Volunteer selection September 1st!

Volunteer selection for our next service-learning project will be announced on September 1st. See the design studio that will support the collaboration of our cohort of 12 students enrolled in college instructional design programs.

Design Studio

Helping those who help others

We help nonprofits and other social enterprises achieve their missions by targeting performance gaps impacting the organization. Matched with nonprofits in service-learning projects, instructional design students develop solutions that are customized to the organization’s learning and performance improvement needs.

Our motivation

With over 2.3 million nonprofit organizations in the US, there is enormous opportunity for the instructional design community to offer performance improvement expertise to help social enterprises achieve their missions. A parallel opportunity exists to offer real-world experience to instructional design students.

Our two-part mission

  1. To provide nonprofits with instructional design products that improve performance.
  2. To provide instructional design students experience to develop their skills.

Please see the Call for Volunteers for our upcoming service-learning project that will begin in September 2014. This will be the only project we run this year. Applications for the 12-person cohort are due on or before August 15, 2014, and the volunteer selection will be announced September 1, 2014. Please contact us to stay informed about our upcoming projects!

Get matched


Volunteer as a Designer

Are you a currently enrolled instructional design college student looking to gain experience? If so, contact us to volunteer for an instructional or performance improvement service-learning project.
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Become a Client

Are you part of a nonprofit or social enterprise? If so, contact us to become a client in a service-learning project to improve employee, volunteer, or customer learning and performance outcomes.
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Involve Your Students

Are you faculty in an instructional design or related program? If so, contact us to involve your students in our service-learning projects. We align our projects with the needs of student volunteers.
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Mentor Volunteers

Do you have professional experience and an academic background in instructional design or a related field? If so, contact us if you are interested in volunteering as a mentor.
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