In 2012 the Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration (MAVA) conducted its first study on volunteerism in rural Minnesota. The purpose of the survey was to learn what was changing in rural volunteerism, strategies being used to address the changes and current perspectives on rural volunteerism. With the importance of rural communities in Minnesota, it is important to understand the status of volunteerism in rural areas.
Click here to read the findings from MAVA's Survey on the Status of Volunteerism in Rural MN.
Click here to read article from the Rural Minnesota Journal on “Rural Volunteers: A Vital Force on Fertile Ground” by MAVA members Elizabeth Ellis and Heather Thormodson and MAVA staff Katie Bull and Mary Quirk