Jun 11 2015

Social Innovation Summit 2015: The Micro-Volunteering Revolution Is Upon Us

With mobile, web and social technology enabling new forms of communication and interaction, nonprofits are able to tap into volunteerism at a fundamentally distributed and micro level. We spoke with Megan Christenson, director of Points of Light Civic Accelerator, to get her take on this emerging trend.

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    • Megan Christenson, Director of Points of Light Civic Accelerator

Video Highlights

  • As the sharing economy allows industries to be tapped at a micro level, the definition of volunteering is changing
  • People are able to give their time, money and energy without major committments