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Ready to lead change? Join MAVA VISTA!
What We Do
The Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration (MAVA) connects, educates, strengthens, and advocates for volunteer engagement leaders and their organizations to positively impact communities.

What You Can Do
Serve full-time for one year across the state to develop, expand, or improve volunteer programming that connects Minnesotans to the resources they need to move out of poverty.

Together We Can

Enhance how organizations use volunteers to fight poverty in Minnesota while building your skill set, growing your network, and launching your career through our service cohort.

Open Positions

Community Emergency Assistance Programs Plentiful Produce Co-operative Coordinator
Grow some good! Develop the Plentiful Produce Co-operative to engage food shelf clients as volunteers and increase access to fresh produce in the community.

Community Involvement Programs Volunteer Engagement Coordinator
Help people with disabilities, both physical and mental, to live their greatest lives by strengthening a volunteer program to improve the services of an innovative organization.

Interfaith Outreach Great Expectations Volunteer Engagement Specialist
Complex social problems require creative people. Lead the expansion of an innovative volunteer-run initiative to change the future and eliminate educational inequity for over 1600 low income students.

Jeremiah Program Volunteer Outreach and Engagement Coordinator
Provide a supportive community for single mothers to journey out of poverty. Grow & diversify our volunteer program, create & pilot new volunteer trainings, & sustain our Volunteer Advisory Council.

Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly Neighborhood Initiative Coordinator
Create a community where older adults are valued and connected. Empower volunteers to end elder isolation in their neighborhood so people can age in place in the community they love.

Maximize your leadership skills and inspire a new generation of service members! Coach, train, and support 9 VISTAs as they develop volunteer programming to fight poverty in MN. Must successfully complete one full-time service term (VISTA, other AmeriCorps, or Peace Corps) to apply.

Minnesota Children's Museum Youth Service Coordinator: 

Second Harvest Heartland Executive Service Corps Developer
Lead one of our state’s most sophisticated non-profits in developing a model for engaging highly skilled volunteers to create lasting impact for food insecure Minnesotans.

The Open Door Volunteer Program Development VISTA: Help make hunger history! Revamp our volunteer program by engaging Lead Volunteers, creating new training, & improving processes to make healthy food more accessible to our clients.

The Sheridan Story Volunteer Capacity VISTA
Join the fight against child hunger! Help The Sheridan Story strengthen our volunteer program so we can serve thousands of families experiencing food insecurity in our community.