Learn about the South Carolina Association for Volunteer Administration.


SCAVA is a non-profit organization that provides opportunities and professional development to individuals with an interest in the field of volunteerism.

Membership is extended to individuals in the public and private sectors who wish to learn more about volunteerism, develop new skills, or shape the future of volunteerism in South Carolina. SCAVA offers conferences and workshops focusing on information and issues pertinent to volunteers and volunteer administration.


All volunteer management professionals will be equipped and empowered to inspire a culture of volunteerism


SCAVA provides new leadership opportunities for its members through participation on the Board of Directors and various committees. The Board, elected by the membership, governs the affairs of the organization. Affiliate membership is available through community and regional groups.


To educate, inspire and support leaders in volunteer resource management to promote and elevate the profession


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How Can I Join?

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SCAVA Board Members


Rachel Vane

Director of Volunteer Engagement
East Cooper Community Outreach
[email protected]

Vice President for Education

Mary Zachar

Volunteer Coordinator
RSVP, Senior Action
[email protected]

Vice President for Membership

Heather Lother, CVA

Senior Director of Engagement
United Way of the Piedmont
[email protected]


Jaclyn Pinkham

Volunteer Coordinator
Miracle Hill Ministries
[email protected]


Currently Vacant

Past President

Karen Stalvey, CVA

Director of Volunteer Services
Palmetto Health Baptist
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At-Large Members

Stacey Anderson

Volunteer Coordinator
Palmetto Health Baptist
[email protected]

Jennifer Gorham

Youth Programs Coordinator
City of Charleston – Mayor’s Office for Children
[email protected]

Janice Lovinggood

Secretary III
Oconee County Public Library / Walhalla Library
[email protected]

Rachel Pineda

Volunteer Coordinator
Southern Care Hospice Services
[email protected]

Sandra Pruitt

Program Coordinator
Oconee DSS / United Way
[email protected]

Brandy Singleton

Director of AmeriCorps Program
United Way of Anderson Co.
[email protected]