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2017 Summit Milestone Awards

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2017 Milestone Awards! Each year we give out three categories of awards to extraordinary youth who have volunteered an impressive number of hours with YVC. The 100-In-1 Award is for youth who have volunteered at least 100 hours...

Announcing the Winners of the 2017 Alumni Story Contest

We had some great submissions to the 2017 Alumni Story Contest and we're excited to finally announce the winners and share them with you. However, before we get to the winners, we want to take this opportunity to thank everyone who submitted their stories. Youth...

“Volunteering was the start of social work for me.”

Ariel Green was awarded second place and a $100 prize for her submission to the 2017 Alumni Story Contest. Green served as a youth volunteer with YVC of Baton Rouge from 2012 to 2013.  Read her story submission and see how YVC changed her life below.    ...

“I felt like I was making a difference.”

Keleey Naughton was awarded first place and a $200 prize for her submission to the 2017 Alumni Story Contest. Naughton served as an AmeriCorps member with YVC of Corvallis from 2014 to 2015.  Read her story submission and see how YVC changed her life below.   I...

Here’s Your Chance to Join Our Team

Here’s Your Chance to Join Our Team

Want to make a positive difference while sharpening your skills? Do you like the idea of working at a nonprofit and helping to make the world a better place? Haven’t decided what direction you want to take next? Youth Volunteer Corps is now hiring for two full-time,...

“Giving back for everything I’ve received.”

“Giving back for everything I’ve received.”

                  Korrine Nelson of Danbury, Conn., identifies with the people she serves on a deeper level than most. Korrine knows hunger. She knows homelessness. She knows what it’s like to depend on the charity of...

YVC Day 2017: Throwback to 1987

YVC Day 2017: Throwback to 1987

On Saturday, March 4th, we celebrated YVC Day – youth from every single YVC program served “together” in their communities from South Carolina to Alberta (Canada).

Finding the Joy in Service

Finding the Joy in Service

Meet Joy. Joy began volunteering with YVC of Philadelphia when her mom was diagnosed with cancer.

A New Volunteer Takes the Lead

A New Volunteer Takes the Lead

In just over a year of service, Dante has racked up dozens of volunteer hours and even coordinated his very own service project from start to finish.