The Rise of Microvolunteering: What It Means for Your Volunteer Program

The Rise of Microvolunteering: What It Means for Your Volunteer Program What if people could volunteer in the time it takes to scroll through Facebook? These days, many people want to take action but need quick and flexible opportunities to engage with the causes they care about. Enter microvolunteering. It’s a convenient form of community action

Is Your Organization “Woke” to Corporate Volunteerism?

Is Your Organization "Woke" to Corporate Volunteerism? The term "woke" refers to someone being aware or knowledgeable around societal issues, especially social and racial inequity. In recent years, there has been an increased outcry around corporate social responsibility which translates into the importance of companies and organizations developing or increasing their corporate social

What is a social entrepreneur?

What is a social entrepreneur? Excerpts from Points of Light’s Civic Life research and magazine series. Volunteer Houston is a proud Global Network affiliate of Points of Light, a nonpartisan, global nonprofit organization that inspires, equips and mobilizes millions of people to take action that changes the world. As part of the network,

Long-Term Value of Service Learning

Exploring The Long-Term Value of Service Learning The term “service learning” has long captured the attention of students, nonprofits, and professionals all around the world. The opportunity to volunteer for a worthy cause while enhancing their own skills and development has continued to appeal to learners everywhere. Here at the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance,

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