Presentation on theme: "1 CAVR Re-Certification “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.” Abraham Lincoln."— Presentation transcript:
1 CAVR Re-Certification “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.” Abraham Lincoln
2 Definition of “Standard” as defined in the Webster Dictionary A “Standard” is defined as something set up and established as a rule for measuring or as a model to be followed.
3 Purpose of “Standards” To provide basic guidelines for administering volunteer resources To encourage professionalism & quality measures To establish sound management practices
4 Why should I Re-Certify?
5 Top 5 Reasons to Re-Certify… A sense of Continued Accomplishment Enhanced Professional Development Fulfilling your Potential Maintain the profile of your position within your organization Continue to proudly carry the CAVR Designation
6 Re-Certification Criteria Member in good standing with CAVR Professional Development Hours One paper 1) Current challenges in the field of Volunteer Administration OR, 2) Biggest challenge in administering volunteers and how you overcame it.
7 Are you Ready? Next Steps… 1. Ensure your membership with CAVR is up-to-date 2. Go to to download certification forms and/or receive package from CAVR Certification Chairwww.cavrcanada.org 3. Contact Certification Chair to confirm your ID number. 4. Ensure all requirements are met in the re-certification criteria before proceeding 5. Send papers &application fee to CAVR Chair of Certification 6. Papers to be disseminated to CAVR markers 7. Must be postmarked no later than December 31st 8. Certification awarded at National Conference in the presence of your peers and colleagues!!
8 Tips for keeping on track Keep anything related to your re-certification into a file for easy retrieval at a later date!! Take a “Professional Development” record to every workshop you attend and get signature Get involved in volunteer work either on a committee or a board! Register “your intent” as this will commit you to keep on going!
9 Finally… “And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our fear, our presence automatically liberates others. “ Marianne Williamson
10 Resources CAVR – Canadian Administrators of Volunteer Resources AVRBC – Administrators of Volunteer Resources BC Volunteer Canada – National Handbook on Screening