Jill Friedman Fixler Professional Development Scholarship


Beth Steinhorn, President of Fixler Group, presents Amber Cote (right) with the 2016 Jill Friedman Fixler Professional Development Scholarship.

This professional development scholarship is provided by Points of Light and will be awarded to one volunteer manager or volunteer leader in memory of Jill Friedman Fixler. The scholarship offers registration and travel reimbursement (up to $1,500) for the Conference on Volunteering and Service.

The candidate must inspire and engage volunteers, be committed to the field of volunteer engagement and demonstrate financial need in attending the Conference on Volunteering and Service.

Jill was a Director of Volunteer Services at multiple organizations before becoming a successful volunteer engagement consultant to organizations throughout the U.S. and Canada. She dedicated her career to shifting the field from traditional volunteer management to a culture of more robust and meaningful volunteer engagement. We dedicate this scholarship to her to carry her legacy forward. Learn more about Jill on the Points of Light blog »

Applications are due March 10, 2017. Applications will be reviewed and a winner notified by Points of Light in late May.

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

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Volunteering Inquiries


For information on corporate sponsorship, contact Kate Nichols.


For media inquiries, contact Robert Montgomery or Amber Gowen.

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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

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