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A Certified member of SHVL may apply for recertification no later than 5 years after receiving certification if he/she meets the following criteria:

  • Must have remained a continuous member of SHVL over the five (5) years.  Can submit a request for exception in special circumstances.
  • Have documentation of 50 contact hours of continuing professional education in volunteer services OR
  • Successful re-examination taking the SHVL certification examination.
  • Must have submitted a completed renewal application by end of the recertification year.
  • Must have paid renewal application fee of $50 by deadline.

 Recertification Application Process

  • Complete Recertification Application. Recertification Application
  • Submit the application and payment of $50 by check or credit card.
  • In order to be recognized at the annual education conference, Recertification applications must be completed and submitted two months prior to the conference date.
  • Once the application and fee have been received, the Certification Committee will review and determine whether applicant meets the criteria.
  • An email will be sent to the applicant to let them know whether they have achieved Recertification.


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