Are you a service fanatic? Someone who puts volunteering at the forefront of life? Or simply someone interested in meeting like minded fans of repairing the world? This summer from June 18-20, let your love of service shine at the National Conference on Volunteering and Service – the world’s largest gathering of volunteer and service leaders.
Held in Chicago, this annual conference hosted by the Points of Light institute offers attendees a chance to “learn, connect and be inspired” through a wide range of workshops, plenaries, and hands-on service projects. Discover new ideas for meaningful volunteer projects, learn techniques for engaging your friends and community members in service, and attend a Books and Brew book club session for an inspiring conversation led by today’s leading service and social change-focused authors.
This year’s featured speakers include, among many others, Interfaith Youth Core founder Eboo Patel, Larry Soler from the Partnership for a Healthier America, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, Wendy Spencer, Paul Schmitz who is CEO of Public Allies, Michelle Nunn from the Points of Light Foundation Kevin Bacon – who, in addition to being a Golden Globe award-winning actor, is also the founder of the SixDegrees charitable network.