The Volunteer Advisory Council (VAC) is comprised of volunteer leaders from across the country whose roles, responsibilities and services of organized volunteers and auxilians, as well as the community provide perspective for the health care field. The council supports the AHVRP and American Hospital Association's (AHA) mission in executing its activities and initiatives; providing the Association with the benefit of its community perspective on issues related to the health care field; sharing the voice of the volunteer as well as the voice of the patient and serving as the selection committee for the Hospital Awards for Volunteer Excellence (HAVE Awards).
Volunteer Advisory Council (VAC) Mission
Striving to advance the mission of AHVRP by connecting the voices of auxilians, volunteers and health care volunteer resource professionals.
Vision of the VAC
Advancing Health Care Together through:
• Volunteer recognition and best practice sharing through the HAVE awards process
• Advocating for healthy communities by educating with resources provided by the AHA and AHVRP
• Connecting hospital and state auxiliary organizations through SALS