About Us

Who are we?

RAAVS is a professional organization for individuals who administer volunteer services in the greater Rochester area.
For over 30 years RAAVS has promoted, advocated for, and supported the development of professionalism among administrators of volunteers. RAAVS meets every second month for a Program meeting and provides mentoring for Volunteer Coordinators as well as support and networking among local agencies.

The Rochester Area Administrators of Volunteer Services (RAAVS) is a collaboration of agencies and organizations who utilize volunteers to carry out their mission and vision. RAAVS provides support, guidance, training, and resources to individuals working in the field of volunteers resource management. Members include:

  • volunteer administrators
  • program coordinators
  • executive directors
  • fund development specialists
  • resource managers
  • other professionals in the non-profit and for-profit organizations

RAAVS has been the number one resource for volunteer resource management professionals. From the seasoned administrator to those new in the field, RAAVS offers something for everyone.

RAAVS, PO Box 10721, Rochester, NY 14610-0721