All Voluntary Association Foundation has a three-tier structure:
General Body - is the supreme body comprised of all members of AVAF (networks/federations, organizations and individuals).
Governing Body - makes decisions on behalf of the members and is composed of 16 elected members from the General Body, which also elects two office bearers, the Chairperson and Treasurer.
The Working Committee has four subcommittees namely: Programme, Networking, Membership, Finance and Management Committees.
Secretariat - is headed by a Chief Executive Officer appointed by the Working Committee, and is an ex-officio member of the Working Committee. The Secretariat has programme units, each led by programme officers/managers with their respective professional and support staff.
The CEO liaises between the Secretariat and the Working Committee for planning, implementation and monitoring of the organization's activities..