Who We Are
Incorporated in 1974, the Alberta Volleyball Association (AVA) is the official governing body and provides the organizational structure for the sport of Volleyball in the province of Alberta. The AVA is involved in every facet of the sport by running programs at all levels both indoors and in the rapidly growing area of Beach Volleyball. We provide all Alberta residents with fair and equal access to participation and personal growth through recreational, competitive, elite, instructional, administrative, coaching and officiating programs.
Our primary goal is to promote and develop volleyball at all levels throughout Alberta. The AVA services the needs of its membership which consists of athletes, coaches, officials, and anyone interested in the sport of volleyball in the province.
AVA programs and volunteer activities are funded and supported by the Alberta Sport Recreation Parks and Wildlife Foundation, membership fees, user fees, interested corporate sponsors and fund raising activities.
Alberta Volleyball’s Mission Statement
Our mission statement outlines the purpose towards which we commit our work life. These are the reasons for the existence of Alberta Volleyball and it clearly describes who our customers are and what we produce as outcome benefits for them.
To provide services that create quality opportunities for the growth and development of volleyball in Alberta.
Alberta Volleyball’s Vision
Our vision statement describes ideally where and what we want to be. These are the future hopes, dreams and aspirations for Alberta Volleyball.
To be the Premier Volleyball Association in Canada.
Alberta Volleyball’s Values
Our core values describe how we should act in order to accomplish the tasks leading to achieving our mission. They create our desired culture, as they are the principles that guide the behaviors of all members of Alberta Volleyball.
Accountability - We will be responsible as individuals and as a group for our actions, decisions and responsibilities in managing the affairs of Alberta Volleyball. "Do what is right...Do it now"
Excellence - We deliver what we promise and add value beyond what is expected. "Exceed Expectations"
Integrity - We treat people with respect, fairness, honesty, patience, understanding and trust. We are an equal opportunity employer and respect diversity. "Walk the Talk"
Leadership - We will, through our passion and commitment to volleyball, lead the collective thoughts, ideas and needs of the volleyball community and steward the direction of volleyball in our province. "Provide support and direction"
Participant Centred - Our focus is on our membership, ensuring we strive to ensure thier needs are met and their expectations are surpassed. "Focus on the participants"