Directors Of Volunteers In Agencies (DOVIA), a professional organization, provides education in principles and standards of administration as they apply to the direction of volunteer programs.


Founded in 1965, DOVIA Memphis is an organization for volunteer administrators in the Mid-South.

Do you work with volunteers?  Looking to connect with various volunteer resources in the community?  Want to find new and best practices and strategies for making your organization's volunteer program the absolute best that it can be?  Look no further!

DOVIA is the premier organization in Memphis that offers a forum for discussing issues and reaching solutions within the field of volunteer resource management...  Our organization helps to advance our profession by providing members with the support needed to become and sustain effective managers and cultivators of humanitarian resources.

Some of the benefits of DOVIA membership include:

  • Bi-monthly meetings with special speakers on a variety of volunteer management-related themes.
  • Bi-monthly networking lunches with other volunteer coordinators.
  • A discount on the registration fee to the Annual DOVIA conference, usually in the fall, featuring a full or     half day of training for volunteer administrators.
  • Be a part of the DOVIA list serve, where members can post information about upcoming events, post information about new volunteer resources, and ask questions of other members.
  • Opportunity to apply for a scholarship to which will assist with either first-time or renewal fees towards to CVA or CAVS certification exams.