About Conference on
Volunteering and Service

Inspiring and Equipping the Changemakers Across the Globe

Points of Light's Conference on Volunteering and Service provides the singular opportunity for thousands from around the world to come together to shape the future of volunteerism. As the world's largest service-related convening, it brings more than 3,500 nonprofit, government, business and civic leaders together to gain and share knowledge, resources and connections needed to galvanize the power of people to create change globally.

Conference is for anyone who...

... believes in putting needs of others first through the giving of their time, talent and voice.

... lives to give, stands up to serve and lights the way for others.

... believes that it doesn't take a lot of power to make a difference in the lives of others.

... wants to grow as a person, affirm their purpose and take the next step in making a difference in the lives of others.


  • Eight learning tracks will feature proven models and innovative solutions
  • More than 70 workshops will be led by highly-respected experts


  • More than 3,500 participants focused on putting people at the center of change
  • Formal and informal networking opportunities

Be Inspired

  • Motivational talks by nonprofit, public and private sector leaders, academics, entertainers and more
  • Special recognition moments to honor remarkable changemakers


  • Hands-on projects designed to support impact in Seattle communities
  • Unique collaboration opportunities through community-based immersion learning tours in Seattle neighborhoods

Contact Information

General Inquiries

Conference on Volunteering and Service
Attn: Events
600 Means Street, Suite 210
Atlanta, Georgia 30318

Registration Inquiries

Volunteering Inquiries


For information on corporate sponsorship, contact Kate Nichols.


For media inquiries, contact Robert Montgomery or Amber Gowen.

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What Others Are Saying

The opening plenary at Conference was very relevant and deeply motivating. I feel the speakers had such a personal and emotional investment in their causes that truly resonated with attendees.

— 2016 Detroit Attendee

I walked away inspired, rejuvenated, and thankful for a wonderful experience. Thank you to Points of Light and the amazing volunteers for all of the hard work to make this happen and possible. I truly had a great time connecting with leaders from around the world.

— 2016 Detroit Attendee

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