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It’s Back to School Time….

By scvolunteercnt | August 2, 2018 | 1 Comment

Its August already. For some of us this means, just when we’ve started getting used to our summer routine it’s time for back to school planning. Whether you’re on summer break from college, starting college classes for the first time, or looking toward a second chance at earning your high school diploma or GED, wrapping […] Read More

Rising Above Labels & Sharing Strength

By scvolunteercnt | June 4, 2018 | 1 Comment

Everyone dreams as young person, about where his or her life will lead. “We all yearn for happiness and nobody really aims to be the poster child for Mental Health. But, we each have a greater purpose and a calling, I suppose,” says Jodie Wells with a wide smile that is the mark of his […] Read More

What Does It Mean To Be Brave?

By scvolunteercnt | May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

A Hero is strong and brave. He or she may come from any background or family – a princess, an orphan or a farmer. Their journey is a hard road with challenges, obstacles and attacks that are far beyond what most of us face. Despite the fears, sorrow and loss they feel, a Hero keeps […] Read More

Why Celebrate Potential?

By scvolunteercnt | March 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

I am looking forward to one of my favorite events next week – our Community Connection Celebrate Potential Recognition happening next Thursday April 6. In a world obsessed with outcome metrics and pay for performance, let me tell you why Celebrating Potential is so important to the people in our programs, our community and, yes, […] Read More

Discovering Strength and Defying Labels

By scvolunteercnt | April 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

At the Volunteer Center it is our goal transform our community and ourselves through volunteerism, empowering everyone to be the difference. This mission is carried forward in an endless number of ways through our family of programs. Sometimes folks are surprised to discover the variety of what we do. “You do that as well?!” they […] Read More

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