Apr 04
Posted by Robby Montgomery to Volunteer Advice, Volunteer Resources, generationOn, Youth

If you’re interested in putting your passion and skills to work, but aren’t sure where to start, look towards the next generation! There are so many opportunities to support kids and teens by inspiring them, supporting them and investing in them. Here are three ways you can get involved by helping kids and teens.

Sep 06
Posted by Robby Montgomery to Volunteer Advice, Youth

A few weeks ago, Points of Light provided several articles and resources collected from voices of people both inside and outside of Points of Light speaking out about the tragedies of the last few months so that they might contribute to a larger narrative of unity and service in times of crisis.

Aug 31
Posted by Robby Montgomery to Youth Service, Youth, Volunteer Advice

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.

May 06
Posted by cmurphy to Youth
Young people make up almost a fifth of the world’s population (cite), almost half of the current global population is under the age of 25. Youth hold the key to society's present and future: we are actively engaged in the development of their societies in a vast range of actions. For youth in service worldwide, technology is not only helping volunteers with developed projects and initiatives, but also it is opening up volunteering to youth who have not previously been engaged.