NASHVILLE NAMED ONE OF THE TOP YVC PROGRAMS IN NORTH AMERICA
Nashville, Tenn. – Hands On Nashville’s Youth Volunteer Corps was named a 2015 Gold Level YVC Affiliate, one of only nine throughout the U.S. and Canada. The youth service program, hosted by Hands On Nashville, offers volunteer opportunities for more than 800 youth who serve more than 4,000 volunteer hours every year.
“YVC of Nashville is paving the way for YVC programs all over the U.S. and Canada,” said David Battey, founder and president of YVC’s headquarters, located in Kansas City. “The program has had such a profound impact on both Youth Volunteers and the community they’re serving.”
YVC Headquarters works with each YVC Affiliate to ensure that they are serving the youth and their community in the best way possible. The Gold Level rating goes only to the very top YVC programs that serve as stand-out examples for how the program can serve its community.
Last year 832 youth served a total of 4,295 volunteer hours with Hands On Nashville’s Youth Volunteer Corps, helping out at places like retirement homes, soup kitchens, animal shelters, parks and more.
For more information how to get involved, visit hon.org/teen.
The program’s mission is to create volunteer opportunities to address community needs and to inspire youth for a lifetime commitment to service. The program offers volunteer projects for youth ages 11 to 18 on weekends, after school and during the summer. Hosted by Hands On Nashville, YVC of Nashville is one of 30 affiliates of Youth Volunteer Corps, headquartered in Kansas City. 832 youth served 4,295 hours with YVC of Nashville during the last program year. Find more information here.