Contact Program Director

Alison Jorgensen, CVA
540.985.0131, ext 502

As Director of Resource and Capacity Development, Alison Jorgensen oversees the local volunteer center, HandsOn Blue Ridge; the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program; the Maternal Infant Early Childhood Home Visiting Referral Program; the Child and Adult Care Food Program; the Nonprofit Resource Center; as well as providing data and strategic planning services through the Council’s planning department . Alison sits on several planning and advisory committees for various organizations in the Roanoke Valley. In addition, Alison is President of Volunteer Centers of Virginia, a position she has held for three years. She was appointed to the Governor’s Advisory Board for National and Community Service and served in that role under Governors Time Kaine and Bob McDonnell. Alison is a Certified Volunteer Administrator (CVA), the only internationally recognized professional certification for the volunteer management field.