Top 10 Posts of 2016



2016 was an incredible year for Youth Volunteer Corps, with Youth Volunteers making a difference in their communities across North America. Below are the top stories of the last year:

10. Reflections at 100

Founder and President David Battey visited his 100th country in 2016 and reflected on his travels over the years.

9. 2016 World-Changer Award: Leo Wang

YVC of Calgary volunteer Leo broke the record for the most hours volunteered with YVC.

8. Meet Simone: YVC AmeriCorps Member of Spring 2016

Simone is one of our amazing AmeriCorps members who empower youth to make a difference in their communities.

7. Building a Career on the Foundation of AmeriCorps

Victoria attributes her career success to her start with AmeriCorps and YVC.

6. Announcing YVC Day

We announced the first-ever YVC Day in 2016, where thousands of youth served together in honor of YVC.

5. Youth Volunteer and Teacher Connect Through Sign Language

This YVC project gave 13 year-old Heidi the chance to practice her sign language skills in the real world.

4. The Second Sunday of Every Month

Mackenzie shares about her experience on our International Youth Advisory Board and how it’s impacted her.

3. 10 Ways to Make a Difference this Valentine’s Day

We think that volunteering is one of the best ways to share your love with others! Check out these 10 ideas for how to spread some kindness on Valentine’s Day or throughout the year.

2. 2016-2017 International Youth Advisory Board

Thousands of youth volunteer with YVC each year, and just a few are selected to serve as leaders on an international level on our International Youth Advisory Board. Meet this incredible team!

1. Congratulations Gold Level YVC Programs!

We honor the top YVC Affiliates each year with the Gold Level rating. Meet last year’s honorees, and stay tuned soon as we announce our latest Gold Level programs!

Thank you for an incredible 2016! Join with us as we celebrate our 30th Anniversary in 2017 with a year of impact.

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