110 Nonprofit-Track Workshops at the National Conference on Volunteering and Service

Picture 5The largest U.S. gathering of voluntary effort — the National Conference on Volunteering and Service — will take place in San Francisco in just a couple weeks. The nonprofit workshop track at the conference is among the largest, with over 100 presentations.

The National Conference on Volunteering and Service (NCVS) is the Fashion Week of the service world in the United States. It’s taking place June 22-24 (plus various pre- and post-meetings), at the Moscone Continue reading

Disability and Inclusion related sessions at the 2009 National Conference on Volunteering and Service

“The 2009 National Conference on Volunteering and Service, taking place June 22-24 at the Moscone Center – West in the heart of San Francisco, is the world’s largest gathering of volunteer and service leaders from the nonprofit, government, and corporate sectors. This year’s theme —”Civic. Energy. Generation.”— reflects the tremendous excitement in our nation today as people of all ages and backgrounds unify in a powerful movement to bring about social change.”

Learn more about the 2009 National Conference on Volunteering and Service and register.

The National Service Inclusion Project will be conducting a pre-conference training, an immersion learning session and two workshops focused on disability and inclusion in national and community service at the National Conference on Volunteering and Service. Information and descriptions of each session is listed below:

Pre-Conference: Getting Buy-in: Crafting Partnerships that Fully Embrace Inclusion
Monday, June 22: 8:00 am- 4:00 pm — Participants of all levels welcome

People with disabilities are now, more than ever, engaged in community service or volunteering. Whether responsible for Continue reading

Idealist to Participate in the National Conference on Volunteering and Service

In late June, the national service community will come together NCVSonce again for the annual National Conference on Volunteering and Service.

This year the conference will take place in San Francisco; early bird registration is open through April 30.

Idealist.org is honored to host a career center within the conference where we want to hear from you about your career transition needs and questions.We’ll be offering one-on-one career consultation, an overview of free and relevant resources for you and your team to use, and mini workshops on a range of topics like informational interviewing and self assessment.

If you are a program director, I invite you to a workshop I’m offering to help you support your corps members with their career transitions while balancing the myriad other priorities of your work.

With the mounting energy of expanded national service, this summer promises to be one of the most exciting conferences ever. Stay up to date about conference developments by following NCVS on Twitter, or subscribing to the new blog!

We at Idealist are eager to see you there!

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