HandsOn Training & Consulting



HandsOn Network, a Points of Light enterprise equips individuals and organizations to learn, lead, and take action to create positive social change. From Spring 2013 to Spring 2014 we have:

  • Developed 70 new tools for the social sector
  • Trained over 1300 individuals
  • Conducted over 100 trainings
  • Trained upwards of 3,000 organizations
  • Delivered e-learning courses to over 100 people
  • Graduated 250 new Service Leaders through the Service Leader Certificate Program
  • Over 12,000 downloads of tools and resources
  • Over 3 million hits on videos and podcasts

We provide individuals and organizations with learning experiences that transform lives and communities.

We serve:

  • Volunteers
  • Volunteer Leaders and Managers;
  • Students; and
  • Organizations (Nonprofits, Government entities, and communities of faith).

We provide training and consulting on the following topics: 

  • Volunteering
  • Volunteer Management
  • Volunteer Leadership
  • Skills Based Volunteering
  • Service Enterprise
  • Community Engagement

HandsOn Network has a broad network of practitioners and experts that we leverage for the planning, development and implementation of learning programs. We provide learning experiences that are dynamic, innovative, and impact-oriented. Our training and consulting philosophy is based on:

  • Principles of adult learning;
  • Practitioner-based best practices;
  • Collaborative and interactive design;
  • Practical resources for innovation, action and impact; and,
  • Needs of the target audience.

Interested in learning more about Training and Consulting contact us at training@pointsoflight.org