Lessons from the Road

Lessons from the Road

Last month and for the third year in a row, I completed a series of 10 business trips in 10 weeks (#10TripsIn10Weeks). It’s a period I fondly refer to as “conference season.” While waiting in security lines and spending four hours squeezed into an aircraft seat...
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...
People, Participation, & Partnerships: Lessons from Service Unites

People, Participation, & Partnerships: Lessons from Service Unites

By Beth Steinhorn, President of VQ Volunteer Strategies, and Alison Doerfler, Senior Vice President of Capacity Building at Points of Light At last month’s Service Unites conference, some 3,000 leaders and learners committed to service and volunteerism in Points of...
Scholarship Opportunity for Points of Light Conference!

Scholarship Opportunity for Points of Light Conference!

Professional networking is just one of the many benefits of attending the Conference on Volunteering and Service hosted by Points of Light — Learning from expert presenters, connecting with corporate engagement professionals, and taking time away from your...