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Membership is open to anyone working within the voluntary and community sector, including NGOs, cultural and civil society organisations (Fellows – FIVSM, Senior Members – SIVSM, Members – MIVSM and Associate – AIVSM).

Corporate membership is also open to organisations (NGOs and Charitable organisations) working within the voluntary and community sector space – the Third Sector (Diamond, Gold and Silver Members). We also have Associate membership status for Corporate organisations that supply products or services to the not-for-profit sector or with robust corporate social responsibility programmes.



Fellows (FIVSM): Strictly by Invitation.

Senior Members (SIVSM): Higher Level qualifications such as Masters or Doctorate Degrees and minimum of 5 years’ experience, 3 of which must be at a senior management level.

Full Members (MIVSM): Holders of BA/BSc/HND or equivalent qualifications and a minimum of 3 years’ experience with middle management responsibilities.

Associate Members (AIVSM): Membership is open to holders of OND/NCE and other relevant qualifications, Corps members with Volunteering experience, academics and professional consultants who work in the sector.

Student Members: Undergraduates, Volunteers with minimum SSCE qualifications.

METHOD OF APPLICATION: Membership forms are available at our secretariat at SKO suite, Right Wing, (16th floor) Western House, 8-10, Broad Street, Lagos. Or you can download a membership form here

or Register online HERE


MODE OF PAYMENT: A bank draft in favour of Institute of Voluntary Sector Management or pay into our FCMB account no, 2614838010.

REGISTRATION FEES: Form @ N2,500 Membership fee: N7,500

For further enquiries, please use the GET IN TOUCH button below or call 07089937200 -or- 08165606067.


Register your interest

Download the form below or online to apply

Once we have received your submission we will be in touch with you as soon as we can with instructions on how to pay your membership fee and you can begin to enjoy our many support services. Thanks for applying.

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