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9/11 Project Planned in Alexandria

9/11 Project Planned in Alexandria

Volunteer Alexandria  will partner with the Ivy Hill Cemetery to honor those laid to rest by repairing and painting a fountain that was dedicated to the firefighters. In addition, volunteers will landscape and plant flowers followed by a "Character Does Matter" presentation. The project will take p ...

National Governors Highlight Service

National Governors Highlight Service

First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe continued to show her support for National Service at the National Governors Association’s 2016 Summer Meeting, July 14-17, in Des Moines, IO. Over the four day meeting, the First Lady joined Corporation for National and Community Service Director Wendy Spencer and Ame ...

First Lady Supports AmeriCorps Teams

First Lady Supports AmeriCorps Teams

Virginia's AmeriCorps Programs were thrilled to welcome First Lady McAuliffe at their annual program directors training event in Richmond, July 18-20. The First Lady made note of the enormity of Virginia's role in supporting national programs like Employers of National Service and the Service Year I ...

2016-17 AmeriCorps State Programs

2016-17 AmeriCorps State Programs

The Virginia Office on Volunteerism and Community Services is proud to announce the 2016-17 AmeriCorps State Grantees. There are 20 programs this year located in throughout the Commonwealth focusing on community needs in education and youth, economic opportunity, environmental stewardship, disaster ...

2016 Points of Light Conference

2016 Points of Light Conference

The Points of Light Conference on Volunteering and Service, June 27-29, in Detroit, provided valuable tools and training, as well as a lot of inspiration, to Virginia organizations. OVCS Director Gail Harris, along with several representatives from Virginia's Volunteer Centers and other nonprofit or ...

VISTA Positions Available Across State!

VISTA Positions Available Across State!

Are you looking for a unique opportunity to make a difference in the lives of families and individuals living in poverty? There are new opportunities to work in a position as an AmeriCorps VISTA in areas all across the Commonwealth! The Virginia Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) office has esta ...

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