2011 National Conference on Volunteering and Service: Request for Proposals
Deadline for proposals: midnight EST on November 29, 2010.
The 2011 National Conference on Volunteering and Service will take place in New Orleans, LA, on June 6-8.
NCVS is the largest gathering in the country of individuals solving community challenges through volunteering and service. Convened by the Corporation for National and Community Service and Points of Light Institute with support from the New Orleans Host Committee, the conference highlights leading innovators and dynamic strategies and creative ideas that drive change. For the many people devoted to redefining citizenship and volunteering for the 21st century through volunteering and service, this annual event is the place to be.
The conference program team is now accepting proposals for workshops, immersion learning sessions and mini-presentations that support this year’s tracks: Demonstrating Results, Strengthening Community, and Achieving Impact.
- Impact – Service is about individual, institutional and community transformation. Sessions in this category will focus on proven, specific and sustainable service and volunteer solutions to the economic, environmental, health, disaster management, veterans and educational issues faced by our communities
- Strengthen– Innovation, collaboration, passion and results fuel and strengthen the service and volunteer movement. Session in this category will focus on proven methods and emerging trends for managing, strengthening and sustaining volunteering and service programs to meet ever-changing economic, social economic, social and volunteer realities.
- Community - Individuals are the driving force behind service and a strong community. Sessions in this category will feature ways to recognize and harness the specific skills and the diversity of individuals and groups that are primed for volunteering, leadership and service.