BY L.A. WORKS (WWW.LAWORKS.COM), NOVEMBER 06, 2015
About AmeriCorps: AmeriCorps VISTA is one of three main service programs of AmeriCorps that connects full-time members to community organizations and public agencies to create and expand programs that build capacity and ultimately bring low-income individuals and communities out of poverty. Members gain valuable professional, educational, and life experience. The term of service lasts for 1 [ [...]
BY L.A. WORKS (WWW.LAWORKS.COM), NOVEMBER 03, 2015
Special Events Coordinator (flexible, part-time contractor position) About L.A. Works: L.A. Works is a 501(c)3 nonprofit volunteer action center that creates, manages, and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area. With more than 20 years of success, L.A. Works addresses three principal needs: to increase volunteer participation in the community; to [ [...]
L.A. Works and Points of Light are pleased to announce that CASA of Los Angeles, who serves youth in the foster system, has been awarded Service Enterprise Certification for their outstanding volunteer program. Currently, CASA mobilizes more than 400 volunteers who work to reverse the effects of abuse and neglect. We spoke with Dan Hanley, [ [...]
L.A. Works has applied to LA2050’s Grants Challenge, which calls on organizations to envision a better Los Angeles 35 years into the future. Our proposed vision centers on expanding our Managed Projects program, which allows us to bring recurring volunteer opportunities to across all LA communities and connect volunteers to local issues and organizations. The [ [...]
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