X, Y, and Introducing Generation Z!

X, Y, and Introducing Generation Z!

Many different things can indicate “coming of age” … but when it comes to a generation as a whole, one factor could certainly be the act of receiving a distinct generational name. That just happened for the generation after Millennials – those born after 1996 – who...
Dear VQ… I want to be an Executive Director

Dear VQ… I want to be an Executive Director

A few days ago, I received an intriguing message from a volunteer manager who had been in one of my conference sessions last year. It was the first time I had received this question – but I must believe that many others are aspiring to leadership positions and have...
Power of the Personal Ask

Power of the Personal Ask

One of the top challenges expressed by volunteer engagement professionals is recruitment – whether finding the right volunteers or inspiring and equipping others (volunteers or staff) to recruit new volunteers on behalf of the organization. When volunteer directors...
Scholarship Opportunity for Points of Light Conference 2019

Scholarship Opportunity for Points of Light Conference 2019

Once again, we are excited to announce the return of the Jill Friedman Fixler Professional Development Scholarship for Points of Light Conference. In the years since her death, Jill’s family has generously partnered with Points of Light to honor her memory with...
Showcase YOUR Impact at Points of Light 2019

Showcase YOUR Impact at Points of Light 2019

Colleagues, there’s still time to showcase YOUR impact! YOU are invited to contribute to the Volunteer Engagement Plenary, “Embracing Your Role as a Catalyst for Impact.” Help us demonstrate how volunteering creates ripples of impact through not only the...