Serving Richmond Public Schools

Serving Richmond Public Schools

Virginia Department of Social Services home office staff joined together to volunteer for Richmond Public Schools (RPS) at two locations on Friday, March 3rd. More than 20 staff members served at the RPS Teacher Supply Store  and the the McKinney Vento Center which serves homeless public school students and families. One team sorted school supplies and ...

Virginia Education Summits

Virginia Education Summits

Does your program work with students and youth?  Do your members work in Virginia's schools or in out-of-school time programming? Don't miss this incredible opportunity to learn from Virginia's education leaders! The Virginia Office on Volunteerism and Community Services will host three day-long sessions across the state featuring workshops and act ...

AmeriCorps Targeted Priority Grants

The Office on Volunteerism and Community Service (OVCS) has released a targeted priority Request for Applications focusing on (1) reducing and/or preventing prescription drug and opioid abuse; and/or (2) strengthening law enforcement and community relations. https://vendor.epro.cgipdc.com/webapp/VSSAPPX/Advantage, and then search for Solicitation: OVCS ...

Teach It Forward! Challenge

Teach It Forward! Challenge

The Center for Community Engagement & Career Competitiveness (CCECC) at Averett University started the Teach It Forward! Challenge (TIF!)  in the spring of 2016 as a way to meet an ongoing need for consistent tutors in the Danville community. The CCECC saw an opportunity to meet this need because Averett students identified tutoring as one of the m ...

Grants Address Opioid Crisis

Grants Address Opioid Crisis

The Office on Volunteerism and Community Service (OVCS) has released a targeted priority Request for Applications focusing on (1) reducing and/or preventing prescription drug and opioid abuse; and/or (2) strengthening law enforcement and community relations.  To see the RFP, go to https://vendor.epro.cgipdc.com/webapp/VSSAPPX/Advantage, and then searc ...

Virginia Triad Conference

Virginia Triad Conference

The Statewide Triad Conference (marking Triad’s 22nd birthday!) is scheduled for March 14-16, in Richmond. Just some of topics being covered this year include Mental Health First Aid, The Importance of Caregiver Support, The Impact of the Current Opioid Epidemic on Older Adults, and more! The conference is presented by the Office of Attorney General Ma ...

Volunteer Week 2017

Volunteer Week 2017

It is time to celebrate and thank your volunteers! For 40 years, National Volunteer Week, April 23-29, has been about inspiring, recognizing and encouraging people to serve their communities. In addition to the thousands of volunteer projects and special events scheduled throughout the week, it is also the perfect time to promote your cause and recogni ...

Senior Corps RSVP Grants

Senior Corps RSVP Grants

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) seeks to increase the impact of national service in one or more counties across the country through the 2017 RSVP Expansion Competition. CNCS intends to fund RSVP grants that support volunteers age 55 years and older in activities that serve community needs and respond to the National Performanc ...

Senior Corps RSVP

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) seeks to increase the impact of national service in one or more counties across the country through the 2017 RSVP Expansion Competition.  CNCS intends to fund RSVP grants that support volunteers age 55 years and older in activities that serve community needs. http://bit.ly/2j647Ic  Deadline: Apr ...

Statewide TRIAD Conference

Statewide TRIAD Conference

Registration is now open for the Virginia State Triad Conference! The Office of the Attorney General General Mark R. Herring and the Virginia State Triad/S.A.L.T. Council will present the annual Triad Conference, March 14-16, in Richmond. Topics will include Preventing Crimes Against Seniors, and Cyber-safety in a Connected World!  Additional topics wi ...

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