The OAVR is an Ottawa-based association open to anyone in the field of volunteer management.

OAVR Welcomes

  • Individuals whose work (paid or unpaid) includes managing volunteer resources
  • Managers of volunteer resources not currently working in the field
  • Students in a degree or certificate program in management of volunteer resources

Membership Benefits

  • Educational Opportunities Discount on the annual Professional Administrators of Volunteer Resources – Ontario conference
  • Access to the Sally Batstone Professional Development Bursary
  • Access to the Managers of Volunteer Resources community of practice
  • Information on local professional development opportunities
  • Networking with peers at 3 meetings per year
  • Access to Job Opportunities Information
  • E-bulletins and E-newsletters

Membership Fee


Become a Member

Download our application form in Adobe Pdf

If you are having problems viewing the form, you can install (without charge) Adobe Acrobat Viewer.

If you cannot download and use the form, contact Miriam Dupuis by sending an e-mail to


We have included an invoice which can be submitted to your finance department to obtain payment for your membership. (Adobe Pdf).

OAVR Board Members for 2017-2018

Chair: Angela Begin

Vice-Chair: Ulyana Osorio

Secretary: Javier Clavelo

Treasurer: Paula Coons

Membership: Miriam Dupuis

Newsletter: Robyn Macdonald

Communications: Jo-Anne Turple

Digital Media Coordinator: Andrew McEwen

Program: Denis Hawken