COA's web-based accreditation process allows organizations to complete each part of the accreditation process online from application to self-study to the post-site visit report.
Volunteer Information Portal (VIP)
Peer Reviewers, Evaluators, Endorsers, Team Leaders and Commissioners can use the VIP - a web-based portal - to update their profile, sign-up for site visit, and rate an organization's self-study.
Private Organization Accreditation
Lutheran Social Services of New England is a high-performing nonprofit organization. LSS is a powerful difference maker and go-to resource, driving ourselves to constantly anticipate futures that are different from the past. For 140 years, LSS has been caring for people in need in New England.
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Volunteer Roles: Evaluator; Lead Evaluator; Peer Reviewer; Team Leader
I have found that being a COA Volunteer builds my professional skills and experience in ways that more traditional workshops do not. The opportunity to learn about best practices through the COA standards and then see how agencies implement them is truly a growth experience.