Jun 18
We are all united in the house of service. That’s the message Points of Light Chairman Neil Bush delivered to a packed closing plenary session today – joined by volunteer service leaders and award-winning entertainers – to wrap up the 2014 Conference on Volunteering and Service in Atlanta.
May 09
Posted by mmelendez to AmeriCorps VISTA, ameriCorps, ServiceWorks
Here’s your chance to find out what 830,000 AmeriCorps members have already learned: AmeriCorps is a great way to serve others, while learning a lot about yourself and the strengths that can propel you into a meaningful career.
Apr 18
Posted by mmelendez to Tracy Hoover, On Point, ServiceWorks
Tracy Hoover, an America’s Promise Alliance trustee, became the president of Points of Light just eight months ago, but she’s been a dedicated leader in the service movement for the majority of her career. America’s Promise Alliance asked Hoover to talk a little about herself.
Mar 31
High school graduation rates are at a 40-year high, but there are still tens of millions of young people who leave high school without diplomas, get stuck without jobs or in dead-end ones and never get to college or careers. We’re excited to announce a new approach to the problem, one that uses volunteer service as a pathway to success: ServiceWorks.