Welcome to Rochester Area Administrators of Volunteer Services

Due to inclement weather - The RAAVS November Program meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, November 19, 2019.  A new flyer will be going out – please RSVP to Kim.howson@gswny.org and let us know if you can make it!

Social November 7 Photos

Social November 7 2019

RAAVS Social Nov 2019 Including gathering with colleagues at a RAAVS Social! We hope you will join us: Thursday, November 7th 5- 7 pm at Kainos Located on the river's edge of Corn Hill, 284 Exchange Blvd., 14608. We will be in the Mt. Olympus room  Please RSVP by...

Starfleet Academy Mission

Most non-profit organizations have a mission. During this Program, Kim Howson shared some organization's mission statements and how to make the connection between the organization's mission and the volunteers' personal mission. We discussed what can be done to align...

2019 Carol Ritter and Jerry Bennett Awards

Congratulations to the award winners and nominees.

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>

Due to inclement weather - The RAAVS November Program meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, November 19, 2019.  A new flyer will be going out – please RSVP to Kim.howson@gswny.org and let us know if you can make it!

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Updated Rescheduled November 19 2019 Program Flyer

Next Event

Nov
19
Tue
8:15 am November Program Meeting @ The Girls Scouts of Western New York, Door #1
November Program Meeting @ The Girls Scouts of Western New York, Door #1
Nov 19 @ 8:15 am – 9:30 am
2nd Meeting – Blast Off Registration at 8:00 am Networking with Breakfast Goodies Program 8:30-9:30 am How to insure that all “systems are go” by utilizing your experienced volunteers. You’ll learn the lessons of an[...]
Jan
14
Tue
8:15 am January Program Meeting @ The Girls Scouts of Western New York, Door #9
January Program Meeting @ The Girls Scouts of Western New York, Door #9
Jan 14 @ 8:15 am – 11:30 am
3rd Meeting – Houston We Have a Problem (Extended) “I’m sorry Dave, I can’t do that” – Hal When things don’t go as planned do you scrub the mission?
Mar
12
Thu
8:15 am March Program Meeting @ The Girl Scouts of Western New York, Door #9
March Program Meeting @ The Girl Scouts of Western New York, Door #9
Mar 12 @ 8:15 am – 9:30 am
4th Meeting – Maintaining Orbit Keep your satellites on their charted course with a bit of spit and polish.
May
12
Tue
8:15 am May Program Meeting @ The Girl Scouts of Western New York, Door #9
May Program Meeting @ The Girl Scouts of Western New York, Door #9
May 12 @ 8:15 am – 9:30 am
5th Meeting – The TARDIS Training, Awards, Recognitions, Delegation, Information, Support – Mission Accomplished?