Association for Volunteer Services
Contact Person: Patricia Nabti
Address: Chawkatly Bldg, 6th floor, Charles Helou Blvd, Saifi, Beirut
P.O. Box: 136104
The mission of AVS is to promote, facilitate, and improve volunteering and community service throughout Lebanon and beyond. AVS programs include training and consultancy on volunteering, volunteer management, and development of volunteer centers, public and media outreach, production of a resources on volunteering in English and Arabic, a library and archives, and the Learning to CARE Program to help schools and universities develop effective programs in volunteering and community service, both within and outside the curriculum. AVS is the National Representative for the International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE). It has been the National Lead Agency for Global Youth Service Days (GYSD) since 2001 and is also the Regional Representative for GYSD for the MENA Region.