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Recognizing an Innovator and Leader

Fall 2018 Edition     WASHINGTON, DC – Ia Moua, Director of AmeriCorps Programs for CaliforniaVolunteers, was announced as the 2018 Outstanding Commission Staff at a reception in Arlington, VA as part of America’s Service Commissions (ASC) Innovation and...

AmeriCorner

Fall 2018 Edition AmeriCorps Advantage Career Resource Guide – Statewide Training Opportunity! The AmeriCorps Advantage Career Resource Guide is designed to take members on a journey of career discovery as they move through their year of service. Through...

Global Climate Action Summit Volunteer Appreciation

Fall  2018 Edition Governor Jerry Brown visiting with volunteers at the Global Climate Action Summit. On behalf of Governor Jerry Brown and CaliforniaVolunteers, we want to say thank you to all of the volunteers who supported the Global Climate Action...

AmeriCorps Leadership Summit Round Up

This summer CaliforniaVolunteers hosted our 2018-2019 AmeriCorps programs at the 2018 AmeriCorps Leadership Summit. With innovative and exciting discussions on program management, California’s service initiatives, and strategies to engage funders and...

Building California’s Disaster Preparedness

  "Planning, prevention, and preparation are the keys to success. And regardless of where people come from on the planet, when disaster strikes, whether it be a wildfire or famine, public health, or urban unrest, whatever it is, everyone is in a potential...

Meet Our Commissioners – Tim Strauch

Tim Strauch, a CaliforniaVolunteers Commissioner, has recently been appointed to be the President and CEO of OneOC. OneOC, formerly the Volunteer Center of Orange County, is a leading nonprofit that focuses on recruiting and placing volunteers in local...

Through the Fire

Imagine arriving in a new community, excited about the service year ahead of you, only to find this community and the people you hoped to help completely upended by disaster. Last year, CalSERVES AmeriCorps members experienced just this. However, instead...

Reuniting the Volunteer Center Family

We’ve all been there – watching the news as a fire, earthquake, or hurricane destroys a community along with the lives of those directly impacted. We’ve felt that instant need to help in some way. Many turn to their local volunteer center. Volunteer...

Commissioner Spotlight – Amanda Plasencia

Amanda Plasencia is a CaliforniaVolunteers Commissioner and a former AmeriCorps Member through Teach for America. Amanda is currently employed with Third Plateau, a social impact strategy consulting firm, and continues to work in the education field on...

There’s More to Coachella Than Beyoncé

  For many, the name “Coachella” brings to mind the popular music festival that attracts hundreds-of-thousands of people from all over the country to jam out to their favorite artists. This year’s Coachella Valley Music Festival was headlined by music...

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