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Andy King

Andy King has over 15 years of experience in developing and presenting training sessions for the volunteer sector.  He is currently the Director of Training and Consulting for the Points of Light Foundation, a national nonprofit dedicated to engaging more people and resources more effectively in volunteer service to help solve serious social problems.   He develops new training curricula for Points of Light and manages public offerings across the United States.  He directed the creation and nationwide roll-out of a series of standardized training curricula now in use by 170 Volunteer Centers. 

King has presented at national and international conferences, including the National Conference on Volunteering and Service and the International Conference on Volunteer Administration.  He has trained nonprofit professionals from around the world through programs of the U.S. State Department, Meridian International Center and the International Research and Exchanges Board.  He has developed and delivered customized training programs for national and international organizations including the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, The Salvation Army National Headquarters, Medical Reserve Corps and Volunteers of America.  In addition, he has taught at Georgetown University’s Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership in Washington, DC, and Case Western Reserve University’s Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations in Cleveland, Ohio.  

Prior to joining Points of Light, King managed the volunteer programs at Whitman-Walker Clinic in Washington, DC, one of the nation’s largest AIDS service organizations with over 2,000 volunteers.