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YVC Launches in St. Louis, MO

  Join us in welcoming St. Louis to the Youth Volunteer Corps family! YVC of ST. Louis is hosted by Mid County YMCA. We're excited to see our network of affiliates continue to grow are expecting big things from YVC of St. Louis as they begin their program. Be the...

YVC Launches in Fargo, ND

  Join us in welcoming Fargo to the Youth Volunteer Corps family! YVC of Fargo is hosted by Family Wellness Fargo. We're excited to see our network of affiliates continue to grow are expecting big things from YVC of Fargo as they begin their program. Be the first...

2017 One YVC Award

  This year, three YVC affiliates, YVC of Reading, YVC of Philadelphia and YVC of Hampton Roads, took it upon themselves to create and execute a regional service project that exemplified the values of diversity and teamwork as they served nonprofit organizations...

2017 New Affiliate of the Year

We celebrate every time a YVC program launches in a new community, envisioning how countless youth will be transformed by life-changing service experiences. Each year at the YVC Summit, we honor one of the new programs that launched during the previous year that got...

2017 Program Director of the Year

Youth Volunteer Corps of Charleston’s Program Director, Jennifer Gorham, was named Program Director of the Year by the Youth Volunteer at this years YVC Summit. Jennifer started the program in the fall of 2015 as part of the City of Charleston Mayor’s Office for...

2017 Project of the Year

Youth Volunteer Corps of Des Moines’ service project was named the 2017 Project of the Year across the YVC network. YVC has more than 30 affiliates throughout the U.S. and Canada, with over 4,000 projects taking place each year, and only one receives this top honor....

2017 YVC Affiliate of the Year

Congratulations to YVC of Danbury, the 2017 Affiliate of the Year! Not only do they earn this top accolade, but this year the award also comes with a $1,000 grant from YVC Headquarters. Youth Volunteer Corps of Danbury launched in 2009 and since then it has steadily...

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...