Membership Form
  • Type of Membership:
  • Please confirm you are the Nominated Representative of the above organisation:
  • Please give an indication of your organisations annual income:
  • Membership list on AVA website:
  • AVA will add your information to our database:
  • Please confirm that you agree to receive information from AVA relating to membership, events, training, forums and other relevant information:
  • Where did you hear about AVA membership?:
  • Please tell us which geographical community your organisation operates across?:
  • Which of the following activities best describe your organisations focus?:
  • Which best describes your organisations status?:
  • Are any of the following of particular interest?:
  • Would you like to register so that your young volunteers (aged 12-25) can receive a Saltire Award?:

Membership of AVA

Aberdeenshire Voluntary Action recognises our members as a vital part of the governance and accountability of our organisation.  Our membership is free for eligible groups and individuals, making it as inclusive as possible. All membership applications are considered by the AVA Board of Directors, so once we receive your membership request it will go to the next AVA board meeting (which are usually bi-monthly) for consideration. Fill in the application form on the right or download it here and return to: Lindsay.Allardyce@avashire.org.uk

Full membership of Aberdeenshire Voluntary Action (AVA) entitles you to a range of benefits:

  • Group health checks, organisational development and social enterprise support
  • Access to volunteering opportunities and support
  • Regular newsletters featuring funding sources, training opportunities, events and more
  • Access to competitive rates for office services including independent examination of accounts, assistance to access PVG Scheme Membership and payroll services
  • Funding updates and assistance with funding searches and application reviews
  • Support and advice to Trustees/Management Committees
  • Access to AVA forums, consultation opportunities and community planning networks
  • Networking, collaborative and partnership opportunities to share ideas and skills
  • Access to Members’ Area resources on the AVA website
  • Invitation to the AVA Annual General Meeting, including Full Members’ voting rights, option for election to the Board and copy of the Annual Report