California Volunteers Blog

Commissioner Spotlight – Wendy Garen

Wendy Garen, Vice-Chair of the California Volunteers Commission, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation. Under Wendy’s leadership, the Foundation fosters healthy and vibrant communities in Los Angeles County by...

A Time For Reflection As We Wrap Up 2018

 Dear CaliforniaVolunteers Community:In November, Butte County battled the deadliest wildfire in California history while the Woolsey and Hill Fires raged in Southern California. As a result of the wildfires, many families and individuals suffered...

Birth & Beyond – Transforming Families

 Birth & Beyond is an AmeriCorps program whose 105 AmeriCorps members serve at Family Resource Centers.  Using a home visitation model, they provide classes to parents at high risk for child abuse, using the evidence-based Nurturing Parenting Program...

Recognizing an Innovator and Leader

Fall 2018 Edition  WASHINGTON, DC – Ia Moua, Director of AmeriCorps Programs for California Volunteers, 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 EditionGovernor Jerry Brown visiting with volunteers at the Global Climate Action Summit.On behalf of Governor Jerry Brown and California Volunteers, we want to say thank you to all of the volunteers who supported the Global Climate Action...

AmeriCorps Leadership Summit Round Up

This summer California Volunteers 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...

Meet Our Commissioners – Tim Strauch

Tim Strauch, a California Volunteers 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...

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