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Stories of Service: Morgan Grant

Stories of Service: Morgan Grant

As Virginia's AmeriCorps Ambassador for June 2018, Morgan is excited to share her story and show what it is like to serve as an AmeriCorps member. Morgan, an AmeriCorps member with CASA de Maryland - Edu-Futuro Moving Forward!, says she became extremely curious about the world of nonprofits during her senior year of college. She explains, "Prior t ...

Make this a Summer of Service

Make this a Summer of Service

With the arrival of summer break, now is a great time to plan some volunteer activities. Many degree programs at various schools have a volunteer hour requirement and the summer months are the perfect time to get in those hours. Here are some great resources for finding volunteer opportunities for youth: 20 Summer of Service Ideas AllforGood.org ...

2018 Volunteer Conference

2018 Volunteer Conference

Thanks for Making the 2018 Volunteer Conference a Huge Success!  Nonprofit leaders from throughout Virginia joined together in Richmond May 21-22, at the Virginia Volunteerism and Service Conference to learn from industry experts and share knowledge with each other. Nearly 400 individuals attended 30 sessions on topics like fighting the ...

2018 Hurricane Toolkit

2018 Hurricane Toolkit

U.S. forecasters have said that 2018 Atlantic hurricane season will be near-normal to above-normal in number and intensity of storms, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA). They estimate that between one and four major hurricanes packing winds of 111 miles per hour could develop during the 2018 season (June 1-No ...

National Service Members Honored

National Service Members Honored

Senior Corps and AmeriCorps members serving in Virginia who have performed outstanding service to their communities were honored at the 2018 Virginia Volunteerism and Service Conference on May 21, 2018. The second annual Virginia National Service Awards honored seven amazing individuals who were nominated by their organization's program directors/spons ...

Stories of Service: Cassy Caswell

Stories of Service: Cassy Caswell

As Virginia's AmeriCorps Ambassador for May 2018, Cassy is excited to share her story and show what it is like to serve as an AmeriCorps member. Cassy, an AmeriCorps member with Goodskills Literacy Corps, says all her life she has always loved helping other people, so when she was given the chance to serve for AmeriCorps, she jumped at it as ...

Life After AmeriCorps Session

Life After AmeriCorps Session

Attention National Service members and Alums! The Virginia Office on Volunteerism and Community Services will present a special session detailing how to leverage your National Service experience and prepare for what's next. "Life After AmeriCorps" is open to anyone who'd like to learn more about how to take their AmeriCorps experience and fin ...

Apply for AmeriCorps NCCC Team!

Apply for AmeriCorps NCCC Team!

AmeriCorps NCCC’s application season for the Fall 2018 (August 21–October 15) is open! Concept forms are due May 1! Every organization has a list of things they wish they could accomplish if only they had the extra dedicated manpower. Good news . . . NCCC might be able to help! Each year, AmeriCorps NCCC engages its teams in communi ...

College Decision Day 2018

College Decision Day 2018

Virginia College Advising Corps AmeriCorps members celebrated thousands of decisions for a brighter future with Virginia high school students events across the Commonwealth around May 1st. Each year,  the AmeriCorps college advisers plan and host Decision Day events at their high school sites to recognize the hard work of students w ...

National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week

Don't forget to thank and recognize your volunteers this month!  National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, powered by Points of Light, is an opportunity to celebrate the impact of volunteer service and the power of volunteers to come together to tackle tough challenges, and build stronger, more resilient communities. The theme for National Volunt ...

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