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Our Mission:

SAVMA is a professional association promoting excellence in the field of volunteer program management, providing educational programs, leadership, information and resources, networking opportunities and support to the volunteer community throughout Southern Arizona.

Become a Member

Learn more about SAVMA Membership.

Visit our “Join Us” page to learn more about becoming a member of SAVMA. Individual, Collegiate, and Organizational memberships available. Click here to learn more!

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Click here to view our list of upcoming events. Registration is required to attend. 

Organizational Memberships allow up to three named individuals/employees to attend each event.

Contact Us

Contact Us

Do you have questions about our Association? Are you interested in leadership or board member positions? We’d love to hear from you.

Contact SAVMA via email: [email protected]

Recent Posts:

View our recent posts on our blog. Each month, we try to bring you content for professional development relevant to the field of Volunteer Management. We also post announcements about upcoming events and important information.



The Southern Arizona Volunteer Management Association invites you to a volunteer fair at the Reid Park Zoo on Thursday, September 16th from 4:30-7pm. Who can Attend? All members of the public are invited to attend

Reframing Networking: Creating Intentional Relationships

August 16th, 2021|Comments Off on Reframing Networking: Creating Intentional Relationships

Have you ever heard an elevator pitch? It’s a one to two minute speech about your skills and your career path. While elevator pitches may be a thing of the past, networking is more important

5 Tips to Create a Better Resume

June 17th, 2021|Comments Off on 5 Tips to Create a Better Resume

When was the last time you updated your resume? If you’re like me, you update your resume when looking for a new job. However, the optimal time is right now! Keeping your resume current at

Stay Cool and Stay Safe

May 12th, 2021|Comments Off on Stay Cool and Stay Safe

Gone are the perfect Tucson days of cool breezes and open windows. Summer is fast approaching; it’s time to start thinking about how to beat the heat. Remaining COVID safe during 100+ degree days will

Happy Volunteer Appreciation Week

April 23rd, 2021|Comments Off on Happy Volunteer Appreciation Week

Where would we be without volunteers? If your organization is like the Reid Park Zoo, you would not be able to function as efficiently, nor effectively without volunteers. They keep us organized in the office,

Tips for Meaningful Volunteer Appreciation 

March 12th, 2021|Comments Off on Tips for Meaningful Volunteer Appreciation 

  On Thursday, February 18, 2021, volunteer managers gathered together for a roundtable discussion on volunteer appreciation. As we approach volunteer appreciation week, here are the top tips on creating a meaningful thank you