12 Service Project Ideas for Kids

From Points of Lights Blog

Back-to-school can be a busy time for families, filled with homework, sports practices, school plays, and other extracurricular activities. However, it’s important to remember the role that volunteer service can play in your child’s development. Volunteering together as a family helps kids learn that they can make a positive difference through service to others.

Without further ado, here are 12 simple service projects for kids of all ages

http://www.pointsoflight.org/blog/2016/08/31/12-service-project-ideas-kids

 

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7 Ways to Get Millennials Involved with Your Cause

7 Ways to Get Millennials Involved with Your Cause

How many times a day do you hear the term “Millennial”? Likely, you hear it often because they are one of the most talked about generations. This generation is in constant search of the next best thing and how it will benefit them personally.

Many nonprofits are in search of how to involve this generation with their cause.

Millennials look at the world from a different perspective than the generations before them. They are innovative, creative, and can add value and originality to any organization. Here are a few ways you can attract Millennials to become involved with your nonprofit:

 

2015 State of the World’s Volunteerism Report – Transforming Governance

The State of the World’s Volunteerism Report 2015 is the first global review of the power of volunteer voices to help improve the way people are governed. Drawing on evidence from countries as diverse as Brazil, Kenya, Lebanon and Bangladesh, the UN report shows how ordinary people are volunteering their time, energies and skills to improve the way they are governed and engaged at local, national and global levels. Better governance at every level is a pre-requisite for the success of the new set of targets for future international development, the Sustainable Development Goals, which are due to be agreed at the United Nations in September 2015.   View Report Below:

http://www.volunteeractioncounts.org/SWVR2015-frame/#section-five