Upcoming Events

July 30, 2014
AHA/HPOE webinar
The Current State of Patient and Family Engagement Strategies in American Hospitals
2:00 p.m. ET, 1:00 p.m. CT, 11:00 a.m. PT (75 minute webinar)
Moderator: Maulik Joshi, DrPH, President, Health Research & Educational Trust

September 9, 2014
AHVRP webinar
Patient & Family Ambassador Programs: High Touch, High Impact Volunteer Assignments
2:00 p.m. ET, 1:00 p.m. CT, 11:00 a.m. PT (90 minutes)
Presenters: Angela Berns & Kathy Berube

Visit our webinar page to register!

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AHVRP 2014 Conference
August 19-22, 2014
Hyatt Regency Crystal City
Washington, DC, metro area
Guest room rate is $159
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AHVRP 2015 Conference
September 19-22, 2015
Marriott World Center
Orlando, FL







National Healthcare Volunteer Week

April 12-18, 2015

President Richard Nixon established National Volunteer Week with an executive order in 1974, as a way to recognize and celebrate the efforts of volunteers. Every sitting U.S. president since Nixon has issued a proclamation during National Volunteer Week (as have many U.S. mayors and governors).

Since then, the original emphasis on celebration has widened; the week has become a nationwide effort to urge people to get out and volunteer in their communities. Every April, charities, hospitals, and communities recognize volunteers and foster a culture of service.

Join your peers nationwide during the 2015 National Volunteer Week, April 12 to April 18, in celebrating and recognizing your volunteers' efforts to advance your organization. Coming soon, AHVRP will make available to you a selection of logos that you can personalize and have printed on specialty items, posters or other materials. Each logo costs $49.99.

This is an opportunity for you to recognize the integral role volunteers play in advancing patient engagement and quality care.

1. Choose from the following logo options available for download in print-quality EPS format by clicking on the logo image.

2. After completing your logo purchase online, you can access the logo by going to "My Activity" on the online store toolbar.

3. Then go to "My Library" on the left side toolbar. You will see a link to download your logo.

If you have any problems, download screen shots or contact AHVRP at 312-422-3939 or ahvrp@aha.org.

AHVRP copyright designations do not appear on final products. Download form to pay by check.



National Volunteer Week Logo


National Volunteer Week Logo


National Volunteer Week Logo


National Volunteer Week Logo

Future National Volunteer Week Dates:

  • April 10-16, 2016
  • April 23-29, 2017

Source: Wiltz, Jenni."The History of National Volunteer Week."eHow Demand Media Inc. Web. 29 June 2013.