The North Carolina Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service is a division within the Office of the Governor of the State of North Carolina that encourages community service and volunteerism as a means of problem solving across the state. The Commission administers two federal programs in the state: AmeriCorps (funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service) and Citizen Corps (funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security). The Commission also manages the Governor's Volunteer Service Award Program and is a collaborative partner in the NC Mentoring Partnership. Above all, the Commission provides valuable support for the state's growing force of volunteers who impact the lives of others and help meet critical community needs.
The North Carolina Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service strives to enhance the quality of life for North Carolinians through volunteer and community service and to ensure their long term prosperity by promoting the capabilities of people, communities and enterprises utilizing community service and volunteerism as an integral part of the growth of North Carolina.