National Volunteer Week has been a staple of the service calendar since President Nixon established the holiday with an executive order in 1974. Since then, many government leaders have issued proclamations signifying how vital volunteers are to the social, political, and environmental health of our nation.
Celebrate Social Work Month 2012
Why Social Work Matters…
The social work profession has been instrumental in achieving civil rights and human rights advances in the United States and across the globe for more than a century. The primary mission of social work is to enhance human well-being and help meet the basic needs of all people, especially the most vulnerable.