Welcome to Rochester Area Administrators of Volunteer Services

 

Zoom Meeting

Look at all the members enjoying the Presentation on volunteering. The PowerPoint Presentation is available to Members Only in that section of the website.

Day Care Cost Scholarship

We’ve just become aware of an opportunity for eligible essential workers to apply for a scholarship to pay for day care.  Below are some of the details which can be found on the Child Care Council website https://childcarecouncil.com .  The deadline appears to be May...

Volunteers Needed during COVID-19 Pause

Answer the call and help your community.  Since the beginning of the pandemic, 211/LIFE LINE, a mission program of Goodwill of the Finger Lakes has connected 9,200+ individuals to essential resources like food and shelter.  As this continues, we are looking for...

ZOOM SOCIAL

In this NEW Normal, Please join us for our upcoming RAAVS ZOOM Social Wednesday, April 15th, 2020 at 4:30 pm. This will allow us to connect and discuss the current situations, offer support and hear about everyone’s needs at this time.   Send us a quick RSVP if you...

Volunteering Improves Your Health

How Volunteering Improves your Health A recent study by Harris Interactive surveyed over 3000 people in the United States  to uncover that benefits of Volunteering go beyond helping others.    The study was sited in a recent article by Jennifer L. Blanck DTM found  in...

January Extended Program Meeting

January Program Flyer 2020 January 14, 2020 Mission RAAVS-Exploring Uncharted Frontiers PRESENTER: Lindsay Tersmette, LMSW, Social Worker at ABVI and member of a local Toastmasters Club. Lindsay has worked for ABVI for over 9 years as both a 211 LIFELINE counselor and...

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.  <Read More>