Virginia Society for Directors of Healthcare Volunteer Services
Advancing Volunteer Services Professionals in Virginia Hospitals and Healthcare Systems Since 1972
The Virginia Society for Directors of Healthcare Volunteer Services is an organization dedicated to the professional growth of its members and endeavors to develop, establish, and recommend standards of healthcare volunteer services management best practices. It serves as a forum for the exchange of ideas, skills development, and professional contact cultivation. The Society offers an annual educational conference and vendor fair, as well as opportunities for members to serve in leadership roles within the organization.
VSDHVS is affiliated with the Virginia Hospital Association (VHA), the Association for Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals(AHVRP), and the thirteen state regional professional group Southeastern Healthcare Volunteer Leaders (SHVL).
Membership is open to those professionals who are recognized by the administration of their healthcare facility in Virginia who have major and continuing managerial responsibilities of the volunteer services in that institution, who are interested in the attainment of the objectives of and subscribe to the bylaws of the VSDHVS. Current membership includes directors, managers, supervisors, coordinators, and other professional leaders in healthcare volunteer services roles. Annual VSDHVS dues have been waived for 2018 and all professional leaders are welcome to join.