Pennsylvania Association of Healthcare 
Volunteer Resource Professionals

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The Pennsylvania Society of Directors of Volunteer Services (PSDVS) is a comprised of directors, managers, and coordinators who oversee volunteers in Pennsylvania health care settings such as hospitals, hospices, and long-term care facilities with nursing staff. There are three chapters of Eastern, Central, and Western (see map). Members can attend meetings in any locale throughout the year.

PSDVS is a member of the Association for Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals (AHVRP) which is guided by the American Hospital Association (AHA).




                                            Benefits of Membership

  • Answers to questions about ever-changing state and national regulations and procedures required of health care providers and the role of the Volunteer Services Department within the organization.
  • Problem solving to improve and revitalize the choosing, orientation, and training of volunteers.
  • New ideas volunteer programs, materials, and events.
  • Networking opportunities with members who are dealing with similar problems and situations.
  • Professional development - educational sessions held at quarterly meetings.
  • Yearly conference held in the autumn that features world-class presenters and interactions with colleagues from around the state. Conference is hosted by each chapter on a rotating basis.
  • List of members throughout the state with their contact information.
  • Website containing useful resources and answers to members' questions including an opportunity to post requests for answers and situations one is dealing with in their facility.
  • Newsletter sent electronically throughout the year.

Join by filing out an application PSDVS 2016 Membership Form and returning to the our Membership Chair, Terry Scott, 215-581-2360 or

Upcoming events

       SAVE THE DATE!!!
PAHVRP Annual Conference
September 21st-23rd
Doubletree in Cranberry
110 Sheraton Drive
Mars, Pa 16046

Do you have a question, want guidance or need to brainstorm?

Visit the Forum and post a question to the entire group and receive great feedback!

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