Association of Volunteer Managers Serving Southeastern Wisconsin


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Welcome to AVM

 We serve the needs of all who engage volunteers!

Our mission is to provide education, networking, support, resources and opportunities for professional growth to those in the field of volunteer engagement.


We Strive To...

Promote the profession of volunteer engagement

Provide educational opportunities for AVM members

Advocate for issues related to volunteerism

Strengthen affiliation with other volunteer engagement organizations


Learn more about membership benefits here, or complete our 2018 AVM Member Application  today!

Contact our Membership Chair Karen Straw at: or (262) 548-7829 with questions.



Save the Date for our May Member Meeting/Workshop:

Engaging Youth with Niki Epsy
Join us at our upcoming member meeting/workshop on how to engage youth as volunteers.
Our presenter, Niki Epsy, is the Community Services Manager at Neighborhood House of Milwaukee.
Niki has 29 years of experience working with volunteers within the non-profit educational arena, and her mission is to prepare our youth
to be better global citizens through hands-on experience as well as mentoring.
Thursday, May 10th

11:30am - 12:00pm | Networking & bring your own lunch!

12:00 - 1:00pm | Presentation

Muskego Public Library
S73W16663 Janesville Road
Muskego, WI 53150

There is a $10 fee for non-members. Please pay at the door.


2018 Board of Directors

Sharon Jordan, President and WVCA Liaison

Kelly Lynch, Vice President

Amy Halloran, Secretary

Joe Cayen, Treasurer

Karen Straw, Membership

Jenn Barnard, Program

Melva Darrough, Program

Cheryl Isabell, Public Relations

Ana Kleppin, Member at Large