Webinars & Training

Online training for Club leaders and members


2016-17 Upcoming Webinars


Identifying Community Needs and Assets

Learn how to work WITH your community, instead of AT your community. Communities are filled with amazing resources such as knowledgeable organizations, talented people and generous nonprofits. generationOn will walk through how to identify community assets as well as needs through Community Mapping. Register for the webinar here

Date: January 19, 5-6 PM EST - UPDATED

Resource Mobilization and Grant Writing

Learn different strategies to mobilize community resources and gain tips on how to write a winning grant proposal. Register for the webinar here

Date: February 22, 5-6 PM EST - UPDATED

Putting Youth in the Driver Seat

Learn how to ignite youths' passions through service and how to empower them to take control of the service project planning process. Register for the webinar here

Date: March 28, 5-6 PM EST - UPDATED


Archived Webinars

Archived webinars are now hosted on the Points of Light Learning Center through Learn It Live. Register now to gain access to all future generationOn webinars. To avoid service disruptions, enter a test room to ensure your Java script is up to date before accessing the webinar.


Empowering a Diverse Group of Volunteers

generationOn will discuss best practices on inspiring and empowering youth to serve. This webinar will also discuss practices on delegating responsibilities to your Club members and supporting youth to take ownership over their service projects. Register to view the webinar here

Date: November 18, 1-2 PM EST

Engaging and Working with a Diverse Group of Youth Volunteers

Everyone can volunteer! Learn how to recruit and engage a diverse group of youth volunteers with different backgrounds, skills and passions. generationOn will help you set your dynamic group up for success. Register to view the webinar here

UPDATED - Date: October 25, 11:30-12:30 PM EST.

Understanding 21st Century Skills and Social-Emotional Competencies

generationOn equips youth volunteers with the skills needed to impact their communities. generationOn also uses volunteerism to develop critical 21st century skills and social-emotional competencies within the youth who serve. Join us as we explore the importance of these different skills and competencies and illustrate what they look like in service. Register to view the webinar here

Date: September 29, 2016

2016-17 Back to School Webinar

We will provide an overview of the generationOn Clubs Program, reviewing our program model, goals and expectations as well as discuss best practices for engaging youth in service. Register to view the webinar here.

Date: September 15, 2016

Budget on the Brain Webinar

Learn how to tackle the challenges of low-cost service project planning and highlight the benefits of budgeting. Watch as we share several new and creative project ideas that won't break the bank!

Date: February 4, 2015

Money Matters! How to Apply for Grants, Fundraise Creatively and Budget for Projects with your Club

Hear about best practices for grant-writing, fundraising and budgeting. You'll learn all about generationOn tools and resources; and see examples of other generationOn Clubs that have gotten creative in generating financial support for their service projects.

Access the recorded webinar here.

Date: February 25, 2014

Planning Holiday Service with generationOn Clubs

Start planning your service projects and events for the holiday season! Plus, learn about generationOn initiatives and opportunities and hear about the types of creative projects that generationOn Kids Care Clubs and Service Clubs have completed in past years for Thanksgiving and the winter holidays.

Watch the Holiday Service webinar now!

Date: November 21, 2013

Service Clubs Back-to-School Webinar

Start the school year right with an orientation and planning webinar from generationOn Service Clubs!

Explore the extensive resources on our website, get tips from an experienced club advisor, and share ideas for planning for the 2013-2014 school year.

We'll also provide information on upcoming generationOn initiatives and opportunities.

View the recording here!

Date: September 24, 2013

Summer Service with Clubs

Learn about how volunteer centers across the country are finding innovative ways to use generationOn Clubs programming to enhance their youth volunteer offerings - and how your Club can get involved! Get ideas on how to organize summer programming and events for kids and teens and hear about how these HandsOn Action Centers are creating opportunities for youth to collaborate in service.

This webinar featured guest speakers from Boston Cares, HandsOn Central California and HandsOn Northeast Ohio.

Unfortunately, due to technical difficulties, an audio/video recording of this webinar is unavailable.

Download the Summer Service with Clubs webinar PowerPoint and handouts here.

Date: July 9, 2013

Spring into Service

The Spring into Service! webinar shares information about three exciting opportunities to increase youth engagement in service this spring. This webinar highlights tips and resources from three initiatives that can help youth get involved in meaningful service this spring: generationOn's What Will You Bring to the Table? child hunger initiative, TerraCycle's programs to outsmart waste, and Global Youth Service Day.

Click here to view the recorded Spring into Service! webinar.

Date: March 26, 2013

Keeping Kids and Teens Engaged

This webinar features generationOn Kids Care Club and Service Club facilitators and members as guest speakers, sharing insight on how to keep Club members engaged and interested throughout the school year. Guest speakers also share general tips and successful projects that their Clubs have undertaken. Click here to view the recorded Keeping Kids and Teens Engaged webinar.

Date: February 5, 2013


Clubs Connection Webinar

This webinar provides insight on the ins-and-outs of running a successful generationOn Club and features Club facilitators and youth leaders as guest speakers. This webinar is perfect for Kids Care Club facilitators and generationOn Service Club advisors and youth, as well as others interested in the Clubs programs. Click here to view the recorded Clubs Connection webinar.

Date: October 17, 2012

Budget on the Brain Webinar

Learn how to tackle the challenges of low-cost service project planning and highlight the benefits of budgeting. Watch as we share several new and creative project ideas that won't break the bank!

Date: February 4, 2015