The Forum for Volunteer Administrators (FVA) is dedicated to the continuous professional development and support of Volunteer Administrators throughout Northeast Ohio. Professional development opportunities in our line of work are hard to find. FVA works with our members and peers to keep building our collective knowledge. View our 2022 Annual Report.

Congratulations to Lynne Lisner of the Cleveland Metroparks for being named FVA's 2023 Volunteer Administrator of the Year! Lynne is truly an extraordinary leader within volunteer services in our community and we congratulate her on this deserving award. Some of Lynne's biggest accomplishments as Director of Volunteer Services for the Cleveland Metroparks include: - Developing Cleveland Metroparks Cares, an employee volunteer program that encourages employees to become involved in the communities they support as a Park District - Collaborating with Park Operations to develop the Volunteer Recycling Program, where volunteers sort recycling bags from 17 Reservations, saving them from landfills due to contaminated contents - Creating IDEA (inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility) volunteer events to encourage volunteerism in underrepresented communities Lynne was awarded during the FVA Annual Conference, "Every Moment Makes a Difference", on Thursday, November 9. Lynne was awarded during the FVA Annual Conference, "Every Moment Makes a Difference", on Thursday, November 9.

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Support FVA directly. Make a direct donation to FVA and help volunteer administrators in the Cleveland area to connect, collaborate and grow!

Support FVA through sponsorship. Sponsorship opportunities are available! When you sponsor a FVA program or event, your investment strengthens the skills of those charged with engaging volunteers in our community. Check back soon for 2023 Sponsorship details.

Support FVA through a gift to the Cleveland Foundation.  In 2014, the Forum for Volunteer Administrators began a fund at the Cleveland Foundation to ensure that we continue to provide services and educational opportunities to Volunteer Administrators throughout Northeast Ohio for years to come.  FVA has made a commitment to contribute to the fund on an annual basis and you can help. Visit The Cleveland Foundation’s website and select "Forum for Volunteer Administrators Fund" to make a contribution today and help support the volunteer administrator profession of tomorrow. Thank you in advance for your support!